Archive for August 1st, 2013

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August 1, 2013, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

Since May, Melissa McCarthy has appeared in three films. All of them have been terrible and full of the cheapest kinds of laughs. But while the other two – Identity […]

Film review: Blue Jasmine

August 1, 2013, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

Blue Jasmine differs in two important ways from most of Woody Allen’s other recent films. The first difference is that the film does not primari ...

Book review: Every Parent’s Nightmare

August 1, 2013, by Gabriel Hershman

Murphy’s Law says that everything that can go wrong will go wrong. This has always struck me when reading about the Jock Palfreeman case and the ...

Bulgaria’s Parliament passes Budget revision at second reading

August 1, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s lawmakers passed the government’s Budget revision on July 31 after two days of debate, most of it spent in sniping between MPs for the ...

  • Hungary: More forex debt relief in pipeline
    August 1, 2013, by The Budapest Times

    Banks were trembling this week as the government prepared to announce another strategy to help households saddled with foreign-currency mortgages – whose repayments rocketed when the economic crisis hit in […]

  • Turkey angry over Morsi ouster
    August 1, 2013, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

    In recent years Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has extended his country’s influence well beyond its borders. With a booming economy and a foreign policy based on “zero problems” […]

  • Signs indicate Europe economic crisis may be ending
    August 1, 2013, by Al Pessin of VOANews

    There are signs that Europe’s economy may finally be starting to recover from years of recession and slow growth that have left millions unemployed and hampered the global economy.  But […]