Archive for February 7th, 2013

February 7, 2013, by VOANews

Jailed members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot are contesting their convictions in the European Court of Human Rights. Lawyers for the group filed their complaint, alleging that the […]

No change in global food prices after months of decline, UN FAO says

February 7, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

World food prices are steady after three months of decline with increased prices for oil and fats balancing out lower cereal and sugar prices, the Uni ...

NASA captures first images of ISON comet

February 7, 2013, by VOANews

NASA has captured the first images of a distant comet, which may give us a spectacular light show later this fall. The images of comet C/2012 S1 (ISON ...

Bulgaria clears way for Plovdiv Fair sell-off

February 7, 2013, by Alex Bivol

Bulgaria’s Parliament approved on February 7 a motion to remove Plovdiv International Fair from the list of companies under a privatisation ban, rem ...

  • Study: Earth-like planets closer than expected
    February 7, 2013, by VOANews

    Astronomers say there could be as many as 4.5 billion Earth-like planets orbiting stars in the Milky Way galaxy, and the nearest of them could be practically next door, in […]

  • Facebook ‘unfriending’ triggers real-life consequences
    February 7, 2013, by VOANews

    Facebook users who decide to unfriendsomeone may trigger a series of real-life consequences which reach beyondcyberspace, according to a new study from the University of Colorado Denver. Based on 582 survey responses gathered via [&hell ...