Archive for June 18th, 2016

June 18, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

With strict security measures in place in the Bulgarian capital, the ninth annual Sofia Pride parade, on June 18 2016, passed off peacefully following earlier fears about possible problems from […]

Foreign Minister: Bulgaria backs stepped-up Black Sea exercises, but only under Nato flag

June 18, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria always has supported the idea of intensified exercises in the Black Sea, but only under the Nato flag, Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov said on ...

Bulgaria issues dangerous weather warning for June 19

June 18, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria has declared a “Code Orange” hazardous weather warning for 11 districts on June 19 2016 because of forecast high temperatures. Th ...

Russians extremely disappointed over Olympics ban

June 18, 2016, by Daniel Schearf of VOANews

Russia’s track and field team has been banned from the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The global body that governs track and field competition ...

  • Turkey bans LGBT parades, citing security concerns
    June 18, 2016, by VOANews

    Authorities in Istanbul have banned gay, lesbian and transgender people from holding pride marches this month, citing security concerns for citizens and participants. Turkish Islamist and nationalist groups had threatened […]

  • Last Brexit to nowhere
    June 18, 2016, by Patrick Brigham

    This is my last and final rant about the Brexit – stay or remain – until the final vote is cast. I will not complain, diminish, demonise, belittle or demean […]