Archive for January 4th, 2013

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January 4, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Two courts issued orders to impound the property of Vesselin Georgiev, a former head of Bulgaria’s road infrastructure agency, at the request of Bulgaria’s asset forfeiture commission, the commission said […]

Bulgaria’s 2012 birthrate lowest since 1945

January 4, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The number of babies born in Bulgaria in 2012 – about 62 000 – was the lowest in the country since 1945, public broadcaster Bulgarian National Tel ...

Controversy continues over Czech president Klaus’s amnesty announcement

January 4, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The New Year announcement by Czech Republic president Vaclav Klaus of an amnesty that is freeing about 7000 people from jail continues to cause widesp ...

Investigations find widespread violations of Bulgaria’s smoking ban

January 4, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Six months after the introduction by Bulgaria of a full ban on smoking in enclosed public spaces such as restaurants and bars, and a few weeks after f ...

  • Water found in two-billion-year-old Mars rock
    January 4, 2013, by VOANews

    Scientists examining a 2 billion-year-old rock from Mars that landed in the Sahara desert say it holds a large amount of water for a Martian meteorite. Experts at the University […]