Archive for December, 2015

  • Year in Review: The EU and Greece
    December 29, 2015, by Alex Bivol

    As clocks ticked away the last hours of 2014, the news that the parliament in Athens was dissolved on the last day of the year to pave the way for […]

  • Belgium arrests 2 suspected of New Year’s terror plot
    December 29, 2015, by VOANews

    Prosecutors in Belgium said Tuesday police arrested two people suspected of planning holiday terror attacks in Brussels. They said investigators found evidence of plans to hit key sites in the […]

  • As crackdown continues, Turkey investigates Kurdish party leader
    December 29, 2015, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Turkish prosecutors have launched an investigation into Selahattin Demirtas, the leader of Turkey’s main pro-Kurdish party. The move comes as security forces continue a crackdown across the predominantly Kurdish southeast […]

  • Nord Stream-2 denounced as economic threat to Ukraine
    December 28, 2015, by The Kyiv Post

    It’s a multibillion-euro natural gas project, publicly backed by Russian president Vladimir Putin and Germany’s second-most powerful leader, deputy chancellor Sigmar Gabriel. Nord Stream-2 is a pipeline project involving Russian [&helli ...