Archive for November 18th, 2017

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. Nicknamed “the pocket Hercules”, Suleymanoglu […]

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 ...

Nato apologises to Turkey for targeting Erdogan and Ataturk in training exercise

November 18, 2017, by Deutsche Welle

Nato apologised on November 17 for naming enemy targets in a military computer training exercise after Turkey’s beloved founder Mustafa Kemal At ...

Wizz Air buys 146 new aircraft, announces new routes from Sofia

November 18, 2017, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Jozsef Varadi, Wizz Air co-founder and chief executive of the company, closed a new deal which he calls a “game-changer” and which was an ...

  • 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 […]

  • Dimitrov storms into ATP Finals semis
    November 18, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Grigor Dimitrov was already assured the top spot in his 2017 ATP Finals group, but a victory against Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta late on November 17 made him the first […]