Archive for May, 2015

May 31, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Members of Bulgaria’s opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party and two of the political forces supporting the government – the centre-right Reformist Bloc and nationalist Patriotic Front – have spoken out against […]

World No-Tobacco Day: The Bulgarian smoker, in profile

May 31, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

In Bulgaria, the average smoker is most likely to be a man, aged 25 to 39, smoking boxed cigarettes daily, who started somewhere between the ages of 1 ...

World No-Tobacco Day: 1.6M leva in fines since start of smoking ban – Bulgarian Health Ministry

May 31, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

A total of more than 1.62 million leva (about 828 000 euro) in fines has been issued since Bulgaria’s ban on smoking in enclosed public spaces s ...

Bulgarian railways begins advance sales of summer 2015 train tickets to Varna and Bourgas

May 31, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian state railways BDZ is beginning advance sales of train tickets for the summer season to the Black Sea cities of Varna and Bourgas. As of Jun ...

  • Armenians make history in Turkish election
    May 30, 2015, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Turkish voters go to the polls next month in an election buffeted by concerns about slowing economic growth and mounting worry over President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s increasingly autocratic policies. But […]