Russian Humanitarian Aid Convoy Enters Ukraine's Donbass

As many as 90 Russian trucks have delivered loads of humanitarian aid to the Donbass region in Eastern Ukraine.

World » Ukraine | 9 hours ago | Viewed: 537

EP Approves Association With Georgia, Calls Russia to Withdraw

The European Parliament (EP) approved the EU-Georgia Association Agreement (AA) on Thursday.

World » EU | December 19, 2014, Friday // 13:39 | Viewed: 645

European Council Approves Juncker's EUR 315 B Investment Plan

The EU's 28 heads of state or government, who met in Brussels for the European Council summit on Thursday, approved the EUR 315 billion investment plan of Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.

World » EU | December 19, 2014, Friday // 11:56 | Viewed: 670

Lifting of Sanctions Against Russia Dependent on Ukrainian Integrity - EU

The EU's relationship with Russia and the crisis in Ukraine were among the main topics on the agenda of the European Council summit that was held in Brussels on Thursday.

World » EU | December 19, 2014, Friday // 10:52 | Viewed: 748

EU Slaps New Sanctions on Crimea Targeting Energy, Tourism

The European Union on Thursday announced additional economic sanctions against Crimea-based companies over what the bloc calls illegal annexation of the region by Russia.

World » EU | December 18, 2014, Thursday // 18:48 | Viewed: 724

High Rates, Volatile Rouble Increase Risks to Russia’s Economy, Fitch Says

The recent jump in Russia’s interest rates, the weakening of the rouble and falling oil prices have increased risks to Russia’s economy, Fitch Ratings said on Thursday.

World » Russia | December 18, 2014, Thursday // 17:30 | Viewed: 665

Putin Says Russia’s Economic Woes Will Be Over in Two Years

President Vladimir Putin on Thursday pledged to diversify Russia’s oil-and-gas dependent economy and said he was confident the weakening rouble will recover.

World » Russia | December 18, 2014, Thursday // 16:16 | Viewed: 902

EU Parliament Approves Union's Budget for 2015

The Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) approved the 2015 budget of the European Union (EU) on Wednesday.

World » EU | December 18, 2014, Thursday // 12:47 | Viewed: 527

Bulgarian, British PMs to Meet During EU Council Summit

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is to meet his British counterpart David Cameron during the upcoming summit of the European Council that takes place on Thursday and Friday in Brussels.

World » EU | December 18, 2014, Thursday // 11:58 | Viewed: 733

Greek Parliament Fails to Elect President in First Round

The Greek Parliament failed to elect the country's President at the first round of voting on Wednesday.

World » Southeast Europe | December 18, 2014, Thursday // 09:16 | Viewed: 588

Arrested Bulgarians in Belgrade Have Been Released

The seven Bulgarians, followers of the Buddhist movement Falun Gong, that were detained in Belgrade on Tuesday, have been released on Wednesday evening and are expected to return to Bulgaria.

World » Southeast Europe | December 18, 2014, Thursday // 08:26 | Viewed: 703

US, Cuba Move to Normalize Ties

The US and Cuba plan to launch efforts to normalize diplomatic and economic relations follwing more than half a century of hostility, US President Barack Obama said on Wednesday.

World | December 17, 2014, Wednesday // 21:26 | Viewed: 803

EU Commission to Enquire All Member States on Tax Rulings

The European Commission has decided to ask all member states to provide information about their tax rulings to ensure compliance with the EU’s state aid rules.

World » EU | December 17, 2014, Wednesday // 18:17 | Viewed: 589

EU Ready to Tighten Sanctions Against Russia

The European Union (EU) has readiness to tighten sanctions against Russia, by extending its ban on investments in the Crimea.

World | December 17, 2014, Wednesday // 15:45 | Viewed: 821

China, Central, Eastern Europe Cooperate on New Transport Network

Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang met with his counterparts from central and eastern Europe on Tuesday, reaffirming his country's plans to construct a new transport network which is to bring Chinese exports into Europe.

World | December 17, 2014, Wednesday // 12:57 | Viewed: 1220

Arrested Bulgarians to Return from Belgrade Thursday

The seven Bulgarians who were arrested in Belgrade on Monday evening over their alleged plans to protest against the human rights violations in China, would return on Thursday, the spokesperson of Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry Betina Zhoteva says.

World » Southeast Europe | December 17, 2014, Wednesday // 12:15 | Viewed: 612

EU Parliament Fails to Agree on Joint Motion on Recognition of Palestine

The Members of European Parliament (MEPs) failed on Tuesday to agree on a joint motion calling on EU member states to recognise the state of Palestine.

World » EU | December 17, 2014, Wednesday // 12:12 | Viewed: 655

Apple Halts Online Sales in Russia Over Ruble Instability

The technological giant Apple has temporarily suspended online sales in Russia, because of the instability of the ruble.

World » Russia | December 17, 2014, Wednesday // 11:42 | Viewed: 545

Pakistan Death Toll Climbs to 141 after Taliban Attack Peswahar School

A Taliban assault on an army-run school in the Pakistani city of Peshawar on Tuesday has left at least 141 people dead, 132 of them children, officials say.

World | December 16, 2014, Tuesday // 19:47 | Viewed: 1187

Jeb Bush Might Try Running for US President in 2016

Former Florida government Jeb Bush is determined to "actively explore" the possibility of running for US President in 2016, Bush himself wrote on Facebook.

World | December 16, 2014, Tuesday // 17:30 | Viewed: 503

EU Parliament Reelects Ombudsman with Overwhelming Majority

The European Parliament reelected on Tuesday the incumbent European Ombudsman Emily O'Reilly with a large majority.

World » EU | December 16, 2014, Tuesday // 16:47 | Viewed: 518