Archive for November 18th, 2017

November 18, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

In Sofia, Bulgaria, the German Christmas market was just opened. Imanuel Marcus had the courage to go there with his video camera. This is his report.

Bulgarian-born Olympic weightlifting champion Suleymanoglu dies

November 18, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Naim Suleymanoglu, one of the most dominant weightlifters in the history of the sport and a three-time Olympic champion, died on November 18, aged 50. ...

Former defence minister’s party quits Reformist Bloc to join Yes Bulgaria-DSB electoral alliance

November 18, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Former defence minister Nikolai Nenchev’s Bulgarian Agricultural National Union (BANU) party said on November 18 that it was leaving the Reformi ...

Wine punch and sausages: German Christmas Market opens in Sofia

November 18, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

Germany’s Ambassador to Bulgaria, Herbert Salber, opened the German Christmas Market in Sofia on Saturday. The diplomat told The Sofia Globe, th ...

  • Contemplating the ski season in Bulgaria
    November 18, 2017, by Mark Thomas

    On October 14, as the sun shone down on Sofia and the population lapped up the late summer sun, the ski season opened in Kitzbühel. This was the first resort […]

  • Sofia: Boulevard Dondukov reopened after long drama
    November 18, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

    In the Bulgarian capital Sofia, a long drama is almost over, at least for now. Boulevard Dondukov, an important traffic artery, was finally opened again last night. This means the […]

  • Northern Bulgaria: Bus accident leaves nine dead
    November 18, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

    Nine people died in a  road accident near the village of Mikre, in northern Bulgaria, on the road which connects Sofia with Varna. A bus was supposed to take a […]