Archive for June 4th, 2015

June 4, 2015, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

Turkey’s general election set for Sunday is predicted to be one of closest in more than a decade for the ruling AK Party. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan increasingly is targeting […]

Film review: San Andreas

June 4, 2015, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

Disaster movies are all more or less the same. In the quest to provide their audiences with the most visceral experience, they tend to combine extrava ...

Bulgaria fires motor vehicle inspector filmed bullying Turkish lorry driver for a bribe

June 4, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Footage filmed by a Turkish lorry driver of how he was forced by a Bulgarian Motor Vehicle Administration roadside inspector into giving a bribe has b ...

Battle lines drawn in Bulgaria over plan for October referendum on voting system

June 4, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Political battle lines are being drawn over the plan for Bulgarians to vote in a national referendum on the electoral system simultaneously with mayor ...

  • Metro construction causes sinkhole in a Sofia boulevard
    June 4, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Part of a pavement and roadway in Sofia’s Cherni Vruh Boulevard collapsed on June 4, creating a large hole, apparently as a result of work on extending the city’s metro […]

  • FDI in Bulgaria exceeding remittances – Economy Minister
    June 4, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Investments in Bulgaria are exceeding remittances sent by Bulgarians abroad, Economy Minister Bozhidar Lukarski said on June 4. Speaking in a television interview, he said that in the first quarter […]

  • Tsipras meets Juncker for crunch talks in Brussels
    June 4, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras agreed in a telephone call with German chancellor Angela Merkel and French president Francois Hollande on the need for an immediate solution to the negotiations […]

  • Bosnia-Herzegovina prepares for Pope’s visit
    June 4, 2015, by Zlatica Hoke of VOANews

    Bosnia-Herzegovina is finalizing preparations for the visit of Pope Francis to the capital, Sarajevo, on June 6 and 7. About 60,000 people are expected to attend a Sunday Mass at […]