Archive for December, 2012

  • Hungarian PM Orban vows to protect Jews and other minorities
    December 4, 2012, by VOANews

    Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban is vowing to protect all Hungarians against racial prejudice after an apparent anti-Semitic remark by a far-right lawmaker. Parliamentarian Marton Gyongyosi of the opposition Jobbik […]

  • Snowploughs out, traffic congested as snow hits Bulgaria
    December 3, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Snowploughs were out on the streets of Bulgarian capital city Sofia on December 3 as the first major snowfall of the winter hit the country. Local media reported traffic was […]

  • Bulgarian Christmas charity initiative underway for 10th year
    December 3, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The Bulgarian Christmas charity initiative, which seeks to raise funds for medical treatment and equipment for seriously ill children, is underway for the 10th year. The initiative, under the patronage […]

  • Putin’s Turkey visit could smooth Syria relations
    December 3, 2012, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Russian President Vladmir Putin is scheduled to visit Turkey on December 3.  The visit comes as the two countries remain at odds over Syria, with Moscow supporting President Bashar al-Assad […]

  • Czech currency could go into freefall
    December 3, 2012, by Andrew Greene of The Prague Post

    Consumers and investors are being warned the Czech crown will remain weak for the remainder of the year and into 2013, as economists predict the central bank will continue to […]

  • Clinton pushing energy diversity in Czech Republic
    December 3, 2012, by VOANews

    U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in the Czech Republic for a short visit that includes a push to help a U.S. firm win a nuclear plant construction contract. […]