Bulgaria's newly-elected president Rosen Plevneliev, who ...
Oct 30th, 2011
(Reuters) - Bulgaria's newly-elected president Rosen Plevneliev, who was nominated by the centre-right ruling GERB party, waves before the start of his news conference in Sofia October 30, 2011. Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borisov claimed victory on Sunday for his party's candidate, Rosen Plevneliev in a presidential run-off with 54 percent support which would tighten his grip on power before a 2013 parliamentary election. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov (BULGARIA - Tags: ELECTIONS POLITICS) -
Bulgaria's president and prime minister on Tuesday condemned a rise in attacks on immigrants following an influx of refugees, mainly from Syria, in a rare joint statement. The Balkan country, the poorest in the European Union, has been struggling to accommodate asylum seekers, whose numbers have jumped seven-fold to 10,000 from a year ago, pro... [Full Article]
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - As protests roiled the Ukrainian capital and other cities, three of the country's former presidents on Wednesday gave support to the demonstrators and warned the tensions could be spinning into an uncontainable crisis. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
U.S. regulators should consider streamlining rules now being adopted that force big banks to hold more capital, a top Federal Reserve official said on Monday. Eric Rosengren, president of the Boston Federal Reserve Bank, in remarks prepared for delivery at a conference, suggested the Fed and other Wall Street regulators focus on the narrower defini... [Full Article]