Sat, May 25 2013
Visitors look at pictures of communist state police officers in the House of Terror Museum in Budapest
Court overrules decision by lower court that would have blocked identification of former communist-era secret agents solely on the basis of circumstantial evidence.
Commission charged with identifying people who worked with communist-era State Security and Bulgarian People’s Army announces result of check into people who held posts in Jewish community.
The dons with dossiers at Sofia University mostly were in the philosophy and Slavonic studies departments, while the head of the Faculty of Theology from 2004 to 2008 was a former State Security agent.
Position of church’s governing body, the Holy Synod, on the church leaders who spied for the communist state is still awaited.
Among deeply religious followers of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, 42 per cent favour resignations and 26 per cent are for repentance and apologies.
Plan to expand categories of people to be checked for association with communist-era secret services.
Constitutional Court query on vital clause in law on disclosing former communist secret service collaborators
World leaders acknowledged Putin's victory with reservations, and international observers say the election was skewed in the former president's favour.
Hollande's call for more spending and economic growth has struck a chord with French voters.
Gallup International Association poll gives president Sarkisian’s party 44 per cent, while three main challengers alleged ‘machinations’ by ruling party in what – in contrast to 2008 – reportedly was a largely peaceful election.
The Freedom House report says the media environment in the Middle East and North Africa underwent major improvements in 2011, but remained the worst-performing part of the world.
Dissatisfaction with jobs is a global phenomenon and two-thirds of workers all over the world intend to look for another job in the near future, the survey concluded.