Archive for August 29th, 2013

August 29, 2013, by Al Pessin of VOANews

Concern over whether chemical weapons were actually used in Syria, and by whom, has moved the British opposition Labor Party to lead a rare successful move to block a foreign […]

Emergency meeting in Ankara on Syria

August 29, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The developments in Syria and the possibility of military intervention have caused concern in Ankara about the prospect of some sort of retaliation on ...

Russia seethes on sidelines as West prepares Syria actions

August 29, 2013, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

Russia’s navy announced Thursday it is sending two warships into the Eastern Mediterranean near the shores of Syria. At the same time, Russia’s st ...

From rock to Strauss, upcoming performances in Bulgaria September to December 2013

August 29, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Whatever else may happen in Bulgaria in the last four months of 2013, there is at least the consolation of concerts, ranging from local rock stars thr ...

  • Film review: Elysium
    August 29, 2013, by Raymond Johnston of The Prague Post

    Science fiction works best not when it is about the problems that people will face in the future, but when it offers insight into the world we live in today. […]

  • Film review: Kick-Ass 2
    August 29, 2013, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    There is nothing wrong with putting some hardcore violence onscreen from time to time. Quentin Tarantino, the most infamous Hollywood director who peddles this kind of entertainment, has perfected the […]

  • Romanian company buys Croatian railway cargo
    August 29, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Croatian railway company HZ Cargo is to be sold to Romanian investor Grup Feroviar Roman. The initial agreements have now started and it is expected that the negotiations will go […]

  • Ikea to halt expansion in Bulgaria – report
    August 29, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Swedish furniture maker IKEA, which opened its first store in Bulgaria in capital city Sofia in 2011, has put plans to open a second outlet in Varna on hold, news […]