Archive for January 28th, 2014

January 28, 2014, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

The European Union welcomed a rollback of repressive laws in Ukraine, part of the rapid concessions made by the Ukrainian government in the face of massive anti-government protests.  Events in […]

Constitutional Court overturns Bulgarian Parliament’s resolution extending moratorium on sale of land to foreigners – reports

January 28, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

As was expected, Bulgaria’s Constitutional Court unanimously declared unconstitutional, in a January 28 ruling, a resolution by the National Ass ...

Bulgaria’s muddle over moratorium on selling land to foreigners

January 28, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s Constitutional Court was expected to overturn a 2013 parliamentary resolution calling for an extension to the year 2020 of the moratorium ...

Mladic refuses to testify before UN Tribunal

January 28, 2014, by VOANews

Former Bosnian Serb army commander Ratko Mladic has appeared in the UN war crimes court in The Hague, but refused to testify as a defense witness for ...

  • For Bulgaria, ‘months of permanent scandal ahead’
    January 28, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    Political commentator Dimitar Ganev, speaking on Bulgarian National Radio on January 28, said that months of permanent scandal lay ahead in the approach to the country’s European Parliament elections. He […]

  • Anti-government ‘occupation’ of Sofia University ends
    January 28, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The anti-government group that had been occupying the central campus of Sofia University, barring access to outsiders, ended its occupation on the morning of January 28 2014 – while insisting […]

  • Hollande’s Turkey visit hints at warming ties
    January 28, 2014, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    French President François Hollande is in Turkey for a two-day visit aimed at improving relations between the two countries. French President François Hollande’s visit comes after years of strained relations […]

  • Hollande reaches out to Turkey
    January 28, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    French president Francois Hollande’s commendations have impressed the Erdogan government during his official visit to Ankara. In an attempt to restore French-Turkish relations, which had deteriorated during the Nikola Sarkozy […]