Archive for April 8th, 2014

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April 8, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

The revival of what appear to be Russian-orchestrated separatist movements in eastern Ukraine on April 6 has renewed interest in applying tougher sanctions on Russian businesses. On April 7, White […]

Sun, Earth and Mars will align tonight

April 8, 2014, by VOANews

Skywatchers, especially those with an interest in Mars, will have something to look forward to this evening as Mars, the Sun and Earth all come into a ...

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IMF re-affirms Bulgaria economic growth forecast at 1.6%

April 8, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) sees Bulgaria’s economy growing by 1.6 per cent this year, according to the latest estimates in its World Econ ...

Anti-government ‘300’ protest planned for Sofia on April 9

April 8, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

They may be shouting “resignation!” rather than “this is madness”, but Bulgaria’s anti-government protesters have picked ...

  • EU challenges Russia’s pork imports ban in WTO
    April 8, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The European Commission said on April 8 that it will challenge Russia’s ban on pork imports, imposed earlier this year, at the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Russia closed its market […]

  • EU court scraps data retention directive
    April 8, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled to declare the 2006 EU directive that authorised bulk collection of telecommunications data as invalid. The directive “entails a wide-ranging and particularly […]