Archive for June 6th, 2015

June 6, 2015, by VOANews

Tensions ratcheted up in Turkey Saturday as angry Kurdish protesters demanded a full investigation for apparent bomb blasts at a political rally ahead of critical national elections. Sunday’s vote is […]

Pope in Sarajevo urges lasting peace

June 6, 2015, by VOANews

Pope Francis called on Bosnians to seek lasting ethnic and religious peace and harmony to overcome the deep divisions caused by the 1990s Balkan war. ...

Anti-gay extremists violently break up gay pride march in Kyiv; several injured, many arrests

June 6, 2015, by The Kyiv Post

Protected by hundreds of police officers in Kyiv’s Obolon district, nearly 200 persons tried on June 6 to take part in the second gay pride parade i ...

American dies, four injured in blast at Bulgaria’s VMZ Sopot ordnance plant

June 6, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

A person reported to be a US citizen died and four others, reportedly including an American and a Canadian, were injured – the American critic ...

  • Serbian leader wants to reduce Russian gas dependency
    June 6, 2015, by VOANews

    Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic tells VOA that his country is ready to accept U.S. calls to reduce dependency on Russian gas. During an interview at VOA in Washington Thursday, […]

  • Turkey election down to Erdogan agenda
    June 6, 2015, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Turkey’s ruling party looks as if it will remain in the majority in parliament in this weekend’s elections, with polls indicating it has a strong lead over its rivals. But […]

  • Blasts rip HDP rally in Turkey
    June 6, 2015, by VOANews

    Two explosions ripped through an opposition political rally Friday in Diyarbakir, Turkey, two days before key parliamentary elections. At least two are dead and dozens of people were injured in […]

  • Right Sector threatens Kyiv gay pride march
    June 6, 2015, by The Kyiv Post

    Anti-gay groups in Ukraine, including the militant Right Sector, are threatening to stop a gay pride march planned for June 6. Referring to the Old Testament in the Holy Bible, […]