Archive for August 4th, 2014

August 4, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

With the end of its special sitting on August 4, Bulgaria’s 42nd National Assembly passes into history having set a number of records – not least of which is that it […]

Bulgarian Parliament approves extra funding for healthcare, scraps Budget revision

August 4, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s National Assembly passed at second reading on August 4the revision of the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) budget, approving the all ...

Bulgaria to boost disaster relief fund, will seek EU aid after floods

August 4, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Parliament approved on August 4 a proposal to boost the government’s natural disaster relief fund by 50 million leva, with auth ...

Just when you thought it could not get weirder: meet Bulgaria’s Patriotic Front

August 4, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

In the auspicious presence of the heroes of Bulgarian history ancient and modern, or at least young men costumed to portray them, Bulgaria’s new Pat ...

  • Grigor Dimitrov climbs to eighth in ATP Tour rankings
    August 4, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov returns to the ATP Tour circuit this week, nearly a month after reaching the Wimbledon semi-finals, with a new career-best ranking of eighth in the world. Dimitrov […]

  • French, German presidents mark World War 1 anniversary
    August 4, 2014, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    French and German presidents evoked the bloody lessons of World War 1 and hailed the emergence of a largely peaceful Europe Sunday, as they marked the centenary of Germany’s declaration […]

  • Russia begins military drills near Ukrainian border
    August 4, 2014, by VOANews

    Russian officials say the military is beginning exercises Monday in the central and western regions of the country, which would include the Ukraine border region. The officials say the drills […]