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VIDEO: Protest against Bulgarian parliament rages on for 300th day

Posted: May 1, 2014 at 08:43   /   Bulgaria

Below is a video of Krassen Stanchev, PhD, CEO of Knowledge Management and Solutions, business analysis company and member of the demonstrators in front of the Bulgarian parliament. Video was taken on the 300th day of the protest on April 9.    “Of course [the EU] failed in other countries but that does not necessarily mean […]

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Protests mark 40th anniversary of Carnation Revolution in Portugal

Posted: April 14, 2014 at 12:19   /   Portugal

Celebration of the Constitution Day, and freedom from authoritarian dictatorship, takes place annually in Portugal on April 25. Many events dedicated to this significant date are already being going on across the country. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Carnation Revolution of 1974, and the birth of democracy in Portugal. How has democracy […]

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Hundreds gather to mark 300th day of Bulgarian protest

Posted: April 11, 2014 at 14:07   /   Bulgaria

What started as a protest against the nomination of Delyan Peevski as head of the national security agency has since evolved into a demonstration calling for the mass resignation of the current Bulgarian government.   By Stephen Karmazyn SOFIA – On April 9, hundreds of protesters gathered in front of the parliament building; same place, […]

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