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April 7, 2022, by The Sofia Globe staff

The United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution on April 7 calling for Russia to be suspended from the Human Rights Council, the UN news service said. The resolution received […]

World Bank mobilises emergency financing package of more than $700M for Ukraine

March 8, 2022, by The Sofia Globe staff

The World Bank board of executive directors approved on March 8 a supplemental budget support package for Ukraine, called Financing of Recovery from E ...

American Citizens Abroad launches 5-Day ‘Voice Your Vote’ challenge encouraging overseas voting

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 overs ...

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’’, “morning’’, the greetings still come. Some walk in pairs, […]

  • 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 […]