Archive for December 16th, 2014

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December 16, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Three foreign nationals wanted by Spain in connection with terrorist activities have been arrested in Bulgaria, while on their way to take part in fighting in Syria, according to Bulgaria’s […]

New car sales in Bulgaria rise 6.8% year-on-year in January-November 2014

December 16, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

New car sales in Bulgaria from January to November 2014 added up to 18 427, an increase of 6.8 per cent over the figure for the first 11 months of [&h ...

Bulgaria condemns Taliban terrorist attack on Peshawar school

December 16, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria strongly condemned the brutal terrorist attack on a school in Peshawar, Pakistan, which has left more than 130 dead, most of them children, t ...

Bulgarian police arrest man who offered 200 leva bribe

December 16, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian police have arrested a man who attempted a 200 leva bribe after a commercial goods van was pulled over on a motorway and found to be carryin ...

  • Rouble plunges to new lows despite rate hike
    December 16, 2014, by VOANews

    The rouble has tumbled to another historic low, despite an emergency attempt by Russia to prop up the rapidly declining currency. In a surprise move late Monday, Moscow’s Central Bank […]

  • Turkey’s media raids could presage wider crackdown
    December 16, 2014, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Turkey’s government is facing growing international pressure following police raids on media establishments. But the Turkish president has dismissed criticism and said the country’s national security is at stake. Turkish […]

  • Russian rouble falls to new lows
    December 16, 2014, by VOANews

    The value of the Russian ruble plunged to new lows Monday against the dollar and euro, with Moscow’s central bank predicting higher inflation and the national economy tumbling into a […]