Archive for April 14th, 2013

April 14, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

An earthquake measuring 3.2 on the Richter scale occurred on April 14 at about 5.30pm near the southern Bulgarian town of Topolovgrad. The earthquake, with an epicentre at a depth […]

Coalition question at forefront as election campaigns begin in Bulgaria

April 14, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

The first days of campaigning ahead of Bulgaria’s May 12 2013 national parliamentary elections saw the question of which parties will form a governi ...

Croatians vote in their first European Parliament election on April 14

April 14, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Croatians were voting on April 14 2013 in the former Yugoslavian country’s first-ever elections for members of the European Parliament, ahead of Cro ...

Bulgaria’s smoking ban led to 3 – 4% cut in cigarette sales, analysts say

April 14, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The full ban on smoking in public places that came into law in Bulgaria in June 2012 has led to a decline in cigarette sales by three to four per [&he ...

  • Russia bans 18 US citizens
    April 14, 2013, by VOANews

    Russia has released a list of 18 Americans banned from Russian soil in response to a similar move by the U.S. a day earlier when Washington released a list of […]

  • Hungary to EU: get your facts straight
    April 14, 2013, by The Budapest Times

    Public Administration and Justice Minister Tibor Navracsics has advised EU Justice and Fundamental Rights Commissioner Viviane Reding to get her facts right before questioning judicial independence in Hungary, the latest […]