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Austerity Bites as the UK Government Announces New Tax Measures

April 4, 2013, 3:21 am

The first day of the new financial year saw the UK government’s austerity measures kick in.

Bulgarian Prime Minister Resigns; Political Uncertainty Reigns

February 20, 2013, 4:41 pm

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov’s Wednesday resignation will affect the political future of the country, but the long-term effect on the country’s economy may be minimal.

Bulgarian PM Resigns Amid Austerity Protests

February 20, 2013, 10:55 am

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov’s approval ratings dropped and protests escalated over the last couple of weeks—he announced his resignation on Wednesday.  A hike in electricity prices exacerbated the economic strife that has caused many Bulgarians to emigrate. Tens of thousands participated [...]

‘We will kill you:’ Far-Right Greek Party Accused of Assaulting Politician

December 17, 2012, 5:21 pm

A left-wing Greek parliament member on Monday accused the far-right Golden Dawn party for attacking him.


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