Archive for July 4th, 2012

  • European Parliament rejects ACTA in landslide vote
    July 4, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    European Parliament voted on July 4 to reject the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), the international treaty that internet freedom groups say opens the door for tight policing of online content. […]

  • MEPs urged not to vote down ACTA
    July 4, 2012, by Alex Bivol

    European trade commissioner Karel de Gucht delivered an impassioned plea to the European Parliament on July 3, asking MEPs not to vote down the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA). Speaking a […]

  • Rosen Plevneliev, President of the Republic of Bulgaria
    Bulgaria’s President Plevneliev visiting Greece
    July 4, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev is to pay an official visit to Greece on July 4 and 5 2012 at the invitation of his Greek counterpart Karolos Papoulias, the Presidency’s press […]

  • Amid crisis, Poland bucks the trend: FT
    July 4, 2012, by The Warsaw Voice

    Poland is solidifying its position as the European Union’s fastest growing economy and is the most resilient of the ex-communist states that joined the bloc between 2004 and 2007, Britain’s […]

  • Gay games upsets Hungary’s Jobbik
    July 4, 2012, by The Budapest Times

    The Budapest City Council caucus of radical right-wing party Jobbik has said that the 14th EuroGames – a gay and lesbian sports-for-all event irrespective of sex, age, sexual identity or […]

  • Croatia rescues 65 people from Adriatic Sea
    July 4, 2012, by Lisa Schlein of VOANews

    The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, or UNHCR, says the Croatian Coast Guard has rescued 65 people on Monday from a boat adrift in the Adriatic Sea. The UNHCR […]

  • 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 […]