Archive for January 19th, 2014

January 19, 2014, by VOANews

Protesters clashed with riot police in Kyiv on Sunday, as up to 100,000 Ukrainians massed in defiance of new laws aimed at stamping out anti-government demonstrations.A group of radical activists […]

Ukrainians protest in defiance of new law

January 19, 2014, by VOANews

Tens of thousands of demonstrators have massed in central Kyiv in defiance of Ukraine’s new legislation that significantly limits their right to ...

Bulgarian Orthodox Church elects new Nevrokop Metropolitan

January 19, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

With Patriarch Neofit casting a deciding vote after an even split in the Holy Synod, Bishop Serafim of Melnik was on January 19 2014 elected the Bulga ...

Hungary: Polarisation at the polls

January 19, 2014, by The Budapest Times

2014 will be a hot year for Hungary from a political point of view. There are three elections to look forward to this year: Parliamentary, European an ...

  • Weekly review: Romania’s war on justice
    January 19, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    This week has again been marked by the ongoing political fight over the control of justice as Romania heads into a crucial electoral year where the anti-corruption theme could make […]

  • US-Based Muslim preacher leverages influence back in Turkey
    January 19, 2014, by Jerome Socolovsky of VOANews

    In 1999, a Turkish preacher who ran afoul of the military-backed secular government in Ankara left and sought refuge across the ocean in what was then a camp for Turkish-American […]