Archive for February, 2013

  • Bulgaria honours memory of victims of communism
    February 1, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Vice President Margarita Popova was among those attending a ceremony on February 1 2013 in honour of the memory of the victims of Bulgaria’s communist era, an event held annually […]

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    EU ended 2012 with 10.7% unemployment – Eurostat
    February 1, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The 27-member European Union ended 2012 with 10.7 per cent unemployment in December, seasonally adjusted, according to EU statistics office Eurostat. In December 2012, unemployment – also seasonally-adjusted – in […]

  • Armenian presidential candidate shot
    February 1, 2013, by VOANews

    Armenian police say a gunman has shot and wounded one of the country’s eight presidential candidates. Authorities say Paruir Airikian was shot by an unknown assailant late Thursday in Yerevan, […]

  • Bulgarian President awards highest honours to seven people
    February 1, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian President Rossen Pleveneliev has awarded seven people with the country’s medal for courage, for actions undertaken to save others’ lives. Four of them were honoured posthumously. Dimitar Lambov and […]

  • Travel: Game changing
    February 1, 2013, by Mark Thomas

    Airlines such as Lufthansa, Air France and BA have one problem with their European flights; they lose money with them – a lot of money. Their European flights are to […]