Archive for October 3rd, 2013

October 3, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

The shrill hysteria among some Bulgarian journalists in condemning newly-launched television series the Fourth Estate (“Четвърта власт”) went, however inadvertently, some way to illustrating the problems in the country’s media. […]

Hassan Ademov emerges as Bulgaria’s ‘most promising’ minister

October 3, 2013, by Alex Bivol

Quite early into his term as prime minister, Boiko Borissov had banned his ministers from making promises, telling them instead to only recount what t ...

Election campaign starts in Kosovo

October 3, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The electoral campaign for the November 3 local government elections has kicked off in Kosovo. Several of the political players have started their cam ...

Anti-corruption prosecutor’s dismissal troubles political waters in Romania

October 3, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Romanian president Traian Basescu warned on October 3 2013 that he is considering putting an end to the political cohabitation pact he signed with PM ...

  • Report: Internet freedom declines worldwide
    October 3, 2013, by VOANews

    A new report says Internet freedom has deteriorated worldwide in the past year, while activists are finding new ways to counter repressive measures. Freedom House says new laws controlling web […]

  • Film review: Gravity
    October 3, 2013, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    Films like Gravity are one in a million. Besides reminding everyone of the incredible visual talents he has that never overwhelm the story he tells, Mexican director Alfonso Cuarón, who […]

  • Film review: Rush
    October 3, 2013, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    James Hunt and Niki Lauda were almost polar opposites. Hunt was young, blond and British, a playboy that had women falling at his feet, which were often bare in public, […]