Archive for August, 2013

  • Meeting between Thaçi and Dačić ends without agreement
    August 27, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    A meeting between Kosovo prime minister Hashim Thaçi and his Serbian counterpart Ivica Dačić has ended without a concrete agreement, Thaçi said after the meeting. “The talks have been very […]

  • Facebook: Governments demanded information on 38 000 users
    August 27, 2013, by VOANews

    Social networking giant Facebook says government agents in more than 70 countries demanded information on tens of thousands of Facebook users in the first half of this year. Facebook’s report Tuesday shows […]

  • InvestBulgaria director Borislav Stefanov resigns
    August 27, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Borislav Stefanov has resigned as executive director of Bulgaria’s investment promotion agency InvestBulgaria. Stefanov said on Facebook on August 27 that it was “time to leave InvestBulgaria” and highlighted Bulgaria’s […]

  • ‘New’ parties take shape amid Bulgaria’s political crisis
    August 27, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The uncertainty of Bulgaria’s political future, as the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) government faces continuing public protests demanding its resignation while there is widespread speculation of early elections in May […]

  • Bulgaria speaks on Syria crisis
    August 27, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry issued a statement condemning the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria and reiterating calls for a political solution to the crisis, saying that Sofia is ready […]

  • New forest fire erupts near Bulgaria’s border with Turkey
    August 27, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    A new large-scale bush fire erupted near the Bulgarian town of Svilengrad close to the Turkish border, covering about 1500ha, public broadcaster Bulgarian National Television (BNT) said on August 27 […]

  • Bulgaria expects good 2013 grape vintage
    August 27, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The 2013 grape crop in Bulgaria is expected to be of excellent quality, with a yield of about 250 000 to 260 000 tons countrywide, according to the Institute of […]