Archive for January 8th, 2015

January 8, 2015, by VOANews

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday that sanctions imposed by the European Union on Russia for supporting separatists in eastern Ukraine could be lifted only if a cease-fire agreement between […]

After the Paris Massacre: fighting back with restraint

January 8, 2015, by Nick Witney of the European Council on Foreign Relations

How to react to this latest outrage? The immediate French response seems to have been rather noble, mixing a determination not to be cowed with calls ...

US secretary of state John Kerry to visit Bulgaria on January 15 – reports

January 8, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

US Secretary of State John Kerry is to visit Bulgaria on January 15 2015, according to Bulgarian-language media reports. Plans for the Kerry visit to ...

US prosecutors ask Poland to extradite filmmaker Roman Polanski

January 8, 2015, by The Warsaw Voice

US prosecutors have sent Poland extradition request for Polish-born filmmaker Roman Polanski, who is wanted in the United States on charges from 1977 ...

  • EU leaders assess security following Paris attack
    January 8, 2015, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

    In the wake of the massacre Wednesday in Paris, European security officials are re-visiting their plans for countering what they see as a growing jihadist threat and what to do […]

  • Film review: St. Vincent
    January 8, 2015, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    Had it not been for the acting of its three leads, St. Vincent would have been merely a schmaltzy and utterly predictable, albeit uplifting, depiction of a grumpy old man’s […]

  • Bulgarian media express solidarity with Charlie Hebdo
    January 8, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    A demonstration by staff of Bulgarian National Television outside the public broadcaster’s Sofia head office on January 8 2015 was among expressions of solidarity by Bulgarian media with Charlie Hebdo, […]

  • French PM: ‘Several arrests’ in search for shooters
    January 8, 2015, by VOANews

    The French prime minister says there have been “several arrests” in the search for two suspects in Wednesday’s shooting spree that left 12 people dead at the headquarters of the […]