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MEPs Question Commission On Violated Rights of Bulgarian Immigrants

Bulgarian MEP Ilhan Kyuchyuk, and fellow members from his parliamentary group ALDE, posed an enquiry to the European Commission on the effective application of the principle of free access to the labour market in the EU.

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Finnish Parliament Approves Same-Sex Marriage

The Finnish Parliament has approved a bill allowing same-sex marriage, reports the Yle public broadcaster.

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Head of Lukoil Romania Refinery Charged with Tax Evasion, Money Laundering

Andrey Bogdanov, Petrotel Lukoil's chief executive, has been charged with tax evasion and money laundering worth an estimated EUR 230 M.

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Russian Navy Ships Conduct Drills In English Channel

Warships from Russia's Northern Fleet entered the English Channel to hold drills, reports RIA Novosti, quoting the Russian Navy press office.

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Pope Francis To Arrive in Turkey on 3-Day Official Visit

Pope Francis will arrive in Turkey on a three-day official visit at the invitation of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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Arseny Yatseniuk Elected As Prime Minister Of Ukraine

Ukraine’s parliament elected Arseny Yatseniuk for a new term as prime minister at its opening session on Thursday.

World » Ukraine | November 27, 2014, Thursday // 18:05 | Viewed: 562

EU Commission Survives Vote of No Confidence in Parliament

The European Commission of Jean-Claude Juncker survived the vote of no confidence that was held in the European Parliament earlier today.

World » EU | November 27, 2014, Thursday // 16:01 | Viewed: 406

Bulgaria, Romania Citizens Help Fuel Rise in UK Net Migration

The number of Bulgarians and Romanians who migrated to the UK in the year to end-June has increased sharply, contributing to a rise in net migration above government projections, official figures showed on Thursday.

World » EU | November 27, 2014, Thursday // 15:32 | Viewed: 922

UK's Main Parties Agree to Grant More Powers to Scotland

The main parties in the UK have achieved an agreement on the devolution of further powers to the Scottish Parliament.

World | November 27, 2014, Thursday // 15:14 | Viewed: 474

General Strike Halts Services Across Greece

A 24-hour general strike has paralysed Greece in protest against further austerity measures demanded by the country’s international lenders.

World » Southeast Europe | November 27, 2014, Thursday // 10:47 | Viewed: 416

Tony Blair Urges West-Russia Cooperation Against Islamic Extremism

The West should cooperate with Russia in confronting Islamic extremism, former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair has said.

World | November 26, 2014, Wednesday // 15:17 | Viewed: 511

Juncker Unveils EUR 300 B Investment Plan Ahead of No Confidence Vote

EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has announced what he describes as an investment package of EUR 315 B for the next three years.

World » EU | November 26, 2014, Wednesday // 11:55 | Viewed: 626

Catalonia 'Could Break Away in 18 Months' - President

Catalan government head Artur Mas has voiced his intention to call early elections as a step toward gaining independence from Spain.

World » EU | November 26, 2014, Wednesday // 11:39 | Viewed: 579

Second Night of Unrest in Ferguson, Protests Held Across US

Tensions have escalated again in Ferguson, over the past hours, with protesters marching there and also in a number of US cities.

World | November 26, 2014, Wednesday // 07:54 | Viewed: 374

French President Suspends Delivery of First Mistral Warship to Russia

France's President Francois Hollande has announed the delivery of a Mistral helicopter carrier to Russia is now suspended until further notice.

World » Russia | November 25, 2014, Tuesday // 21:45 | Viewed: 521

Turkey 'in Talks' with Westinghouse on Third NPP

Turkey has begun preliminary talks with US-based Westinghouse Electric Company on the construction of a third nuclear plant in the country.

World » Southeast Europe | November 25, 2014, Tuesday // 20:43 | Viewed: 558

Dozens Plunder Ferguson after Court Ruling on Michael Brown

More than 80 people have been arrested in the St Louis county, US, over burglary and trespassing in the last hours after a court ruling sparked unrest across the region.

World | November 25, 2014, Tuesday // 17:38 | Viewed: 465

Russia Halts Coal Supplies to Ukraine

The Ukrainian Minister of Energy Yuriy Prodan announced on Monday that Russia had suspended coal supplies to Ukraine.

World » Ukraine | November 25, 2014, Tuesday // 15:15 | Viewed: 910

EU High Representative Calls for Restart in West-Russia Relationship

The EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini called for a restart in the relationship between the West and Russia.

World » EU | November 25, 2014, Tuesday // 11:54 | Viewed: 592

Violence Erupts in Ferguson Following Court Ruling

Violent protests erupted in Ferguson, Missouri, on Monday after demonstrators learned there would be no criminal indictment of police officer Darren Wilson for the August shooting death of unarmed teen Michael Brown.

World | November 25, 2014, Tuesday // 08:18 | Viewed: 457

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel 'Stepping Down'

Chuck Hagel is to resign as US Defense Secretary, according to reports of US media outlets.

World | November 24, 2014, Monday // 17:17 | Viewed: 438