Archive for September 12th, 2013

September 12, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

European enlargement commissioner Štefan Füle has criticised Russia for the pressure Moscow has put recently on former Soviet satellites due to sign EU association agreements at a summit in Vilnius […]

Man arrested after car crashes into Turkish embassy in Sofia

September 12, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

A 35-year-old man was arrested in Sofia on September 12 2013 after his car crashed into the Turkish embassy building in the Bulgarian capital city. Lo ...

Bulgaria to lodge formal charges in Bourgas terrorist bombings in early 2014 – Prosecutor-General

September 12, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria knows the whereabouts of two of the suspected perpetrators of the terrorist bombing at Sarafovo Airport in Bourgas in July 2012, and by March ...

Bulgaria reports annual deflation of 0.7% in August

September 12, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s consumer price index shrank for a sixth consecutive month in August, pushing the annual figures to show 0.7 per cent deflation, data from ...

  • Bulgaria, EC clash brewing on EU funds management – report
    September 12, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The European Commission has asked Bulgaria to streamline its EU funds management, a request that the government in Sofia does not appear willing to grant, news website reported. To […]

  • Greek banks looking to cut staff by 5000 by the end of the year
    September 12, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Following the success of Piraeus Bank’s voluntary redundancy scheme, to which nearly 2200 employees agreed – representing 12 per cent of the bank’s total workforce – Greece’s other systemic banks […]

  • Russia hands US its plan for Syrian diplomacy
    September 12, 2013, by VOANews

    Russian news agencies report that Moscow has given the United States its plan for securing Syria’s chemical weapons ahead of a meeting Thursday in Geneva between U.S. Secretary of State […]