Archive for June 12th, 2013

June 12, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Tsvetan Tsvetanov, interior minister in the Boiko Borissov government that resigned in February, was formally charged on June 12 with failure to exercise oversight over the use wiretaps by the […]

European Commission ‘notes’ closure of Greek broadcaster ERT

June 12, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission has noted the decision by the Greek authorities to close down public broadcaster the Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation, ERT, s ...

Bulgarian annual inflation stays flat at two per cent in May

June 12, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s annual consumer price inflation remained unchanged at two per cent in May, data from the National Statistical Institute (NSI) showed on J ...

Metropolitan Nikolai, football fans slam gay film festival in Plovdiv

June 12, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Plovdiv Metropolitan Nikolai has slammed as “a shameful demonstration of the sin of Sodom” the holding of a gay film fes ...

  • US report: Romania holds immense shale gas reserves
    June 12, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Romania has shale gas reserves of about 1444 billion cubic meters which, judging by the average annual consumption of 14 billion cubic meters, can ensure the country’s gas autonomy for […]

  • EIA reduces estimates of Poland’s shale gas resources
    June 12, 2013, by The Warsaw Voice

    Poland’s shale gas resources are estimated at 146 Tcf, while shale oil resources are seen at 1.8 billion barrels, U.S. Energy Information Agency (EIA) said in a report on global […]

  • Turkish riot police, protesters clash
    June 12, 2013, by VOANews

    Turkish riot police have fired tear gas, stun grenades and water cannons in clashes that lasted into the early hours Wednesday against protesters who have been occupying Istanbul’s Taksim Square.Protesters […]