Archive for August 9th, 2012

August 9, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Pharmaceutical company Pfizer has agreed to pay a $60 million fine to the US government in order to end an investigation into bribes it paid outside the US, illegal under […]

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Greek jobless rate hits record 23%

August 9, 2012, by VOANews

Greece says its jobless rate hit 23 per cent in May, an all-time high for the debt-ridden country. The newest figure — up from just under 17 per cen ...

Spike in phone calls to Lebanon preceded Bourgas suicide bombing – report

August 9, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

In the absence of any news concerning the investigation of the suicide bombing at the Sarafovo airport in Bourgas, Bulgarian media has been hungrily s ...

‘Anonymous’ attacks Ukrainian government websites and threatens with further action

August 9, 2012, by Jesper Larsen of The Kyiv Post

The online activist group “Anonymous” has shut down three government websites in retaliation for last week’s government shutdown of the popular ...

  • Standard and Poor’s affirms Poland’s rating
    August 9, 2012, by The Warsaw Voice

    Standard & Poor’s ratings agency has affirmed Poland’s foreign currency rating at A-/A-2′ , while maintained the country’s local currency sovereign credit ratings at A/A-1, the agency said in a […]

  • US says gunman in Sikh killings committed suicide
    August 9, 2012, by VOANews

    U.S. authorities now say the gunman who killed six worshippers at a Sikh temple last weekend killed himself after being shot by police. The Federal Bureau of Investigation said Wednesday […]