Archive for January 20th, 2014

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January 20, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

An influenza epidemic has been declared throughout the Sofia region, with schools closed for seven calendar days from January 21 2014, the regional health inspectorate said. The Sofia region includes […]

Bulgarian President Plevneliev to attend Sochi Olympic Games closing ceremony

January 20, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev has confirmed that he will attend the February 23 closing ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, meaning ...

Protests continue in Kyiv, RFE/RL crew arrested

January 20, 2014, by Jessica Golloher of VOANews

An RFE/RL reporting crew has been arrested in Kyiv as the protests in the Ukrainian capital have escalated into street battles with riot police. A Rad ...

Bulgarian socialist MP in row over ‘support for Assad’

January 20, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

A political firestorm has erupted around Bulgarian Socialist Party member of Parliament Strahil Angelov after the Syrian embassy in Sofia claimed that ...

  • War of words between Poland and UK continues
    January 20, 2014, by The Warsaw Voice

    The leader of Poland’s main opposition Law and Justice (PiS) Jaroslaw Kaczynski wrote an open letter to the Poles living in the United Kingdom, in reference to the recent remarks […]

  • Ukraine president to talk with opposition
    January 20, 2014, by VOANews

    Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has promised to talk with the opposition after a day of bloody violence. More than 100,000 anti-government demonstrators marched in Kyiv Sunday against new laws restricting […]