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EU Parliament Calls on FIFA to Select Interim President

The European Parliament adopted a non-legislative resolution on Thursday calling on FIFA to select an interim president to replace the incumbent Sepp Blatter.

World | June 11, 2015, Thursday // 16:08 | Viewed: 1380

Actor Sir Christopher Lee Died

Prominent British actor sir Christopher Lee known to the world movie fans for his participation in the sagas ‘’The Lord of the Rings’’ and ‘’Star Wars’’ has passed away, as reported by the Independent.

World | June 11, 2015, Thursday // 14:59 | Viewed: 1822

Macedonian Political Leaders Fail to Reach Compromise in Brussels Talks

Macedonia’s government and opposition leaders have failed to achieve a breakthrough in their talks to resolve the country’s political crisis, the European Commission said.

World » Southeast Europe | June 11, 2015, Thursday // 12:00 | Viewed: 3443

Bomb Planted under SUV of Alleged Mafia Boss Explodes in Belgrade

Three people were injured in a powerful explosion in Belgrade’s Banovo Brdo neighborhood Wednesday afternoon.

World » Southeast Europe | June 11, 2015, Thursday // 08:19 | Viewed: 3787

Less than 30% of Ukrainians Approve Government Politics

Less than a third of Ukrainians have stated their support for the policies of the current government, according to a research conducted by Pew Research Center, quoted by Financial Times.

World » Ukraine | June 10, 2015, Wednesday // 13:55 | Viewed: 3886

Suicide Attack Targets Ancient Egyptian Temple in Luxor

A suicide attack targeted on Wednesday the ancient Karnak temple in the southern Egyptian city of Luxor.

World | June 10, 2015, Wednesday // 12:40 | Viewed: 3681

Tsipras, Merkel to Hold Meeting in Brussels on Reform Proposals

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold talks Wednesday in Brussels as a part of the high-level meeting between representatives of the EU and Latin America.

World » Southeast Europe | June 10, 2015, Wednesday // 11:53 | Viewed: 1609

Erdogan Accepts Turkish Government's Resignation

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has now officially accepted the resignation of the government led by Prime Minister Ahmet Davtoglu, RT reported.

World » Southeast Europe | June 9, 2015, Tuesday // 20:37 | Viewed: 3498

Greece Submits Revised Reform List to Creditors

Greece submitted on Tuesday a revised list of reforms, which the country has to fulfill in order to be granted further bailout by its international creditors.

World » Southeast Europe | June 9, 2015, Tuesday // 15:55 | Viewed: 3992

Romanian Parliament Blocks Opening of Criminal Proceedings Against PM

The Romanian Chamber of Deputies rejected in a plenary sitting on Tuesday the opening of criminal proceedings against Prime Minister Victor Ponta.

World » Southeast Europe | June 9, 2015, Tuesday // 15:00 | Viewed: 4197

5.2-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Athens

A 5.2-magnitude earthquake shook Athens Tuesday morning.

World » Southeast Europe | June 9, 2015, Tuesday // 07:33 | Viewed: 3808

EU Expects Macedonia’s Political Leaders to Take Part in Wednesday’s Talks in Brussels

The European Commission has said it is expecting the leaders of Macedonia’s largest political parties to take part in Wednesday’s meeting in Brussels with Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn.

World » Southeast Europe | June 8, 2015, Monday // 21:41 | Viewed: 3684

High Voter Turnout Shows Turkish Democracy’s Strength - EU Commission

The record 86% voter turnout in Turkey's parliamentary elections on Sunday is a clear sign of strength of the country’s democracy, the European Commission has said.

World » Southeast Europe | June 8, 2015, Monday // 20:55 | Viewed: 3223

Washington Post: HDP’s ‘Remarkable Achievement’ in Turkey’s Election

The deciding factor in Sunday’s parliamentary elections in Turkey was the emergence of the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party, or HDP, Washington Post’s Ishaan Tharoor writes in an article on the implications of voting results.

World » Southeast Europe | June 8, 2015, Monday // 15:50 | Viewed: 3261

David Cameron Set on Getting Rid of Ministers Not in Favor of EU Membership Referendum

British Prime Minister David Cameron has warned that the Minister who are favoring an exit from the EU need to submit their resignations.

World » EU | June 8, 2015, Monday // 10:59 | Viewed: 1771

Close to 6,000 Refugees Rescued Off Mediterranean Coast

Rescue teams form Italy, Germany, Great Britain and other European countries have managed to salvate close to 6,000 refugees in the Mediterranean over the weekend, as reported by DPA.

World | June 8, 2015, Monday // 09:58 | Viewed: 4061

Who Is Who: Selahattin Demirtaş, Co-Leader of People's Democracy Party

Selahattin Demirtaş, the co-leader of the left-wing pro-Kurdish People's Democracy Party (HDP), was born on April 10, 1973 in Palu, Elazig.

World » Southeast Europe | June 8, 2015, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2820

Turkey’s Pro-Kurdish HDP Enters Parliament, Denies Ruling AKP Majority

Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) party won the 25th general elections, which were held in Turkey on Sunday, but lost its parliamentary majority.

World » Southeast Europe | June 7, 2015, Sunday // 23:59 | Viewed: 1924

Partial Results Show AKP Loses Majority in Turkey, HDP Guaranteed to Pass Threshold

Partial results of the general elections in Turkey show that the ruling AKP party won the elections, but will lose its majority, while the pro-Kurdish HDP is set to pass the electoral threshold with garnering between 12-13 % of the votes.

World » Southeast Europe | June 7, 2015, Sunday // 21:30 | Viewed: 2059

HDP Deputy Says Party Will Have 80 MPs in Turkey's New Parliament

"We are happy that we are entering the parliament with 80 deputies," HDP deputy Sırrı Sureyya Onder said, according to hurriyetdailynews, as the counting of the ballots cast in Turkey's parliamentary elections on Sunday continued.

World » Southeast Europe | June 7, 2015, Sunday // 20:51 | Viewed: 3113

Partial Results of Turkey's Election Give Ruling AKP 43.6%, HDP Just Above 10% Barrier

Partial results of Sunday’s general election in Turkey give the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) 43.6% of the vote, Reuters reported.

World » Southeast Europe | June 7, 2015, Sunday // 20:03 | Viewed: 1816