Archive for February 12th, 2015

February 12, 2015, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

Just over a month after the Paris attacks, European leaders are meeting to discuss a range of counter-terrorism measures – from better information sharing to tougher border controls and scrutiny […]

The new Minsk ceasefire: Avoiding Putin’s trap

February 12, 2015, by Volker Stanzel of the European Council on Foreign Relations

Angela Merkel’s Monday visit to Washington made the gap between Europe and the United States even more obvious than had the recent transatlantic spa ...

Film review: Fifty Shades of Grey

February 12, 2015, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

In Seattle, the city that is always wet, not just moist, the still-virginal English Literature student Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson) arrives at a ...

What’s On: Anneke van Giersbergen and Arjen Lucassen’s ‘Gentle Storm’ at Sofia’s Modern Theatre on February 20

February 12, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

A live production of the Gentle Storm, the Arjen Lucassen-Anneke van Giersbergen project and double concept album, comes to the Modern Theatre in Sofi ...

  • Bulgaria welcomes Minsk deal on Ukraine
    February 12, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov said on February 12 2015 that he welcomed the agreement among the leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France in Minsk on a cease-fire deal […]

  • IMF agrees to $17.5 billion bailout for Ukraine
    February 12, 2015, by VOANews

    The International Monetary Fund has agreed on a new $17.5 billion bailout deal for Ukraine to help stabilize the country’s finances. The four-year deal could include as much as $40 […]