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French Sport Stars Die as Helicopters Collide in Argentina

Three French sport stars were among the ten victims of a mid-air helicopter collision in Argentina on Monday.

World | March 10, 2015, Tuesday // 11:47 | Viewed: 749

NATO Accuses Russia of 'Militarizing' Crimea after Putin Comments

Russia has significantly built up its military capabilities in Crimea since the peninsula was incorporated into its territory following a local referendum, NATO officials say.

World » Russia | March 10, 2015, Tuesday // 08:46 | Viewed: 1267

Greece to Hold Loan Talks with EU on Wednesday

Officials from Greece are due to hold technical talks with international lenders on Wednesday as Athens is seeking to secure more funding.

World » Southeast Europe | March 10, 2015, Tuesday // 07:34 | Viewed: 822

Greek FinMin Hints at Possible Bailout Referendum, Early Election

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis hinted at the possible holding of referendum or early election in case the Eurozone rejects the country's debt renegotiation plans.

World » Southeast Europe | March 9, 2015, Monday // 12:05 | Viewed: 862

Suspect Dadayev Confesses Involvement in Nemtsov Murder

Zaur Dadayev has confessed involvement in the murder of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, ITAR-TASS reported on Sunday.

World » Russia | March 8, 2015, Sunday // 16:25 | Viewed: 1572

MOUs on Eastring Gas Pipeline Construction Could Be Signed "In Near Future"

Slovakia's gas transmission company Eustream has said it expects to sign memoranda of understanding (MOUs) on the construction of the Eastring gas pipeline with Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria in the near future.

World » EU | March 8, 2015, Sunday // 15:19 | Viewed: 1628

New Attack In Mali Kills At Least Three People

At least three people were killed when unknown attackers fired rockets at a UN base on the outskirts of the town of Kidal in northern Mali, international newswires reported.

World | March 8, 2015, Sunday // 13:56 | Viewed: 939

UN Condemns Terrorist Attack in Mali

The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned an attack in Bamako that killed five people on Saturday.

World | March 8, 2015, Sunday // 13:30 | Viewed: 947

EU Commission Head Juncker Proposes to Set up European Army

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has called for the creation of a European army to react credibly to threats to the EU member states or their neighbours.

World » EU | March 8, 2015, Sunday // 11:22 | Viewed: 1567

Man Reportedly Linked to Nemtsov’s Murder Commits Suicide - Interfax

A man suspected of being linked to the assassination of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov has killed himself in Grozny, the capital of the Chechen Republic, Interfax reported on Sunday.

World » Russia | March 8, 2015, Sunday // 10:35 | Viewed: 1863

Ukraine Rebels Claim Heavy Weapons Withdrawn under Minsk Deal

There are no more rebel weapons in Eastern Ukraine's front line, the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic claims.

World » Ukraine | March 7, 2015, Saturday // 17:12 | Viewed: 1324

Detained Suspects Could Be Nemtsov Killers - Russian Officials

The two men arrested over the murder of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov could have carried it out, the Investigative Committee of Russia has said.

World » Russia | March 7, 2015, Saturday // 15:06 | Viewed: 1205

Russia Police Arrests Two over Nemtsov Killing

Two men have been detained over the killing of Boris Nemtsov, a Russian oppositioner who was shot dead late on February 27, Russian officials say.

World » Russia | March 7, 2015, Saturday // 12:00 | Viewed: 1066

Five Dead in Mali Nightclub Attack

A machine-gun and grenade attack in Mali's capital Bamako has left five people dead, local police say.

World | March 7, 2015, Saturday // 08:48 | Viewed: 1149

Tensions Rise as Palestine Suspends Security Cooperation with Israel

The Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) decided on Thursday to suspend security cooperation with Israel, which is part of 1993 peace accords.

World | March 6, 2015, Friday // 19:41 | Viewed: 1115

Greece Repays First Installment Worth EUR 310 M of IMF Loan

Greece repaid on Friday the first installment worth EUR 310 M of the IMF loan, which is due until the end of March.

World » Southeast Europe | March 6, 2015, Friday // 15:50 | Viewed: 1013

Nemtsov's Girlfriend 'Received Death Threats'

Ukrainian model Anna Duritskaya, who was accompanying Russian oppositioner Boris Nemtsov when he was murdered, claims to have received death threats, prosecutors say.

World » Russia | March 6, 2015, Friday // 14:52 | Viewed: 991

Putin Slashes Russian Government Salaries by 10%

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree Friday thus reducing government salaries by 10%.

World » Russia | March 6, 2015, Friday // 13:52 | Viewed: 1054

Russia's Navalny Freed from Detention

Opposition leader and prominent blogger Alexey Navalny has been released from his 15-day custody in Moscow, his press secretary says.

World » Russia | March 6, 2015, Friday // 13:29 | Viewed: 921

IS Militants Bulldozed Iraq's Ancient City of Nimrud

Islamic State militants started bulldozing historic artefacts Thursday, located in the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud, today's Iraq.

World | March 6, 2015, Friday // 12:53 | Viewed: 1085

UK's Hammond States EU Readiness for New Sanctions against Russia

UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has stated Thursday that sanctions against Russia can only be lifted in case the Minsk agreement is upheld.

World » Russia | March 6, 2015, Friday // 11:57 | Viewed: 892