Archive for February 1st, 2013

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February 1, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Nikolai Mladenov sent letters of condolences to his counterparts in the United States and Turkey, John Kerry and Ahmet Davutoğlu, after the suicide bombing terrorist attack which […]

Bulgarian government firm on smoking ban in face of new protest

February 1, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

A protest on February 1 2013 in front of Parliament against Bulgaria’s full ban on smoking in public places would, organisers said, draw more than 2 ...

Bulgaria honours memory of victims of communism

February 1, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Vice President Margarita Popova was among those attending a ceremony on February 1 2013 in honour of the memory of the victims of Bulgaria’s communi ...

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EU ended 2012 with 10.7% unemployment – Eurostat

February 1, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The 27-member European Union ended 2012 with 10.7 per cent unemployment in December, seasonally adjusted, according to EU statistics office Eurostat. ...

  • Armenian presidential candidate shot
    February 1, 2013, by VOANews

    Armenian police say a gunman has shot and wounded one of the country’s eight presidential candidates. Authorities say Paruir Airikian was shot by an unknown assailant late Thursday in Yerevan, […]

  • Bulgarian President awards highest honours to seven people
    February 1, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian President Rossen Pleveneliev has awarded seven people with the country’s medal for courage, for actions undertaken to save others’ lives. Four of them were honoured posthumously. Dimitar Lambov and […]

  • Travel: Game changing
    February 1, 2013, by Mark Thomas

    Airlines such as Lufthansa, Air France and BA have one problem with their European flights; they lose money with them – a lot of money. Their European flights are to […]