Archive for October 26th, 2012

  • EU expresses concern about Russia treason law
    October 26, 2012, by VOANews

    European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has expressed concern about Russia’s new legislation which broadens the definition of treason. Ashton’s office issued a statement Thursday, saying that “the new […]

  • In Ukraine, more people quit smoking as tougher measures adopted
    October 26, 2012, by Svitlana Tuchynska of The Kyiv Post

    More Ukrainians are giving up the highly damaging smoking habit as legislation toughens bans on advertising, smoking in public places and introduces disturbing graphic warnings on cigarette packs. As of […]

  • Polish PM refuses to accept sports minister’s resignation
    October 26, 2012, by The Warsaw Voice

    Prime Minister Donald Tusk Wednesday said he has not accepted Sports Minister Joanna Mucha’s resignation over a fiasco that saw Poland’s World Cup qualifier against England postponed after heavy rain […]

  • Czech Republic: Who’s to blame for methanol poisoning?
    October 26, 2012, by Jonathan Crane of The Prague Post

    The wave of deaths from methanol poisoning could have been avoided if successive Czech governments had not willfully ignored the warning signs, an investigative journalist has stated. Jana Lorencová, who […]

  • A look at Halloween films
    October 26, 2012, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    Halloween has given rise to another tradition – that of releasing a new scary film every year around this time, when summer, a shadow of its former self, has started […]