Archive for June 5th, 2013

June 5, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Museum Gallery of Modern Art in Sofia currently is showing an exhibition entitled “The Portrait”, a reflection on one of the oldest and most important art genres. The gallery […]

Bulgarian President opposes backtrack on smoking ban

June 5, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev has spoken out against a backtrack on the country’s full ban on smoking in enclosed public places such as rest ...

Bulgaria’s new socialist government purges more senior officials

June 5, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The head of Bulgaria’s State Energy and Water Regulation Commission (SEWRC), the head of the Public Financial Inspection Agency and 19 regional gove ...

Flood Watch Budapest: Class 1 Weather warning issued for June 5

June 5, 2013, by The Budapest Times

The Hungarian weather service (OMSZ) has issued a Class 1 weather warning for torrential rain on the afternoon of June 5 2013. According to their webs ...

  • Romania hosting world wine congress from June 2 to 7
    June 5, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bucharest is hosting the 36th world wine and vine congress, attended by 550 participants from 44 countries, 45 years after Romania was host to a similar event, in 1968. Romanian […]

  • Several EU countries resist UK push to blacklist Hezbollah
    June 5, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Several European Union countries reportedly raised questions over the evidence linking Hezbollah to the July 2012 bombing of a bus of Israeli tourists in Bourgas, Bulgaria, at a closed-doors meeting […]

  • Police, protesters clash as Turkey protests continue
    June 5, 2013, by VOANews

    Police in Turkey have used tear gas and water cannons on protesters who continue to gather to speak out against Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The protests that began last […]