Archive for August 21st, 2013

August 21, 2013, by Raymond Johnston of The Prague Post

The 45th anniversary of the Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia was marked with a display of photographs, screenings of documentaries and the display of a Soviet-era armored personnel carrier and […]

EU suspends military sales to Egypt

August 21, 2013, by Al Pessin of VOANews

The European Union has suspended military sales to Egypt for items it believes could be used for repression. The United States, meanwhile, is consider ...

Left-wing government in Czech Republic likely as elections loom

August 21, 2013, by Daniel Bardsley for The Prague Post

A general election is likely next month in the Czech Republic after the Chamber of Deputies voted on August 20 to dissolve parliament, raising the iss ...

Manning sentenced to 35 years in prison over leaks

August 21, 2013, by VOANews

U.S. Army private Bradley Manning has been sentenced to a 35-year prison term for handing a vast collection of classified information to the anti-secr ...

  • Forest fires break out in Bulgaria
    August 21, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Hot and dry weather in recent weeks in Bulgaria has led to several forest fires over the past several days, with meteorologists warning that the risk of new fires in […]

  • Head of Bulgaria’s state public opinion agency sacked
    August 21, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The Speaker of Bulgaria’s Parliament, Mihail Mikov, has fired Lidia Yordanova, the director of the National Centre for the Study of Public Opinion (NCSPO), the Parliament’s public opinion polling agency, […]