Archive for January 27th, 2014

January 27, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The occupation of Sofia University by a group of anti-government protesters continued for a third day on January 27, despite growing opposition from the student body and faculty. The group […]

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Flu epidemic declarations close schools in Varna, Dobrich

January 27, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Schools in Bulgaria’s Black Sea city of Varna have been closed until January 31 because of the declaration of an influenza epidemic in the city, ...

International Holocaust Remembrance Day: EU countries falling short on hate crime laws

January 27, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission used International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27 2014 to call on EU countries that so far have failed to approve ade ...

State of emergency on Greece’s Cephalonia island after 5.8 Richter scale quake

January 27, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Greek interior minister Giannis Mihelakis declared a state of emergency for the island of Cephalonia in Greece on January 27 2014 after the island was ...

  • Belated snowfall boosts Bulgaria’s ski resorts
    January 27, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    After many snowless weeks, Bulgaria’s major ski resorts welcomed the snowfall that reached the country this past weekend – but even during the days of artificial powder, have been seeing […]

  • Poland and EU seek positive solution to Ukrainian crisis
    January 27, 2014, by The Warsaw Voice

    Polish prime minister Donald Tusk spoke to one of the leaders of Ukrainian opposition Arseniy Yatsenyuk by phone and informed him about the steps that the European Union would take […]

  • Ukraine protesters demand president’s resignation
    January 27, 2014, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

    Ukraine’s pro-European protesters said Sunday they are not interested in sharing power with President Viktor Yanukovych. They want him to quit. On Saturday, Ukraine’s president unexpectedly offered to name one […]