Archive for August 2nd, 2012

August 2, 2012, by VOANews

Kofi Annan says he is quitting his role as the U.N. and Arab League envoy to Syria, as violence from the country’s 17-month-long uprising continues to spiral out of control. […]

Bulgaria asks Interpol for help to identify Bourgas suicide bomber

August 2, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian authorities have asked for the help of Interpol member countries to help identify the terrorist who carried out the suicide bombing at Saraf ...

Romania’s top court delays ruling on impeachment referendum

August 2, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Romania’s constitutional court decided on August 2 to delay a ruling on the validity of the referendum to impeach president Traian Basescu to Septem ...

Hungarian far-right party ‘Jew’ pressured to step down

August 2, 2012, by The Budapest Times

A Member of the European Parliament from the far-right party Jobbik came under pressure to resign this week after a recording posted on a far-right bl ...

  • ATM skimming devices found on Bulgaria’s Black Sea
    August 2, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian law enforcement officials have discovered and seized six skimming devices installed on ATMs on the country’s Black Sea coast during the month of July, the Interior Ministry said on […]

  • Olympic Games hurt business in London
    August 2, 2012, by Al Pessin of VOANews

    The Olympics were expected to bring huge crowds to London, over-burdening the roads and transit system, and providing a boost to the city’s businesses. But the crowds have not materialized, […]

  • Fighting rages in Syria’s largest city
    August 2, 2012, by VOANews

    Fighting in Syria’s largest city, Aleppo, rages on after two weeks of clashes, with activists reporting that rebels used a tank to fire on a military airport. The Britain-based Syrian […]