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EU Commission Responds to Ombudsman, Publishes TTIP Papers

The European Commission (EC) published Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiating documents on Wednesday.

World » EU | January 7, 2015, Wednesday // 18:00 | Viewed: 870

Bulgaria Condemns Gunmen Attack on France’s Charlie Hebdo

Bulgaria strongly condemns the gunmen raid on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo which left at least 12 people dead and 10 injured on Wednesday, President Rosen Plevneliev has said.

World » EU | January 7, 2015, Wednesday // 16:58 | Viewed: 1020

Pro-Russian Group Hacks Websites of Merkel, Bundestag

A group of pro-Russian hackers claimed responsibility for hacking the website of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the lower house of parliament – the Bundestag on Wednesday.

World | January 7, 2015, Wednesday // 15:41 | Viewed: 743

Outlawed Marxist Group Claims Responsibility for Istanbul Suicider

The prohibited Marxist DHKP-C group claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing attack carried out in Istanbul on Tuesday.

World | January 7, 2015, Wednesday // 14:59 | Viewed: 724

Death Toll in Charlie Hebdo Attack Climbs to 12, 10 Wounded

At least twelve people have died and seven have been injured in a gunmen raid into the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, according to Paris officials.

World » EU | January 7, 2015, Wednesday // 14:57 | Viewed: 791

Eleven Killed in Gun Attack on French Magazine

An attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has claimed 11 lives and has left ten people wounded, according to officials.

World » EU | January 7, 2015, Wednesday // 14:04 | Viewed: 600

Palestine to Join International Criminal Court – UN Secretary General

United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon announced that Palestine will join the International Criminal Court (ICC) on April 1.

World | January 7, 2015, Wednesday // 12:54 | Viewed: 659

Number of Syrian Refugees Up by 704 000 in H1, 2014 - UNHCR

The number of Syrian refugees has increased by 704 000 in the first half of 2014 and they are currently the largest refugee group under the mandate of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), according to a newly published report.

World | January 7, 2015, Wednesday // 09:41 | Viewed: 667

Tail of Crashed AirAsia Plane Found in Java Sea

The tail of AirAsia Flight 8501 has been found in the Java Sea.

World | January 7, 2015, Wednesday // 08:57 | Viewed: 586

South Korea Concerned Over North Korea's Cyber Army, Nuclear Weapons

The Defence Ministry of South Korea expressed its concern over the growing cyber army of North Korea and the progress its rival has made in nuclear weapons.

World | January 6, 2015, Tuesday // 21:40 | Viewed: 781

Suicider Blows Herself in Istanbul, Police Officer Killed

A female suicide bomber blew herself in Istanbul, killing one police officer and injuring another on Tuesday.

World » Southeast Europe | January 6, 2015, Tuesday // 20:45 | Viewed: 927

New Route Opening Up for Smuggling Migrants Into Europe, Frontex Says

People traffickers have been recently using a new route to smuggle migrants from the Middle East into Europe, herding them onto cargo ships sailing from Turkey to Italy, euobserver.

World | January 6, 2015, Tuesday // 14:59 | Viewed: 1362

Iceland to Try Again to Withdraw EU Membership Bid

Iceland is planning to try again to withdraw its application to join the EU, Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson has said.

World » EU | January 6, 2015, Tuesday // 13:43 | Viewed: 1210

Four-Way Ministerial Meeting on Ukraine Crisis to Be Held Friday

A ministerial meeting on resolving the Ukrainian crisis in the so-called “Normandy format” will be held in Berlin on Friday, according to Ukrainian Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexei Makeyev.

World » Ukraine | January 6, 2015, Tuesday // 11:46 | Viewed: 904

Germans Split by 'Anti-Islamisation' Marches

Supporters and opponents of a group campaigning against what it perceives as "Islamisation" of Europe have held rival rallies across Germany on Monday night.

World | January 6, 2015, Tuesday // 10:19 | Viewed: 1211

SYRIZA's Tsipras Fends Off Grexit Suggestions

Greece's main opposition party SYRIZA is not intending to trigger an exit of its country from the Eurozone if it wins the early elections this month, its leader Alexis Tsipras has said.

World » Southeast Europe | January 6, 2015, Tuesday // 07:39 | Viewed: 869

MP from Hungary’s Ruling Party Urges Change to Laws on Public Assembly

Hungary should change its laws on public assembly, a lawmaker from the ruling FIDESZ party has said following last week’s massive anti-government protest in Budapest.

World » EU | January 5, 2015, Monday // 16:19 | Viewed: 1021

EU Commission Says Grexit 'Legally Impossible'

The European Commission warned on Monday there was no legal mechanism which Greece could use to leave the Eurozone, a hypothetical event commonly dubbed "Grexit".

World » Southeast Europe | January 5, 2015, Monday // 15:37 | Viewed: 1395

Palestine to Resubmit Resolution to UN Security Council

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced that he was planning to resubmit the UN Security Council resolution on ending the occupation of Palestinian territories by Israel.

World | January 5, 2015, Monday // 12:03 | Viewed: 4053

Germany Hosts 'Normandy Format' Meeting on Ukraine

A meeting at the level of political directors from the foreign ministries of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France will take place in Berlin on Monday.

World | January 5, 2015, Monday // 10:25 | Viewed: 979

Germany Considers Grexit Manageable Scenario -Report

The German government believes that a Greek exit from the eurozone will be manageable, should it prove necessary, according to news magazine Der Spiegel.

World » EU | January 4, 2015, Sunday // 13:12 | Viewed: 1213