Archive for May 15th, 2014

  • Ukraine separatists plan to disrupt presidential poll
    May 15, 2014, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

    Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine are planning to disrupt the country’s presidential election scheduled for May 25, but Ukrainian officials maintain that the polls will be held. For the separatists, […]

  • Serbia in state of emergency over flooding
    May 15, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The Serbian government was to declare a state of emergency in the whole country due to heavy rains and floods, prime minister Aleksandar Vucic said on May 15 2014. “This is […]

  • Grief turns to anger as Turkish unions strike
    May 15, 2014, by VOANews

    The image of an adviser to Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan kicking a mourner who was protesting the prime minister’s Wednesday visit to Soma has exacerbated tensions as four Turkish […]

  • Bulgaria’s economy grows by 0.2% in Q1
    May 15, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s economy grew by 0.2 per cent in the first quarter of this year using seasonally-adjusted data, compared to the last three months of 2013, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) […]

  • blue stethoscope on a white background
    Bulgarian doctors in symbolic protest
    May 15, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian doctors across the country took part in a symbolic protest on May 15 2014, wearing ribbons and warning that a full protest could result by the end of the […]

  • Greece signs three oil and gas concession deals
    May 15, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Three agreements for hydrocarbon exploration in the areas of Ioannina, the Gulf of Patras and Katakolo were signed on May 14 2014 between the Greek state and contractors. A ceremony was […]