Archive for February 20th, 2013

  • View overlooking Greek capital city Athens photo Clive Leviev-Sawyer
    Greeks strike over austerity measures
    February 20, 2013, by VOANews

    Greek teachers, doctors and lawyers are among the workers on strike Wednesday against austerity measures the government is enforcing to ensure continued aid for Athens from its international creditors. Leading […]

  • Armenians re-elect their president, debate level of fraud
    February 20, 2013, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

    As Armenians debated their presidential election, European observers gave cautious endorsements to the Monday vote that re-elected President Serzh Sargsyan. “This election showed improvement, but lacked genuine competition,” sai ...

  • Croatia ready to become 28th EU member state, MEPs say
    February 20, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Croatia is on track to join the European Union on July 1 2013, the European Parliament’s foreign affairs committee said in a vote on February 19. MEPs emphasised their confidence […]