Archive for December 8th, 2015

December 8, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Asylum-seekers, volunteers, and local groups have told Human Rights Watch (HRW) the process for registration of asylum-seekers awaiting registration by Serbia before onward travel towards Western Europe is undermined by […]

Security guard held for questioning after two men shot in Sofia

December 8, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Two men were wounded by gunfire and a third was assaulted in an incident in Sofia’s Cherni Vruh Boulevard on December 7, the Interior Ministry s ...

Serbian PM Vucic sacks defence minister

December 8, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bratislav Gasic cannot remain Serbian defence minister, premier Aleksandar Vucic said on December 7. Gasic had offended “all women in Serbia,” Vuc ...

Turkey refuses to withdraw troops from Iraq

December 8, 2015, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

Turkey is refusing to withdraw forces deployed to Iraq, despite Baghdad’s call for Ankara to do so immediately. Ankara insists the deployment is ...

  • Biden to speak to Ukraine parliament on December 8
    December 8, 2015, by VOANews

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is set to deliver remarks before Ukraine’s parliament Tuesday, one day after announcing $190 million in new U.S. aid to Ukraine. Biden said Monday that […]