Archive for January 16th, 2014

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January 16, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev has described the results of his three-day visit to China as a “crucial breakthrough” in opportunities for new Chinese investments in Bulgaria and in co-operation between […]

Film review: The Wolf of Wall Street

January 16, 2014, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

Despite the moralistic comeuppance at the end, Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street is almost destined to drive more youngsters into the stockb ...

Film review: The Book Thief

January 16, 2014, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

There is something sadistic about the industry inflicting movies on us on a near-annual basis that have to do with Jews hiding from the Nazis. From ti ...

Bulgarian politicians in new eavesdropping row

January 16, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The leader of Bulgaria’s centre-right opposition GERB party, former prime minister Boiko Borissov, has said that he will approach the Prosecutor ...

  • Bulgaria’s SJC appoints Hristo Dinev as Sofia city prosecutor
    January 16, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Buglaria’s Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) appointed Hristo Dinev as Sofia City Prosecutor on January 16, filling the vacancy left by Nikolay Kokinov’s resignation in April 2012. Kokinov’s resignation came in […]

  • ‘American Hustle’, ‘Gravity’ lead 2014 Oscar nominations
    January 16, 2014, by VOANews

    A number of films based on real-life events are among contenders for this year’s Academy Awards. The films American Hustle and Gravity received 10 nominations each, followed by 12 Years a Slave, Captain Phillips, Dallas Buyers [ ...

  • Bulgaria’s Dimitrov into Australian Open third round
    January 16, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s top-ranked male tennis player, Grigor Dimitrov, advanced to the third round of the first Grand Slam tournament of the year, the Australian Open, with a straight sets victory (6-3, […]

  • EU proposes new measures to fight extremism at home
    January 16, 2014, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    The European Union’s executive arm is proposing new measures fight extremism in Europe, from racism and xenophobia to the threat of radical Islam. They come amid concerns about the growing […]

  • Romanian court rejects MPs’ super-immunity
    January 16, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The Constitutional Court, Romania’s highest court, decided on January 14 2014 that a series of amendments to the Penal Code that boost lawmakers’ immunity are unconstitutional, after a complaint filed […]