Archive for August, 2013

  • Bulgarian-Serbian chamber of commerce established
    August 28, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Trade and industry groups in Bulgaria and Serbia have banded together to form the Bulgarian-Serbian Chamber of Commerce and Industry on August 27. Despite Serbia’s concerted efforts to join the […]

  • Greek New Democracy party leader Antonis Samaras
    Imminent invasion in Syria troubles Athens
    August 28, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    With NATO forces awaiting US president Barack Obama’s “green light” to begin joint military operations in Syria’s territory, the Greek government seems as if walking on tightrope, with the Maximos […]

  • aerial photo by nasa of the island of cyprus
    Cyprus’s Syrian challenge
    August 28, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The Syrian crisis presents a challenge for all countries in the wider region and Cyprus does definitely not represent an exception. For the island is in danger of finding itself […]

  • graph on a seismograph
    Two earthquakes in southern Bulgaria
    August 28, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    An earthquake of 3.7 on the Richter scale was registered seven km west of Dospat in southern Bulgaria, 134km south-east of capital city Sofia, at 9.48am on August 28 2013, […]

  • Turkey’s Erdogan may use Egypt turmoil to justify crackdown
    August 28, 2013, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been at the forefront of condemnation of the overthrow of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, which he has blamed on an international conspiracy. Erdogan […]

  • European nations divided on call for action in Syria
    August 27, 2013, by Selah Hennessy of VOANews

    France is ready to “punish” those who carried out an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria last week, the French president said Tuesday. But European nations are divided in their […]