Archive for January 13th, 2016

January 13, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry had handed Turkish ambassador Süleyman Gökçe (photo) a note about his actions and behaviour, Prime Minister Boiko Borissov told the National Assembly on January 13, answering a […]

EU launches first-ever rule of law review against Poland

January 13, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

The European Commission has launched a probe into policy changes in Poland that may clash with EU law. It is the first time such a move has been initi ...

Bulgarian PM: Europe should close its borders to all but those fleeing death

January 13, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Europe should close its borders to all but those fleeing death, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov said on January 13, saying that the Dublin Reg ...

Parties of Bulgaria’s governing coalition pledge reforms in 2016

January 13, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov’s GERB party, majority partner in the coalition cabinet, has said it will press ahead with reforms in 20 ...

  • Czech president Zeman claims his views are vindicated
    January 13, 2016, by Raymond Johnston of The Prague Post

    Czech President Miloš Zeman claims that the New Year’s Eve attacks against women vindicate his negative point of view on refugees coming to Europe, according to his spokesman Jiří Ovčáček. […]

  • Fears renewed of Islamic State attacks in Europe, US
    January 13, 2016, by Jeff Seldin of VOAnews

    Western intelligence agencies are increasingly worried that Islamic State militants will soon find ways to carry out more and increasingly sophisticated attacks on Europe and the United States, using November’s […]

  • IS blamed for Istanbul suicide bombing
    January 13, 2016, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Foreign tourists are said to be among those killed and injured in a suicide attack in Istanbul’s main tourism district.  Turkish officials say at least 10 people – nine of […]

  • Turkey issues ‘limited’ media ban after suicide attack
    January 13, 2016, by VOANews

    The Turkish government has imposed what it called a “limited” media ban on news coverage following Tuesday’s suicide bombing in Istanbul. The ban was ordered by Turkey’s Radio and Television […]