Archive for January 30th, 2013

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January 30, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Investigators searching a burnt-out apartment in Sofia for clues in the attempted killing of convicted drug gang leader Zlatko “Baretata” Ivanov on January 29 2013 have found the Kalashnikov AK47 […]

EU blocks UPS acquisition of TNT Express

January 30, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission said on January 30 that it blocked the proposed acquisition of Dutch-based TNT Express by UPS after concluding that the merger ...

Economic sentiment in EU, euro zone improved in January 2013

January 30, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

In January 2013, the Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI) increased by 1.4 points in both the EU (to 90.6) and the 17-member euro zone (to 89.2), the Eu ...

‘Further progress needed’ in Romania’s judiciary reform, EC report says

January 30, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Romania must do more to deliver on respect for rule of law and judicial independence, having implemented some but not all the recommendations made in ...

  • Bulgarian PM to nominate BAS president for education portfolio
    January 30, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov said on January 30 that he intended to nominate Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) president Stefan Vodenicharov to replace Sergei Ignatov as education minister. Ignatov […]

  • Bulgaria falls in 2013 World Press Freedom Index
    January 30, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria has dropped seven places to rank 80th in the 2013 World Press Freedom Index compiled by Reporters Without Borders. Bulgaria is described in the index as a country where […]