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    Obama, G20 press Europe on economic plan
    June 19, 2012, by Kent Klein of VOANews

    Europe’s financial crisis took center stage on Monday as the Group of 20 economic summit began in Mexico.  President Barack Obama and other G20 leaders continued to urge European nations […]

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    Young Czech bank eyes CEE markets
    June 18, 2012, by Emily Thompson of The Prague Post

    Three new banks were launched on the local market last year, offering stripped-down, online retail banking products that quickly began to lure dissatisfied customers from the established banks. Among them […]

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    G20 leaders arrive in Mexico for summit
    June 18, 2012, by VOANews

    World leaders are gathering in Mexico for a two-day G20 summit which begins Monday in the Pacific coast resort of Los Cabos amid turmoil in the eurozone and worsening bloodshed […]

  • Carrefour exits Greek joint venture
    June 15, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    French retail chain Carrefour said on June 15 that it was selling its stake in a joint venture with Greek group Marinopoulos, taking a 220 million euro loss on the […]

  • Bulgarian PM defends Forestry Act amendments
    June 14, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov defended the amendments to the Forestry Act, passed by Parliament on June 13, saying that the legislative changes were meant to develop winter tourism in […]