Archive for June 1st, 2014

June 1, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Commission on Protection of Competition (CPC) has ruled to allow the sale of seven newspaper-publishing companies from New Bulgarian Media Group Holding to Media Maker Limited, owned by Irish […]

Situation in flooded areas of Bulgaria normalising – reports

June 1, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The situation in areas of Bulgaria that flooded after torrential days in the past three days was normalising, Bulgarian National Television said on Ju ...

British Residence in Sofia to hold Open Day on June 7

June 1, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

In celebration of its centenary, an Open Day is being held at the British Residence in Sofia on June 7 2014 from 10am to 4pm. Entrance is free, and vi ...

Sirens to sound in Bulgaria on June 2 2014 to honour memory of Hristo Botev

June 1, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Across Bulgaria, sirens will sound at noon on June 2 2014 in an annual custom honouring the memory of revolutionary, poet and rebel Hristo Botev, who ...

  • Ukraine’s military to continue eastern offensive
    June 1, 2014, by VOANews

    Ukraine officials vowed Friday to continue a military offensive against pro-Russian rebels in the country’s east, after separatists there shot down a helicopter, killing at least a dozen servicemen. Acting […]

  • Turkish police tear gas protesters
    June 1, 2014, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Turkish security forces moved on protesters in a public square in Istanbul on the anniversary of last year’s anti-government demonstrations. Police used tear gas and water cannon Saturday to push […]