Archive for September 29th, 2017

September 29, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria will hold a regular test of its civil defence warning siren system at 1pm on October 2 in Sofia and a number of other cities and towns, the Interior […]

Jürgen Roth dies

September 29, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

In 2010, a German journalist and author by the name of Jürgen Roth was supposed to stand trial in Bulgaria. But he refused: “You can be absolut ...

Borissov meets Juncker: ‘Bulgaria counts on EC support during 2018 EU Presidency’

September 29, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Meeting European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Tallinn on September 29, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov said that his country wo ...

The Babi Yar Massacre in Ukraine: Suspected murderers identified in Germany

September 29, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

The Massacre of Babi Yar took place near Kiev, in Ukraine, 76 years ago today, on September 29th, 1941. Back then, one of Nazi Germany’s SS task ...

  • Coming up: The next United States Greencard Lottery
    September 29, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

    The so-called Diversity Immigrant Visa Program, also known as the Greencard Lottery, is coming up again. This year’s edition of the programme was just announced by the Department of State […]

  • Ridiculously low taxi fares in Bulgaria and Romania
    September 29, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

    In Hamburg (Germany), taxi passengers pay two euro a kilometre. But there is also a base fee of 3.30 euro. Therefore, an average taxi ride will seldomly cost less than […]