Archive for March 19th, 2013

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March 19, 2013, by VOANews

The Cypriot parliament has overwhelmingly rejected a bailout plan demanded by international lenders that would have taxed the savings accounts of depositors at the island nation’s banks. No lawmaker voted […]

Hungary: The devil in the details

March 19, 2013, by Robert Hodgson of The Budapest Times

There has been a barrage of English-language communications from the government since this case put Hungary back on the news radar. The official line ...

A golf ball teeters near the hole as apparently humankind does with the end of the world supposedly approaching

Of golf, and money for jam

March 19, 2013, by Alan Rogut

With the huge amount of money up for grabs by top golf professionals these days – case in point the new sponsorship deal Rory McIlroy has just s ...

Cypriot leader predicting defeat for deposit-tax bailout deal

March 19, 2013, by VOANews

The Cypriot president is predicting the island nation’s parliament will reject a bailout plan demanded by international lenders that calls for t ...

  • Western Balkans named in Europol report on organised crime
    March 19, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Routes through Western Balkan countries remain important for the movement of many illicit commodities into the EU, according to a Europol report published on March 29 2013. Heroin and cocaine […]

  • Road deaths in Bulgaria down as EU achieves record decrease
    March 19, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Road fatalities across the European Union decreased by nine per cent in 2012, with Bulgaria reporting an eight per cent decrease, according to European Commission figures released on March 19 […]