Archive for August 11th, 2013

August 11, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s National Assembly will hold a special sitting in the week beginning August 12, interrupting its month-long summer recess, to discuss the veto imposed by President Rossen Plevneliev on key […]

Russia Watch: Russia’s choice – power balancer or China’s Canada?

August 11, 2013, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

The reset between the Kremlin and the White House is dead. Now, the question in Moscow is: what will replace it? With the cancellation of President Ob ...

Bulgarian Orthodox Church metropolitan objects to plan for Pope John XXIII monument in Nessebur

August 11, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church Metropolitan of Sliven, Yoanikii, has issued a statement objecting to reported plans for a monument to Roman Catholic Po ...

Traffic police to check records of Sofia’s 6000 taxi drivers

August 11, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

In a continuing sequel to a July incident in Sofia in which a taxi driver well over the drink-driving limit ploughed into pedestrians at a bus stop, r ...