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Ukraine Ready to Compromise on Russian Gas Price

Kiev is prepared to pay an interim compromise price for Russian gas, energy minister Yuri Prodan said, and criticised Russia's Gazprom for being unwilling to negotiate.

World | August 20, 2014, Wednesday // 17:42 | Viewed: 780

Ukrainian Flag Raised Over Iconic Moscow Skyscraper

Ukrainian flag was raised on the spire of a famous Moscow's Stalin-era skyscraper on Kotelnicheskaya Embankment early on Wednesday.

World | August 20, 2014, Wednesday // 15:17 | Viewed: 1017

IS Purportedly Beheads US Reporter James Foley

Jihadist militant group Islamic State (IS) has posted a video online Tuesday purporting to show the beheading of US journalist James Foley.

World | August 20, 2014, Wednesday // 11:57 | Viewed: 1273

Ukraine Says 15 Bodies Recovered after Refugee Convoy Attack

Ukrainian authorities have recovered 15 bodies from the site where a convoy carrying refugees from Eastern Ukraine was hit by a rocket on Monday, Reuters has reported.

World | August 19, 2014, Tuesday // 12:57 | Viewed: 517

Ukraine Refugee Convoy 'Hit' by Rockets, Mortars

Ukrainian military officials say a convoy carrying refugees from Eastern Ukraine has been hit in the Luhansk area.

World | August 18, 2014, Monday // 13:13 | Viewed: 638

US National Guard Intervenes to Quell Missouri Protests

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has signed an order sending in the National Guard to help deescalate the situation in the town of Ferguson.

World | August 18, 2014, Monday // 11:05 | Viewed: 653

German Foreign Minister Reports Progress in Ukraine Crisis Talks

Four-way talks on alleviating the crisis in eastern Ukraine had been difficult, but some progress was made, the German foreign minister has said.

World | August 18, 2014, Monday // 10:58 | Viewed: 464

11 Injured in Train Derailment in Swiss Alps

Three train cars derailed and 11 people were injured after a Swiss passenger train ran into a landslide in the Alps, Wednesday.

World | August 14, 2014, Thursday // 09:32 | Viewed: 999

Train Derails in Swiss Alps Due to Landslide

A passenger train has derailed due to a landslide on a mountain railway in southeastern Switzerland, Wednesday.

World | August 13, 2014, Wednesday // 17:21 | Viewed: 1126

Turkey's PM Erdogan Wins First Presidential Election

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is now only awaiting official conformation that he will become the country's next president.

World | August 10, 2014, Sunday // 23:26 | Viewed: 1149

West Seeks Way Out of Iraq Crisis as US Carries Out Strikes

Western countries are concentrating their diplomatic effort in Iraq's capital Baghdad, in a push to stop the Sunni insurgents called Islamic State.

World | August 10, 2014, Sunday // 16:14 | Viewed: 751

Turkey Votes for President for First Time in History

Millions of Turkish citizens are casting ballots on Sunday in the country's first direct presidential elections.

World | August 10, 2014, Sunday // 10:16 | Viewed: 660

Portugal Flag Carrier Strike Prompts Canceled Flights

Portuguese flag carrier TAP Air pilots are staging a 24-hour strike over work conditions, causing the cancellation of flights on Saturday.

World | August 9, 2014, Saturday // 16:50 | Viewed: 897

Russian Tour Operator "The Nordic Star" Declares Bankruptcy

Russian tour operator The Nordic Star has gone out of business.

World | August 6, 2014, Wednesday // 13:20 | Viewed: 1034

Protesters in Tirana Demand Dismissal of Bank of Albania Governor

Several hundred citizens, including journalists, organized a protest Monday in front of the headquarters of Albania's central bank in downtown Tirana.

World | August 4, 2014, Monday // 18:06 | Viewed: 1115

Over 15 000 Russians Stranded in Greece over Bankrupt Tour Operator

Over 15 000 Russian tourists have been stranded in Greece due to the bankruptcy of Russian tour operator Labirint.

World | August 4, 2014, Monday // 13:43 | Viewed: 1290

At Least 150 Dead after Strong Earthquake in Southwest China

A strong earthquake in southwestern Chine has left at least 150 people dead and scores of injured.

World | August 3, 2014, Sunday // 16:57 | Viewed: 614

Monaco Boasts Highest Percentage of Millionaires in the World

The city-state Monaco has the highest number of millionaires, compared to any other city in the world, a new study shows.

World | August 2, 2014, Saturday // 16:19 | Viewed: 827

US Pentagon to Allocate USD 19M to Ukrainian Army

The US intends to provide USD 19M to bolster Ukraine’s military operation, which pro-Kiev authorities conduct against militias in the southeastern regions of the country.

World | August 2, 2014, Saturday // 13:30 | Viewed: 848

65 Killed, Over 100 Injured in Chinese Factory Explosion

An explosion at a factory in eastern China has killed at least 65 people, leaving over 100 people injured, according to Chinese state media.

World | August 2, 2014, Saturday // 10:58 | Viewed: 624

Dozens Injured As Trains Collide Near Germany's Mannheim

Dozens of people were reported hurt as a passenger train collided with a freight train on Friday night near the city of Mannheim in the southwest of Germany.

World | August 2, 2014, Saturday // 10:44 | Viewed: 1103