Archive for August, 2014

August 31, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s second city Plovdiv now boasts the longest pedestrian zone in Europe, beating previous record-holder Copenhagen, according to mayor Ivan Totev. After the formal opening of the latest stretch of […]

EU leaders threaten more sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

August 31, 2014, by VOANews

The European Union has threatened Russia with new sanctions if Moscow continues its military activity in eastern Ukraine. But the EU is deeply divided ...

EU to Moscow: ‘Come to reason’ on Ukraine

August 31, 2014, by VOANews

A top European official says Russia is pushing the conflict in eastern Ukraine to the “point of no return,” and that the European Union ma ...

Barroso: Ukraine crisis could reach ‘the point of no return’

August 30, 2014, by The Prague Post

President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso met with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Brussels to discuss the situation in Ukrain ...

  • Erdogan’s first step: Secure more power in new role in Turkey
    August 30, 2014, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    In his victory speech after securing his new post, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan mentioned a “new Turkey” and delivered a conciliatory message promising to embrace all groups within the country. […]

  • Kyiv: Russian forces tightening grip on east
    August 30, 2014, by VOANews

    Ukrainian security officials on Friday said Russian forces have tightened their control on territory in eastern Ukraine after crossing the border to support separatist rebels. Meanwhile, a new United Nations […]