Archive for August, 2014

  • Europe marks centennial of WW1
    August 5, 2014, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    Former foes have gathered in the Belgium city of Liege to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of World War 1, one of the grimmest episodes of Europe’s history. […]

  • Bulgaria’s ‘short parliament’ comes to an end
    August 4, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    With the end of its special sitting on August 4, Bulgaria’s 42nd National Assembly passes into history having set a number of records – not least of which is that it […]

  • Grigor Dimitrov climbs to eighth in ATP Tour rankings
    August 4, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov returns to the ATP Tour circuit this week, nearly a month after reaching the Wimbledon semi-finals, with a new career-best ranking of eighth in the world. Dimitrov […]

  • French, German presidents mark World War 1 anniversary
    August 4, 2014, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    French and German presidents evoked the bloody lessons of World War 1 and hailed the emergence of a largely peaceful Europe Sunday, as they marked the centenary of Germany’s declaration […]

  • Russia begins military drills near Ukrainian border
    August 4, 2014, by VOANews

    Russian officials say the military is beginning exercises Monday in the central and western regions of the country, which would include the Ukraine border region. The officials say the drills […]