Archive for October 8th, 2013

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October 8, 2013, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

In oil-rich Azerbaijan, people vote for president Wednesday in an election that holds little suspense.  An Aliyev – either father, Haydar, or son, Ilham – has ruled Azerbaijan for 32 […]

Bulgaria to spend a further million leva on digital TV decoder debacle

October 8, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Having already spent about 17 million leva (about 8.5 million euro) on advertising to explain the switchover from analogue to digital broadcast transm ...

Bulgaria to get direct EU financial help to deal with influx of Syrian refugees – Interior Minister

October 8, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria will soon get direct financial assistance from the European Union to cope with the influx into the country of Syrian refugees, Interior Minis ...

IMF cuts growth forecast, warns US on borrowing limit

October 8, 2013, by VOANews

The International Monetary Fund is cutting its forecast for economic growth throughout the world — mostly because expansion has slowed in Chin ...

  • Cyprus economic victims fight back
    October 8, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    A renewed wave of protests by securities holders and depositors that have been gravely affected by the measures which accompanied the bailout of Cyprus threatens to stir up social upheaval […]