Archive for July 19th, 2012

July 19, 2012, by VOANews

The German parliament has approved the eurozone’s $122 billion bailout for the struggling Spanish banking system. Lawmakers in Germany, the currency union’s most robust economic power, have grown increasingly wary […]

Strikes to disrupt Olympics transit

July 19, 2012, by VOANews

British border officials have announced they will conduct a 24-hour strike the day before the London Olympics begin, threatening to complicate entry f ...

Netanyahu blames Hezbollah, Iran for Bulgaria bombing

July 19, 2012, by Robert Berger of VOANews

Israel is mourning after a suicide bomber in Bulgaria killed five Israelis in an attack on a tourist bus Wednesday. Israel’s leader is talking tough ...

United Nations Security Council unanimously condemns terrorist attack in Bulgaria

July 19, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Members of the United Nations Security Council have unanimously condemned the terrorist attack on a bus carrying Israeli tourists in Bulgaria on July ...

  • Russia, China veto UN resolution on Syria
    July 19, 2012, by VOANews

    Russia and China have vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution that would have imposed non-military sanctions on Syria in an effort to pressure President Bashar al-Assad’s regime. Thursday’s vote […]

  • Drop in suspected fraud against EU funds
    July 19, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Fraud affecting the EU budget fell by 35 per cent in 2011, according to the European Commission’s annual report on the “Protection of the EU’s Financial Interests”. In cohesion policy, […]