Archive for June 1st, 2020

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June 1, 2020, by Mark Thomas

The summer holiday for many people is a “rite” as opposed to being an option. There are times, of course, in life when each of us has to forgo this […]

Bulgaria’s deputy environment minister, facing criminal charges, dismissed

June 1, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov has fired Deputy Environment Minister Krassimir Zhivkov, the government press service said on June 1, followin ...

Bulgarian leaders join tributes to late artist Christo

June 1, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian leaders are among those who have joined in paying tribute to late Bulgarian-born artist Christo, who died on May 31 at the age of 84 in New ...

Sirens to sound in Bulgaria on June 2 2020 to honour memory of Hristo Botev

June 1, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

Across Bulgaria, sirens will sound for two minutes at noon on June 2 2020 in an annual custom honouring the memory of revolutionary, poet and rebel Hr ...

  • Covid-19 in Bulgaria: Active cases drop to 1289
    June 1, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

    As of the morning of June 1, there are 1289 active cases of Covid-19 in Bulgaria, down from the 1441 a week earlier on May 25. The operational headquarters against […]

  • Bulgarian-born artist Christo dead at 84
    June 1, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Artist Christo Vladimirov Javacheff, known as Christo, died of natural causes on May 31 2020 at the age of 84, at his home in New York City, according to a […]