Archive for March 15th, 2016

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March 15, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic was “angered” by his Croatian counterpart’s decision to show 1990s war memorabilia to the Prince of Wales. Croatian media reported that premier Tihomir Oreskovic presented […]

EU migration chief pleads for open borders

March 15, 2016, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

The European Union migration commissioner is pleading with Balkan countries to open their borders to more than 13,000 refugees trapped for weeks on th ...

Bulgaria sells 1.99 billion euro dual-tranche bond issue

March 15, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria has successfully sold a dual-tranche bond issue worth 1.994 billion euro on March 14, taking advantage of last week’s European Central ...

Bulgaria has the youngest first-time mothers in the EU – Eurostat

March 15, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria has the youngest first-time mothers in the European Union, with Bulgarian women giving birth to children for the first time at an average age ...

  • Russia says Polish comments on Smolensk air crash groundless
    March 15, 2016, by The Warsaw Voice

    President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov Monday described as “groundless” and “unobjective” comments by Poland’s defence minister Antoni Macierewicz suggesting that the 2010 plane crash in Smolensk, Russia that ki ...

  • Greek hoteliers offer respite to weary migrants
    March 15, 2016, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

    Locals in northern Greece are divided about the flood of war refugees. Some say asylum-seekers cause chaos and steal. Others express deep sympathy for their plight, including staff at a […]

  • Putin orders withdrawal of Russian forces from Syria
    March 15, 2016, by VOANews

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the withdrawal of Russian forces from Syria, as new U.N.-mediated peace talks on Syria began in Geneva. Russian state media quoted Putin Monday as […]