Archive for June, 2014

  • Bulgarian Parliament to be prorogued on August 6
    June 29, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev will prorogue the 42nd National Assembly on August 6, paving the way for early parliamentary elections to be held on October 5, the country’s main political […]

  • EU faces challenges as threat of Russian sanctions looms
    June 29, 2014, by Mary Motta of VOANews

    Washington warned Russia Friday that it could impose new sanctions if Moscow does not do more to defuse the conflict in eastern Ukraine. The Obama administration said it has delayed […]

  • Former empire celebrates anarchist of the century
    June 29, 2014, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    Perhaps no 19-year-old in the history of the world has had as much influence on the subsequent 100 years of his or her continent as Gavrilo Princip, whose assassination of […]

  • Bulgarian bank under assault in smear campaign issues assurances
    June 27, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s First Bulgarian Bank (FIBank) issued reassurances on June 27 that it had sufficient liquidity, both in cash and financial instruments, to withstand “the unprecedented criminal organised campaign of rumours […]

  • Bulgaria to hold early parliamentary elections on October 5
    June 27, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria will hold early parliamentary elections on October 5 2014, Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergei Stanishev said on June 27. He made the announcement after consultations were held among his […]

  • Poroshenko signs Ukraine-EU free trade agreement
    June 27, 2014, by VOANews

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko says his country has paid “the highest possible price” to achieve the goal of a free trade agreement with the European Union – a goal reached […]