Archive for February 24th, 2013

February 24, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Nicos Anastasiades, a 66-year-old centre-right leader, won the second round of presidential elections in Cyprus on February 24 2013 with about 57.5 per cent of the vote, defeating communist-backed Stavros […]

Bulgaria’s new Patriarch offers public prayer for unity of nation

February 24, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

The newly-elected Patriarch of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, Neofit, offered a public prayer at his enthronement ceremony at Sofia’s Alexander Nevs ...

Many thousands protest in Bulgarian cities as business, unions join call for Grand National Assembly

February 24, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Tens of thousands of Bulgarians rallied in street protests in Sofia and several other cities and towns on February 24 2013 against monopolies and in a ...

Bulgaria’s day of protests, a President, priests and a Patriarch

February 24, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

To be at the centre of Sofia on Sunday February 24 2013 was to be at the centre of a cacophony of contradictions: the shouted slogans, jeers and whist ...