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Afghans Vote for President Under Tight Security

Afghanistan is holding elections for President on Saturday, amidst tight security around the country.

World | April 5, 2014, Saturday // 11:22 | Viewed: 582

Ukrainian Darth Vader's Presidency Bid Rejected

Ukraine's Central Electoral Commission rejected Darth Vader's application for registration as a presidential candidate at the upcoming elections.

World | April 4, 2014, Friday // 16:42 | Viewed: 1095

Violence Errupts at Protest Against Austerity Measures in Brussels

Thousands of people took the streets of Brussels in a protest against austerity measures, organized by the European Trade Union Confederation, Friday.

World | April 4, 2014, Friday // 15:51 | Viewed: 905

Turkish Court Overturns YouTube Ban, PM Slams Twitter's Unblocking

Turkey's constitutional court has ruled to unblock social media site YouTube, just a day after it lifted a ban on micro-blogging platform Twitter.

World | April 4, 2014, Friday // 15:32 | Viewed: 1496

Afgan Policeman Fires at Journalists, Leaves One Dead

A journalist has died and another has been wounded in an attack by Afghan police officer, a day ahead of the country's presidential elections.

World | April 4, 2014, Friday // 14:39 | Viewed: 811

Crimea Ready to Welcome 6M Tourists in Summer Season

Crimea can accommodate six million tourists, who will be offered a discount of up to 25% on hotel accommodation, Crimean Tourism Minister Yelena Yurchenko announced, Friday.

World | April 4, 2014, Friday // 14:27 | Viewed: 748

EU Lifts Visa Requirements for Moldova

Moldova's citizens will soon be able to travel to the EU's border-free Schengen area without a visa, under a draft law approved by Parliament on Thursday.

World | April 4, 2014, Friday // 14:07 | Viewed: 912

McDonald's Suspends Operations in Crimea

McDonald's has suspended work at its restaurants in Crimea for "manufacturing reasons", the U.

World | April 4, 2014, Friday // 12:46 | Viewed: 632

Pentagon Sends More Marine Units to Romania

The US Pentagon is sending additional 175 marines to Romania in an effort to strengthen its force of more than 300 marines already deployed in the country.

World | April 4, 2014, Friday // 11:49 | Viewed: 720

Russia 'Wants Answers' over NATO Border Plans

Russia has sent a list of questions to NATO's headquarters regarding the alliance's actions in Eastern Europe.

World | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 15:54 | Viewed: 1939

Former Pakistani President Escapes Assassination Attempt

Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf has survived an assassination attempt after his convoy escaped a blast in the city of Islamabad, Thursday.

World | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 15:53 | Viewed: 511

EU Removes Customs Duties for Ukraine

MEPs decided to cut customs duties for Ukrainian imports, in a move to help Ukraine's struggling economy.

World | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 14:08 | Viewed: 697

Second US Destroyer to 'Support Ukraine' in Black Sea

The US is sending a second destroyer into the Black Sea as a gesture of support for Ukraine and other allies.

World | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 13:28 | Viewed: 937

Maidan's Activists Shot by 'Police Snipers', Says Inquiry


World | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 12:38 | Viewed: 941

Veneto Separatists Arrested, Accused of Terrorism

Italian police arrested on Wednesday 24 Veneto separatists, who were were accused of terrorism and subversion of the democratic order.

World | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 12:38 | Viewed: 588

Eurocontrol Suspends Flights To And Above Crimea

The European Organization for the Safety of Air Navigation (Eurocontrol) has suspended all flights to and above Crimea, “until further notice”.

World | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 10:21 | Viewed: 619

Turkish Constitutional Court Orders Lifting Of Twitter Ban

Turkey's block on access to Twitter violated freedom of expression and individual rights, the Turkish constitutional court said on Wednesday.

World | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 10:08 | Viewed: 424

7.6 Aftershock Jolts Chilean Coastline Already Hit by Major Quake

A new powerful earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale rattled northern Chile late on Wednesday.

World | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 10:04 | Viewed: 818

NASA Suspends Cooperation With Russia, Except On Space Station

NASA has cut ties with Russia except for cooperation aboard the International Space Station due to the crisis in Ukraine, the US space agency said.

World | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 09:50 | Viewed: 777

4 Dead, 16 Wounded In US Army Base Shooting

A soldier opened fire in the US army base Ft. Hood, wounding 16, killing three soldiers and himself.

World | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 09:36 | Viewed: 400

Lufthansa Strike Could Affect 4,000 Flights

Around 900 flights were cancelled during the first day of German airline Lufthansa's strike.

World | April 2, 2014, Wednesday // 17:10 | Viewed: 713
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