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  • Greek prime minister Antonis Samaras
    Greek PM: Country’s plight like US Great Depression
    July 23, 2012, by VOANews

    Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras says his country is facing economic upheaval like that of the devastating U.S. Great Depression of the 1930s. Samaras made the comparison Sunday as he […]

  • Norway marks anniversary of Breivik’s massacre
    July 22, 2012, by VOANews

    Norway is marking the first anniversary Sunday of twin attacks that left 77 people dead. A number of commemorative events are scheduled across Norway as the Scandinavian nation reflects on […]

  • Germany approves Spanish bank bailout
    July 19, 2012, by VOANews

    The German parliament has approved the eurozone’s $122 billion bailout for the struggling Spanish banking system. Lawmakers in Germany, the currency union’s most robust economic power, have grown increasingly wary […]

  • Strikes to disrupt Olympics transit
    July 19, 2012, by VOANews

    British border officials have announced they will conduct a 24-hour strike the day before the London Olympics begin, threatening to complicate entry for thousands of overseas visitors headed for the […]

  • Drop in suspected fraud against EU funds
    July 19, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Fraud affecting the EU budget fell by 35 per cent in 2011, according to the European Commission’s annual report on the “Protection of the EU’s Financial Interests”. In cohesion policy, […]