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Macedonia's President Partially Revokes Amnesty in Wiretapping Affair

Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov on Friday moved to scrap the amnesty of nearly half of the 56 people who had been facing proceedings in a wiretapping affair.

World » Southeast Europe | May 28, 2016, Saturday // 16:18 | Viewed: 1623

Bulgaria's IntMin Reports Slight Increase in Migrant Pressure on Border with Turkey

Bulgarian Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova said that there has been slight increase in the migrant pressure exerted on the country's border with Turkey in the past few days.

World » Southeast Europe | May 27, 2016, Friday // 17:04 | Viewed: 1711

Western Experts Consider Irina Bokova Among Most Suitable Candidates for UN Chief

A discussion held in the British Parliament on Tuesday identified UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova as one of the most suitable candidates for being selected as the next United Nations (UN) Secretary-General.

World | May 27, 2016, Friday // 16:10 | Viewed: 2434

EC Proposes Measures to Improve E-Commerce, Increase Customer Trust

The European Commissi on Wednesday proposed measures to allow consumers and companies to buy and sell products and services online more easily and confidently across the EU.

World » EU | May 25, 2016, Wednesday // 16:28 | Viewed: 1625

Eurogroup Agrees to Release Next Tranche of Greek Bailout

The finance ministers of the countries from the eurozone approved the disbursement of the next tranche of the EUR 86 B bailout to Greece, which had been agreed between Athens and the international creditors last year.

World » EU | May 25, 2016, Wednesday // 08:53 | Viewed: 2398

Leader of Turkey's Ruling Party Announces New Cabinet

The newly elected leader of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), Binali Yildirim, announced the new Turkish government on Tuesday after a meeting with Turkish President Recep Erdogan.

World » Southeast Europe | May 24, 2016, Tuesday // 16:25 | Viewed: 1666

Greece Begins Relocation of Migrants from Idomeni Refugee Camp

Greek authorities began on Tuesday morning to gradually evacuate people from the country's largest informal refugee camp which has sprung up near the village of Idomeni located at the border with Macedonia.

World » Southeast Europe | May 24, 2016, Tuesday // 13:16 | Viewed: 2142

Former Green Leader Achieves Narrow Victory in Austria's Presidential Election

The former leader of the Austrian Green Party, Alexander Van der Bellen, won the presidential elections held in Austria on Sunday.

World » EU | May 24, 2016, Tuesday // 10:19 | Viewed: 1603

New AKP Leader Binali Yildirim Working to Form Turkey’s New Government

Turkey’s incoming Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has said he is preparing a list of cabinet ministers after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan asked him to form the country’s new government.

World | May 23, 2016, Monday // 14:05 | Viewed: 1706

Bulgarian PM Borisov Calls for Political Solutions to Humanitarian Crises at Istanbul Summit

The efficient use of resources for delivering humanitarian aid is crucial in view of increasing need of humanitarian assistance around the world but aid can't replace political solutions, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said.

World | May 23, 2016, Monday // 11:59 | Viewed: 1802

Outcome of Austria’s Presidential Election Hinges on Postal Ballots

The outcome of Sunday’s presidential elections in Austria looks is set to be determined by the postal votes which are still being counted on Monday morning.

World » EU | May 23, 2016, Monday // 10:28 | Viewed: 1801

Austria's Presidential Vote 'Too Close to Call'

The two candidates in Austria's presidential elections are running neck and neck in the second round of the vote held on Sunday.

World » EU | May 22, 2016, Sunday // 23:38 | Viewed: 5790

Far-Right Candidate Faces Ex-Greens Leader in Austrian Presidential Run-off Vote

Austria votes in the second round of presidential elections on Sunday which could bring to power the first far-right head of state in the European Union since 1945.

World » EU | May 22, 2016, Sunday // 13:26 | Viewed: 2108

Total Migrant Arrivals in Europe by Sea Top 190,000 in 2016 - IOM  

An estimated 190,973 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea in 2016 through 18 May, compared with 91,860 in the first five months of last year, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has reported.

World | May 22, 2016, Sunday // 11:01 | Viewed: 1724

EU Awards EUR 56 M to Help Improve Conditions for Migrants in Greece

The European Commission has awarded EUR 56 M in emergency funding to help improve conditions for migrants in Greece.

World » EU | May 20, 2016, Friday // 15:56 | Viewed: 1496

Montenegro Moves Closer to NATO Membership

NATO foreign ministers signed the accession protocol for Montenegro on Thursday.

World » Southeast Europe | May 19, 2016, Thursday // 17:57 | Viewed: 1514

EU Calls on Macedonia to Adhere to Przino Agreement to Resolve Crisis

The European Commission has called on all political parties in Macedonia to find a common agreement that serves all citizens in order to resolve the political crisis in the country.

World » Southeast Europe | May 19, 2016, Thursday // 15:44 | Viewed: 1538

EgyptAir Plane Reportedly Crashed in Mediterranean

Greek civil aviation sources say the EgyptAir flight MS804 that went missing early on Thursday crashed into the Mediterranean, AFP reports.

World | May 19, 2016, Thursday // 11:33 | Viewed: 1649

Macedonia's Early Elections Postponed Indefinitely

Macedonian lawmakers backed a ruling by the country's election watchdog under which the snap election initially scheduled for June 05 will be indefinitely postponed.

World » Southeast Europe | May 19, 2016, Thursday // 10:25 | Viewed: 1961

EgyptAir Flight Goes Missing from Radar

An EgyptAir flight with 59 passengers and 10 crew has disappeared on its way from Paris to Cairo, the airline says.

World | May 19, 2016, Thursday // 07:21 | Viewed: 1565

Macedonia's Top Court Halts Preparation for Early Vote

The Constitutional Court of Macedonia has provisionally suspended all preparations for the snap election due on June 05, local media report.

World » Southeast Europe | May 18, 2016, Wednesday // 12:36 | Viewed: 1572