Archive for July, 2013

  • Sovereign Order of Malta annual reception
    July 2, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The annual reception, dedicated to St. John the Baptist, of the Embassy of the Sovereign Order of Malta to Bulgaria was held on June 27 2013 at the Grand Hotel […]

  • Bulgarian Cabinet preparing Budget revision – PM
    July 1, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski said on July 1 that his Cabinet was preparing a Budget revision in the near future, Nova Televizia reported. In a taped interview, due to […]

  • Varna mayoral by-election to have run-off on July 7
    July 1, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The closely-contested mayoral by-election in the Bulgarian city of Varna will be decided in a run-off between the two nominees put forth by the country’s largest political parties, it emerged […]

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    EU unemployment stays flat at 10.9% in May
    July 1, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The 27-member European Union ended May 2013 with 10.9 per cent unemployment, seasonally adjusted, unchanged from April, according to EU statistics office Eurostat. Including Croatia, which joined the EU on […]

  • Protesters in Sofia block Oresharski’s convoy – reports
    July 1, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    A group of anti-government protesters blocked the convoy carrying Plamen Oresharski, occupant of the prime minister’s post in the Bulgarian Socialist Party government, in Sofia’s Boyana neighbourhood on the morning […]

  • Croatia becomes newest EU member
    July 1, 2013, by VOANews

    Tens of thousands celebrated across Croatia as it became the 28th member of the European Union. Fireworks lit the sky as the membership became effective at midnight (22:00 GMT). At […]