Archive for August 18th, 2015

August 18, 2015, by VOANews

A new Islamic State video is taking aim at Turkey, issuing a call to arms to “conquer Istanbul.” The undated footage, labeled “A Message to Turkey,” criticizes the Turkish president […]

Bulgaria’s insolvent bank CCB lists creditors

August 18, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bankruptcy receivers at Bulgaria’s Corporate Commercial Bank (CCB), which was declared insolvent by a court ruling earlier this year, published ...

Mayor of Varna bans alcohol in public places in move against ‘alcohol tourism’

August 18, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The mayor of Bulgaria’s largest Black Sea city Varna, Ivan Portnih, has issued a ban on alcohol in public places in the city and its holiday res ...

US heavy military equipment bound for Bulgaria in training exercise

August 18, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

US Marines now have tanks, artillery, and light-armored reconnaissance vehicles in Europe to support Nato allies and international partner countries, ...

  • US pulling Patriot missiles from Turkey
    August 18, 2015, by Carla Babb of VOANews

    The United States will remove its Patriot missile defense force out of Turkey when the agreement to station them there expires in October. The reason for the move, according to […]

  • Putin visits Crimea, slams Ukrainian government
    August 18, 2015, by The Kyiv Post

    On August 17, Russian President Vladimir Putin began a three-day visit to Crimea aimed at developing the annexed Black Sea peninsula and promote tourism there. It was his third visit […]