Archive for November 22nd, 2013

November 22, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s public broadcaster Bulgarian National Television (BNT) said on November 22 that it would not participate in the Eurovision 2014 song contest, citing financial reasons. “Given the cost of this […]

The Government’s noxious ideas about the flat tax in Bulgaria

November 22, 2013, by Institute for Market Economics

In recent days, Bulgaria’s ruling majority has announced plans to drastically alter the flat income tax, coming into force in 2014. The proposal env ...

Bulgarian former deputy PM Tsvetanov indicted in third investigation

November 22, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Prosecutor’s Office said on November 22 that it has filed charges of embezzlement and abuse of office against Tsvetan Tsvetanov. Tsveta ...

Ukraine: EU suspension order was ‘economic’ move

November 22, 2013, by VOANews

Ukraine’s prime minister says the decision not to sign a landmark deal strengthening ties with the European Union was based on economics. Howeve ...

  • Samaras to hold talks with Merkel in Berlin
    November 22, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Greek prime minister Antonis Samaras visits Berlin Friday where he is scheduled to meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel for talks. Samaras will have a working lunch with Merkel at […]

  • 18 dead after roof collapse at Latvian supermarket
    November 22, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Emergency officials in Latvia say the roof of a supermarket has collapsed, killing at least 18 people, including three firefighters, and injuring 35 people. The supermarket was located near the […]