Archive for December 22nd, 2015

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December 22, 2015, by VOANews

Bosnian police have arrested 11 people suspected of alleged ties with Islamic State and its militants fighting in Syria and Iraq. The prosecutor’s office said in a statement Tuesday searches […]

US expands sanctions against Russia

December 22, 2015, by VOANews

The United States Treasury Department Tuesday imposed sanctions on 34 individuals and entities for previous sanctions evasion and other activities rel ...

Bulgarian Prosecutor-General challenges prosecution of communist crimes in Constitutional Court

December 22, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Prosecutor-General Sotir Tsatsarov has lodged a challenge in the Constitutional Court to amendments approved by Parliament in September lift ...

Bulgarian birth rate drops 6.5% year-on-year

December 22, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

A total of 58 140 children were born in Bulgaria between January 1 and December 20 2015, 4037 – or about 6.5 per cent – fewer than in the ...

  • EU extends Russia sanctions for six months
    December 22, 2015, by VOANews

    The European Union has renewed its economic sanctions against Russia for six months over its involvement in the Ukraine crisis. The 28-member body extended the sanctions until July 31, 2016, […]

  • Hungary blasted for intolerance, hatred toward refugees
    December 22, 2015, by Lisa Schlein of VOANews

    International agencies are condemning a new public campaign by Hungary they say promotes intolerance and fear, and fuels xenophobia against refugees and migrants. The U.N. refugee agency, the Council of […]