Archive for October 21st, 2014

  • Bulgarian given suspended sentence for vote-buying
    October 21, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    A man who was arrested a day after Bulgaria’s October 5 parliamentary elections for offering people 20 leva (about 10 euro) to vote for the Movement for Rights and Freedoms […]

  • French oil CEO killed in Moscow runway crash
    October 21, 2014, by VOANews

    The head of French oil giant Total was killed late Monday when his private jet collided with a snow plow on a Moscow runway. Christophe de Margerie, 63, and three […]

  • Russia bans imports of EU meat products
    October 21, 2014, by VOANews

    Citing health concerns, Russia on Monday announced new sanctions on meat products from the European Union, widening its restrictions on Western food products. Its federal supervisory agency for agriculture, the […]

  • Europe vows to step up aid for Ebola crisis
    October 21, 2014, by VOANews

    European Union foreign ministers have called for more money, more coordination and more health workers on the ground to respond to the Ebola crisis in West Africa.  EU leaders will […]