Archive for February, 2013

  • Chernobyl cleanup workers demand billion euro in unpaid pensions
    February 6, 2013, by Svitlana Tuchynska of The Kyiv Post

    Hundreds of Chornobyl nuclear disaster cleanup workers protested outside Ukraine’s parliament when the legislature held its first session this year to demand full pension payments. The people who risked their […]

  • US, Israel welcome Bulgaria’s findings on Bourgas attack
    February 5, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Officials from the US and Israel, two countries that have long asserted Hezbollah’s culpability for the terrorist attack that killed six people at Bourgas Airport in July 2012, welcomed the […]

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    Fifa confirms Bulgaria’s one-match empty stadium ban
    February 5, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Fifa has confirmed the sanction imposed on Bulgaria’s national football team, which will play its next competitive match in front of empty stands, the sport’s world governing body said on […]

  • M&A corner: VIX, the ‘fear index’
    February 5, 2013, by Les Nemethy

    If there is one graph that one might look at that would best summarise perceptions of risk associated with the world economy, which graph would that be? Probably the VIX […]