Archive for September 4th, 2012

September 4, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Co-ordinated international action is urgently needed to prevent rising food prices from hurting tens of millions of people over the coming months, the heads of the three United Nations food […]

European Central Bank may buy bonds

September 4, 2012, by VOANews

The European Central Bank could act this week to buy the bonds of debt-plagued governments in the 17-nation euro currency zone to ease their borrowing ...

European Commission opens antitrust investigation into Gazprom

September 4, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission (EC) said on September 4 2012 that it had opened formal proceedings to investigate whether Gazprom, the Russian producer and s ...

russian president vladimir putin

Putin’s palaces, yachts, cars and watches: An opposition guide to Russia’s rich and famous

September 4, 2012, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

“I have worked like a galley slave throughout these eight years, morning till night.” Vladimir Putin summing up his first two terms as president t ...

  • Hungarian government seeks refund of Jewish reparations
    September 4, 2012, by The Budapest Times

    The Hungarian government is calling for the refund of millions of dollars paid out to the US-based Claims Conference to settle Hungarian Holocaust survivors’ demands for reparations, the Ministry of […]

  • Moody’s lowers ratings outlook for EU
    September 4, 2012, by VOANews

    Moody’s Investors Service on Monday lowered its ratings outlook for the European Union from stable to negative, as the bloc struggles to deal with the eurozone debt crisis. The credit […]