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Macedonia's President Refuses to Give Mandate to Social Democrats

Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov has said he will not hand the second-largest party, SDSM, the mandate to form a government.

World » Southeast Europe | March 1, 2017, Wednesday // 20:27 | Viewed: 3383

Macedonia Continues Protests over 'Bilingualism' Deal

Macedonians have taken to the streets in Skopje and elsewhere to protest against the introduction of Albanian language as a second official one in the country, local media report.

World » Southeast Europe | March 1, 2017, Wednesday // 15:24 | Viewed: 3387

SpaceX Launching a Moon Mission in 2018

SpaceX is planning to send two people for a trip around the moon in late 2018, Elon Musk, the company’s CEO, announced on Monday.

World | March 1, 2017, Wednesday // 10:24 | Viewed: 3136

NATO Urges Macedonia to Form Govt

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has issued a statement suggesting Macedonia should go on with the formation of a new government.

World » Southeast Europe | February 27, 2017, Monday // 08:01 | Viewed: 7387

Macedonia's SDSM Poised to Get Govt Mandate after Deal with Albanians

The leader of the social democrat SDSM party in Macedonia is to ask the President for a mandate to form a government after shaking hands with ethnic Albanian party DUI, local media report.

World » Southeast Europe | February 25, 2017, Saturday // 17:39 | Viewed: 3498

Thousands Stage Pro-Govt Rally in Southern Romania

Thousands have gathered in Targoviste in southern Bulgaria to demonstrate support for the government which earlier in February faced weeks of protests after passing a controversial decree.

World » Southeast Europe | February 25, 2017, Saturday // 16:04 | Viewed: 6650

Germany Not To Allow Erdogan's Meeting for Referendum on Constitutional Amendments

Germany will not permit President Recep Erdogan to hold a campaign meeting for the referendum on amendments to the constitution, reported Turkish media, cited by BGNES.

World » Southeast Europe | February 24, 2017, Friday // 17:08 | Viewed: 3647

European MPs To Call On EC To Reinstate Visa Regime for US Citizens

European deputies might call on the European Commission to reinstate the visa regime for US citizens, reported Ekonomik.

World » EU | February 24, 2017, Friday // 16:04 | Viewed: 6122

136 Turkish Diplomats Request Asylum in Germany

So far, a total of 136 citizens with diplomatic status have requested asylum in the Federal Republic of Germany, announced the German Foreign Ministry.

World » Southeast Europe | February 24, 2017, Friday // 14:46 | Viewed: 3348

BSP's Ninova Nominated for Vice President of Socialist International

The chairwoman of BSP Korneliya Ninova confirmed that she has been nominated for Vice President of the Socialist International.

World | February 23, 2017, Thursday // 15:20 | Viewed: 1947

Athens Blocked by 24-Hour Strike of Public Transport Employees

Public transport employees in Athens are beginning a 24-hour strike on Thursday in order to protest against the plans for the privatisation of public transport vehicles, reported BTA.

World » Southeast Europe | February 23, 2017, Thursday // 10:17 | Viewed: 3014

Women Serving in Turkish Army Allowed To Wear Islamic Headdress

Women serving in the Turkish army will now have the right to wear Muslim headdress when they are on duty, announced the Defence Ministry.

World » Southeast Europe | February 22, 2017, Wednesday // 17:32 | Viewed: 4915

Tension Between Greece, Turkey in Aegean Sea

Turkey was close to crossing “the red line” in its relations with Greece when, last Friday, a Turkish ship fired shots near a Greek island in the Aegean Sea, stated in an TV interview Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kodzias calling on Ankara to “rethink agai

World » Southeast Europe | February 22, 2017, Wednesday // 11:36 | Viewed: 3746

EU To Put End To Tax Avoidance by MNCs

The Finance Ministers of EU member-states have agreed to close loopholes in tax legislation allowing multinational companies to avoid paying taxes on dividends, reported Reuters.

World » EU | February 21, 2017, Tuesday // 16:41 | Viewed: 5069

Juncker: Great Britain Will Pay Stiff Price for Brexit

Great Britain will pay a stiff price for leaving the European Union, warned in a speech to the Belgian Federal Parliament the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker.

World » EU | February 21, 2017, Tuesday // 15:57 | Viewed: 2580

First Express Train from Istanbul Arrives in Sofia

The first express train from the Turkish city of Istanbul arrived in Sofia on Tuesday after a nine-and-a-half-hour trip, reported Anadolu Agency.

World » Southeast Europe | February 21, 2017, Tuesday // 15:14 | Viewed: 7152

3 EU Countries Demand That Lower-Quality Foods Not Be Sold in Eastern Europe

The Czech Republic has joined the initiative supported by Hungary and Slovakia calling on the European Commission to adopt a law banning food and beverages companies from selling products of different content and quality under the same label and brand.

World » EU | February 21, 2017, Tuesday // 14:41 | Viewed: 3292

EC Threatens To Sue 5 Countries Over Air Pollution

The European Commission has warned for the final time Germany, France, Spain, Italy and the UK about systematic violation of the restrictions of the European Union regarding air pollution, announced the press centre of the commission.

World » EU | February 21, 2017, Tuesday // 13:45 | Viewed: 4127

Greece May Rely On New Rescue Programme

Greece may rely on a new rescue programme.

World » Southeast Europe | February 21, 2017, Tuesday // 10:32 | Viewed: 4122

Trial Starts in Turkey Against 47 People Accused of Attempting To Kill Erdogan

The trial against 47 people accused of attempting to murder President Recep Erdogan on the night of the failed coup attempt has started in southeastern Turkey on Monday.

World » Southeast Europe | February 20, 2017, Monday // 16:55 | Viewed: 3774

EU Grants EUR 18 M in Humanitarian Aid for Ukraine

The European Union has announced that it will allocate EUR 18 M in humanitarian aid for the population that suffered from the war in the eastern regions of Ukraine.

World » EU | February 20, 2017, Monday // 16:25 | Viewed: 1988
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