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Gazprom Paid USD 1 B to Eni, EDF, Wintershall for 50% Stake in South Stream

Gazprom has paid a total of RUB 56.12 B (around USD 1 B) to the European partners in South Stream Transport BV, Eni, EDF, Wintershall, for their stakes in the South Stream gas pipeline.

World » Russia | March 31, 2015, Tuesday // 08:09 | Viewed: 1285

Greece Said to Be Seeking Gas Price Cut, Lifting of Food Ban from Russia

Greece’s energy minister Panagiotis Lafazanis is visiting Moscow on Monday in a bid to arrange more favourable terms for imports of Russian gas, according to a report in Germany’s Spiegel Online.

World | March 30, 2015, Monday // 21:58 | Viewed: 1639

Shootout Outside US NSA Building Appears ‘Local Criminal Matter’

Monday’s shootout outside the headquarters of the US National Security Agency appears to be a 'local criminal matter' and not a terrorist attack, according to a senior US official, NBC News reported.

World | March 30, 2015, Monday // 20:30 | Viewed: 1156

One Shot Dead, One Injured in Gate-Crashing Attack at US’ NSA HQ

Two men tried to ram a vehicle through the main gate to the United States National Security Agency headquarters building on Monday, the CNN reported.

World | March 30, 2015, Monday // 18:35 | Viewed: 1027

Two Injured at US’ National Security Agency HQ Gates, Shots Fired - Reports   

Two people have been injured following an incident near a gate to the National Security Agency (NSA) headquarters in Fort Meade, Maryland, SkyNews reported on Monday.

World | March 30, 2015, Monday // 18:00 | Viewed: 862

British Parliament Dissolved as Election Campaign Begins

British Parliament was formally dissolved on Monday as the campaign for the forthcoming general election in the UK was officially unveiled.

World » EU | March 30, 2015, Monday // 15:16 | Viewed: 1266

Romanian President Appoints New Finance Minister

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis appointed on Monday Eugen Teodorovici as the country's new Finance Minister.

World » EU | March 30, 2015, Monday // 14:28 | Viewed: 909

Iran Nuclear Program Talks in Switzerland Intensify

The Exterior Ministers of Iran, China, Israel, Russia, US, Germany, as well as the High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Frederica Mogherini have renewed the diplomatic talks regarding the Iranian nuclear program.

World | March 30, 2015, Monday // 13:58 | Viewed: 882

Former Israeli PM Convicted in Corruption Retrial

The former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was convicted on Monday by the Jerusalem District Court in a retrial, which reversed its earlier 2012 acquittal.

World | March 30, 2015, Monday // 13:57 | Viewed: 900

Investigation Isolates DNA from 78 Victims of Germanwings Plane Crash

Investigators of the crash of Germanwings plane said on Sunday they have isolated 78 DNA strands from the remains of the 150 people that died in the worst aviation disaster in French history in the last 15 years.

World | March 29, 2015, Sunday // 22:17 | Viewed: 1697

Saudi-Led Campaign Targets Rebel Positions in Yemen’s Capital

Saudi Arabia and its Gulf Arab allies have carried out a third night of airstrikes on Sanaa, the capital of Yemen, to stem advances by Houthi rebels, Euronews reported on Sunday.

World | March 29, 2015, Sunday // 11:41 | Viewed: 1860

Lubitz's Mental Health: Just One of Several Leads in Germanwings Plane Crash Inquiry

The mental health of the co-pilot of crashed Germanwings passenger plane was a "serious lead" in the inquiry, but not the only one, French prosecutors said on Saturday.

World | March 29, 2015, Sunday // 11:06 | Viewed: 1188

Saudi Arabia Evacuates Diplomats While Continuing Airstrikes on Yemen

Saudi Arabia evacuated dozens of its own and foreign diplomats from the city of Aden as it continued the airstrikes on Yemen.

World | March 28, 2015, Saturday // 13:28 | Viewed: 884

17 People Killed as Somali Troops Regain Control of Occupied Hotel

Somali troops regained full control of a hotel, which extremist gunmen stormed and occupied for 12 hours following a suicide attack, which killed at least 17 people and left dozens injured.

World | March 28, 2015, Saturday // 12:49 | Viewed: 911

Israel to Unfreeze Tax Transfers to Palestine

Israel will resume the transfer of tax revenues levied on behalf of the Palestinian Authority, which had been suspended since January.

World | March 28, 2015, Saturday // 11:32 | Viewed: 921

Germanwings Co-pilot Wanted to Make His Name Known Worldwide

The Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, who is suspected of intentionally crashing the plane in the French Alps, wanted to change the whole system and everyone to remember his name.

World | March 28, 2015, Saturday // 10:59 | Viewed: 1014

Germanwings Co-pilot Hid Mental Illness from Employer - Prosecutors

Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot of crashed Germanwings plane, has hid the details of an “existing illness” and “corresponding medical treatment” from his employers, according to German prosecutors.

World | March 27, 2015, Friday // 20:53 | Viewed: 1307

Turkish President Erdogan Pledges Support for Saudi Arabia Military Operation

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has accused Iran of further aggravating the conflict between Sunniis and Shiites in Yemen.

World » Southeast Europe | March 27, 2015, Friday // 11:52 | Viewed: 1195

Crashed Germanwings Plane Co-Pilot Battled Depression, Media Reports Say

As airlines struggle to come to terms with the loss of 150 human lives in the crash of Germanwings plane in the French Alps, reports have started to emerge that co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, 28, had been battling mental health problems.

World | March 27, 2015, Friday // 09:59 | Viewed: 1213

Airlines Implement Further Security Measures

Lowcost airlines easyJet, Air Transat and Norwegian Air Shuttle have announced a change in the rules for pilots during flights.

World | March 27, 2015, Friday // 08:29 | Viewed: 997

Police Searches House of Germanwings Co-Pilot

Police searched the house of the Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz on Thursday, as it emerged that he intentionally initiated the descent of the plane, which crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday.

World | March 26, 2015, Thursday // 19:58 | Viewed: 1117