Archive for July 5th, 2013

July 5, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev, in a forceful special address to the nation on July 5, underlined his disapproval of politicians who choose to ignore the national protests and said that […]

European Commission opens proceedings against Bulgarian Energy Holding and subsidiaries Bulgargaz and Bulgartransgaz

July 5, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission has opened formal proceedings to investigate whether Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH), its gas supply subsidiary Bulgargaz and i ...

Oresharski speaks on Budget revision

July 5, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Plamen Oresharski has outlined why the Bulgarian Socialist Party government wants to revise the 2013 Budget and has criticised the management of the c ...

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Patriarch: Leaders should serve the people

July 5, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Patriarch Neofit says that God puts people in positions of leadership not to satisfy their personal ambitions and goals but ...

  • Europe reacts to US surveillance allegations
    July 5, 2013, by Michael Scaturro of VOANews

    U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have agreed to a meeting of U.S. and German security officials in the coming days to discuss allegations that the National […]

  • Croatia: The 28th state
    July 5, 2013, by Harriet Salem for The Prague Post

    Less than two decades following the bloody ethnic conflict that broke up Yugoslavia, Croatia celebrated its entry into the European Union July 1 as the 28th member state. Accession into […]

  • Poland has more problems with Boeing Dreamliner aircraft
    July 5, 2013, by The Warsaw Voice

    Polish airline LOT had to cancel one trans-Atlantic flight and postpone another because of technical problems on two of its Boeing 787 Dreamliner planes.   For the full story, please […]

  • The road less travelled in the Rhodope
    July 5, 2013, by Gabriel Hershman

    Fleeing an unseasonably cool and wet July day in Sofia, we headed south to Kurdjali on an organised tour* – and what a difference a morning’s drive makes! In Kurdjali, […]

  • Hungary: Cops not opposing Gay Pride events this time
    July 5, 2013, by The Budapest Times

    Budapest’s annual Gay Pride Festival will open with an event at the new Gödör Klub on Király utca in District VI this Saturday. The parade that traditionally caps off the […]