Archive for January 1st, 2016

January 1, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

In Bulgaria in 2015, some made the news and some had the news thrust upon them. Apart from those who were newsmakers largely by the positions they held – Prime […]

Sparring continues over Turkish troops in Northern Iraq

January 1, 2016, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

The diplomatic dispute over Turkey’s deployment of soldiers and tanks to Iraq continues to deepen, with Baghdad accusing Ankara of reneging on an ag ...

Nearly 4000 migrants died crossing Mediterranean in 2015

January 1, 2016, by VOANews

For migrants and refugees crossing the Mediterranean trying to reach Europe, 2015 was the deadliest year on record, according to the International Org ...

Crowds view New Year’s fireworks as Dubai hotel burns

January 1, 2016, by VOANews

A fire that broke out Thursday at a luxury hotel in Dubai was still raging a few hours after midnight, but with the block evacuated and few injuries r ...