Archive for August, 2015

  • 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 traveling from the Netherlands to France. Prosecutors […]

  • 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 Stream gas pipeline, with the government approving on August […]

  • 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 […]