Archive for December 10th, 2013

December 10, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Svetlin Tanchev resigned from the GERB parliamentary group on December 10 2013, the second MP to leave Bulgaria’s largest opposition party within the space of one week. Tanchev, 35, was […]

‘Long live Nelson Mandela’ – Memorial service in South Africa

December 10, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Amid pouring rain, with song, dance and prayers, South Africans and world leaders gathered at a memorial service in the country’s largest city, ...

Bulgaria, Romania discuss negotiations about Black Sea border issue

December 10, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Senior officials from the foreign ministries of Bulgaria and Romania have held discussions on the negotiation process about the delimitation of the Bl ...

AmCham, Confindustria urge Bulgaria to pursue energy reforms

December 10, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) Bulgaria and Confindustria Bulgaria have called on the Bulgarian Government to implement reforms that would ...

  • EU moves to expand use of electronic devices on planes
    December 10, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The European Union’s aviation safety agency EASA has updated its guidance on the use of electronic devices on board of planes, allowing such devices to be switched on throughout the […]

  • Bulgaria, Armenia and Cambodia lead ‘suffering’ index
    December 10, 2013, by VOANews

    Bulgaria once again leads the world in suffering, according to a survey of worldwide suffering done by the polling company Gallup. Thirty-nine per cent of Bulgarians rated their lives poorly […]

  • Ukraine police move against pro-Europe demonstrators
    December 10, 2013, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

    Ukrainian riot police moved Monday to curb pro-European demonstrators in Kyiv by dismantling barricades set up by protesters outside government building and storming the headquarters of the largest opposition party. […]