Archive for January, 2013

  • 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 […]

  • US senate confirms John Kerry as secretary of state
    January 30, 2013, by Michael Bowman of VOANews

    The U.S. Senate has voted 94 to 3 to confirm one of its own, Massachusetts Senator John Kerry, as secretary of state.  Kerry will step down from the Senate to […]