Archive for September 29th, 2016

wine glasses containing red wine amid moody wisps of smoke
September 29, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Danish-born Zina Sorensen and her Bulgarian partner set up in 2015, offering tours of Bulgaria’s wine regions to introduce foreigners to the delights of the country’s cuisine and viniculture. Plovdiv-based […]

Archaeological discoveries in Bulgaria: September 2016 highlights

September 29, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

September marks the closing phase of Bulgaria’s annual archaeology season, but the month did not disappoint as digs exposed a Roman-era public b ...

Bulgaria’s campaign for Georgieva to head UN gets underway

September 29, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

The late entry of Kristalina Georgieva as an official entrant to the race to be the next Secretary-General of the United Nations means her countryR ...

Off to America: US embassy in Sofia announces new Green Card Lottery

September 29, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Department of State in Washington DC is starting its next Green Card lottery, which is officially entitled “Diversity Visa Lottery Program 2 ...

  • Bulgaria’s NEK will not appeal Belene arbitration ruling
    September 29, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian state electric utility NEK decided against appealing the arbitration ruling that awarded damages to Russia’s Atomstroyexport for the reactors built for the shelved Belene nuclear power plant, after being […]

  • Bulgaria Air: Last BAe 146 will be Flying Fire Extinguisher
    September 29, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria Air has sold its last commuter aircraft of the model BAe 146-200 (registration LZ-HBZ), according to the publication Skyliner Aviation, quoted by the site It says, the plane […]

  • Germany provides 18 SUVs to Bulgarian Border Police
    September 29, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    In Bad Düben, a town in Saxony, the Bulgarian Ambassador to Germany, Radi Naidenov, received eighteen used SUVs from Deutsche Bundespolizei, during a symbolic event. Also, the Germans presented thermal […]

  • World Bank to help Bulgaria better protect its nature
    September 29, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The World Bank will help Bulgaria protect and better manage its natural assets, like forests and air, as well as mitigate the risks of climate change, the Bank said in […]