Archive for October 16th, 2012

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October 16, 2012, by Alex Bivol

Bulgaria’s ruling party GERB has nominated Roumyana Zheleva, a former foreign minister and failed European Commissioner-designate, for a second term as vice president of the European People’s Party (EPP), public […]

M&A corner: EU and government subsidies – boon or bane to SMEs?

October 16, 2012, by Les Nemethy

One should not look a gift horse in the mouth, as the saying goes, so forgive me if I raise an unorthodox point of view: free money, in the form [&hel ...

EU annual inflation stays flat in September, Bulgarian CPI up

October 16, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Annual inflation was unchanged in September, both in the euro zone and the European Union as a whole, but the annual consumer price index in Bulgaria ...

Bulgarian Defence Minister Angelov taking fighter jet acquisition plan to Cabinet

October 16, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Facing Nato member Bulgaria’s continuing shortcoming in fighter jets, Defence Minister Anyu Angelov has revived moves for the country to spend about ...

  • Canada won’t force Roma to return to Hungary: Balog
    October 16, 2012, by Benedicte Williams of The Budapest Times

    There will be no mass return of Hungarian Roma once Canada implements stricter immigration rules, Minister of Human Resources Zoltán Balog told state news agency MTI on Monday. He was […]

  • Soros to economists: Germany can help Europe avoid depression
    October 16, 2012, by Peter Fedynsky VOANews

    Billionaire investor George Soros says Germany can help Europe avoid a depression by committing itself to helping the continent’s weaker economies or leaving the eurozone. Soros spoke in New York […]

  • EU widens sanctions against Iran, Syria
    October 16, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    European Union foreign ministers announced on October 15 2012 that the bloc was increasing sanctions against Iran because of Teheran’s controversial nuclear programme, while the EU also lengthened the list […]