Archive for March, 2013

March 31, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Indian ambassador in Sofia, Divyabh Manchanda, hosted a reception on March 27 2013 in celebration of ITEC Day. ITEC Day honours the Indian Technical and Economic Co-operation programme, founded […]

Russia Watch: Russia loses Cyprus

March 31, 2013, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

Russia suffered a major defeat last week. And no one noticed. But the setback was so striking that President Vladimir Putin picked up the phone at 4 a ...

Takeover of Volksbank signals Russian bank strength

March 31, 2013, by Daniel Bardsley for The Prague Post

A new sign in black and a striking interior in green: The recently unveiled Sberbank branch in the center of Prague is certainly trying to stand out. ...

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Some Bank of Cyprus savers could lose 60 per cent

March 31, 2013, by VOANews

Officials in Cyprus say customers at the country’s largest bank may lose up to 60 percent of whatever savings they have above $128,000 . Just 37 ...

  • Two gentlemen of Bulgaria, a play in one act
    March 29, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    A day after Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergei Stanishev leader provoked a huge scandal, announcing that he had received anonymous information about an illegal wiretapping scheme by the Interior Ministry […]

  • Cyprus: will not quit the euro
    March 29, 2013, by VOANews

    The president of Cyprus says his island nation will not abandon the European single currency. Nicos Anastasiades said Friday at a civil servants conference in the capital, Nicosia, that Cyprus […]