All posts in Bulgaria

  • Code yellow hazardous weather warning for Bulgaria
    June 5, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    A “code yellow” hazardous weather warning has been issued for 15 districts in western, northern and central Bulgaria, the meteorological institute of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences said on June […]

  • Bulgaria’s centre-right UDF names acting leader
    June 5, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The national council of the Union of Democratic Forces (UDF), the minority right-wing party whose leader Martin Dimitrov stepped down in May after the party rejected the continuation of its […]

  • Another minor earth tremor jolts Bulgaria
    June 4, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria was rocked by another tremor overnight, in what has been a forthnight of busy seismic activity. An earthquake measuring 3.4 on the Richter scale was registered near the town […]

  • The Sofia Globe: Editorial Charter
    June 4, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    The Sofia Globe is intended for foreign and local readers with an interest in editorial content about, in order of priority, Bulgaria, Central and Eastern Europe, the European Union and […]

  • Musagenitsa metro underground railway station on the Sofia main line
    Sofia Metro system slowly extends further to the east
    June 4, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The Sofia Metro system is gradually expanding, with the recent addition of the line to the Inter Expo Centre on Tsarigradsko Chaussee and the eastern borough of Mladost 3 from […]

  • Nikolai Mladenov Foreign Minister of Bulgaria
    Sofia Forum to debate Balkans policies
    June 4, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s capital city is to hold a Sofia Forum event on June 8 and 9 at which senior European Union representatives, politicians, academics and civil society figures will debate the […]

  • Boiko Boyko Borissov Borisov prime minister of Bulgaria
    Bulgaria’s political scene: Doing the splits
    June 4, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    The beginning of June 2012 finds Bulgaria about a year away from parliamentary elections, and undeclared campaigning already begun – not least by a Prime Minister and governing party with, […]

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    Pavlova calls for compulsory insurance of private buildings
    June 4, 2012, by Hristina Dimitrova

    Lilyana Pavlova, Minister of Regional Development and Public Works, has suggested the introduction of mandatory insurance against natural disasters for privately owned buildings. In an interview with Darik Radio, she […]

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    Bulgaria’s smoking ban: Hundreds of checks, few fines
    June 4, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian health officials carried out more than 600 inspections on the first day that Bulgaria’s expanded law against smoking in public places came into effect, but imposed only six fines, […]