Archive for December 22nd, 2014

a pair of silver handcuffs on a white background
December 22, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

An extensive network of heroin traffickers, bringing large quantities of the drug into the European Union, has been dismantled following the setting up of a joint investigation team, facilitated by […]

Four Galileo satellites being readied for launch

December 22, 2014, by The Prague Post

Engineers at the European Space Agency opened an early Christmas present — a new satellite for the Galileo navigation program. The satellite, manufa ...

Changes to Bulgarian pension system appear set for rethink

December 22, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Controversial changes to Bulgaria’s pension system, although approved by Parliament, appear set for a rethink against a background of severe ten ...

Barekov resigns as leader of ‘Bulgaria Without Censorship’ coalition

December 22, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Nikolai Barekov, the former talk show host around whom the populist Bulgaria Without Censorship (BWC) party was formed and who once described himself ...

  • Greek PM Samaras offers early general elections
    December 22, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    In a televised address to the Greek people on December 21, prime minister Antonis Samaras revealed his proposal towards avoiding a snap election and reaching a compromise that would see […]