All posts in Europe

  • Gay games upsets Hungary’s Jobbik
    July 4, 2012, by The Budapest Times

    The Budapest City Council caucus of radical right-wing party Jobbik has said that the 14th EuroGames – a gay and lesbian sports-for-all event irrespective of sex, age, sexual identity or […]

  • Croatia rescues 65 people from Adriatic Sea
    July 4, 2012, by Lisa Schlein of VOANews

    The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, or UNHCR, says the Croatian Coast Guard has rescued 65 people on Monday from a boat adrift in the Adriatic Sea. The UNHCR […]

  • IMF: Europe’s problems slow US economic recovery
    July 4, 2012, by VOANews

    The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, said the “tepid” U.S. economic recovery could be hurt by two problems: Europe’s economic troubles and U.S. political gridlock. Lagarde said […]

  • Debunking 9/11’s ‘Prague connection’
    July 3, 2012, by Andrew Greene of The Prague Post

    The September 11 terrorist who was used to justify the invasion of Iraq did not come to Prague for meetings to plot his deadly mission. That is the conclusive finding […]

  • Kosovo granted full sovereignty
    July 3, 2012, by VOANews

    The multi-national group supervising Kosovo’s independence has decided to grant it full rights of national sovereignty as of September. The International Steering Group — composed of 25 western nations — […]

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    New EU caps on data roaming go into effect
    July 2, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    European Union’s first step towards drastically reduced data roaming charges went into effect on July 1, making it cheaper to use mobile internet in the 27 member states of the […]

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    EU unemployment hits new record high of 10.3%
    July 2, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Unemployment in the European Union was 10.3 per cent in May 2012, the highest since EU statistics office Eurostat started keeping records in 1995. In the same month, unemployment in […]