Archive for February 17th, 2016

February 17, 2016, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s aspiration to change Turkey’s parliamentary system of government to an executive presidency is being blamed for the collapse of talks to create a new constitution. Erdogan is […]

Ukraine’s government faces fresh problems, at home, abroad

February 17, 2016, by VOANews

Ukraine’s government faced fresh challenges at home and abroad Wednesday, when a major political party withdrew from the governing coalition and ...

Blast rocks Turkey’s capital, at least 28 killed

February 17, 2016, by VOANews

Turkish officials say at least 28 people have been killed and 61 others wounded in a car bomb explosion in the capital, Ankara. The blast occurred as ...

Bulgarian Cabinet cancels identification documents tender

February 17, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s government decided on February 17 to cancel a tender, called last month and estimated to be worth 484 million leva over a period of 1 ...

  • FDI in Bulgaria in 2015 was 1.58B euro
    February 17, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Foreign direct investment in Bulgaria in 2015 stood at 1.58 billion euro, the equivalent of 3.5 per cent of the gross domestic product, statistics from the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) […]

  • Eight years of independence, celebrations and protests in Kosovo
    February 17, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Kosovo celebrates on February 17 2016 its eighth anniversary of Independence, amid celebrations by the majority and protests by the opposition. The eighth anniversary of Independence is being marked with different […]

  • Brakes on Bulgarian MP’s car tampered with
    February 17, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Police in Bulgaria’s capital city Sofia are investigating after Reformist Bloc MP Martin Dimitrov said that the brakes in his car had been cut. Dimitrov told reporters that the incident […]