Archive for February 3rd, 2014

February 3, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

In an exclusive on February 3, Economedia’s publications reported that Economedia was suing another Bulgarian media company and a fledgling politician for breach of copyright by allegedly using photographs without […]

Plevneliev’s referendum proposal: The consequences of saying no

February 3, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgarian politics is a cacophonous business, but ever since President Rossen Plevneliev said that he would propose a referendum on the electoral syst ...

Corruption costs Europe 120bn euro a year – EC report

February 3, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s failings in dealing with corruption are well-known, thanks to the ongoing monitoring by EU, but the issue remains a challenge for the ent ...

Permit problem causes lorry queues at Bulgarian-Turkish border

February 3, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

A continuing dispute about the issuing of transit permits led to a two-kilometre queue of lorries at the Bulgarian-Turkish border on February 3 2014. ...

  • Athens wary of third rescue package
    February 3, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Greece is to be granted a third rescue loan by its international lenders, according to German weekly Der Spiegel which leaked a German finance ministry document indicating Berlin has started […]

  • Slovakian presidential election candidate drops out
    February 3, 2014, by Beata Balogova of The Slovak Spectator

    Three recent polls were enough to convince one presidential candidate to drop out of the race, but have not clarified who might be the main second round challenger for Prime […]