Archive for February 7th, 2014

February 7, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The third day of mass uprisings, on February 7 2014, in Bosnia and Herzegovina took a violent turn. According to the latest information, protestors have set fire to the cantonal […]

Turkish Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737 hijacked

February 7, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

A hijacking took place on February 7 2014 on an aircraft belonging to the Turkish Pegasus Airlines, which was flying the route Harkovo-Istanbul. Accor ...

Passenger on Turkish airliner tries to divert it to Sochi

February 7, 2014, by VOANews

A passenger on a flight from Ukraine to Turkey on Friday attempted to divert the Turkish airliner to Sochi, Russia, where the Winter Olympic Games wer ...

Bulgaria nominates former State Security agent for EU diplomatic posting – report

February 7, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin has nominated Branimir Radev, a former secret agent of the country’s communist-era security services, ...

  • Russia prepares for opening Olympic ceremony
    February 7, 2014, by VOANews

    Russia is preparing for a glitzy opening ceremony for the Winter Olympic Games in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi on Friday. Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.N. Secretary-General […]

  • Sochi Olympics most expensive, but not best organised
    February 7, 2014, by Zlatica Hoke of VOANews

    Organizers of the Winter Olympics in Russia are scrambling to fix problems that are plaguing hotels and other facilities ahead of the Games opening ceremonies on Friday. Some foreign workers […]