Archive for April 3rd, 2013

April 3, 2013, by VOANews

The Cypriot president is warning of “difficult days ahead” for his debt-ridden island nation, as it embarks on an austerity program to meet the demands of international lenders who handed […]

Attacker of Bulgaria’s Dogan charged with attempted murder

April 3, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Oktai Enimehmedov, the 25-year-old man who pointed a gas pistol at the head of Ahmed Dogan at the Movement and Rights and Freedoms party congress in t ...

Bulgarian prosecutors file indictments after energy sector inquiry

April 3, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian prosecutors have started five separate criminal proceedings stemming from a month-long inquiry into the country’s utilities regulator and ...

Bulgarian Cabinet approves 40.9M leva in one-off benefits

April 3, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s caretaker Government approved on April 3 a package of unemployment measures and one-off payments for socially-vulnerable groups, worth 40 ...

  • Russia’s Winter Olympics to break spending records
    April 3, 2013, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

    It is the largest construction site in Europe: 100,000 men and 500 companies are working around the clock. They are building hotels, skating rinks and ski jumps for next year’s […]

  • S&P sees tough 2013 for CEE banks
    April 3, 2013, by Benedicte Williams of The Budapest Times

    Central and Eastern European banks face a difficult year, with those in Hungary, Slovenia, Bulgaria and Croatia among the weakest, according to a sector report published by credit-rating agency Standard […]