Archive for January 17th, 2013

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January 17, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Christmas charity has concluded its annual donation drive on January 17, saying that it has collected 2.04 million leva. It was the tenth year of the annual campaign, started […]

Greek court upholds sentence against Bulgarian pilot in Helios Airways crash case

January 17, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

An appellate court in Greece has confirmed the 123-year imprisonment sentence against Yanko Stoimenov in connection with the 2005 Helios Airways crash ...

Sofia taxis under increased scrutiny

January 17, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian traffic inspectors and Sofia’s centre for urban mobility have started a three-day inspection of taxicabs in the Bulgarian capital city, fo ...

New Brand Bulgaria tourism promotional logo and slogans unveiled

January 17, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The new brand for Bulgaria as a tourist destination was unveiled at a news conference in Sofia on January 17 2013. It will come into use in the countr ...

  • Global warming trend ‘unmistakable’ UN says
    January 17, 2013, by Phil Mercer of VOANews

    The United Nations’ chief science body is meeting in Tasmania as climate scientists urge Australia to prepare for rising sea levels that could put about $300 billion worth of commercial […]

  • Russian court rejects Pussy Riot member appeal
    January 17, 2013, by VOANews

    A Russian court has rejected a request to release an imprisoned member of the Pussy Riot band. Maria Alyokhina asked the court on Wednesday to defer her two-year sentence until […]