Archive for July, 2016

July 31, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov has promised that his government will provide further funds for the restoration of the Great Basilica in Pliska, the ninth-century church built by Bulgarian ruler […]

Turkey releases some post-coup detainees

July 31, 2016, by VOANews

Two weeks after an abortive coup attempt in Turkey caused an upheaval in military ranks and throughout much of the government, President Recep Tayyip ...

Google bows to Russian pressure, reverses changes to names of Crimean towns

July 30, 2016, by The Kyiv Post

Google on July 28 changed the names of towns, villages and districts in Russian-occupied Crimea on its Google Maps mapping service in accordance with ...

Archaeological finds in Bulgaria: July 2016 highlights

July 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The month of July 2016 saw the traditional archaeological season in Bulgaria in full swing, with finds at digs in various parts of the country – ...