Archive for April 23rd, 2016

April 23, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian socialist minority party ABC has threatened to walk out of the country’s coalition government if Electoral Code changes, including the introduction of compulsory voting in elections, are adopted in […]

Communism and self-esteem

April 23, 2016, by Patrick Brigham

Perceived from the sitting rooms of suburban England or even from a press office in Canary Wharf, the ex-communist countries of Europe remain an anath ...

Merkel heads to Turkey to try to save EU migrant deal

April 23, 2016, by VOANews

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other European Union officials will travel to Turkey this weekend to try to smooth over tensions that have arisen ...

In Thessaloniki, foreign ministers pursue solutions to migrant crisis

April 23, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

A talkfest among the foreign ministers of four countries held in Thessaloniki this week saw agreement on trying to come up with common solutions to th ...

  • Why Russia is rocking the European boat
    April 23, 2016, by VOANews

    In an April 6 referendum in the Netherlands, a majority of participants voted against approving an association agreement between the European Union and Ukraine.  The results were greeted with concern […]

  • Nato-Russia talks fail, but raise hopes
    April 23, 2016, by VOANews

    Nato and Russia held their first dialogue in two years this week. The meeting among ambassadors of the alliance and Russia in Brussels Wednesday failed to produce agreements, but analysts […]