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Donetsk People's Republic Withdraws Heavy Weapons

The leader of the Donetsk People's Republic, Alexander Zakharchenko said that 90% of its forces have been retreated from the contact line with Ukraine on Thursday.

World » Ukraine | February 26, 2015, Thursday // 19:26 | Viewed: 511

EU Invites Russia, Ukraine for Talks over Gas Supply Dispute

The EU  has invited the energy ministers of Russia and Ukraine to a meeting over gas supply problems on Monday.

World » EU | February 26, 2015, Thursday // 17:12 | Viewed: 456

Greece Suspends Top Football League for One Week over Violence

The Greek government reversed its earlier decision to suspend all football action for indefinite period and instead announced one-week suspension of the top football Superleague.

World » Southeast Europe | February 26, 2015, Thursday // 12:04 | Viewed: 360

Macedonia Journalists Wiretapped En Masse, Opposition Leader Says

More than 100 journalists in Macedonia have been lately subject to illegal wiretapping, Zoran Zaev, the leader of the opposition Social Democrats has argued.

World » Southeast Europe | February 26, 2015, Thursday // 10:31 | Viewed: 493

Taliban Bombing on Turkish Embassy Car in Kabul Kills At Least One Person

At least one person has been killed in a suicide attack on a car of Turkey’s embassy in Kabul, the BBC reported on Thursday.

World | February 26, 2015, Thursday // 09:58 | Viewed: 447

Ukraine’s C-Bank Curbs Foreign Currency Buying to Stem Hryvnia’s Decline

Ukraine's central bank on Wednesday banned all foreign exchange purchases by companies through banks for the rest of the week in a bid to stem a sharp fall in the national currency, the hryvnia.

World » Ukraine | February 25, 2015, Wednesday // 21:32 | Viewed: 723

Ceasefire Seems to Be Holding in Eastern Ukraine

A long-awaited ceasefire seems to have taken hold at last in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday.

World » Ukraine | February 25, 2015, Wednesday // 19:49 | Viewed: 610

Russia and Cyprus Strengthen Bilateral Cooperation

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his Cypriot counterpart Ioannis Kasoulides signed a memorandum on naval cooperation Wednesday.

World » Southeast Europe | February 25, 2015, Wednesday // 18:15 | Viewed: 753

Russia Yet to Decide on Potential Halt in Gas Supply to Ukraine

Russia hasn’t decided yet whether to halt gas sales to Ukraine, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Wednesday.

World » Russia | February 25, 2015, Wednesday // 17:32 | Viewed: 679

EU Commission Concerned by Asylum Abuse by Western Balkans Citizens

Asylum abuse by citizens of the visa-free countries in the Western Balkans remains a considerable concern for the EU, the European Commission said in a report on Wednesday.

World » EU | February 25, 2015, Wednesday // 16:05 | Viewed: 1065

EU Commission Adopts Strategy on Energy Union

The College of Commissioners adopted its strategy on the Energy Union on Wednesday, which focuses on achievement of sustainable energy union and forward-looking policy on climate change.

World » EU | February 25, 2015, Wednesday // 16:03 | Viewed: 2006

Greek Fin Minister Varoufakis Criticizes EU Asuterity Policies in Charlie Hebdo Interview

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis stated in an interview for the French magazine Charlie Hebdo that Europe can only benefit from the policies implemented by progressive governments like the one of SYRIZA.

World | February 25, 2015, Wednesday // 13:29 | Viewed: 828

Former Greek FinMin Faces Falsification Charges over Lagarde List

Giorgos Papakonstantinou, a former Greek finance minister in the George Papandreou government between October 2009 and June 2011 has appeared in court in Athens Wednesday.

World » Southeast Europe | February 25, 2015, Wednesday // 12:51 | Viewed: 583

Normandy Group Calls for Reinforcement of OSCE Mission to Ukraine

The foreign ministers of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany met in the so-called “Normandy format” on Tuesday, calling for the reinforcement of the OSCE monitoring mission to Ukraine.

World » Ukraine | February 25, 2015, Wednesday // 12:42 | Viewed: 572

Lithuania Considers Reintroducing Military Conscription

Lithuania considers reintroducing military conscription in view of the changed geopolitical situation.

World | February 25, 2015, Wednesday // 11:15 | Viewed: 550

UK to Send Military Personnel to Train Ukraine Troops

Britain will send military personnel to Ukraine over the course of next month to help advise and train Ukrainian government forces, British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday.

World | February 24, 2015, Tuesday // 20:30 | Viewed: 895

Merkel Asks German Conservatives to Back Greek Bailout Extension

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has asked her conservative Christian Democratic Union to support the proposed extension of Greece’s bailout programme in a parliament vote this week, AFP reported on Tuesday.

World » EU | February 24, 2015, Tuesday // 19:49 | Viewed: 718

Stratfor: Eurozone, Ukraine, Iran – Three Crises ‘Inextricably Linked’

A deal to keep Greece in the eurozone was reached in Brussels, a cease-fire plan was agreed to in Minsk and Iranian negotiators advanced a potential nuclear deal in Geneva within the past two weeks, Stratfor said on Tuesday.

World | February 24, 2015, Tuesday // 19:06 | Viewed: 897

Eurozone Finance Ministers Give Go Ahead to Greek Bailout Extension

Eurozone finance ministers on Tuesday gave the green light to Greece’s reform proposals that will enable extension of the country’s bailout programme, VOA reported.

World » EU | February 24, 2015, Tuesday // 17:15 | Viewed: 736

Bosnia on the Road to EU Accession

A declaration was adopted by Bosnia and Herzegovina's parliament on Monday, stating the political willingness of he country representatives to comply with EU criteria for member accession.

World » Southeast Europe | February 24, 2015, Tuesday // 14:29 | Viewed: 835

Russia's Putin Dismisses Apocalyptic Scenario of War with Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin stated in an interview for a local TV channel that an apocalyptic scenario of war with Ukraine can be deemed ''unlikely''.

World » Russia | February 24, 2015, Tuesday // 11:30 | Viewed: 891