Archive for January, 2015

January 31, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria has announced a “Code Orange” dangerous weather warning for five regions because of heavy rainfall expected on February 1 2015. The regions are Smolyan, Haskovo, Yambol, Bourgas and Kurdjali. […]

Ukraine: At least 14 civilians killed in Donbas as peace talks go nowhere

January 31, 2015, by The Kyiv Post

Donetsk endured two more devastating attacks on January 30, when at least seven residents were killed after a shell hit a line near a humanitarian aid ...

ICTY upholds genocide convictions of Bosnian Serb officials

January 31, 2015, by VOANews

The Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) upheld genocide convictions against two senior Bosnian Ser ...

Greece says it will not negotiate with bailout creditors

January 31, 2015, by VOANews

reece’s new left-wing government was in open dispute Friday with its European bailout creditors, saying it would not negotiate with European Union a ...

  • Dracula Park project floated again in Romania
    January 30, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Romania wants to build a Dracula theme park in Transylvania, the head of the national tourism agency said, reviving an idea which dates back to more than a decade ago […]

  • Bulgaria busts international antiquities trafficking ring
    January 30, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria has seized more than 2000 ancient and medieval objects during two major operations against an international crime group trafficking in antiquities. The State Agency for National Security (SANS) announced […]

  • Tributes pour in for Bulgaria’s late president Zhelev
    January 30, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Members of Parliament held a minute of silence on January 30 after the announcement of the death at the age of 79 of Zhelyu Zhelev, the country’s first democratically-elected president, […]