Archive for August 31st, 2015

August 31, 2015, by VOANews

A court in southeastern Turkey has ordered two British journalists and their translator remanded to custody, ahead of an eventual trial on charges of engaging in terror activity. Monday’s court […]

Dimitrov powers through in US Open first round

August 31, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov made short work of Australian qualifier Matthew Ebden in the first round of the US Open on August 31, winning in stra ...

One dead, dozens wounded as Ukraine protest turns violent

August 31, 2015, by Daniel Schearf of VOANews

In Ukraine, at least one National Guardsman has been killed and at least 50 more people injured in clashes outside Ukraine’s parliament.  Ukrai ...

Bulgaria Budget surplus at 789.4M leva in January-July 2015

August 31, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Finance Ministry said that the consolidated Budget surplus in the first seven months of 2015 came in at 789.4 million leva, or 0.9 per ce ...

  • Refugee crisis in Macedonia continues
    August 31, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Large numbers of refugees from the Middle East are continuing to come into Macedonia. According to the Ministry of Interior, last week more than 2000 refugees have travelled to Serbia through […]

  • IMF changing tack on Greece
    August 31, 2015, by Deutsche Welle

    With loans totaling approximately $25 billion, Greece is currently the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) most important customer. “The IMF has crossed the ‘point of no return’,” says Rolf J. Langhammer [&hell ...

  • Ukraine cancels upcoming local polls near combat zone
    August 31, 2015, by VOANews

    Election officials in Ukraine have canceled upcoming local polls in parts of two rebel-controlled regions near the Russian border, after determining that authorities can not guarantee voter or polling place […]