Archive for August 26th, 2015

August 26, 2015, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s name won’t appear on any of the ballot papers Turks will be presented with on November 1 but no one here doubts that the parliamentary elections — […]

EU ministers to meet Saturday on security

August 26, 2015, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

European Union ministers are to meet in Paris Saturday to look for ways to tighten regional security after last week’s attack on a high-speed train ...

Bulgaria deploys military to back up Border Police at border with Macedonia

August 26, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria has deployed military personnel to assist Border Police at three border crossings with Macedonia in the regions of Blagoevgrad and Kyustendil ...

Bulgaria prepares to seek damages for idle South Stream assets

August 26, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Cabinet was preparing to seek damages for the idled properties that were due to host infrastructure for the now-abandoned South Strea ...

  • Turkey will fly in anti-IS missions, Pentagon says
    August 26, 2015, by Carla Babb of VOANews

    Turkey has agreed to fly in coalition air missions against Islamic State, Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook said Tuesday. The Turks’ integration into the air operations “could take a few […]

  • Russia sentences Ukrainian filmmaker to 20 years
    August 26, 2015, by Daniel Schearf of VOANews

    A Russian military court in Rostov-on-Don Tuesday sentenced acclaimed Ukrainian film director Oleh Sentsov to 20 years in prison on charges of leading a terrorist group and plotting attacks in […]