· September, 2006

Stories about Bulgaria from September, 2006

Bulgaria: More on “Tripoli Six” Blog Campaign

  26 September 2006

Declan Butler, a senior reporter at Nature, reports that the blog campaign to help free the “Tripoli Six” seems to be gaining momentum. Also, he writes that “Mickey Grant, a filmmaker from Dallas, Texas, has, in response to the blog campaign, today made his full, 1h 22 min, 2003 documentary...

Bulgaria, Libya: Save the Tripoli Six

  21 September 2006

Declan Butler, a senior reporter at Nature, draws attention to the plight of the “Tripoli Six” – five Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor on trial in Libya: “Can the blogosphere help free the Tripoli six? — innocent medics risking execution in Libya.”

Bulgaria: Sofia

  12 September 2006

Halfway Down the Danube compares Bulgaria's capital Sofia to Romania's capital Bucharest: “Bucharest has more cars; Sofia has better drivers.”

Bulgaria, Romania: Right to Work in the EU

  7 September 2006

Edward Lucas, the Central and East European correspondent of The Economist, writes about the dispute over whether Romanians and Bulgarians should have the right to work in the EU: “Few subjects stimulate sillier discussion and worse economics than migration from poor countries to rich ones.”

Bulgaria: Headscarves in Plovdiv's Medical Academy

  4 September 2006

BalkanCities writes that Plovdiv, the second-largest Bulgarian city, “may (or may not) become a destination for young Turkish females desiring to escape the ban on headscarves in educational institutions” in Turkey.

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