Archive for January 7th, 2015

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January 7, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s President, Prime Minister and Foreign Ministry have added their voices to condemnation of the terrorist attack on January 7 on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, in which 12 people were […]

Bulgarian cabinet returns former head of refugee agency to post

January 7, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s cabinet has returned Nikola Kazakov, who headed the State Agency for Refugees from 2010 to 2013, to the post after firing his success ...

Bulgaria’s government debt at 23.1% of GDP in November 2014

January 7, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s total government debt reached 9.6 billion euro at the end of November 2014, or 23.1 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP), rising by 0 ...

Unemployment in EU was 10% in November 2014, 11.1% in Bulgaria

January 7, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Unemployment in the European Union was 10 per cent in November 2014, an improvement both on a monthly and annual basis, with Bulgaria higher than the ...

  • Global action urged to stop migrant ‘ghost ships’
    January 7, 2015, by Lisa Schlein of VOANews

    The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is calling for action to stop the use of so-called ghost ships to transport migrants across the Mediterranean Sea to Europe. IOM says it […]

  • Suicide attack in Istanbul – One police officer dead
    January 7, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    A suicide bomb attack took place in Istanbul, which resulted in one policeman dead and another wounded. The attack was carried out by a female suicide bomber who was belted […]