Archive for November, 2012

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November 30, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

On the deadline day for Constitutional Court nominations, Bulgaria’s centre-right party Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) officially submitted the name of prosecutor Galya Gougousheva for the one vacant seat – […]

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Bulgaria’s former Registry Agency chief charged with embezzlement

November 30, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian prosecutors pressed charges on November 30 against Violeta Nikolova, the former head of the Registry Agency fired in February, accusing her ...

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Youth unemployment in Bulgaria passes 30 per cent mark as jobless rate in euro zone hits new record – official figures

November 30, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Youth unemployment in Bulgaria exceeded the 30 per cent mark in October 2012, from 25.1 per cent a year earlier, according to Eurostat figures that al ...

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Short circuit suspected cause of fire at Mall of Sofia

November 30, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

A short circuit in a billboard on the façade of the building was the suspected cause of the November 29 fire at the Mall of Sofia, the Bulgarian capi ...


  • GA considers the question of Palestine
    UN General Assembly approves Palestinian status upgrade
    November 30, 2012, by VOANews

    The United Nations General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to recognize a Palestinian state with non-member observer status. There was jubiliation on the floor of the assembly after the resolution was […]

  • Free Pussy Riot poster by Amnesty International
    Russia bans Pussy Riot video online
    November 30, 2012, by VOANews

    A court in Moscow has ruled that Internet websites must remove video footage of a Pussy Riot band performance in which they protest against President Vladimir Putin. The court ruled […]

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    Film review: Cloud Atlas
    November 30, 2012, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    A hundred million dollars down the drain. Cloud Atlas sets forth with epic ambition, and the result is proportionally beyond epically worse. With outlines that resemble Darren Aronofsky’s either-love-it-or-hate-it 2006 […]