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Captured Turkey Prosecutor Dies of His Wounds after End of Hostage Drama

Two suspected members of the outlawed DHKP-C group have been killed in an operation to free a captive Turkish prosecutor on Tuesday in Istanbul.

World » Southeast Europe | 4 hours ago | Viewed: 278

Turkey Bans Media Coverage of Prosecutor Hostage Crisis

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu imposed a temporary media ban on the coverage of the ongoing crisis in Istanbul, where a prosecutor had been taken hostage earlier on Tuesday.

World » Southeast Europe | 9 hours ago | Viewed: 554

Tsipras Hopes for ‘True Reset’ of Greece’s Ties with Russia

Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras hopes his forthcoming visit to Russia will help boost trade and economic links hit by the EU sanctions against Moscow and the Kremlin’s ban on food imports from the Union.

World | March 31, 2015, Tuesday // 16:44 | Viewed: 872

Turkish Prosecutor Taken Hostage at Courthouse

A prosecutor in Turkey has been taken hostage by an armed anti-government group, as reported by Turkish media.

World » Southeast Europe | March 31, 2015, Tuesday // 15:03 | Viewed: 784

Turkey Hit by Massive Blackout

Tens of provinces across Turkey were left without electricity on Tuesday after a damage to the power grid that passes through the biggest city Istanbul links the country's European and Asian territories.

World » Southeast Europe | March 31, 2015, Tuesday // 14:56 | Viewed: 690

EU Adds New Chapters to Montenegro Accession Talks

The European Union has announced it will open two new chapters to the present volume of negotiation texts it has offered to Montenegro.

World » Southeast Europe | March 31, 2015, Tuesday // 12:59 | Viewed: 647

Gazprom Paid USD 1 B to Eni, EDF, Wintershall for 50% Stake in South Stream

Gazprom has paid a total of RUB 56.12 B (around USD 1 B) to the European partners in South Stream Transport BV, Eni, EDF, Wintershall, for their stakes in the South Stream gas pipeline.

World » Russia | March 31, 2015, Tuesday // 08:09 | Viewed: 831

Greece Said to Be Seeking Gas Price Cut, Lifting of Food Ban from Russia

Greece’s energy minister Panagiotis Lafazanis is visiting Moscow on Monday in a bid to arrange more favourable terms for imports of Russian gas, according to a report in Germany’s Spiegel Online.

World | March 30, 2015, Monday // 21:58 | Viewed: 1347

Shootout Outside US NSA Building Appears ‘Local Criminal Matter’

Monday’s shootout outside the headquarters of the US National Security Agency appears to be a 'local criminal matter' and not a terrorist attack, according to a senior US official, NBC News reported.

World | March 30, 2015, Monday // 20:30 | Viewed: 898

One Shot Dead, One Injured in Gate-Crashing Attack at US’ NSA HQ

Two men tried to ram a vehicle through the main gate to the United States National Security Agency headquarters building on Monday, the CNN reported.

World | March 30, 2015, Monday // 18:35 | Viewed: 839

Two Injured at US’ National Security Agency HQ Gates, Shots Fired - Reports   

Two people have been injured following an incident near a gate to the National Security Agency (NSA) headquarters in Fort Meade, Maryland, SkyNews reported on Monday.

World | March 30, 2015, Monday // 18:00 | Viewed: 698

British Parliament Dissolved as Election Campaign Begins

British Parliament was formally dissolved on Monday as the campaign for the forthcoming general election in the UK was officially unveiled.

World » EU | March 30, 2015, Monday // 15:16 | Viewed: 765

Romanian President Appoints New Finance Minister

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis appointed on Monday Eugen Teodorovici as the country's new Finance Minister.

World » EU | March 30, 2015, Monday // 14:28 | Viewed: 685

Iran Nuclear Program Talks in Switzerland Intensify

The Exterior Ministers of Iran, China, Israel, Russia, US, Germany, as well as the High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Frederica Mogherini have renewed the diplomatic talks regarding the Iranian nuclear program.

World | March 30, 2015, Monday // 13:58 | Viewed: 698

Former Israeli PM Convicted in Corruption Retrial

The former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was convicted on Monday by the Jerusalem District Court in a retrial, which reversed its earlier 2012 acquittal.

World | March 30, 2015, Monday // 13:57 | Viewed: 738

Investigation Isolates DNA from 78 Victims of Germanwings Plane Crash

Investigators of the crash of Germanwings plane said on Sunday they have isolated 78 DNA strands from the remains of the 150 people that died in the worst aviation disaster in French history in the last 15 years.

World | March 29, 2015, Sunday // 22:17 | Viewed: 1302

Saudi-Led Campaign Targets Rebel Positions in Yemen’s Capital

Saudi Arabia and its Gulf Arab allies have carried out a third night of airstrikes on Sanaa, the capital of Yemen, to stem advances by Houthi rebels, Euronews reported on Sunday.

World | March 29, 2015, Sunday // 11:41 | Viewed: 898

Lubitz's Mental Health: Just One of Several Leads in Germanwings Plane Crash Inquiry

The mental health of the co-pilot of crashed Germanwings passenger plane was a "serious lead" in the inquiry, but not the only one, French prosecutors said on Saturday.

World | March 29, 2015, Sunday // 11:06 | Viewed: 1106

Saudi Arabia Evacuates Diplomats While Continuing Airstrikes on Yemen

Saudi Arabia evacuated dozens of its own and foreign diplomats from the city of Aden as it continued the airstrikes on Yemen.

World | March 28, 2015, Saturday // 13:28 | Viewed: 838

17 People Killed as Somali Troops Regain Control of Occupied Hotel

Somali troops regained full control of a hotel, which extremist gunmen stormed and occupied for 12 hours following a suicide attack, which killed at least 17 people and left dozens injured.

World | March 28, 2015, Saturday // 12:49 | Viewed: 757

Israel to Unfreeze Tax Transfers to Palestine

Israel will resume the transfer of tax revenues levied on behalf of the Palestinian Authority, which had been suspended since January.

World | March 28, 2015, Saturday // 11:32 | Viewed: 833