Archive for November 16th, 2014

November 16, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Romanian prime minister Victor Ponta conceded defeat in the presidential run-off to his rival, Sibiu mayor Klaus Iohannis, late on November 16, about two hours after voting stations closed in Romania. […]

Thirteen arrested after brawl at Levski – Partizan Belgrade basketball match

November 16, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Thirteen people were arrested after a fight in the stands between fans at a Levski Sofia – Partizan Belgrade basketball match, Bulgaria’s Interior ...

ESA: Comet probe is ‘game changer’

November 16, 2014, by VOANews

Hundreds of millions of kilometers from earth, a European spacecraft made history Wednesday by successfully landing on the icy, dusty surface of a spe ...

Prosecutors seek mayor of Bulgarian town after TV expose alleges abuse of office

November 16, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s State Agency for National Security (SANS) and prosecutors are looking for the mayor of Nedelino, Stoyan Beshirov, in connection with ...

  • Putin under pressure at G20
    November 16, 2014, by VOANews

    The G20 summit in Brisbane, Australia, has ended, capping a week of summits that saw several awkward encounters between U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian leader Vladimir Putin. Australia, the […]

  • Ukraine: Yatsenyuk names his government candidates
    November 16, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has named his candidates for the new government. The list of the candidates was published on the Cabinet of Ministries’ official website on November 14. […]

  • Ukraine’s financial outlook is gloomy
    November 16, 2014, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

    Ukraine is engulfed in a financial crisis. Without further Western aid, the Kyiv government will run out of money to service its debts. If the situation continues, Ukraine could face […]