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    Growth in the Europe and Central Asia region projected to rise to 3 percent in 2016
    Jan07

    Growth in the Europe and Central Asia region projected to rise to 3 percent in 2016

    DUSHANBE, January 7, 2016, Asia-Plus – The January 2016 edition of World Bank’s Global Economic Prospects notes that the developing Europe and Central Asia region is estimated to have slowed to 2.1 percent in 2015 from 2.3 percent the year before, as the eastern part of the region was hit by sharply lower oil prices, conflict in...

    Ukrainian-Jewish billionaire Igor Kolomoisky sues Russia
    Jan07

    Ukrainian-Jewish billionaire Igor Kolomoisky sues Russia

    AMSTERDAM (JTA) — Ukrainian-Jewish billionaire Igor Kolomoisky sued Russia in an international court over his inability to operate an airport in Crimea. The Permanent Court of Arbitration, a Hague-based intergovernmental organization with 117 member states, announced on Wednesday that it would review the lawsuit, Reuters reported. Kolomoisky, a...

    Ukraine challenges Russian gas project
    Jan07

    Ukraine challenges Russian gas project

    Daniel J. GraeberKIEV, Ukraine, Jan. 7 (UPI) — Ukrainian energy company Naftogaz said it filed an official complaint in Europe, arguing Russian gas pipeline expansion plans would limit competition. …read more Source: United Press...

    World Bank presents January 2016 Global Economic Prospects
    Jan07

    World Bank presents January 2016 Global Economic Prospects

    WASHINGTON, Jan 6, 2016— Weak growth among major emerging markets will weigh on global growth in 2016, but economic activity should still pick up modestly to a 2.9 percent pace, from 2.4 percent growth in 2015, as advanced economies gain speed, according to the World Bank’s January 2016 Global Economic Prospects. Simultaneous weakness in...

    Lithuania has collected over USD 21,000 to help Ukrainian army
    Jan07

    Lithuania has collected over USD 21,000 to help Ukrainian army

    The Lithuania Riflemen’s Union has purchased several pieces of medical equipment and its members are taking them to the frontline of Ukraine’s Donbas region The post Lithuania has collected over USD 21,000 to help Ukrainian army appeared first on The Baltic Review. …read more Source: Baltic...

    Ian Bremmer laments weakening of US-Europe alliance | El País – Spain
    Jan07

    Ian Bremmer laments weakening of US-Europe alliance | El País – Spain

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    Ex-Head of Bulgaria’s DPS Party Determined to Stay in Politics
    Jan07

    Ex-Head of Bulgaria’s DPS Party Determined to Stay in Politics

    Lyutvi Mestan, the former head of Bulgaria’s second-largest opposition party DPS, vowed to stay in politics despite recent developments. Speaking at a press conference with his wife and with lawmakers who quit the DPS’s group in Parliament, saying they would “follow him”, he asserted he had done to change the party’s...

    Netflix goes global, reaches most countries except China
    Jan07

    Netflix goes global, reaches most countries except China

    Reed Hastings, co-founder and CEO of Netflix, delivers a keynote address at the 2016 CES trade show in Las Vegas, Nevada January 6, 2016. REUTERS/Steve Marcus Netflix Inc’s video-streaming service went live in more than 130 countries on Wednesday, covering almost the entire globe except China, in a huge global push by Chief Executive Reed...

    Netflix Available in Bulgaria as Part of Expansion Around the World
    Jan07

    Netflix Available in Bulgaria as Part of Expansion Around the World

    Bulgaria is one of the 130 countries to which video streamer Netflix surprisingly announced on Wednesday it is expanding, its newly published list shows.Netflix co-founder and CEO Reed Hastings is quoted as saying at CES 2016, an international technology event, that the company is now bringing about “a new global TV network”.Another...

    Netflix expands into 130 more countries in surprise move
    Jan07

    Netflix expands into 130 more countries in surprise move

    In this Sept. 15, 2014, file photo, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings arrives for the ‘Netflix’ Launch Party in Paris. Hastings made the surprise announcement at the end of a presentation Wednesday in Las Vegas at CES, a showcase for gadgets and technology services. (AP/Jacques Brinon)Netflix has already crossed off the biggest item on its...