Economy & Business

27 April 2016
Anti-Uber Protest in Budapest

Hundreds of taxi drivers disrupted traffic in the Hungarian capital.

22 April 2016
Brexit to the Balkans

Commentators have a field day when a leader of the “Leave” campaign talks of a free-trade zone with Albania and others.

18 April 2016
Russia Stuck with Most Gender-Based Work Restrictions

It’s forbidden to hire women for hundreds of jobs, as legislation has seen few changes since the Soviet era.

13 April 2016
Russian Internet Tycoon Reaching for the Stars

Milner pledges $100 million and enlists Hawking and Zuckerberg in space quest.

11 April 2016
Turkmen Leader Sacks Economy Chiefs

GDP growth has slowed under the impact of falling energy prices and economic downturn in Russia and China.

6 April 2016
Romania’s Controversial Mortgage Law Up for Review

‘Darea in Plata’ law provides needed debt relief, but could also restrict lending market.

4 April 2016
10 Arrested in Multi-Million Dollar Bosnian Bank Scam Premium

Clients of defunct Bobar Banka risked losing millions of dollars’ worth of deposits.

31 March 2016
Morocco Bids to Replace Turkey, Egypt as Russian Tourist Destination Premium

The North African kingdom wants to quintuple the number of Russian tourists within three years.

31 March 2016
Czech Republic’s Glitterati Applaud Chinese Leader Premium

Czech President Zeman hails ‘restart’ of relations with China, signs deals worth billions.

30 March 2016
Russia’s Airstrikes in Syria Generate Lucrative Arms Sale Spin-Off Premium

After withdrawing most of its forces out of Syria, Russia has made the most out of a chance to earn billions of dollars from weapons contracts, media reports say.




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The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.

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