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Britain Will Have to Raise Taxes, Cut Spending after Vote to Leave EU

Britain would have to cut spending and increase taxes to deal with the economic consequences of the voters' decision to leave the European Union, according to the country’s Finance Minister George Osborne.

World » EU | June 28, 2016, Tuesday // 22:27 | Viewed: 1483

Russia Confirms Readiness to Build South Stream in Case of Guaranteed EU Demand for Gas

Russia is ready to build the South Stream gas pipeline if the EU provides guarantees about demand, the country's Energy Minister Alexander Novak has said.

World » Russia | June 28, 2016, Tuesday // 22:02 | Viewed: 2142

Migrant Arrivals by Sea in Europe Top 222,000 in 2016 - IOM

The estimated number of migrants and refugees who have entered Europe by sea in 2016 through 26 June has reached 222,291, according to the International Organisation for Migration (IOM).

World » EU | June 28, 2016, Tuesday // 18:39 | Viewed: 1909

Russia Ready to Supply Additional Gas to Europe across Black Sea, Energy Minister Says

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak has said that Russia is ready to ensure additional gas supplies to southeastern Europe, including in case of consumers' interest in the stalled Turkish Stream gas pipeline project.

World » Russia | June 28, 2016, Tuesday // 16:46 | Viewed: 1662

EU Parliament Calls on UK Begin Withdrawal

The European Parliament has adopted a resolution urging Britain to "immediately" triggering Article 50 notifying of its intention to leave the European Union.

World » EU | June 28, 2016, Tuesday // 13:58 | Viewed: 1718

Juncker Urges UK to Clarify Position on Brexit

EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said the UK should make its position on Brexit clear as soon as possible.

World » EU | June 28, 2016, Tuesday // 13:20 | Viewed: 1736

Deputy PM: Bulgaria Is Increasingly Becoming Final Destination for Asylum Seekers

Bulgaria is increasingly becoming a final destination for migrants seeking asylum.

World » Southeast Europe | June 28, 2016, Tuesday // 09:42 | Viewed: 1883

Brexit to Dominate Agenda of EU Summit, Parliament Plenary Session

The heads of state or government of the EU member states are to convene at a meeting of the European Council in Brussels on Tuesday and Wednesday to discuss the outcome of last week's referendum on the UK's membership to the EU in which 51.

World » EU | June 28, 2016, Tuesday // 08:03 | Viewed: 1706

Erdogan Sends Putin Apology over Downed Plane

The Kremlin has received a letter of apology from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan over the downing of the Russian Su-24 fighter bomber last year, Russian head of state Vladimir Putin's spokesman has said.

World | June 27, 2016, Monday // 16:48 | Viewed: 2401

Turkey, Israel to Renew Diplomatic Ties

Relations between Turkey and Israel, severed following an incident with a Turkish flotilla bound for Palestine, will be restored, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım and Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu have confirmed.

World | June 27, 2016, Monday // 14:33 | Viewed: 1253

Brexit: EU Referendum Petition Hits 3 M Signatures

A petition calling for a second EU referendum in the UK has gathered over 3 million signatures.

World » EU | June 26, 2016, Sunday // 12:54 | Viewed: 2096

Soros Warns of 'Irreversible' EU Disintegration after Brexit

Billionaire investor George Soros argued the UK's vote to leave the European Union would make the "disintegration of the EU practically irreversible.

World » EU | June 26, 2016, Sunday // 11:29 | Viewed: 1876

Spain Holds Early Election after Failed Govt Talks

Spanish voters have headed to the polls for an early elections, after the last vote in December failed to produce a government.

World » EU | June 26, 2016, Sunday // 11:03 | Viewed: 1611

UK EU Commissioner Jonathan Hill Resigns

EU Commissioner Jonathan Hill, Britain's top EU official, has announed his resignation.

World » EU | June 25, 2016, Saturday // 14:58 | Viewed: 1890

EU Leaders Hope UK Will Remain Close Partner After Brexit

The leaders of the main EU institutions expressed hope that the UK will remain a close partner of the Union in the future.

World » EU | June 24, 2016, Friday // 19:51 | Viewed: 2324

Turkey Has Not Yet Confirmed Suspension of Readmission Agreement with Bulgaria

Bulgarian Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova said on Friday that Turkey has not yet officially confirmed whether it has suspended the migrant readmission agreement with Bulgaria.

World » Southeast Europe | June 24, 2016, Friday // 18:57 | Viewed: 2114

Northern Irish Deputy First Minister Calls for Poll on Unification with Ireland

The Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland and leader of the Sinn Fein party, Martin McGuinness, called on Friday for the holding of a border poll on the unification of Ireland.

World » EU | June 24, 2016, Friday // 18:08 | Viewed: 2007

IntMin: Migrant Pressure on Bulgaria Has Decreased This Year

The migrant pressure exerted on Bulgaria this year has decreased compared to the same period last year.

World » Southeast Europe | June 24, 2016, Friday // 17:42 | Viewed: 1789

Scotland Plans Second Independence Referendum After UK Votes for Brexit

Scotland is planning the holding of a second independence referendum after the United Kingdom voted to leave the EU in the referendum held on Thursday.

World » EU | June 24, 2016, Friday // 16:12 | Viewed: 1760

EU Must Focus on Pillars of Unity after UK’s Leave Vote, Thorbjorn Jagland Says

The democratic decision of the Britons to leave the EU must be respected, the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Thorbjorn Jagland, said on Friday.

World » EU | June 24, 2016, Friday // 14:36 | Viewed: 1482

EU’s Donald Tusk Pledges ‘No Legal Vacuum’ Following UK’s Leave Vote

The President of the European Council Donald Tusk has said that there will be “no legal vacuum” following the UK’s decision to leave the EU and the bloc is “prepared also for this negative scenario”.

World » EU | June 24, 2016, Friday // 11:25 | Viewed: 1484