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Russian Opposition Politician Boris Nemtsov Shot Dead in Moscow

Russian opposition politician and former Deputy Prime Minister Boris Netmsov has been shot dead in central Moscow.

World » Russia | 2 hours ago | Viewed: 450

8 People, Including Gunman, Reported Dead in Missouri Shootings

A series of shootings in south-central Missouri left eight people dead, including the gunman, and one injured.

World | 6 hours ago | Viewed: 279

Georgian FM Fears Russia's “Creeping Annexaion” of Breakaway Regions

Georgian Foreign Minister Tamar Beruchashvili expressed concern about Russia's “creeping annexation” of the two breakaway regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.

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Germany's Bundestag Approves Greece Bailout Extension

Lawmakers in Germany have overwhelmingly voted for a four-month extension of the bailout program agreed between Greece and the "Troika" of international lenders.

World » EU | February 27, 2015, Friday // 13:09 | Viewed: 439

UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova Demands Emergency UN Security Council Meeting

Director-General of UNESCO Irina Bokova demanded Thursday that an emergency meeting of the Security Council of the organization is held immediately.

World | February 27, 2015, Friday // 10:43 | Viewed: 611

Greece's First anti-SYRIZA Demo Ends in Violence

Clashes between police and demonstration followed on Thursday evening the first anti-government protest against the Greek government of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

World » Southeast Europe | February 27, 2015, Friday // 07:33 | Viewed: 1116

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: 893

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: 762

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: 535

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: 665

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: 601

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: 844

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: 721

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: 870

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: 784

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: 1221

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: 2127

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: 948

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: 681

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: 685

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: 646