All posts in Europe

  • Moody’s lowers ratings outlook for EU
    September 4, 2012, by VOANews

    Moody’s Investors Service on Monday lowered its ratings outlook for the European Union from stable to negative, as the bloc struggles to deal with the eurozone debt crisis. The credit […]

  • HRW report calls for Turkey to end impunity for state killings
    September 3, 2012, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    U.S.-based Human Rights Watch is calling for Turkey’s government to hold to account those responsible for serious human-rights violations during the country’s 1980 military coup and against Kurdish civilians in the […]

  • Lufthansa cabin crew to go on strike again on September 4
    September 3, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The Independent Flight Attendants Organisation (UFO) which represents most cabin crew employed by German airline Lufthansa said that there would be further strike action on September 4 2012. Previous strike […]

  • Turkey lobbies museums around world to return artifacts
    September 3, 2012, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Turkey is following an increasingly aggressive policy of getting top museums around the world to return its heritage. Minister of Culture and Tourism Ertugrul Gunay says that in the last […]

  • Armenia cuts ties with Hungary in soldier dispute
    September 3, 2012, by Stefan Bos of VOANews

    Armenia says it is cutting all ties with Hungary for allowing an Azerbaijani soldier who killed an Armenian officer to return home. On Friday, Hungary sent the soldier back to […]

  • Sofia’s new metro line opens
    August 31, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The opening of Sofia’s new metro underground railway line was celebrated by offering free rides to all users from the afternoon to the end of the day on August 31 […]