Archive for March, 2014

  • Eight dead in Turkish election violence
    March 30, 2014, by VOANews

    Eight people were killed Sunday in clashes during Turkey’s local elections. Voting was peaceful throughout most of Turkey, but feuds broke out in two villages near Turkey’s southeastern border with […]

  • Andrej Kiska elected as Slovakia’s president
    March 30, 2014, by The Slovak Spectator

    Andrej Kiska will be the president of Slovakia for the next five years. Kiska, who is the first-ever independent candidate with no political background whatsoever to win the presidential election, […]

  • Turkey’s local elections – the voters’ choices
    March 30, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Turkish citizens go to the polls in local elections on March 30 2014. The electoral system of local elections in Turkey is simple. There is no second round. The candidate […]

  • Kerry, Lavrov to meet for Ukraine crisis talks
    March 30, 2014, by Scott Stearns of VOANews

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov are scheduled to meet in Paris Sunday as Washington and Moscow work toward a political solution to the […]

  • Kiska becomes Slovakia’s president, preliminary results show
    March 30, 2014, by Michaela Terenzani-Stankova of The Slovak Spectator

    Andrej Kiska will be the president of Slovakia for the next five years, preliminary results published by the Statistics Office show. Kiska, who is the first-ever independent candidate with no […]

  • Bulgarian MPs cap loan interest rates, eliminate fine print
    March 28, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Parliament passed at second reading on March 28 amendments to the country’s Consumer Loans Act, which set a ceiling the loan interest rates and required banks to print the […]