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February 28, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria sharply condemns the murder of prominent Russian opposition leader and former deputy prime minister Boris Nemtsov, Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov said on February 28. Mitov extended Bulgaria’s sincere condolences […]

Informal Plenary Meeting of the General Assembly 69th session:  concern of a rise in anti-Semitic violence worldwide.

Anti-Semitism a ‘monstrous global problem,’ UN delegates told

January 23, 2015, by VOANews

French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy says faulting Jews has become the rallying cry of what he calls “a new order of assassins.” Levy was ...

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Radio Free Europe bureau raided by Azerbaijan authorities

December 26, 2014, by VOANews

State prosecutors in Azerbaijan have raided the offices of a U.S.-government funded media outlet, saying they have a court order to close the facility ...

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Putin addresses Russia amid economic crisis

December 18, 2014, by VOANews

President Vladimir Putin struck an optimistic chord at his end-of-year news conference Thursday, telling Russians the country’s economy will reb ...


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    Rouble plunges to new lows despite rate hike
    December 16, 2014, by VOANews

    The rouble has tumbled to another historic low, despite an emergency attempt by Russia to prop up the rapidly declining currency. In a surprise move late Monday, Moscow’s Central Bank […]

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    Turkey sees surge in xenophobia
    November 19, 2014, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Turkey, a NATO member and European Union applicant, is witnessing a surge in xenophobia, according to new research by Washington-based Pew Research Center. Findings of the new survey coincide with […]

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    Bulgaria condemns fatal attack on Jerusalem synagogue
    November 18, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry has strongly condemned the attack on a synagogue and religious school in Jerusalem that left four Israelis dead and eight injured. Of those killed in the terrorist […]

  • Lander Philae is safely on the surface of Comet 67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko
    ESA: Comet probe is ‘game changer’
    November 16, 2014, by VOANews

    Hundreds of millions of kilometers from earth, a European spacecraft made history Wednesday by successfully landing on the icy, dusty surface of a speeding comet – an audacious first designed […]