Archive for November, 2013

  • Greek banks well on track to recovery
    November 29, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Financial results of Greece’s largest banks are showing an improvement in their fundamentals and performance over the last year as their restructuring efforts pay off. The National Bank of Greece […]

  • Scientists: No sign of comet after trip around Sun
    November 29, 2013, by VOANews

    Scientists say the comet ISON’s five-million-year journey from the far reaches of the solar system has apparently ended in a one-way trip around the sun. Astronomers say ISON and its […]

  • Film review: Delivery Man
    November 29, 2013, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    You don’t have to respect a main character to sympathize with them, but they shouldn’t be such an idiot that you feel you cannot even like them. Unfortunately, Delivery Man’s […]

  • Film review: The Counselor
    November 29, 2013, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    Novelist Cormac McCarthy is known for his somber vision of humanity, and the two best-known films made from his work, the Academy Award–winning No Country for Old Men and the […]

  • EU summit opens, overshadowed by Ukraine
    November 28, 2013, by VOANews

    A European Union summit opened Thursday in the Lithuanian capital, Vilnius, overshadowed by Ukraine’s decision not to sign a landmark trade deal with the bloc. Heads of government and other […]

  • Bulgarian Parliament postpones vote on Gambling Act amendments
    November 28, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Parliament decided to postpone the vote on the first reading of the Gambling Act amendments, bring the country’s legislation closer to international practices and put an end to the […]

  • Bulgaria orders shopping mall inspections
    November 28, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Government said on November 28 that it has ordered inspections to check the structural soundness of the shopping malls in the country in the wake of the supermarket collapse […]

  • Bulgaria’s first snow: more traffic disruptions and blackouts
    November 28, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    After two days of intermittent snowfall, new reports of traffic disruptions and villages without power in Bulgaria emerged on November 28. The worst traffic disruption happened on the Rousse-Byala road […]

  • After Ukraine, will Russia next lean on Moldova and Georgia?
    November 28, 2013, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

    After Ukraine, seemingly under Russian pressure, made a U-turn last week on its road towards closer integragration with the European Union, analysts wonder if Moldova and Georgia will be the […]