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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 rebound and the ruble will stabilise. He said the current crisis […]

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Bulgaria condemns Taliban terrorist attack on Peshawar school

December 16, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria strongly condemned the brutal terrorist attack on a school in Peshawar, Pakistan, which has left more than 130 dead, most of them children, t ...

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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 l ...

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Amnesty International offers free software to remove computer spyware

November 23, 2014, by VOANews

One of the world’s leading nongovernmental organizations dedicated to the protection of human rights has released a powerful software tool for delet ...


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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 […]

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    Russia to sharply extend bomber flights
    November 12, 2014, by VOANews

    Russia says it is sharply extending the range of its bomber flights from the Arctic Ocean to the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, a new show of military […]

  • Artist impression of ESA's Rosetta approaching comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Spacecraft: ESA/ATG medialab; Comet image: ESA/Rosetta/NAVCAM
    ESA’s Philae lander headed to comet surface
    November 12, 2014, by Raymond Johnston of The Prague Post

    A landing vehicle launched from the European Space Agency’s Rosetta robotic space probe should land on comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko today. The Rosetta was launched in 2004 and reached the comet 10 […]