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August 24, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

American Citizens Abroad (ACA), the Washington DC-based non-partisan, non-profit advocacy organisation representing Americans living and working overseas, has launched its Five-Day Challenge to encourage Americans overseas to ensure their vote […]

Covid-19: IMF sees global economy contracting sharply in 2020 ‘worse than in 2008/09 crisis’

April 14, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, the global economy is projected to contract sharply by –3 per cent in 2020, much worse than during the 2008– ...

An Easter in Wymondham, Norfolk: April 2020

April 13, 2020, by David Clark

A sense of calm envelopes the town. People are out in the sunshine avoiding each other, but taking their exercise. “Morning’’, “mornin ...

World Health Organization declares coronavirus outbreak a ‘pandemic’

March 11, 2020, by VOANews

The World Health Organization determined Wednesday that the fast-spreading coronavirus outbreak is now a pandemic and warned that the worst is likely ...

  • IMF says can help countries address economic impact of coronavirus
    March 3, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says that it is working closely with its development partners—World Bank, World Health Organization, and Asian Development Bank—and other health officials to provide timely policy […]

  • WHO declares coronavirus a global health emergency
    January 30, 2020, by VOANews

    The World Health Organization has declared the coronavirus outbreak that has spread from China to 18 other countries a global health emergency. Thursday’s announcement from Geneva means the WHO regards […]