Archive for January 16th, 2015

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January 16, 2015, by Selah Hennessy of VOANews

In cities across Europe, police are conducting raids and making arrests, striving to ease tensions that have risen exponentially since attacks in and near Paris last week claimed 17 victims. […]

Bulgarian court to rule on extradition of French terror accused on January 20

January 16, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The District Court in the Bulgarian town of Haskovo is to rule on January 20 on a request to extradite to France Fritz Jolie Joaquin to face charges o ...

EU, euro zone annual inflation negative in December 2014 – Eurostat

January 16, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

European Union annual inflation was -0.1 per cent in December 2014, down from one per cent in December 2013, EU statistics office Eurostat said on Jan ...

IT markets in EU’s CEE countries ‘are warmer than you think’

January 16, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

At first glance, the IT markets of EU member states in Central and Eastern Europe appear to be as cool as the rest of the European Economy. The rule ...

  • Bulgaria reverses railway cutbacks
    January 16, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s government is backtracking on plans to reduce state railways BDZ train services, transferring 40 million leva (about 20 million euro) to make up for a reduction in the state […]

  • Bulgaria’s Dimitrov handed easy draw in Australian Open
    January 16, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Grigor Dimitrov was drawn in Andy Murray’s section of the Australian Open, the first tennis Grand Slam of the year, but will face no strong opposition prior to his prospective […]

  • Turkey investigating paper over Charlie Hebdo cartoon
    January 16, 2015, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Turkish prosecutors have launched an investigation into a national newspaper for publishing extracts from the latest edition of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. The investigation follows the Turkish prime […]

  • Cheaper oil best weapon against Russia’s aggression
    January 16, 2015, by The Kyiv Post

    The strength of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s regime is a derivative of global oil prices — in other words, weak and getting weaker. So far, however, Putin’s economic troubles have […]

  • Bulgaria invited to host Junior Eurovision 2015
    January 16, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The European Broadcasting Union has sent Bulgaria an official invitation to host Junior Eurovision 2015, after the winner of the 2014 contest, Italy, declined. Bulgaria ran second in the 2014 […]