Sun, May 19 2013
UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova
A funny thing happened on the way from Bulgarian to English.
Translating from Serbian into Croatian, or vice verse, would be like translating German films in Austria, Austrian films in Germany or Argentina or Cuban productions in Spain.
A 'misunderstanding' about a translation of remarks made by the US ambassador prompted an angry reaction from the Bulgarian President.
The new directive, based on an initiative by 13 member states, will substantially enhance the rights for suspected and accused persons.
In these hard economic times one industry is still booming as the world becomes smaller
Ever since the film premiered in September 2007, Bulgaria's Abandoned Children by British director Kate Blewett has provoked strong reactions - in the UK, across Europe and in Bulgaria. Bulgarian reactions have repeatedly accused Blewett of being unfair and manipulative. The Sofia Echo reviewed the 88-minute version of the film that is available online at Google video, which appears to be a recording of the BBC4 broadcast
The global food import bill in 2012 could decline to $1.24 trillion, down slightly from last year’s record of $1.29 trillion.
Boevski has been under arrest in Brazil since October, when he was arrested at Sao Paulo's international airport with nine kg of cocaine in his luggage.
Whereas foreign media ownership is perceived as advantageous for media outlets and journalists, Bulgarian owners are perceived as investors with short-term vision who strive for immediate profits.
Killing spree in Norway in July 2011 and the arrests of individuals in a number of EU member states for the preparation of terrorist attacks, are proof of the continuing need for vigilance, Europol says.
The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, said the members of the IMF have made commitments to provide as much as $430 billion for loans to help members through economic difficulties.