Archive for July 17th, 2013

July 17, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

July 18 2013, a year to the day from the terrorist attack at Bulgaria’s Sarafovo Airport at Bourgas that left five Israelis, a Bulgarian and a bomber dead, will find […]

Mandela Day, July 18 2013: Celebrating the legacy that binds humanity beyond borders

July 17, 2013, by Boiki Motloung

Being a South African diplomat in Bulgaria presents one with an ample opportunity to reflect and engage with the resonance of the meaning of Nelson Ma ...

Bulgaria’s conflict of interest commission chief faces abuse of power charges

July 17, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian prosecutors were officially investigating Filip Zlatanov, the chairperson of the commission tasked with preventing conflict of interest, on ...

Bulgarian traffic police start annual anti-drink-driving summer campaign

July 17, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Bulgarian traffic police’s annual campaign against drink-driving started on July 17 2013, the Interior Ministry said. Until the end of August, t ...

  • Bulgarian anti-government protests: Tear down this wall!
    July 17, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s anti-government protest rallies continued for a 33rd straight day on July 16, with protesters finding new ways of phrasing their demands for the Plamen Oresharski government to step down […]

  • Search continues for missing miners in Oranovo
    July 17, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The search was continuing on July 17 for two missing miners after the fatal rockburst at Bulgaria’s Oranovo coalmine that cost two lives the previous day. A specialist rescue team […]

  • FDI in Bulgaria in January-May was 505.4 million euro
    July 17, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Foreign direct investment in Bulgaria in the first five months of the year stood at 505.4 million euro, the equivalent of 1.2 per cent of gross domestic product, according to […]

  • Romania seeks another two year long stand-by agreement with IMF
    July 17, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Romania has successfully concluded its international loan agreements and seeks another two year long preventive arrangement, the Romanian President Traian Basescu said in a joint press conference with the visiting […]

  • Fundamental terms of Poland’s nuclear project agreed
    July 17, 2013, by The Warsaw Voice

    Polish energy giants PGE, Tauron and Enea, as well as copper and silver giant KGHM have agreed on the basic conditions for building Poland’s first nuclear power plant and in […]