Archive for January 25th, 2013

January 25, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Sofia City Prosecutor’s Office has lodged at Sofia City fraud charges against two MPs for the Movement for Rights and Freedoms, Mithat Tabakov and Gyunay Sefer. Tabakov, formerly mayor […]

Bulgaria’s Belene referendum campaign sends political rivals into meltdown

January 25, 2013, by Alex Bivol

If there was any doubt that Bulgaria’s referendum on the future development of nuclear energy was a proxy war between Bulgaria’s two biggest parti ...

Editorial: Bulgaria’s image

January 25, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Just a few days after Bulgaria unveiled its new logo and slogan intended to boost the numbers of foreign tourists visiting the country, a massive setb ...

Letter to the Editor: Immigration

January 25, 2013, by David Clark

Dear Editor, I see that there is quite a furore about the rights of Bulgarian citizens to work in the U.K from January 2014. I think that the Bulgaria ...

  • Ukraine signs $10 billion shale gas deal with Shell
    January 25, 2013, by VOANews

    Ukraine has signed a $10 billion shale gas exploration deal with Royal Dutch Shell — a major step in weaning Ukraine off Russian gas exports. Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych oversaw […]

  • Ahmed Dogan and Bulgaria’s theatre of the absurd
    January 25, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    Close to a week since the incident at the party congress in which Ahmed Dogan was seen to be attacked with a gas pistol, perhaps the winner – amid all […]

  • Battle for Czech presidency heats up ahead of second round
    January 25, 2013, by Jonathan Crane of The Prague Post

    When Miloš Zeman declared to the media that his presidential runoff against Karel Schwarzenberg was a choice “between a candidate from the left and one from the right,” it set […]