Archive for April 23rd, 2014

April 23, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The district court in the Bulgarian town of Lovech overturned the acquittal earlier by a lower court of a man with multiple sclerosis on marijuana possession charges. The March 27 […]

Early start to Bulgaria’s summer tourism season as first group of Austrian pensioners arrive

April 23, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

One swallow may not a summer make, but once again mid-April has seen a flight in of the early birds of Bulgaria’s Sunny Beach tourism season, a ...

Ankara takes a step back on the matter of the Armenian genocide

April 23, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

A statement of historical importance was issued by the Turkish prime minister’s communications office regarding the Armenian genocide. April 24 is t ...

Bulgaria’s 2014 European Parliament elections: Numbers, names and rules

April 23, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

The official campaign period in Bulgaria’s May 25 2014 European Parliament elections starts on April 25. Fifteen parties, six coalitions and six ...

  • Bulgaria remains fully committed to South Stream – minister
    April 23, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgarian Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin has re-iterated Sofia’s commitment to the South Stream gas pipeline, saying that Bulgaria will do everything possible to ensure that the pipeline is built. Vigenin […]

  • Kusturica reveals monument to Gavrilo Princip
    April 23, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Famous Serbian filmmaker Emir Kusturica has unveiled a monument to Gavrilo Princip, the revolutionary that assassinated Austro-Hungarian Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie in 1914, during the monarch’s visit […]

  • US to send paratroopers to Poland, Baltics
    April 23, 2014, by VOANews

    The United States is sending about 600 paratroopers to Poland and the Baltic states in an expansion meant to underscore its commitment to NATO allies as a result of escalating […]