Slovakia Calls Emergency EU Meeting After Walloon Support for CETA

The Slovakian rotating presidency of the European Council has called an emergency meeting in Brussels of the representatives of European countries after Belgium declared the agreement of Wallonia to support the CETA treaty.

World » EU | October 27, 2016, Thursday // 19:18 | Viewed: 929

Turkey's Military Operation in Syria To Concentrate on Raqqa

The Turkish military operation in support of Syrian opposition fighters in northern Syria will concentrate on the city of Raqqa controlled by Islamic state, announced Turkish President Recep Erdogan.

World » Southeast Europe | October 27, 2016, Thursday // 15:53 | Viewed: 682

Think-Tank Distances Itself from Investigation into EU's Georgieva

The Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) has retracted an article exploring the past of the EU Commission Vice President for Budget and Human Resources, Bulgarian Kristalina Georgieva.

World » EU | October 27, 2016, Thursday // 14:12 | Viewed: 541

Belgium Agrees to EU-Canada Trade Deal

Belgian authorities have said there is agreement among its regions on the controversial EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), world media report.

World » EU | October 27, 2016, Thursday // 13:44 | Viewed: 866

No Reports of Injured Bulgarians in Italy Quakes - Ambassador

There has been no information about Bulgarians injured in the series of tremors that hit Central Italy on Wednesday evening, Bulgaria's Ambassador to Rome has said.

World » EU | October 27, 2016, Thursday // 10:42 | Viewed: 837

Greek Money 'Boosts Bulgarian, Romanian Banks'

Capital flight from Greek banks last year has boosted deposits in Bulgaria and Romania, English-language Kathimerini says.

World » Southeast Europe | October 27, 2016, Thursday // 07:33 | Viewed: 943

Strong Quakes Hit Central Italy

Two tremors have shaken the central region of Italy, local media report.

World » EU | October 26, 2016, Wednesday // 23:11 | Viewed: 1324

Wallonia, EU Negotiation Teams Discuss New CETA Texts

The negotiation teams of Wallonia and the EU are discussing the new texts requested by the Belgian region regarding the trade agreement with Canada.

World » EU | October 26, 2016, Wednesday // 17:55 | Viewed: 865

EU States Reach Preliminary Compromise on Roaming Charges Ceiling

EU member-states have reached a preliminary compromise on the amounts mobile telecoms may charge each other when their customers are abroad, reported Reuters.

World » EU | October 26, 2016, Wednesday // 17:44 | Viewed: 1313

Turkey Declares Day of Coup Attempt Public Holiday

The Turkish Parliament has declared July 15 – the date of the unsuccessful coup attempt against President Recep Erdogan – a public holiday.

World » Southeast Europe | October 26, 2016, Wednesday // 15:22 | Viewed: 1360

EU Parliament Backs Introduction of Monitoring Mechanism on All Member States

The European Commission has to present a new mechanism for monitoring democracy and the rule of law in all member-states, decided the European Parliament on Tuesday.

World » EU | October 26, 2016, Wednesday // 14:20 | Viewed: 15047

Montenegro's Djukanovic Not Up for New PM Term after Elections

Montenegro's longtime Prime Minister Milo Đukanović will not continue as the government head despite just having won a close election race, a statement by his Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS) indicated Tuesday.

World » Southeast Europe | October 26, 2016, Wednesday // 09:52 | Viewed: 898

Turkey's Cavusoglu: Ground Operation in Iraq Is Possible If Turkey Is Threatened

Ankara may undertake a ground operation in Iraq in order to deal with any threats against Turkey, stated Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, reported BNR.

World » Southeast Europe | October 25, 2016, Tuesday // 21:59 | Viewed: 1102

Greece To Receive EUR 2.8 B Tranche Under Third Bailout Programme

Euro Zone representatives have announced that they have approved another EUR 2.

World » EU | October 25, 2016, Tuesday // 16:49 | Viewed: 1900

Explosion Rocks Antalya Chamber of Commerce

An explosion has hit the carpark of the chamber of commerce and industry in the resort province of Antalya in Turkey, Hürriyet Daily News writes.

World | October 25, 2016, Tuesday // 10:04 | Viewed: 1483

Hungarian PM Orban: We Must End Europe's Sovietisation

Hungary’s PM Viktor Orban has called for the salvation of Europe via national states and Christian values, reported BGNES.

World » EU | October 24, 2016, Monday // 16:27 | Viewed: 1404

Brussels Capital Region Blocks CETA As Well

After Belgium’s Wallonia region, the capital region of Brussels has also refused to ratify the free-trade agreement between Canada and the EU (CETA).

World » EU | October 24, 2016, Monday // 14:09 | Viewed: 5157

French Calais Engulfed By Violence After Dismantling of Jungle Camp Begins

The French town of Calais was engulfed by violence on Sunday evening after the police clashed with migrants and used tear gas against the crowd before the largest evacuation of refugees in France in decades, reported The Times, cited by Focus agency.

World » EU | October 24, 2016, Monday // 09:49 | Viewed: 2715

Afghanistan's Opium Production Rises Drastically - UN Report

Afghanistan's opium production has risen sharply this year in comparison to last, according to an executive summary of the country's official opium survey released Sunday.

World | October 23, 2016, Sunday // 14:32 | Viewed: 1140

Turkey Reports More Than 35 000 in Detention after Coup Attempt

There are more than 35 000 people in detention in Turkey more than three months after this year's attempted coup, says Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ, noting that a further 4,000 remain under investigation.

World » Southeast Europe | October 23, 2016, Sunday // 12:57 | Viewed: 3157

Turkish PM Warns Brussels: Alternatives to EU Exist

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has warned the European Union not to forget that Turkey has alternatives to the bloc.

World » Southeast Europe | October 22, 2016, Saturday // 16:44 | Viewed: 1933
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