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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 2008–09 financial crisis, the […]

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 ...

  • 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 […]

  • IMF cuts global growth outlook, warns of growing risks
    January 21, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

    In the latest update to its World Economic Outlook (WEO), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) revised its global growth forecast for 2019 and 2020 downward, citing softer momentum in the […]