Archive for February 18th, 2014

  • Rules on media voted as Bulgaria’s election code saga continues
    February 18, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s 42nd National Assembly approved rules on print and online media during elections as voting on the Bulgarian Socialist Party’s controversial election code entered its latest day on February 18. […]

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    DSB leader confirms party paid for internet forum comments
    February 18, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Following on media reports alleging that the Bulgarian Socialist Party used a company to pay for positive comments in internet forums and on Facebook, the leader of the right-wing Democrats […]

  • Protesters, police clash in Kyiv
    February 18, 2014, by VOANews

    Ukrainian protesters clashed with police Tuesday after being stopped from a march to the Ukrainian parliament building in Kyiv. Witnesses said protesters threw stones at police after their path was […]

  • Pussy Riot members detained in Sochi
    February 18, 2014, by VOANews

    Reports from the Russian town of Sochi, which is hosting the Olympic winter games, say two members of the political protest group Pussy Riot have been detained near the site […]

  • Greece suffers debt relief talks setback
    February 18, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Greece’s hopes of being granted debt relief by its EU counterparts were dealt a blow on February 17. Following a Eurogroup meeting in Brussels, group President Jeroen Dijsselbloem said the […]

  • Romanian lawmakers eye loans conversion law
    February 18, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    About 130 Romanian deputies and senators are endorsing a bill that will allow people with bank loans in foreign currencies to convert them into the national currency without any supplementary […]