Archive for October 1st, 2014

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October 1, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

An election campaign poster by the far-right Bulgarian National Union-New Democracy party in the country’s early parliamentary elections on October 5 has led to a complaint by an NGO for […]

Injuries in explosives factory blast in north-west Bulgaria

October 1, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

At least three people were injured in a powerful blast at an explosives factory in Gorni Lom in Bulgaria’s Vidin region on October 1. Unconfirme ...

Ownership of landmark Alexander Nevsky cathedral settled as Bulgarian Orthodox Church gets title deed

October 1, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

After years of uncertainty and disputes about the ownership of Sofia landmark Alexander Nevsky cathedral, Bulgaria’s caretaker cabinet settled t ...

Bulgarian cabinet approves funding reshuffle to improve land border security

October 1, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s caretaker cabinet has approved a reshuffle of funding to pay for three steps to improve land border security, the government media of ...

  • US confirms airstrikes near Turkey – Syria border
    October 1, 2014, by VOANews

    U.S.-led airstrikes hit near a key Syrian border town for a second day, as Kurdish fighters defend the area from Islamic State militants. The U.S. military confirmed three strikes Wednesday […]

  • Archaeology: The Caryatids were close to four metres high
    October 1, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The KH’ Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities is continuing its archaeological research in the tomb complex in the hill of Kasta in Amphipolis in Greece. The last two rocks […]