Archive for November 23rd, 2012

November 23, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Three people have been put forth as Bulgaria’s next prosecutor-general before the deadline for nominations expired, amid lingering doubts about the transparency of the election. Deputy prosecutor-general Galina Toneva and […]

EU leaders make little progress in budget talks

November 23, 2012, by VOANews

European Union leaders made little progress Friday at a second day of talks on a new budget aimed at confronting the economic crisis facing the 27-nat ...

Bulgaria’s failed Constitutional Court judge handed ‘golden parachute’

November 23, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) has accepted the resignation of Veneta Markovska, the Constitutional Court judge that never was, handing h ...

Bulgarians abroad to be allowed to vote in nuclear referendum

November 23, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarians living outside the country will have the opportunity to cast ballots in the January 2013 referendum on the future of nuclear energy in Bulg ...

  • Gaza and Israel calm as cease-fire holds
    November 23, 2012, by VOANews

    A cease-fire that halted eight days of deadly fighting between Israel and Hamas held firm on Thursday as thousands of flag-waving Gaza residents poured into the streets, while in Israel […]

  • Analysis: Petar Stoyanov and the political blues
    November 23, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    At what may be officially if ironically termed a courtesy call on then-president Petar Stoyanov when Ivan Kostov was leaving office as Bulgaria’s prime minister, Stoyanov presented Kostov with a […]