Archive for July 22nd, 2013

July 22, 2013, by Rosanne Skirble of VOANews

With the sun nearing the peak of its 11-year cycle, scientists say a powerful solar storm may be headed our way, which could shut down electricity supply networks and disorient […]

European Union should seek stability in the Middle East – Lithuanian foreign minister

July 22, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

As European Union foreign ministers agreed to list the military wing of Hezbollah as a terrorist organisation on July 22 in Brussels, the Lithuanian f ...

Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, gives birth to baby boy

July 22, 2013, by VOANews

British officials say Prince William’s wife, Kate, has given birth to a baby boy, the couple’s first child and the heir to the British thr ...

Euro zone debt rising in spite of austerity measures

July 22, 2013, by VOANews

The combined debt in the eurozone continues to grow, even as many of the 17 nations in Europe’s currency bloc have adopted austerity measures to ...

  • Turkish media under pressure by authorities
    July 22, 2013, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    The mainstream Turkish press has been strongly criticized domestically and internationally for its coverage of the political unrest in Turkey — coverage widely thought to be the result of self-censorship […]

  • EC following events in Bulgaria with concern, Reding says
    July 22, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The European Commission is following events in Bulgaria with some concern, EC Vice President Viviane Reding was quoted as saying in a July 22 statement by Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev’s […]

  • Bulgarian Cabinet approves Budget revision
    July 22, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Government approved on July 22 the draft bill revising the 2013 Budget Act. The bill will be submitted to Parliament and could be debated at first reading before the […]