Archive for July 23rd, 2014

July 23, 2014, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

France’s contract to sell a pair of Mistral aircraft carriers to Moscow has come under fire in recent months, as relations between the West and Russia have deteriorated over Ukraine.  […]

Dutch mourn victims of Malaysian plane

July 23, 2014, by VOANews

Thousands of people lined the roads in the Netherlands on Wednesday, solemnly applauding the slow procession of 40 black hearses carrying the bodies o ...

Bulgarian government’s resignation: first reactions

July 23, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The much-anticipated formal resignation of the Bulgarian cabinet, nominally headed by Plamen Oresharski, drew only scant reactions from Bulgaria’ ...

Jubilation among anti-government protesters after resignation of Bulgaria’s ‘Oresharski’ cabinet: Photos

July 23, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Four hundred and five days after they began, public protests in Bulgaria demanding the resignation of the government turned to jubilation as confirmat ...

  • Bulgarian government tables resignation in Parliament
    July 23, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer and Alex Bivol

    The Bulgarian cabinet nominally headed by Plamen Oresharski tabled its resignation in Parliament shortly before 6pm on July 23 2014. It is probable that the resignation of the cabinet, which […]

  • Bulgarian Cabinet resignation – what happens next
    July 23, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Plamen Oresharski formally resigned as prime minister on July 23, after weeks of speculation and – in certain quarters – anxiety about whether he would play his part in carrying out the […]

  • The ‘Oresharski’ cabinet’s disputed legacy
    July 23, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The resignation of the Bulgarian cabinet sees a predictable deep dispute among rival political camps about its legacy. The subject of widespread public demands for its resignation soon after its […]

  • Bulgaria central bank governor snubbed on resignation offer
    July 23, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian political parties gave short shrift to Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) governor Ivan Iskrov’s offer to resign his position, which he made in a letter to Parliament Speaker Mihail Mikov […]