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Japanese PM Dissolves Parliament Ahead of Early Elections

Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe dissolved parliament on November 21, making the way for an early election in mid-December.

World | November 21, 2014, Friday // 17:04 | Viewed: 393

Ukraine's Pro-Western Parties Sign Coalition Agreement

The leaders of the five pro-Western parties in the Ukrainian Parliament have signed a coalition agreement.

World » Ukraine | November 21, 2014, Friday // 16:59 | Viewed: 509

Putin Says Russia Should Prevent 'Colour Revolutions'

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Moscow should prevent the occurrence of a colour revolution and combat extremism in Russia.

World » Russia | November 21, 2014, Friday // 14:45 | Viewed: 529

Germans Divided over Sanctions on Russia - ARD Survey

Twenty-seven percent of Germans believe the current sanctions against Russia imposed by the EU and the US should be scrapped, a new survey has shown.

World » EU | November 21, 2014, Friday // 13:01 | Viewed: 498

Shooter Wounds Three at Florida State University

A Florida State University graduate opened fire at the crowded library of the university, wounding three people on Thursday, CNN reported.

World | November 21, 2014, Friday // 11:55 | Viewed: 327

Serbia Strikes USD 1.2 B Loan Deal With IMF

Serbia has reached an agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on a 36-month USD 1.2 B precautionary standby arrangement.

World » Southeast Europe | November 21, 2014, Friday // 07:54 | Viewed: 375

1.3 % of Eastern Europeans Live In UK - Daily Mail

A recent research by the Migration Observatory at Oxford University reveals that 1.

World » EU | November 20, 2014, Thursday // 16:51 | Viewed: 562

EBRD Acquires Stake in Bucharest Bourse

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has acquired a 4.99% stake in the Bucharest Stock Exchange to back Romania’s efforts to strengthen its capital markets.

World » Southeast Europe | November 20, 2014, Thursday // 13:48 | Viewed: 531

Serbia's EU Membership Tied to Sanctions on Russia - Commissioner

EU Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn said on Thursday Belgrade would have to join EU sanctions against Moscow if it wants to be part of the European Union.

World » Southeast Europe | November 20, 2014, Thursday // 11:52 | Viewed: 653

Atlantic Council Summit in Istanbul to Focus on Energy Issues

The annual Atlantic Council Energy and Economic Summit, opening in Istanbul on Thursday, will address the creation of innovative solutions for today’s challenges in the energy sector, the organisers said.

World | November 20, 2014, Thursday // 11:27 | Viewed: 612

Kosovo Parties Agree on Gov't, Isa Mustafa 'to Take Over as PM'

Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK) leader Isa Mustafa is tipped to become Kosovo's next Prime Minister after an agreement between the main political aprties to form a coalition cabinet, sources say.

World » Southeast Europe | November 20, 2014, Thursday // 10:30 | Viewed: 585

Ukraine Opposes Direct Talks with Pro-Russian Rebels

Ukraine has turned down Moscow's suggestion to talk directly to pro-Russian rebels to put an end to the conflict in the eastern part of the country.

World » Ukraine | November 19, 2014, Wednesday // 21:22 | Viewed: 612

EU Commission Chief Juncker Facing No-Confidence Vote

The new President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker will face a vote of no confidence tabled by right-wing and far-right Eurosceptic parties.

World » EU | November 19, 2014, Wednesday // 16:49 | Viewed: 725

Romania's President Elect To Demand New Government

Romania's president elect Klaus Iohannis said his party - the National Liberal Party (PNL) – will seek the replacement of incumbent government in 2015 or 2016, at the latest, reports the Romanian news agency Agepress.

World » Southeast Europe | November 19, 2014, Wednesday // 09:59 | Viewed: 563

Death Toll in Jerusalem Synagogue Attack Climbs to Five

The death toll in Tuesday’s deadly terrorist attack at a Jerusalem synagogue has risen to five.

World | November 19, 2014, Wednesday // 08:31 | Viewed: 449

Romanian MPs Turn Down Amnesty Bill

A draft law on amnesty and pardons that would have helped jailed Romanian politicians was overwhelmingly rejected by the country's Parliament on Tuesday.

World » Southeast Europe | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 20:00 | Viewed: 676

Israel Reveals Names of Jerusalem Attack Victims

Officials announced Tuesday afternoon the names of all four victims of the bloody terror attack at the Kehilat Yaakov synagogue in Jerusalem.

World | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 17:13 | Viewed: 606

Germany Trying to Revive Faltering Ukraine Ceasefire Deal

The foreign ministers of Germany and Russia will discuss renewed tensions in Ukraine on Tuesday in a bid to prevent further esclation of the conflict.

World » Ukraine | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 17:04 | Viewed: 551

Romanian FM Resigns over Flaws in Expats' Presidential Vote

Teodor Melescanu, who recently became the Foreign Ministry of Romania, has stepped down due to the poor organization of Sunday's presidential elections abroad.

World » Southeast Europe | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 16:36 | Viewed: 626

H&M to Launch Online Store In Bulgaria Next Year

The Swedish clothing retailer Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) is launching an online store for Bulgaria in 2015, said the company in a press release.

World » International Business | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 14:09 | Viewed: 618

PFLP Says Jerusalem Synagogue Attackers Were Its Members

The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) said on Tuesday two of its members were responsible for the attack in a Jerusalem synagogue that had left four people dead.

World | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 13:54 | Viewed: 481