Archive for August, 2014

  • The managing director of the International Monetary Fund IMF Christine Lagarde
    IMF chief Lagarde probed in French corruption case
    August 27, 2014, by VOANews

    International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde says she is being investigated for negligence in a corruption case dating back to her time as French finance minister. In a statement […]

  • Progress made on Ukraine talks
    August 27, 2014, by Raymond Johnston of The Prague Post

    Both Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko claimed that progress has been made regarding the crisis on eastern Ukraine. In statements issued after the conclusion of an […]

  • Impressive new findings inside Amphipolis tomb in Greece
    August 27, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Impressive are the new findings revealed from the excavations in the tomb of Kasta, in Amphipolis, by the KH Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities. Greece’s culture ministry said that […]

  • Bulgaria impounds assets of eight CCB officials
    August 26, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s prosecutor’s office said on August 26 that the Sofia City Court impounded the assets held by eight officials of the Corporate Commercial Bank (CCB), including majority shareholder Tsvetan Vassilev. […]

  • Bulgaria’s NEK amassing new losses, deputy PM says
    August 26, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s state-owned electric utility NEK was losing about 50 million leva a month as a result of regulatory decisions, while at the same time giving preferential treatment to companies with […]

  • Bulgaria’s Pironkova through to US Open second round
    August 26, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgaria’s top-ranked female tennis player, Tsvetana Pironkova, advanced to the second round of the year’s last Grand Slam, the US Open, with a straight-sets victory over Italy’s Karin Knapp. Pironkova […]

  • Romania seeks permanent Nato military presence
    August 26, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    A permanent Nato military base on Romanian territory was a strategic objective that Romania will discuss at next week’s military bloc’s summit in Wales, Romanian prime minister Victor Ponta has […]