Archive for July 19th, 2013

July 19, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Members of Bulgaria’s Parliament are planning to forego the barricades for the beaches on their annual August summer holiday, escaping the capital city where for more than a month they […]

Bulgarian Parliament elects Vladimir Pisanchev as SANS director

July 19, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Parliament elected Vladimir Pisanchev as director of the State Agency for National Security (SANS) on July 19, with 104 votes in favour, ...

President Plevneliev: Situation in Bulgaria ‘extraordinary’

July 19, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev, in his first interview with foreign media after more than a month of the anti-government protests that he repea ...

Electricity war started in Croatia

July 19, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

After Slovenian company GEN-I won a tender in June to supply the Croatian public administration with electricity, now the Croatian rivals, company HEP ...

  • Visiting German finance minister faces Greek protests
    July 19, 2013, by Selah Hennessy of VOANews

    Thousands of police officers lined the streets of Athens on Thursday as the German finance minister visited the Greek capital. His arrival comes as a controversial bill was passed in […]

  • Russia Watch: Why will Obama visit Russia for a Putin summit?
    July 19, 2013, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

    Why is Barack Obama planning to be in Moscow in early September for a two-day summit with Vladimir Putin? Mystery to me. Thursday’s conviction and sentencing Alexei Navalny make the […]

  • Film review: White House Down
    July 19, 2013, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    The latest film by blockbuster director Roland Emmerich is not bad at all. In it, the White House is invaded by a group of individuals who have a grudge against […]

  • Film review: Behind the Candelabra
    July 19, 2013, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    Was there ever anybody quite as stereotypically gay as Liberace? The man with the tiny poodles, the sometimes purple wig, the large portrait of his mother (played by the wonderful […]