Archive for December 14th, 2012

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December 14, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Geminid meteor shower, one of the most reliable and intensive of the major annual showers observable in the northern hemisphere, peaked on the night of December 13 to December […]

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Four Bulgarian football players charged in illegal betting row

December 14, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian police arrested 12 football players from two Bourgas clubs for alleged involvement in an illegal betting ring on December 13, with four of t ...

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Sofia among places with record-low temperatures as chill grips Bulgaria

December 14, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian capital city Sofia recorded a record-low temperature for the day on the morning of December 14 2012 of 13.6 degrees below zero Celsius while ...

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Bulgarian prisons boss fired for ‘lacking initiative’

December 14, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Justice Minister Diana Kovacheva has fired prisons chief Dimitar Dimitrov for lacking initiative, she told a news conference. Kovacheva said ...


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    Romania’s election – hard figures and a hard future
    December 14, 2012, by Alex Bivol

    Romania boasts the largest administrative building in the world, the Parliament Palace that is home to its bicameral parliament – fittingly, perhaps, it will now boast one of the largest […]

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    S&P confirms Bulgaria’s credit rating at BBB
    December 14, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Credit ratings agency Standard&Poor’s said on December 13 that it affirmed Bulgaria’s and short-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings at BBB, with a stable outlook. “The ratings on […]