Archive for August 9th, 2013

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August 9, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Uefa Champions League play-off round draw resolved the brewing stadium row in Bulgaria, preventing the scheduling conflict between Ludogorets Razgrad’s match and Roger Waters’ The Wall Live show. Both […]

FBI issues call for assistance in finding Bourgas bombing suspects

August 9, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) said on August 8 2013 that it is seeking information on two suspects, Hassan El Hajj Hassan an ...

Archaeology: part of 14th Century Ottoman commander’s armour found at Bulgaria’s Perperikon

August 9, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

A bronze plate with a unique inscription from the 14th Century CE, believed by archaeologists to have been part of the armour of an Ottoman commander, ...

Bulgarian Socialist Party government continues campaign to demonise President Plevneliev

August 9, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The veto by Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev of crucial parts of the Budget 2013 amendments approved by Bulgarian Socialist Party and Movement fo ...

  • Cypriot-Israeli gas synergy ‘mutually beneficial’
    August 9, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The official invitation by President Anastasiades to the Israeli government to use the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facility that will be constructed in Cyprus in the next few years for […]

  • Obama says Greece needs balance of austerity and growth
    August 9, 2013, by Kent Klein of VOANews

    U.S. President Barack Obama advised Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaris to seek a balance of austerity and growth, as his country works to overcome severe unemployment and other economic problems.After […]

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    New report underlines worsening weaknesses of Bulgarian media
    August 9, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The Bulgarian media continued their slow slide away from the levels of sustainability reached in the years before the country’s European Union accession, a new report by international think-tank IREX […]

  • Pro-Nazi book pulled from Slovak booksellers’ shelves
    August 9, 2013, by Michaela Terenzani-Stankova of The Slovak Spectator

    In a move stirring lively debate on the limits of free speech, online and storefront booksellers have pulled a book glorifying Hitler from their shelves. The Czech-language book published by […]

  • Battling it out for the Bank of Cyprus control
    August 9, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The equilibrium of power in the new Bank of Cyprus is still a mystery, as the decisions on the future of the country’s only large lender following the demise of […]