Archive for December 9th, 2012

film poster for the hobbit
December 9, 2012, by Penelope Poulou of VOA News

Lights, Camera, Action. Hollywood often puts out its best work to celebrate the holidays and to prepare the stage for the Oscars. From action-packed thrillers, to rich classics, and larger-than-life […]

Thessaloniki Greece photo Katerina Kapali

Greek economy still plunging

December 9, 2012, by VOANews

The economy in debt-ridden Greece is continuing its freefall, contracting 6.9 percent in the July-to-September period compared to a year ago. The Athe ...

snow winter sofia photo Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Deaths, traffic disruptions as heavy snowfalls hit Balkans

December 9, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Five people have died and there have been serious traffic and transport disruptions in the Balkans as the region has been hard-hit by serious snowfall ...