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EU Issues Ultimatum to Russia to Act on Ukraine Peace Plan

The EU has given Moscow a three-day ultimatum to take concrete steps towards implementing a peace plan in eastern Ukraine or risk economic sanctions.

World | June 27, 2014, Friday // 17:48 | Viewed: 878

Over 300 Inmates in Greece Continue Hunger Strike

Over 3000 inmates at prisons in Greece continue their hunger strike over the poor living conditions.

World | June 26, 2014, Thursday // 15:09 | Viewed: 772

Poroshenko to Appoint Regional Presidential Representatives in Ukraine

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has proposed to appoint regional representatives to oversee human rights violations and constitutional infringements.

World | June 26, 2014, Thursday // 12:51 | Viewed: 566

Jyrki Katainen Becomes Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs

Former Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen becomes the new European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs, said EC president Jose Barroso.

World | June 25, 2014, Wednesday // 15:49 | Viewed: 650

US Military Advisers Arrive in Baghdad

US military advisers have begun arriving in Baghdad to help the Iraqi army in fighting against the Sunni insurgency.

World | June 25, 2014, Wednesday // 11:50 | Viewed: 1109

Rebels Violating Ceasefire, Poroshenko Tells German FM

Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier met to discuss developments in eastern Ukraine.

World | June 25, 2014, Wednesday // 09:58 | Viewed: 769

Iraq Death Toll Surpasses 1000 in Less than Three Weeks - UN

At least 1075 people were killed in Iraq from June 5 to 22, UN estimates reveal as the country has plunged into a conflict between the government and Islamist-led fighters.

World | June 24, 2014, Tuesday // 14:17 | Viewed: 1436

Egypt Journalists' Imprisonment Sparks International Outrage

The international community has expressed its deep concerns with Monday’s verdicts of the Egyptian court, which handed lengthy jail sentences to 3 Al-Jazeera journalists.

World | June 24, 2014, Tuesday // 13:20 | Viewed: 492

Poland ForMin: US Ties 'Worthless', UK's Cameron 'Incompetent'

Fresh excerpts of a tapped conversation between Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski and a former Finance Minister have triggered another scandal involving the government.

World | June 24, 2014, Tuesday // 10:31 | Viewed: 739

EU Bans Import of Crimea Sourced Goods

The EU bans the import of goods made in Crimea, reports RIA Novosti.

World | June 23, 2014, Monday // 17:07 | Viewed: 692

Macedonian Media Urge Aid for Flood-Stricken Bulgaria

Macedonian media and ordinary citizens expressed their indignation that FYROM hasn't offered any aid to flood-stricken Bulgaria, reports Darik radio.

World | June 23, 2014, Monday // 12:37 | Viewed: 879

Ukraine Donbass Ceasefire Violated Over 20 Times - President

Ceasefire in Ukraine's Donbass region was violated more than 20 times in the last 24 hours, Ukrainian President Poroshenko told German Chancellor Merkel.

World | June 23, 2014, Monday // 11:54 | Viewed: 533

Clashes in Kosovo's Mitrovica Leave 20 Injured

A standoff between ethnic Albanian protesters and police officers erupted on Sunday in Kosovo's divided town of Mitrovica.

World | June 23, 2014, Monday // 10:36 | Viewed: 7609

Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff to Run for Re-Election

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was confirmed on Saturday as candidate for re-election to a second term of the governing Workers Party.

World | June 22, 2014, Sunday // 10:45 | Viewed: 888

EU, US Impose Additional Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine

The US has imposed sanctions against separatists in eastern Ukraine, including asset freezes against seven pro-Russian leaders, as the crisis there shows no sign of easing.

World | June 21, 2014, Saturday // 12:42 | Viewed: 1100

Ukraine Will Sign EU Association Agreement Next Week

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Thursday he would sign an association agreement with the European Union on June 27, reports Reuters.

World | June 19, 2014, Thursday // 17:32 | Viewed: 981

Australia Imposes Sanctions on Russian Officials, Companies

Australia has imposed new sanctions on 38 Russian officials and 11 companies in connection with the situation in Ukraine.

World | June 19, 2014, Thursday // 15:16 | Viewed: 894

Felipe VI Is New King of Spain

Felipe VI of Spain was handed the throne by his father Juan Carlos late on Wednesday, in what marked the first succession of the crown in Spain's recent democratic history.

World | June 19, 2014, Thursday // 09:34 | Viewed: 772

Ukraine's Poroshenko Seeks to Replace Foreign Minister

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has brought into Parliament the nomination of Pavlo Klimkin as the country's next Foreign Minister.

World | June 18, 2014, Wednesday // 15:53 | Viewed: 826

ISIS-Led Militants Take Over Iraq's Biggest Oil Refinery

Islamist insurgents invaded the Baiji oil refinery, the biggest such facility in Iraq, as they are pushing toward the capital Baghdad after having seized a number of cities.

World | June 18, 2014, Wednesday // 12:57 | Viewed: 999

Poroshenko Vows Donbass Ceasefire after Calling Merkel, Putin

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced that Ukrainian special forces fighting rebels in the east are to halt their attacks, according to his peace plan.

World | June 18, 2014, Wednesday // 12:17 | Viewed: 953
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