Archive for July 16th, 2012

July 16, 2012, by Alex Bivol

Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) used its July 16 meeting to go on a media offensive to justify its decision to sack Miroslava Todorova, the head of the union of […]

IMF postpones bailout review mission to Romania

July 16, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the European Commission (EC) have postponed their joint bailout review mission to Bucharest until after the ...

Russia Watch: Moscow’s Friday the Thirteenth – Just a mid-summer horror movie?

July 16, 2012, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

While many Russians were relaxing at the dacha or lolling on beaches overseas, back home in Moscow the air conditioning was humming around the clock i ...

ACTA axing reopens the issue of piracy

July 16, 2012, by Andrew Greene of The Prague Post

The European Parliament’s rejection of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) was not a surprising decision, but leading politicians and ...

  • Hugh and cry over press freedom in Hungary
    July 16, 2012, by The Budapest Times

    The Hungarian government has sent an information pack to British actor Hugh Grant, who recently cited Hungary as an example of the dangers of state control of the media. “We […]

  • France will continue pressuring Assad to leave Syria
    July 16, 2012, by VOANews

    French President Francois Hollande says his country must continue to apply pressure for the departure from office of embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Hollande spoke Saturday to a national audience, […]