Archive for March 18th, 2013

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March 18, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s caretaker Prime Minister Marin Raykov re-iterated his Cabinet’s commitment to ensure free elections after meeting with the leader of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF), Lyutvi Mestan, on […]

Bulgaria’s FIBank makes sole bid for smaller rival – report

March 18, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s First Investment Bank (FIBank) made the only binding bid to buy smaller local lender MKB Unionbank, Bulgarian newspaper Kapital reported, ...

Cyprus in turmoil over bailout deal

March 18, 2013, by VOANews

Residents of Cyprus are angry their bank deposits are subject to a one-time tax levy as part of a bailout deal for the cash-strapped island. Eurozone ...

World Jewish Congress urges Greece to act against ‘new Nazis’ Golden Dawn

March 18, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

World Jewish Congress leaders sent a strong message of solidarity to the Jewish community of Greece as they gathered in Thessaloniki on March 17 2013 ...

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    PayPal chief in CEE enjoys being a mobile manager
    March 18, 2013, by Daniel Bardsley for The Prague Post

    With the number of transactions it processed globally having jumped 22 percent last year, and with its revenues increasing 26 percent to $5.6 billion, PayPal is capitalizing on the growing […]

  • Bulgaria’s protests descend into bathos
    March 18, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    They are the force that brought down a government and precipitated early elections; the force that captivated the international media with apocalyptic (if apocryphal) accounts of daily bloody clashes on […]