Archive for October 1st, 2012

  • Credit Agricole to sell Greek subsidiary for one euro
    October 1, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Credit Agricole said on October 1 that it has started talks to sell its Greek subsidiary Emporiki to Greek lender Alpha Bank, world news agencies reported. The French bank picked […]

  • Bulgaria tests siren warning system on October 1
    October 1, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The early warning siren system was tested in 10 Bulgarian cities on October 1 2012. The tests took place at 1pm in Sofia, Plovdiv, Varna, Bourgas, Kurdjali, Montana, Pazardzhik, Pleven, […]

  • Slovakia: Adoptions furore continues
    October 1, 2012, by Michaela Terenzani-Stankova of The Slovak Spectator

    Multiple cases of Slovak children taken into foster care by social services in the UK initially provoked negative reactions among Slovaks towards the British authorities. But as more details have […]

  • EU team probes fears for democracy in Hungary
    October 1, 2012, by The Budapest Times

    An eight-member delegation from the European Union’s Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee met Hungarian ministry officials, parliamentary parties, non-government organisations and experts from Monday to Wednesday to discuss ...

  • Thousands of French protest against austerity plans
    October 1, 2012, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    Tens of thousands of protesters took to the Paris streets Sunday in the latest bout of European anger over tough austerity plans. The atmosphere was almost festive, as vendors grilled […]