Archive for October 30th, 2015

October 30, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The President of the Republic of Albania says that he and his family have been put under surveillance by the state’s security structures. Bujar Nishani suggests that representatives of the […]

Turkey divisions run deep ahead of Sunday poll

October 30, 2015, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

Outside the Istanbul Military Museum, patriotic music blared from huge speakers on a truck bedecked with Turkey’s national flag. A handful of touris ...

Five lessons from the local elections in Ukraine

October 30, 2015, by Andrew Wilson of the European Council on Foreign Relations

Turnout was low, but respectable The official participation rate for Ukraine’s local elections was 46.5 per cent. This may sound low, but was not mu ...

Polish court rejects Polanski US extradition request

October 30, 2015, by The Warsaw Voice

A Polish court Friday ruled against a US request to extradite Oscar-winning film-maker Roman Polanski (82) over a 1977 conviction for having sex with ...

  • Hackers bring down website of Bulgarian President
    October 30, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    A denial-of-service attack brought down the website of the Bulgarian President on October 30, just two hours after head of state President Rossen Plevneliev told reporters he had asked the […]

  • Bulgarian Cabinet approves draft 2016 Budget
    October 30, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Government approved at a special meeting on October 30 the 2016 Budget bill drafted by the Finance Ministry, which also includes provisions revising the revenue and spending allocations for […]