Archive for May, 2015

  • Turkey’s ruling party lures voters in opposition stronghold
    May 30, 2015, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Turkey’s AK Party is seeking a fourth successive general election victory, with the goal of securing two-thirds of the seats in parliament to rewrite the constitution. AK Party member of parliament, […]

  • Sofia traffic police start extensive checks on motorists
    May 29, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Sofia traffic police began extensive checks on motorists on May 29, looking out for traffic violations, wanted persons and vehicles, officials said. As of last week, mobile cameras work according […]

  • The undesirables
    May 28, 2015, by Maria Lipman for the European Council on Foreign Relations

    This week, both houses of the Russian parliament approved legislation regarding “undesirable organisations”. According to the new norm, a prosecutor can deem any foreign or international organisation “undesirable” if it […]

  • Investigators will question Russia on World Cup bid
    May 28, 2015, by The Kyiv Post

    Swiss authorities lobbed a grenade at Russia’s already tainted award to host the 2018 World Cup when it started criminal proceedings on suspected “mismanagement and money laundering in connection with […]

  • Greece anxious about tourism this year
    May 28, 2015, by Deutsche Welle

    Greece was hoping to set a record in tourist numbers this summer, but the turbulent debt crisis has clouded the forecast. Recent disputes over billions in loans for the country […]