Archive for February 8th, 2015

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February 8, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

What is billed as the first Comedy Festival Sofia 2015 is being held in the Bulgarian capital city from February 22 to March 9, with two of the evenings in […]

What’s On: Wagner’s Tristan and Isolde at Sofia Opera

February 8, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Sofia Opera and Ballet will premiere Tristan and Isolde on February 26 2015 at 6pm, the first time that Wagner’s 1865 opera is performed in Bulg ...

Leaders agree to new Ukraine peace talks

February 8, 2015, by VOANews

The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany discussed by phone on Sunday a French-German peace plan to end the fighting in Ukraine. The talks b ...

Ethnic Bulgarians in Ukraine welcome in Bulgaria – PM Borissov

February 8, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Ethnic Bulgarians in Ukraine are welcome in Bulgaria, Prime Minister Boiko Borissov said on February 8. A day earlier, local media in Sofia reported t ...

  • Bulgaria eases issuing of tourist visas to Russians, Ukrainians
    February 8, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Procedures for issuing tourist visas to nationals of the Russian Federation, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Georgia will be eased, Bulgaria Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov and Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova […]

  • Obama, Merkel to look for solution on Ukraine
    February 8, 2015, by VOANews

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel, in Kyiv and Moscow over the last few days, came away with no peace deal in hand. Now she’ll be coming to the White House on […]

  • Greece to present new debt plan to EU
    February 8, 2015, by Deutsche Welle

    Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said on Saturday that he would hand his European Union counterparts an outline for a new debt and economic reform program next week. “We will […]

  • Slovak referendum on ‘family’ invalid, turnout low
    February 8, 2015, by The Slovak Spectator

    Slovakia’s February 7 referendum on family may be invalid as just 21.3 per cent of eligible voters cast their ballot, suggest the unofficial results released by the Statistics Office, after the votes […]