Archive for April 3rd, 2014

April 3, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Polish parliament, the Sejm, has said that shechita, the kosher slaughter of animals, is permitted in Poland if performed for the needs of Jewish communities while still forbidding the […]

Ukraine: Battling over an economic midget

April 3, 2014, by Alois Berger of Deutsche Welle

In the foreseeable future, Ukraine is going to cost the West a lot of money. The European Union has earmarked 1.6 billion euros ($2.2 billion) for sho ...

US criticises Russia’s gas price hike for Ukraine

April 3, 2014, by VOANews

The White House has objected to Russia’s increase in natural gas prices for Ukraine on Thursday and said that markets should determine prices. W ...

Slovakia: Smer ponders post–election direction

April 3, 2014, by Beata Balogova of The Slovak Spectator

Heads may roll in Slovakian prime minister Robert Fico’s cabinet in the wake of his presidential election loss to philanthropist Andrej Kiska. While ...

  • Local elections results pave Erdogan’s way to the presidency
    April 3, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Despite his authoritarian behaviour, the financial scandals, the bans on Twitter and YouTube, Recep Tayyip Erdogan emerged victorious from the local elections with 45 per cent of the votes. Now […]

  • Turkey restores access to Twitter
    April 3, 2014, by VOANews

    Turkey’s government says it has lifted its ban on the social media network Twitter, a day after the country’s top court said the ban violated free speech. The country’s telecommunications […]

  • What’s On: Massive Attack in Sofia on June 5
    April 3, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Three years after their last show in Bulgaria, Britain’s Massive Attack will play at Sofia’s Winter Palace on June 5, the first in a series of gigs sprinkled through the […]