Archive for August 22nd, 2014

August 22, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) said on August 22 that it has asked the two largest shareholders in the Corporate Commercial Bank (CCB) to submit detailed letters of interest in […]

Bulgaria central bank to print 60 million new banknotes

August 22, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) has put in an order for 60 million new banknotes with the Bulgarian subsidiary of French secure printing firm Oberth ...

Russian aid convoy crosses into Ukraine

August 22, 2014, by VOANews

Witnesses say the first trucks from a Russian aid convoy crossed the border into Ukraine after Moscow said it was tired of waiting for Kyiv’s pe ...

Archaeology: 10th Century buckles with imperial symbols found in Bulgaria’s Pliska

August 22, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Valuable buckles with the images of imperial symbols have been found by archaeologists working at the site of medieval Pliska in north-eastern Bulgari ...

  • Bluetongue disease has killed 3000 animals in Bulgaria
    August 22, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    About 3000 animals in Bulgaria have died from Bluetongue disease and 22 out of 26 districts in the country are affected. This emerged on August 22 from statements by caretaker […]

  • Galileo programme steps away from Soyuz rockets
    August 22, 2014, by The Prague Post

    The EU satellite navigation programme Galileo signed a 500 million euro agreement for three Ariane-5 launchers on August 20 with Arianespace, which will bring an operational Galileo service much closer. […]