Archive for April 21st, 2013

April 21, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Lufthansa Group’s flight operations will be considerably restricted on April 22 2013 as a result of the planned warning strike by the ver.di trade union, the airline said. Because of the […]

Concerns about deterioration of media environment in Bulgaria, US state dept says

April 21, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Concerns persisted about deterioration of the media environment in Bulgaria because of corporate and political pressure that, combined with the growin ...

UN chief Ban welcomes ‘landmark’ agreement between Serbia and Kosovo negotiators

April 21, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed a “landmark” agreement between leaders of Serbia and Kosovo in the context of the Belgra ...

IMF chief: Global financial threat easing

April 21, 2013, by Mil Arcega of VOANews

Despite an uneven recovery between advanced and developing economies, the heads of both the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund say the glo ...

  • Polish treasury minister dismissed over Gazprom memorandum
    April 21, 2013, by The Warsaw Voice

    PM Donald Tusk Friday dismissed Treasury Minister Mikolaj Budzanowski, after miscommunication over recent memorandum of understanding over the potential Yamal 2 gas pipeline signed by the state natural gas giant […]

  • Steep jump in taxi fares in Budapest
    April 21, 2013, by Robert Hodgson of The Budapest Times

    “Wanna split a cab?” could become a more popular end-of-evening question when new regulations stipulating minimum fares come into force in September. Taxis in the capital will also have to […]

  • App tries to drive down prices in the taxi business
    April 21, 2013, by Daniel Bardsley for The Prague Post

    While Prague’s trams, buses and metro services tend to be well-regarded, the city’s taxis do not have the best reputation. Tour guides warn unsuspecting visitors that drivers have a habit […]

  • Frequent flyer miles: Frequently misunderstood
    April 21, 2013, by Mark Thomas

    It was once said that there were more airline frequent flyer miles in circulation in the United States than there were dollar bills. While this may or may not be […]