Archive for September 17th, 2015

September 17, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Mr President, the central slogan in the September 20 election campaign is “Greece Forward”. Who took Greece backwards? Was it the seven month period Syriza was in power or is […]

Greek elections: PASOK, Syriza, anyone? Lots of choice in Greece vote

September 17, 2015, by Deutsche Welle

It hasn’t happened in 60 years, but nine parties hope to win seats in Greece’s parliamentary elections this Sunday, September 20 2015. Acc ...

Greek elections: Pollsters paint confusing picture as Tsipras and Meimarakis turn to undecided voters

September 17, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Two new opinion polls published on September 16 paint a conflicting picture ahead of the September 20 2015 general election in Greece. An opinion po ...

Romanian president: ‘The EU might force us into accepting more migrants’

September 17, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The European Commission might twist Romania’s arm and make it accept more migrants that it is willing to take in. And that was the worse case sce ...

  • Schengen must survive, Slovak politicians say
    September 17, 2015, by The Slovak Spectator

    Slovakia’s prime minister Robert Fico and his government continue to voice their opposition to EU-wide quotas on accepting refugees after Hungary closed its borders, and the subsequent reimposition of border checks […]

  • Croatia admits more than 5000 migrants
    September 17, 2015, by VOANews

    The European Parliament has backed a plan to distribute some 120,000 refugees among European Union member countries in an effort to relieve overcrowding in EU border nations that are the […]

  • CPJ, OSCE blast Ukraine on foreign journalist entry ban
    September 17, 2015, by VOANews

    Two international rights organizations have criticized Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko for signing a decree that banned 41 foreign journalists and bloggers from entry into Ukraine for one year. The Organization […]

  • Ukraine’s ban of foreign journalists ignites international ire
    September 17, 2015, by The Kyiv Post

    Prominent foreign journalists briefly found themselves in the company of Kremlin cheerleader and Chechen strongman leader Ramzan Kadyrov in Ukraine’s recently released list of sanctioned individuals. The move ignited such […]

  • Film review: Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials
    September 17, 2015, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    For a film subtitled The Scorch Trials and mostly set in a post-apocalyptic desert in a not-too-distant future here on Earth, it is surprising that this second installment of the […]

  • Film review: Love
    September 17, 2015, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    An ode to genitalia, vigorous rutting and the release of bodily fluids, Gaspar Noé’s Love is the polar opposite of Michael Haneke’s similarly titled Amour. For one, its two main […]