Archive for January, 2015

  • Film review: Whiplash
    January 30, 2015, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    Malcolm Gladwell says it takes around 10 000 hours of practice to reach mastery of a craft. But in Damien Chazelle’s exhilarating and at times unnerving second feature film, Whiplash, […]

  • Bulgaria to reimpose curfew in all refugee shelters
    January 30, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgaria will reintroduce a curfew at all refugee shelters in the country within a few days, State Agency for Refugees head Nikola Kazakov said on January 29. Kazakov headed the […]

  • Polish prosecutors probe 107 MPs over suspected expenses fraud
    January 30, 2015, by The Warsaw Voice

    Warsaw prosecutors said on January 29 2015 that they were investigating 107 current and former members of parliament as part of a massive probe into whether lawmakers fraudulently claimed travel expenses. […]

  • Rebels press assault in eastern Ukraine
    January 30, 2015, by Al Pessin of VOANews

    Fighting continued Thursday in the northern sector of the former cease-fire line in eastern Ukraine as Russian-backed rebels pressed their offensive aimed at moving the line farther west. The battle […]

  • EU ministers propose tougher anti-terrorism measures
    January 30, 2015, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    European Union Justice and Interior Ministers are discussing ways to strengthen information sharing and border control, among other measures to crack down on terrorism. Their two-day meeting ends Friday in […]

  • Film review: The Imitation Game
    January 29, 2015, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    During World War 2, Alan Turing built a computer, and in so doing, he saved Western civilization from the encroaching spread of the Third Reich. Unable to speak openly of […]