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  • 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, […]

  • The ins and outs of the EU banking pact
    July 19, 2012, by Adela Zabrazna for The Prague Post

    Since its introduction in May by European Commission President José Manuel Barroso, the concept of an EU-wide banking union remains a hotly debated topic. This latest step toward European integration […]

  • EC welcomes OECD report showing revival of tourism industry
    July 19, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    International tourism arrivals have returned rapidly to steady growth, showing tourism’s resilience to the effects of the global economic and financial crisis, according to a new OECD report. “OECD Tourism Trends and Policies 2012 ...