Archive for January 15th, 2014

January 15, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Plamen Oresharski, occupant of the prime minister’s chair in the Bulgarian Socialist Party government, will attend the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in the Russian city of Sochi on […]

Posturing and protests as Bulgaria’s Parliament resumes

January 15, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s 42nd National Assembly resumed proceedings on January 15 after the festive season recess, with a strong police presence outside to ke ...

Bulgaria’s Pironkova out of Australian Open

January 15, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s top female player Tsvetana Pironkova lost in the second round of the Australian Open on January 15 to 17th-seeded Samantha Stosur in stra ...

European Commission looking into South Stream Bulgarian tender

January 15, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The European Commission was looking into the public procurement tender to pick a contractor for the Bulgarian stretch of the South Stream gas pipeline ...

  • World Bank says global economy at turning point
    January 15, 2014, by Mil Arcega of VOANews

    The global recovery is gaining momentum according to new projections by the World Bank.  But unlike previous years, the World Bank says growth in 2014 is likely to be driven […]