Archive for January 3rd, 2014

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January 3, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Finance Ministry plans to borrow 900 million leva (about 460 million euro) on the domestic bond market in January 2014, according to the auction schedule announced by the ministry. […]

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Bulgaria anti-trust regulator fines Billa, Lidl retail chains

January 3, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Commission for Protection of Competition (CPC) has fined retailers Billa for unfair competition practices and misleading advertising. Bi ...

EU presidency a major challenge for troubled Greece

January 3, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Greece took over the rotating six-month presidency of the European Union on Wednesday January 1 2014. The country takes over at the helm of the bloc ...

Czech police insist Palestinian ambassador’s death ‘definitely not terrorism-related’

January 3, 2014, by Daniel Bardsley for The Prague Post

Police insist the explosion that killed the Palestinian ambassador to the Czech Republic was not terrorism-related, although embassy officials have sa ...

  • EU to end EULEX mission to Kosovo in September
    January 3, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The European Union plans to end its EULEX mission in Kosovo and replace it with a new mission, with reduced numbers and under another name. Diplomatic sources in Pristina say […]

  • Italy rescues 1000 migrants in 24 hours
    January 3, 2014, by VOANews

    The Italian navy says it has rescued, in a 24-hour period, more than 1000 migrants attempting the perilous journey across the Mediterranean by boat in rough winter seas. The navy […]