Archive for July 27th, 2014

July 27, 2014, by VOANews

A senior British official is calling for the 2018 World Cup to be moved from Russia as punishment for the country’s role in the Ukraine crisis, as calls intensify from […]

Bulgarian Socialist Party’s new leader Mikov: ‘The difficulty starts today’

July 27, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Mihail Mikov, newly-elected leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party, said that the difficulty was not in the leadership race but in turning what he de ...

Bulgarian Socialist Party elects Mihail Mikov as new leader

July 27, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

At a special congress on July 27, the Bulgarian Socialist Party elected Mihail Mikov as its new leader, to succeed Sergei Stanishev who stepped down a ...

International police postpone MH17 crash site visit

July 27, 2014, by VOANews

Police monitors from Australia and the Netherlands postponed plans Sunday to visit the Malaysian airliner crash site in eastern Ukraine, citing securi ...

  • Bulgaria’s Plovdiv campaigns against stray cats
    July 27, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The growing number of street cats in Plovdiv is driving the municipality moggy, and authorities are handing out hefty fines for feeding strays. Unlike cities such as Sofia, Plovdiv’s streets […]

  • Archaeology: Bulgaria’s ‘Vampire of Vratsa’
    July 27, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The summer archaeological season in Bulgaria customarily abounds with a wealth of discoveries – and the new trend, seen for the third year in 2014, of headlines being made by […]

  • Greeks remain pessimistic about the economy and labour market
    July 27, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Sixty-seven per cent of Greeks and 31 per cent of Europeans characterise the condition of their household poor to very poor, according to research conducted by the Eurobarometer, for the […]