Archive for March 6th, 2013

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March 6, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s economy grew by 0.8 per cent last year, the country’s National Statistics Institute (NSI) said on March 6. In real terms, gross domestic product (GDP) in 2012 was 77.6 […]

EU fines Microsoft 561M euro for browser screen fail

March 6, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission said on March 6 that it imposed a 561 million euro fine on Microsoft for failing to offer Windows users the browser choice scr ...

Borissov on bloodshed, Tsvetanov on freedom and Siderov on ‘the so-called Holocaust’

March 6, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s day of national mourning on March 6 2013 for Plamen Goranov, the protester who died several days after setting himself on fire outside th ...

Tourism’s ‘robust’ performance in Europe to continue in 2013, survey says

March 6, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The tourism industry’s “robust and resilient” performance in 2012 is expected to continue in 2013, according to the results of a survey by Europ ...

  • Kiril Yordanov, mayor of Bulgaria’s Varna, resigns
    March 6, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Long-standing mayor of Varna, Kiril Yordanov, announced his resignation at a news conference on March 6 2013, a day of national mourning for Plamen Goranov, the 36-year-old whose fatal self-immolation […]

  • Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez dies
    March 6, 2013, by VOANews

    Socialist Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died at the age of 58 following a long battle with cancer. Chavez once dreamed of becoming a professional baseball player, but instead he […]