Archive for August 18th, 2013

August 18, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Eleven people were injured in an explosion in central Sofia on the evening of August 18, Bulgaria’s Interior Ministry said in a statement. The blast is believed to have been […]

Bulgaria’s anti-government ‘Oresharski March’ reaches Varna’s Euxinograd residence

August 18, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Participants in the anti-government “Oresharski March” reached the Euxinograd residence outside the Black Sea city of Varna on August 18, the culm ...

EU to ‘urgently review’ ties with Egypt

August 18, 2013, by VOANews

The European Union says it will “urgently review” its relationship with Egypt where deadly clashes continue to take place between security ...

Book Reviews: Herodotus: The Gnome of Sofia, and Judas Goat – The Kennet Narrow Boat Mystery

August 18, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

There are few books written by expatriates who have spent some time in Sofia that give a sense of time and place, post-communist era, in the Bulgarian ...

  • Romania tops EU real estate ownership rankings
    August 18, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Romania has the most real estate owners in Europe, with a rate going to as much as 96.6 per cent of the population, according to the latest statistics from Eurostat. […]

  • Bulgaria’s Varna holds first Kite Festival: Photos
    August 18, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Black Sea “capital” Varna held its first Kite Festival on August 17 2013. Organisers of the event, held at the Asparouhovo beach, hope that it will become a tradition. […]

  • Books: The Last Bohemians
    August 18, 2013, by Raymond Johnston of The Prague Post

    One of the most common sights in Prague in the 1990s was an expat sitting at a café with a primitive laptop slaving away on the “great Prague novel.” The […]

  • Film Review: Lovelace
    August 18, 2013, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    Linda Lovelace is well-known for only one thing: Deep Throat. The 1972 film that rocketed her to stardom was, however, only one part of her story, and the new film Lovelace pretends to fill […]