Archive for August 13th, 2014

August 13, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

Over the past several days shells have regularly been crashing into buildings in central Donetsk leaving gaping holes in brick facades and shattered windows.  At least one person was killed […]

Bulgaria former PM wins slander lawsuit against nationalist leader

August 13, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Sofia City Court awarded Bulgaria’s former prime minister Boiko Borissov 180 000 leva in damages in a defamation lawsuit against ultra-nationali ...

Clean-up in Bulgaria’s flooded town of Mizia still underway

August 13, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s Kristalina Georgieva, the European commissioner for international cooperation and crisis response, was due to visit on August 13 the town ...

Bulgarian state lottery jackpot set to hit seven million leva

August 13, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

An estimated seven million leva, or about 3.58 million euro, are expected to be up for grabs in one of the jackpots of the Bulgarian state lottery by ...

  • Greece expecting 19 million tourists this year
    August 13, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The association of Greek tourism enterprises SETE reiterated its confidence that the target of 19 million tourist arrivals set for 2014 will be met. According to SETE’s data on international […]

  • Turkish markets jittery over Erdogan presidency
    August 13, 2014, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    With the election of Recep Tayyip Erdogan as Turkey’s president, speculation is growing over the future of key economic ministers and the head of the central bank. Though they are […]

  • Archaeological dig finds Amphipolis tomb, Greek PM visits site
    August 13, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Greek archaeologists may have made a very important discovery at the ancient city of Amphipolis, in north-eastern Greece, after two years of excavations. A significant tomb yard has recently been […]

  • EU increases aid to displaced Iraqis
    August 13, 2014, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    The European Union announced Tuesday it is increasing humanitarian assistance to Iraqis trapped by the fighting in their homeland, but pressure is mounting on Brussels to do more. France and […]