Archive for June 26th, 2012

June 26, 2012, by VOANews

Key European leaders are calling for much tighter central control of spending by the 17 countries that use the euro in the latest effort to resolve the continent’s unrelenting debt […]

Russia Watch: Putin the Permissive and Russian football hooligans

June 26, 2012, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

The world may indeed be flat. Several thousand Russians recently traveled to the western edge of their country – and fell off. They fell into a larg ...

Erdogan warns Damascus of Turkey’s ‘wrath’

June 26, 2012, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is ratcheting up the pressure on Syria over the shooting down of a Turkish military plane on Friday. Addre ...

Bulgarian MPs accept presidential veto on Judiciary Act amendments

June 26, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

The legal affairs committee of Bulgarian Parliament voted on June 26 to accept the veto imposed by President Rossen Plevneliev on amendments to the Ju ...

  • Paltry prospects for Bulgaria’s new political parties
    June 26, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    An opinion survey in June 2012 said that Bulgarians – who are about a year away from national parliamentary elections – were losing interest in new political parties. The results […]

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    NATO condemns Syria for downing Turkish jet
    June 26, 2012, by Selah Hennessy VOANews

    NATO member states have condemned Syria for shooting down a Turkish military jet last Friday.  Speaking Tuesday, NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen called the action “unacceptable.” Rasmussen spoke at a […]

  • Bulgarian MP investigated for conflict of interest
    June 26, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Emil Dimitrov, an MP for Bulgaria’s ruling party GERB, is being investigated by the Cabinet’s commission tasked with preventing conflict of interest, the commission’s chairperson Filip Zlatanov said, confirming earlier […]