Archive for June 19th, 2012

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June 19, 2012, by Hristina Dimitrova

Bulgaria’s archaeological summer, just like the meteorological one, promises to be very hot. In Sarafovo, near Bourgas on the Black Sea coast, the continuing archaeological excavations uncovered the ruins of […]

The ‘Sofia’ criteria for the euro zone

June 19, 2012, by Petar Ganev, IME

The European Central Bank (ECB) published its Convergence Report (2012), in which it evaluates the progress of the members states that have committed ...

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EU set to ease Greek bailout terms

June 19, 2012, by VOANews

The European Union says it is set to ease the strict austerity conditions of Greece’s financial bailout, possibly agreeing to changes in the res ...

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Norway ends labour market restrictions on Bulgarians and Romanians

June 19, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Norway has abolished restrictions on access by Bulgarians and Romanians to the country’s labour market. Bulgaria and Romania joined the European Uni ...

  • Romania’s prime minister accused of plagiarism
    June 19, 2012, by Alex Bivol

    Romanian prime minister Victor Ponta has become the latest high-ranking European politician to become embroiled in a plagiarism row after British magazine Nature has accused him of “copying large sections […]

  • Greek New Democracy party leader Antonis Samaras
    Greek party leaders hopeful as coalition talks continue
    June 19, 2012, by VOANews

    Greek party leaders are holding a second day of talks aimed at forming a coalition government. The country’s president has given the head of the conservative New Democracy party, Antonis […]

  • ExxonMobil quits shale gas exploration in Poland
    June 19, 2012, by The Warsaw Voice

    US company ExxonMobil finished its shale gas exploration activities in Poland as no continuous, commercial level of hydrocarbons flow was registered, ExxonMobil said in a statement. ExxonMobil closed the last […]

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    Flame malware: Hard-drive horror
    June 19, 2012, by Niklas Jakobsson of The Budapest Times

    The recent discovery of the Flame malware is the latest in a series of revelations about malicious software that suggest cyber war is already a reality.  In fact, Flame might […]