Archive for August, 2014

  • Bulgaria’s Pulev claims Klitschko injury ‘a fake’
    August 29, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian boxer Koubrat Pulev said his opponent for the IBF title, defending champion Wladimir Klitschko, was faking an injury to postpone the fight. The latest comments are likely to further […]

  • Bulgaria’s business climate deteriorates in August for third month
    August 29, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgaria’s business climate, as measured by the National Statistical Institute (NSI), deteriorated in August 2014 for the third consecutive month. Despondency among managers in Bulgaria’s construction, retail and services sectors [&hell ...

  • Greek banking sector turning corner
    August 29, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Three Greek banks released financial results for the second quarter and first six months of 2014 on Thursday. Alpha Bank, Attica Bank and the National Bank of Greece (NBG) surprised […]

  • Iceland raises volcano alert to red after eruption
    August 29, 2014, by VOANews

    Iceland’s Meteorological Institute has raised the alert warning for the country’s largest volcano. The institute raised the warning code Friday to red, the highest level, after a small eruption of […]

  • Ukraine regroups as Russia attacks
    August 28, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

    After a public handshake between Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Minsk on August 26, hopes for peace have vanished as Ukraine and its allies say […]

  • EU’s game of European thrones
    August 28, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    European Union ambassadors were meeting on August 28 ahead of a scheduled gathering two days later to deal out posts in the future Jean-Claude Juncker European Commission, with it remaining […]

  • Ludogorets heroics rewarded with tough Champions League draw
    August 28, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian champions Ludogorets Razgrad were drawn against defending champions Real Madrid, five-time winners Liverpool and Basel in Group B of the Uefa Champions League in Monaco on August 28. Ludogorets […]

  • EU milk overflowing due to Russian ban
    August 28, 2014, by The Prague Post

    The European Commission has announced that it will open Private Storage Aid for butter, skimmed milk powder (SMP) and certain cheeses in order to alleviate the impact of Russian restrictions […]