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  • IMF: Europe’s problems slow US economic recovery
    July 4, 2012, by VOANews

    The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, said the “tepid” U.S. economic recovery could be hurt by two problems: Europe’s economic troubles and U.S. political gridlock. Lagarde said […]

  • Debunking 9/11’s ‘Prague connection’
    July 3, 2012, by Andrew Greene of The Prague Post

    The September 11 terrorist who was used to justify the invasion of Iraq did not come to Prague for meetings to plot his deadly mission. That is the conclusive finding […]

  • Kosovo granted full sovereignty
    July 3, 2012, by VOANews

    The multi-national group supervising Kosovo’s independence has decided to grant it full rights of national sovereignty as of September. The International Steering Group — composed of 25 western nations — […]

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    New EU caps on data roaming go into effect
    July 2, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    European Union’s first step towards drastically reduced data roaming charges went into effect on July 1, making it cheaper to use mobile internet in the 27 member states of the […]

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    EU unemployment hits new record high of 10.3%
    July 2, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Unemployment in the European Union was 10.3 per cent in May 2012, the highest since EU statistics office Eurostat started keeping records in 1995. In the same month, unemployment in […]

  • Bulgaria’s President Plevneliev visiting Germany
    July 2, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev is visiting Germany on July 2 and 3 2012 at the invitation of his German counterpart Joachim Gauck. During the visit, Plevneliev is to hold meetings […]

  • Iran braces for EU embargo
    July 2, 2012, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    European Union sanctions against imports of Iranian oil went into effect Sunday. The sanctions are part of a growing arsenal of measures aimed at deterring Iran’s nuclear program. But will […]