Archive for September 26th, 2013

  • Putin signals lighter charges for Greenpeace Arctic protests
    September 26, 2013, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

    Facing international outcry over the jailing of 30 Greenpeace activists in the Russian Arctic, President Vladimir Putin sent a signal to prosecutors for leniency. “It is obvious they’re not pirates,” […]

  • Football fans increasingly on front line of Turkey’s protests
    September 26, 2013, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Since the mass anti-government demonstrations in Turkey earlier this year, football fans have been playing an increasingly prominent role in the country’s political protests. But the government has warned it […]

  • Poland’s Dreamliners in trouble again
    September 26, 2013, by The Warsaw Voice

    Two of five Boeing 787 Dreamliners owned by Poland’s flagship carrier LOT had to be grounded as checkups showed they were missing low-pressure fuel filters, the airline said on September […]

  • Libya recognises the independence of Kosovo
    September 26, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    In the course of September 25 2013, Kosovo’s independence was recognised by two countries. After Granada, it was Libya which added itself to the list of countries that have recognized […]