Archive for April, 2013

  • Greek ambassador to Bulgaria appointed to Nato post
    April 28, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Thrasyvoulos “Terry” Stamatopoulos, Greece’s ambassador to Bulgaria since February 2012, has been appointed Nato assistant secretary-general for political affairs and security policy. Before becoming the Greek ambassador in Sofia, Sta ...

  • Opposition wins Iceland election
    April 28, 2013, by VOANews

    Iceland’s center-right opposition declared victory Sunday in parliamentary elections, as voters punished the incumbent leftist government for harsh austerity measures imposed during its four years as ruling party. The win […]

  • Serbian parliament endorses agreement with Kosovo
    April 28, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The majority of Serbian parties represented in parliament supported the agreement about normalisation of relations between Belgrade and Pristina. The agreement that had been initialled in Brussels on April 19 and […]

  • The long, long history of Bulgaria and the Jews
    April 28, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    While Bulgaria’s premier place in Jewish history is in the prevention of the deportation of about 48 000 Bulgarian Jews to Holocaust death camps in World War 2, a landmark […]

  • Shrinking EU economies deepen austerity divisions
    April 28, 2013, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

    Alongside Germany, France has been in the driving seat of European integration, but figures released Thursday show over 3.2 million French are jobless, and further cuts are looming. Carmaker Citroen […]