Archive for October 26th, 2013

October 26, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Building of a 170km-long wire fence between the villages of Lesovo and Krainovo along Bulgaria’s border with Turkey is to be completed by the end of February 2014, Bulgarian Defence […]

Sofia University cancels classes on October 28 because of anti-government ‘Occupy’ protest

October 26, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Sofia University management have cancelled classes on October 28 and will hold a special meeting to discuss the anti-government “Occupy” protest w ...

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Six Algerians arrested in Czech Republic and Greece for large-scale document forgery

October 26, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

With the support of Europol and Germany, six suspects, all originating from Algeria, have been arrested in the Czech Republic and Greece, for large-sc ...

Prague’s ‘love trains’ ready to roll

October 26, 2013, by The Prague Post

“Are you alone? Would you like to meet someone? Then always ride in the middle car. Look around, and if you’re being nice look at him. Do ...

  • NSA spying could complicate US-Europe trade talks
    October 26, 2013, by Mil Arcega of VOANews

    Allegations that the U.S. National Security Agency collected millions of phone records across the Atlantic and tapped cell phone communications by world leaders, have overshadowed a meeting of European leaders […]

  • Will EU surround Russian-speaking island in Eastern Europe?
    October 26, 2013, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

    Moldova and Ukraine, two former Soviet republics, seem to be starting to work toward eventual membership in the European Union. But sandwiched between them is a breakaway splinter of a […]

  • FBI seeks Romanian cyber theft ring
    October 26, 2013, by VOANews

    The FBI is looking for a Romanian national who led a band of cyber fraudsters that bilked unsuspecting Americans of millions of dollars on eBay and other sites. Nicolae Popescu […]

  • The case of baby Maria: Understanding Europe’s Roma
    October 26, 2013, by Cecily Hilleary of VOANews

    For more than a week now much of the global media has been fixated on “baby Maria,” a young blond girl who authorities seized from a Romani couple near Farsala […]