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Ukrainian President Likely to Dissolve Parliament Next Week

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is to sign a decree on dissolving the Verkhovna Rada and calling early parliamentary elections next week.

World | 2 hours ago | Viewed: 212

US Admits Secret Mission Failed to Free James Foley

US officials acknowledged that a military mission aiming to free reporter James Foley and other hostages from IS captivity had failed.

World | 4 hours ago | Viewed: 197

Turkey's Ruling Party to Name New PM

The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) is due to pick a successor to take over from Recep Tayyip Erdogan as Turkey's Prime Minister.

World | 4 hours ago | Viewed: 359

Ukraine Ready to Compromise on Russian Gas Price

Kiev is prepared to pay an interim compromise price for Russian gas, energy minister Yuri Prodan said, and criticised Russia's Gazprom for being unwilling to negotiate.

World | August 20, 2014, Wednesday // 17:42 | Viewed: 537

Ukrainian Flag Raised Over Iconic Moscow Skyscraper

Ukrainian flag was raised on the spire of a famous Moscow's Stalin-era skyscraper on Kotelnicheskaya Embankment early on Wednesday.

World | August 20, 2014, Wednesday // 15:17 | Viewed: 644

IS Purportedly Beheads US Reporter James Foley

Jihadist militant group Islamic State (IS) has posted a video online Tuesday purporting to show the beheading of US journalist James Foley.

World | August 20, 2014, Wednesday // 11:57 | Viewed: 466

Ukraine Says 15 Bodies Recovered after Refugee Convoy Attack

Ukrainian authorities have recovered 15 bodies from the site where a convoy carrying refugees from Eastern Ukraine was hit by a rocket on Monday, Reuters has reported.

World | August 19, 2014, Tuesday // 12:57 | Viewed: 456

Ukraine Refugee Convoy 'Hit' by Rockets, Mortars

Ukrainian military officials say a convoy carrying refugees from Eastern Ukraine has been hit in the Luhansk area.

World | August 18, 2014, Monday // 13:13 | Viewed: 572

US National Guard Intervenes to Quell Missouri Protests

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has signed an order sending in the National Guard to help deescalate the situation in the town of Ferguson.

World | August 18, 2014, Monday // 11:05 | Viewed: 590

German Foreign Minister Reports Progress in Ukraine Crisis Talks

Four-way talks on alleviating the crisis in eastern Ukraine had been difficult, but some progress was made, the German foreign minister has said.

World | August 18, 2014, Monday // 10:58 | Viewed: 425

11 Injured in Train Derailment in Swiss Alps

Three train cars derailed and 11 people were injured after a Swiss passenger train ran into a landslide in the Alps, Wednesday.

World | August 14, 2014, Thursday // 09:32 | Viewed: 945

Train Derails in Swiss Alps Due to Landslide

A passenger train has derailed due to a landslide on a mountain railway in southeastern Switzerland, Wednesday.

World | August 13, 2014, Wednesday // 17:21 | Viewed: 1079

Turkey's PM Erdogan Wins First Presidential Election

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is now only awaiting official conformation that he will become the country's next president.

World | August 10, 2014, Sunday // 23:26 | Viewed: 1109

West Seeks Way Out of Iraq Crisis as US Carries Out Strikes

Western countries are concentrating their diplomatic effort in Iraq's capital Baghdad, in a push to stop the Sunni insurgents called Islamic State.

World | August 10, 2014, Sunday // 16:14 | Viewed: 679

Turkey Votes for President for First Time in History

Millions of Turkish citizens are casting ballots on Sunday in the country's first direct presidential elections.

World | August 10, 2014, Sunday // 10:16 | Viewed: 643

Portugal Flag Carrier Strike Prompts Canceled Flights

Portuguese flag carrier TAP Air pilots are staging a 24-hour strike over work conditions, causing the cancellation of flights on Saturday.

World | August 9, 2014, Saturday // 16:50 | Viewed: 807

Russian Tour Operator "The Nordic Star" Declares Bankruptcy

Russian tour operator The Nordic Star has gone out of business.

World | August 6, 2014, Wednesday // 13:20 | Viewed: 970

Protesters in Tirana Demand Dismissal of Bank of Albania Governor

Several hundred citizens, including journalists, organized a protest Monday in front of the headquarters of Albania's central bank in downtown Tirana.

World | August 4, 2014, Monday // 18:06 | Viewed: 1016

Over 15 000 Russians Stranded in Greece over Bankrupt Tour Operator

Over 15 000 Russian tourists have been stranded in Greece due to the bankruptcy of Russian tour operator Labirint.

World | August 4, 2014, Monday // 13:43 | Viewed: 1226

At Least 150 Dead after Strong Earthquake in Southwest China

A strong earthquake in southwestern Chine has left at least 150 people dead and scores of injured.

World | August 3, 2014, Sunday // 16:57 | Viewed: 561

Monaco Boasts Highest Percentage of Millionaires in the World

The city-state Monaco has the highest number of millionaires, compared to any other city in the world, a new study shows.

World | August 2, 2014, Saturday // 16:19 | Viewed: 779
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