Archive for January 8th, 2021

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January 8, 2021, by The Sofia Globe staff

The United States ambassador to Bulgaria, Herro Mustafa, has joined leaders across the US political spectrum and around the world in condemning the violent assault by Trump supporters on the […]

Bulgaria expects to receive 4.5M doses of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine

January 8, 2021, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria expects to receive 4.5 million doses of AstraZeneca’s vaccine against Covid-19, enough to vaccinate 2.5 million people in the country, ...

EC proposes to buy up to 300M additional doses of BioNTech-Pfizer vaccine

January 8, 2021, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission (EC) proposed on January 8 to the EU member states to purchase an additional 200 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine produce ...

EC, International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance publish handbook on use of IHRA working definition of antisemitism

January 8, 2021, by The Sofia Globe staff

A handbook for the practical use of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism was published on J ...

  • Unemployment in Bulgaria was 4.9% in November 2020 – Eurostat
    January 8, 2021, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Unemployment in Bulgaria in November 2020 was 4.9 per cent, European Union statistics agency Eurostat said on January 8, citing seasonally-adjusted totals. This figure represents an estimated 162 000 people […]

  • Bulgaria’s Covid-19 death toll passes 8000-mark
    January 8, 2021, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Fifty-six people in Bulgaria who had tested positive for Covid-19 died in the past 24 hours, taking the country’s death toll linked to the disease past the 8000-mark to a […]