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    Bulgaria’s Trade with Third Countries Dipped in Jan-Aug
    Oct10

    Bulgaria’s Trade with Third Countries Dipped in Jan-Aug

    Both exports and imports of Bulgaria to third countries fell in the first eight months of this year, compared to the same period of 2015, statistics show. Exports amounted to BGN 9.5161 B. The main trade partners included Turkey, Macedonia, Serbia, China, Russia, and the United States, accounting for 49.7% of the exports to non-EU countries.The...

    Gorbachev: World has reached a dangerous point
    Oct10

    Gorbachev: World has reached a dangerous point

    BELGRADE – Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned today that the world has reached a “dangerous point” as tensions between Russia and the United States spike over the Syria conflict, EurActiv.com reports. Relations between Moscow and Washington — already at their lowest since the Cold War over the Ukraine conflict — have soured further in...

    Moscow ‘blocks’ hiring of Euronews Ukrainian journalists: report
    Oct10

    Moscow ‘blocks’ hiring of Euronews Ukrainian journalists: report

    The Russian service of France-based broadcaster Euronews has refused to hire journalists laid off from the Ukrainian service, in breach of French labour law, the euractiv.com website has reported. …read more Source: Polskie...

    What scared Ukraine’s ‘sex tourists’ away
    Oct10

    What scared Ukraine’s ‘sex tourists’ away

    KIEV, Ukraine — In 2012, Ukraine briefly became gripped by hysteria over “sex tourism.” The country was preparing to host tens of thousands of football fans for the Euro championships, leading many to predict a sharp rise in prostitution. The high-profile sporting event would “promote sex tourism in Ukraine, and demean women here even more,” Anna...

    Ukraine military postpones withdrawal from town, cites rebel shelling
    Oct09

    Ukraine military postpones withdrawal from town, cites rebel shelling

    STANYTSA LUHANSKA, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military on Sunday postponed a planned parallel withdrawal with pro-Russian separatists from Stanytsa Luhanska, a town on the eastern frontline, saying rebels had disregarded the agreement by firing artillery at Ukrainian positions. …read more Source:...

    Georgia’s pro-Western parties pull ahead in national vote
    Oct09

    Georgia’s pro-Western parties pull ahead in national vote

    The governing party of Georgia is strongly in the lead in the parliamentary election, according to the National Commission. After a count of votes from about two-thirds of the country’s precincts the commission said Sunday that the Georgian Dream party, a pro-Western, reformist party, which has been in power since 2012, had tallied just...

    Seven reasons the new Russian hack announcement is a big deal
    Oct09

    Seven reasons the new Russian hack announcement is a big deal

    It’s been buried under news of Donald Trump bragging about his ability to grab women by their genitals, but Friday afternoon’s news dump included a stunning declaration by the Department of Homeland Security: the first direct accusation from the Obama administration that Russia is trying to interfere with our elections. “The U.S....

    Russian hacking crisis tests Obama’s nerve
    Oct08

    Russian hacking crisis tests Obama’s nerve

    President Barack Obama came under immediate pressure Friday night to punish Russia for hacking into U.S. political institutions — with calls to rally European allies behind sweeping new sanctions against Moscow. The demands for swift action followed the administration’s extraordinary public statement accusing the Russian government of...

    Diversity of foreign languages from across the world in Sofia
    Oct08

    Diversity of foreign languages from across the world in Sofia

    Sofia has been a city at the crossroads since ancient times and various languages ​​and cultures meet here. Today the Bulgarian capital is even more colourful. It is enough to take a day for a walk in the historic centre of the city or in one of the largest shopping centres to hear a variety of languages. In the city streets one can often hear...

    UN Security Council’s “Perilous Interventions” in War Zones
    Oct07

    UN Security Council’s “Perilous Interventions” in War Zones

    Credit: IPSBy Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Oct 7 2016 (IPS)When the UN Security Council last week discussed the “deliberate” attacks on medical facilities in war-ravaged Syria and Yemen, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon implicitly criticized some of the warring nations lamenting that “even a slaughterhouse is more humane” than the ongoing...

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