Archive for November 21st, 2013

November 21, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The 19th annual International Women’s Club charity bazaar is being held at the Inter Expo Center in Bulgaria’s capital city Sofia on December 1 2013. The bazaar opens at 10.30am, […]

Stalingrad blockbuster revives Russia’s trauma, glory

November 21, 2013, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

Seventy years have passed since the Battle of Stalingrad, the ferocious duel between Adolf Hitler and Joseph Stalin that cost nearly 2 million casualt ...

Film review: Captain Phillips

November 21, 2013, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

What stands out more than anything from Captain Phillips, master director Paul Greengrass’ film about a hostage drama on the high seas, is how ill-e ...

Film review: Hunger Games: Catching Fire

November 21, 2013, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

When The Hunger Games was released about 18 months ago, everyone knew it was going to shatter a few records. Based on the novel series by Suzanne Coll ...

  • Reform in transition countries stagnating – EBRD report
    November 21, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Economic reform in the countries that formed the former communist bloc has stagnated since the global financial crisis, raising the prospect that many of them will never reach the living […]

  • Eastern Europe’s property markets set to close gap
    November 21, 2013, by Daniel Bardsley for The Prague Post

    With their solvent banking systems that provide debt finance for property purchases, and with an active investment market for real estate, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland and Russia are bracketed […]

  • Erdogan’s ‘Twitter army’
    November 21, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan once said that “Twitter is a lot of trouble, as are other social media. They are the biggest nuisance to society because they misinform people”. Now, however, […]