Archive for June 18th, 2012

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June 18, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Denver-based Molson Coors, estimated as the world’s fifth-largest beer brewer by volume, said on June 18 that it has closed the acquisition of Eastern European StarBev, a conglomerate that includes […]

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Young Czech bank eyes CEE markets

June 18, 2012, by Emily Thompson of The Prague Post

Three new banks were launched on the local market last year, offering stripped-down, online retail banking products that quickly began to lure dissati ...

Hungarian government signals end to IMF deadlock

June 18, 2012, by Robert Hodgson of The Budapest Times

The government looked set this week to capitulate over controversial legislation that is blocking the commencement of formal negotiations for a joint ...

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Bulgaria charges 13 alleged ‘radical Islamists’

June 18, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Following a joint operation in 2010 by Bulgaria’s Interior Ministry and the State Agency for National Security, 13 alleged members of radical Islami ...

  • Negotiations on Forestry Act amendments reach a dead end
    June 18, 2012, by Hristina Dimitrova

    Negotiations on June 18, attended by Prime Minister Boiko Borissov, Agriculture Minister Miroslav Naidenov and representatives of environmentalist groups on the controversial amendments of the Forestry Act, which sparked protests […]

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    G20 leaders arrive in Mexico for summit
    June 18, 2012, by VOANews

    World leaders are gathering in Mexico for a two-day G20 summit which begins Monday in the Pacific coast resort of Los Cabos amid turmoil in the eurozone and worsening bloodshed […]