Archive for November 22nd, 2012

November 22, 2012, by VOANews

Russia has warned against NATO’s possible deployment of Patriot missiles near Turkey’s border with Syria. Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich said Thursday that Turkey’s request for deployment to the Western […]

Large turnout in Bulgarian capital for protest against full smoking ban in restaurants and bars

November 22, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

There was a large turnout on November 22 2012 for a protest outside Parliament in the Bulgarian capital city Sofia against the law that came into effe ...

EU leaders brace for bitter budget battle

November 22, 2012, by VOANews

European Union leaders prepared Thursday for a summit on a proposed budget that has divided the 27-nation bloc already facing economic crisis. The two ...

Bulgaria welcomes Israel – Hamas ceasefire

November 22, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria welcomes with relief the ceasefire announced on November 21, aimed at achieving a sustainable end to the violence between Israel and Hamas, B ...

  • Greece could still get South Stream branch – report
    November 22, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Russian state-owned gas firm Gazprom has not abandoned plans to build a branch of the South Stream gas pipeline passing through Greece, Greek daily Kathimerini reported, quoting an interview by […]

  • Fragile Israeli-Gaza cease-fire begins
    November 22, 2012, by Scott Bobb and Elizabeth Arrott VOANews

    A cease-fire in Israel-Gaza hostilities brokered by Egypt went into effect Wednesday night, but not before last-minute exchanges of volleys between Israeli forces and Hamas militants who run the Palestinian […]