Archive for August 20th, 2015

August 20, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

A man died after being hit by a falling tree in Plovdiv and another was killed when lightning set his house alight in the Plovdiv region village of Kostievo on […]

Greek PM Tsipras resigns to open way for early elections on September 20

August 20, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Greece’s prime minister Alexis Tsipras announced his Syriza government’s resignation on August 20, about seven months since taking office ...

Greece PM Tsipras set to resign, call snap election

August 20, 2015, by Deutsche Welle

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was expected to announce early elections in an effort to quell rebellion within his party. Many left-wing lawmaker ...

Film review: The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

August 20, 2015, by Raymond Johnston of The Prague Post

Films in the 1960s has a certain glamour this is missing now — then-exotic locations, designer gowns, and fancy rooms. Men were well-dressed and vil ...

  • Film review: The Gift
    August 20, 2015, by Raymond Johnston of The Prague Post

    We’ve all run into people from the past whom we wish would stay in the past. Promises to call and meet up are just a polite formality. Exchanged phone numbers […]

  • Macedonia bars migrants entering across Greek border
    August 20, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    More than 4000 refugees have blocked the railway from Thessaloniki to Skopje at the border between Greece and Macedonia. Because of this situation, a passenger train and a freight train have […]

  • Slovakia ‘will only accept Christian refugees’
    August 20, 2015, by Deutsche Welle

    Slovakia has said it will only accept Christian refugees under an EU relocation scheme. The country, due to receive 200 people under the EU plan to resettle 40,000 new arrivals, […]

  • Greece makes payment to European Central Bank
    August 20, 2015, by VOANews

    Greece has repaid $3.5 billion to the European Central Bank, with not a day to spare before the deadline expires. Greece made the payment early Thursday, just hours after European […]