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April 25, 2015, by VOANews

Thousands of people and several world leaders gathered Friday in Armenia to mark the 100th anniversary of the World War I killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks. In the capital, […]

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Mediterranean migrant tragedies: EU to triple search-and-rescue funding, fight traffickers

April 24, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

European Union leaders meeting in special session in Brussels to discuss a response to the crisis around the series of deaths of several hundred migra ...


FBI Director regrets his Holocaust remarks

April 23, 2015, by The Warsaw Voice

FBI Director James Comey said, in a handwritten letter that was handed to the Polish Ambassador in Washington Ryszard Schnepf yesterday, that he regre ...


Romania to tax tips from May 2015

April 23, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The Romanian government approved on April 22 an emergency ordinance which says money left as tips by customers must be registered on a separate fisc ...

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    Greece still far from a deal with creditors
    April 23, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    A Euro Working Group (EWG) teleconference held Monday ended without much progress in ongoing talks between Greece and its creditors. Greece’s envoy in the negotiations currently taking place in Paris […]

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    EC: Gazprom breaches EU anti-trust rules by CEE gas supply market abuse
    April 22, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Russia’s Gazprom is hindering competition in the gas supply markets in eight European Union countries: Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Slovakia, the European Commission (EC) said in [&he ...

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    Juncker: There won’t be a Grexit, but Athens is not co-operating
    April 22, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Greek intransigence threatens to push the continent towards financial ruin, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in an interview, and rebuked Athens “unacceptable” lack of co-operation. He added, however, that ...

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    Poland to buy Patriot missiles, Airbus helicopters
    April 22, 2015, by The Warsaw Voice

    The Polish government will negotiate the purchase of Raytheon’s Patriot system for its planned missile defence shield with the American government, president Bronislaw Komorowski said following a meeting with PM […]