Archive for July 20th, 2016

July 20, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Mayhem, hysteria and excitement were gaining currency on the square in front of the main entrance to the National Palace of Culture in the center of Sofia today, when hundreds […]

Prosecutor-General: Not true to say there is no radical Islam in Bulgaria

July 20, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Radical Islam is not the only source of terrorism and it is incorrect to equate Islam and radical Islam, according to Bulgarian Prosecutor-General Sot ...

Foreign Ministry urges Bulgarians not to travel to Turkey

July 20, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The situation in Turkey remains unstable, Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry said on July 20, urging the country’s citizens not to travel to the ...

Ukrainian-Belarusian journalist Pavel Sheremet killed in Kyiv

July 20, 2016, by The Kyiv Post

Journalist Pavel Sheremet was killed in a car explosion in Kyiv on the morning of July 20, reported Ukrainska Pravda. Sheremet worked in Ukrainska Pra ...

  • Sofia Metro extension into Hladilnika borough opens
    July 20, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The Sofia Metro finalised the extension of its second line into Hladilnika borough, with Prime Minister Boiko Borissov among the officials attending the inauguration of the new Vitosha metro station […]

  • Turkey coup said to have started earlier than planned
    July 20, 2016, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

    The tanks started to roll seven hours earlier than planned Friday in Istanbul, with soldiers quickly blocking the famous Bosphorus Bridge with the aim of preventing cars and pedestrians crossing […]