Archive for June 17th, 2013

June 17, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

In what has become an annual ritual since the first Sofia Pride in 2008, the Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s governing body, the Holy Synod, has called for the cancellation of the […]

Bulgarian President, Prime Minister speak out – and other talking points as protests set to continue

June 17, 2013, by Alex Bivol

As protest rallies in Bulgaria are set to continue for a fourth consecutive day on June 17, Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski said that he had no inten ...

Turkey warns it may use army to quell protests

June 17, 2013, by VOANews

The Turkish government says it may use the army to help quell anti-government protests after nearly three weeks of violent demonstrations in several c ...

Czech PM Necas to resign following corruption row

June 17, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Czech prime minister Petr Necas said he would resign as prime minister and leader of the ruling Civic Democrats party on June 17, local media reported ...