Archive for July 31st, 2014

July 31, 2014, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

Chris Pratt may be alternatively annoying and endearing as Andy in the television series Parks and Recreation, but as a very down-to-earth man in outer space who doesn’t exactly have […]

Film review: The Purge: Anarchy

July 31, 2014, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

Perhaps the best thing about The Purge: Anarchy is its not-so-veiled criticism of the violence that the aggressive policies of the National Rifle Asso ...

Bulgaria central bank orders full CCB audit, hints at longer conservatorship

July 31, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) said on July 31 that it ordered Corporate Commercial Bank (CCB) administrators to prepare a full audit of the lender ...

Bulgarian Constitutional Court repeals renewable energy tariff fee

July 31, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Constitutional Court said on July 31 that it has declared unconstitutional the provisions in the 2014 Budget Act that imposed a 20 per ce ...

  • Experts reach Ukraine crash site
    July 31, 2014, by VOANews

    An international team of experts has reached the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine for the first time, after days of attempts foiled by violence in […]

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    Bulgaria Budget deficit widens to 995.6M leva in June
    July 31, 2014, by Alex Bivol

    Bulgaria’s consolidated Budget deficit for the first half of 2014 was 995.6 million leva, or about 509 million euro, compared to only 7.6 million leva in the same period of […]

  • Romania braces for severe floods in the south-west
    July 31, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Two people have died so far and other four were missing after southwestern Romania was hit by severe flooding, with a “code red” weather warning for flooding issued for seven […]

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    Unemployment in EU 10.2% in June 2014, 11.6% in Bulgaria
    July 31, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Unemployment in the 28-member European Union was 10.2 per cent in June 2014, down from 10.3 per cent in May, according to seasonally-adjusted figures released by EU statistics office Eurostat […]

  • Warsaw slams Russian ban on Polish fruit
    July 31, 2014, by The Warsaw Voice

    Officials in Warsaw Wednesday slammed a Russian ban on most fruit and vegetable imports from Poland, describing it as “political repression” designed to retaliate for Western sanctions against Moscow over […]