Archive for June 16th, 2013

June 16, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

The public protests in Sofia, these humid days of June 2013, must first and most importantly be characterised as peaceful. But that does not mean that anger is lacking. From […]

Erdogan leads huge, pro-government rally amid protests

June 16, 2013, by VOANews

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan told hundreds of thousands of supporters it was his “duty” to evict activists from an Istanbul ...

UK tourist dies in 10-storey fall at Bulgarian beach resort

June 16, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

A 19-year-old tourist from the UK died on June 16 after falling 10 storeys from the balcony of his hotel room in Bulgaria’s popular Black Sea summer ...

Protests, fallout from Peevski farce continue

June 16, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

A third round of anti-government protests, calls within the Bulgarian Socialist Party for new leadership, the summoning of a special meeting of one of ...

  • Protesters gather at Istanbul bridge
    June 16, 2013, by VOANews

    Turkish protesters set up barricades in the streets and appeared to regroup at a bridge in Istanbul Sunday, hours after security forces uprooted them from their demonstration hub in a […]

  • Breaching the Great Wall of Europe
    June 16, 2013, by Robert Hodgson of The Budapest Times

    Several thousand from China alone are expected to apply for legal residency under a fast-track scheme where the necessary papers are issued in exchange for buying 250 000 euro worth […]