Archive for October, 2013

  • Troika’s second review of Cyprus economy begins
    October 30, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    For the next 10 days, until November 8, the fiscal restructuring progress and the financial system of Cyprus will once again come under the scrutiny of the international creditors’ troika. […]

  • Plight of ‘Maria’ puts spotlight on Roma In Europe
    October 30, 2013, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

    A little blonde girl in Greece is at the center of a Europe-wide row over the treatment of Roma people  – sometimes known as “gypsies.”  The girl, named Maria, was […]

  • Bosphorus tunnel opens linking Europe, Asia
    October 30, 2013, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    For the first time, Turkey has connected its European and Asian sides with a railway tunnel. The Marmaray tunnel, which runs underneath the Bosphorus Strait, will link the Asian and […]

  • Sofia hosts WTA Tournament of Champions
    October 29, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian capital Sofia will play host to the WTA Tournament of Champions for a second year running in 2013, at the Arena Armeec Sofia between October 29 and November 3. […]

  • Czech Republic: Presidents give parties ‘kiss of death’
    October 28, 2013, by Daniel Bardsley for The Prague Post

    With a total of 15 years as president or prime minister, Václav Klaus easily ranks as one of the most significant figures of post-revolutionary Czech politics. Yet even having a […]

  • EU confronting US over surveillance
    October 28, 2013, by VOANews

    European Union lawmakers are in Washington to confront U.S. officials about allegations of widespread American spying on its allies. The 23-member European Parliament delegation began a series of meetings Monday […]