Archive for September 23rd, 2016

September 23, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

After eight male Secretaries-General the time has come for a capable and respectable woman from Eastern Europe to lead the United Nations, Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev has told the UN […]

UN General Assembly: Netanyahu slams Bokova’s UNESCO

September 23, 2016, by Imanuel Marcus

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has slammed the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) today, which is he ...

Bulgaria Now podcast: The Trump grumps, Hillary hilarity and Bokova knockover

September 23, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The first television debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is just days away, on September 26. Coincidentally, that same day, the UN Securit ...

Imports to Bulgaria: Now it’s trash from Italy

September 23, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Blue Star I, a huge, Panama-flagged freighter, recently was at anchor at a port in Sicily for five days, while being loaded with material, which was t ...

  • The Balkan Blog: To Think and Inherit The Wind?
    September 23, 2016, by Patrick Brigham

    Directed by Stanley Kramer, Inherit the Wind is a fictionalized account of the 1925 US Scopes Monkey Trial which resulted in John T Scopes’ conviction, for teaching Charles Darwin’s Theory […]

  • Expats in Bulgaria: Good and Weird Facebook Groups
    September 23, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Note November 26, 2017: The online magazine Foreigners & Friends, the site this article was first published on, merged with The Sofia Globe in March. Also, there have been many […]