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August 14, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s economy grew by 0.2 per cent in the second quarter of the year, a flash estimate by the European Union’s statistics bureau Eurostat showed on August 14. The flash […]

Bulgaria’s Nova Broadcasting appoints Didier Stoessel as CEO

August 14, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Nova Broadcasting Group said on August 14 that it appointed Didier Stoessel as chief executive officer effective immediately. He replaces ...

Russia Watch: Russia wins gold for yachts, palaces and penthouses

August 14, 2012, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

With London’s Summer Olympics over, the spotlight and the torch now shift to Russia, host of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. Before the torch starts ...

Defected PM: Syrian government near collapse

August 14, 2012, by VOANews

The Syrian prime minister who defected says President Bashar al-Assad’s government is on the verge of economic and moral collapse and controls n ...

  • Romney rallies Republicans with Ryan pick
    August 14, 2012, by Jim Malone of VOANews

    In his own way, Mitt Romney went bold with his choice of Representative Paul Ryan of Wisconsin to join him as the vice presidential candidate on the Republican Party ticket. […]

  • Iran welcomes foreign earthquake aid
    August 14, 2012, by VOANews

    Iran says it is now prepared to accept foreign aid for the victims of Saturday’s two earthquakes in the nation’s northwest. Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency quoted Vice President Mohammad […]

  • Gunman among three dead at Texas university shooting
    August 14, 2012, by Greg Flakus of VOANews

    A gunman opened fire near the campus of Texas A&M University in College Station on Monday, killing two people and wounding three others. Police shot dead the gunman. Police say […]