Archive for December 6th, 2013

December 6, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Uruguay, England and Italy – winners of a combined seven World Cups among them – were drawn into the 2014 World Cup ‘group of death’ on December 4. Costa Rica […]

Bulgaria’s Parliament to wrap up Budget vote next week

December 6, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

After spending most of the week debating the 2014 Budget Act, Bulgaria’s Parliament will hold two additional sittings on December 9-10 to finish vot ...

Russia Watch: From Ukraine to Georgia to Russia, the internet breaks the information rules of the old USSR

December 6, 2013, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

In August of last year, Mikhail Saakashivili was cruising to what looked like an easy election victory. Today, he travels Europe, cut loose from Georg ...

Kyiv’s riot police brutal, ‘begrudging’

December 6, 2013, by Christopher J Miller of The Kyiv Post

Whether in their blue urban camouflage or pitch-black uniforms, their faces masked or unmasked beneath large black helmets, their presence can be inti ...

  • First-time visit of Israeli minister to Turkey
    December 6, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    It may seem like an ordinary visit and yet it is so important. The official visit of Israeli Environment minister Amir Peretz (photo) to Istanbul could have been considered a […]

  • Tributes to life of Nelson Mandela
    December 6, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    From around the world, tributes began to pour in soon after the news of the death on December 5 2013 of Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first democratically-elected president and a […]

  • Nelson Mandela dies
    December 6, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, statesman, former president and hero to every believer in democracy,  died on December 5 2013 the South African city of Johannesburg at the age of 95. Even in […]