Archive for October, 2013

October 31, 2013, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

With Obamacare dividing America, I thought it my patriotic duty to do a firsthand, between the hospital sheets, investigation of Putincare. So, here is my report, straight from frayed bed […]

Gazprom launches work on South Stream in Bulgaria – from afar

October 31, 2013, by Alex Bivol

Gazprom chief executive Alexey Miller and Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski launched the construction on the South Stream gas pipeline in Bul ...

European Commissioner Georgieva sketches scenarios for Syria

October 31, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

European humanitarian aid commissioner Kristalina Georgieva has sketched two likely scenarios for the way Syria is headed – either a continuation of ...

Bulgarian student protests continue amid allegations of phone-tapping, threats

October 31, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Student anti-government protests in Bulgaria demanding the resignation of Plamen Oresharski’s Cabinet entered their ninth day on October 31, with cl ...

  • Google ‘outraged’ by NSA spying reports
    October 31, 2013, by VOANews

    Internet search engines Google and Yahoo have expressed dismay over reports the U.S. National Security Agency secretly broke into their communication networks. In a statement issued Wednesday, Google said it […]

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    EU unemployment flat at 11% in September
    October 31, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The 28-member European Union ended September 2013 with 11 per cent unemployment, seasonally adjusted, unchanged for a fourth consecutive months, EU statistics office Eurostat said on October 31. Unemployment – […]

  • Kozloduy nuclear plant reactor taken offline again
    October 31, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Unit six at Bulgaria’s Kozloduy nuclear power station was taken offline again for a second time in three days on October 30, only five days after it was reconnected to […]