Archive for October 23rd, 2013

October 23, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Finance Ministry published the 2014 draft Budget bill on October 23, targeting higher economic growth through increased deficit spending. Bulgaria is also set to borrow heavily next year, but […]

Bulgarian Socialist Party leadership in bid for damage control on ban on land sales to foreigners

October 23, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) leadership will provide enough MPs to make up the numbers of a Movement for Rights and Freedoms challenge in the C ...

Peevski protests: Students take over Sofia University lecture hall

October 23, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Students at Bulgaria’s oldest university, the St Kliment Ohridski University in Sofia, “occupied” the university’s largest lecture hall on Oct ...

Prosecutors investigating Plovdiv mayor tape controversy

October 23, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Prosecutors have begun an investigation after audio tapes were posted online purported to be of Plovdiv mayor Ivan Totev talking about politically-mot ...

  • Greece asks Interpol for help in seeking parents of Maria
    October 23, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Greek authorities have asked international police agency Interpol to assist their efforts to identify a young blonde girl found living in a Roma settlement by sharing her DNA profile with […]

  • Greek parliament defunds neo-Nazi party
    October 23, 2013, by VOANews

    Greek lawmakers voted late Tuesday for an indefinite suspension of state aid to political parties accused of criminal activities, in a move targeting the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party. The measure […]

  • Greece’s lenders stand firm on new measures row
    October 23, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The argument between the Greek government and the country’s lenders over the necessity of fresh austerity measures needed next year is at boiling point. On Tuesday, the Greek press reported […]