Archive for January 26th, 2014

January 26, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The academic council of Sofia University, where a group of anti-government protesters started a new occupation of the central campus buildings on January 25, has called on the university’s leadership […]

Snow, chilly temperatures close schools in parts of Bulgaria

January 26, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Schools in Bulgaria’s Black Sea city of Varna will be closed on January 27 2014 because of the serious winter weather and because discussions ar ...

Ukraine opposition presses demands despite government offer

January 26, 2014, by VOANews

Ukraine’s opposition says it will continue protests despite President Viktor Yanukovych’s offer to appoint two top opposition leaders to k ...

Purvanov project hits BSP, Borissov’s GERB back in the lead – poll

January 26, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

The Bulgarian Socialist Party has been hard-hit by the relaunch of Georgi Purvanov’s ABC movement, with the wedge driven into left-wing ranks by ...

  • Weekly review: Crash tested Romanian government
    January 26, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    This week, the Romanian government went into direct collision with the public again, only a few weeks after it had to defend itself from accusations it was seeking to control […]

  • Film review: American Hustle
    January 26, 2014, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    American Hustle rounds out the top nominations at the Academy Awards this year, alongside Gravity and 12 Years a Slave. This latest film by sometimes quirky (Three Kings, I Heart Huckabees) but recently serious (The […]

  • Film review: 12 Years A Slave
    January 26, 2014, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    The most famous shot in Gaspar Noë’s agonizing Irréversible shows a woman in an underground passage in Paris being raped while the camera remains nearly static in front of her, and we […]