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Chinese Corporation to Build Romanian Nuclear Reactors

China Cheneral Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN) has been selected as the investor to develop two units at the Cernavoda NPP, the Romanian state-owned energy utility Nuclearelectrica has said.

World » Southeast Europe | October 20, 2014, Monday // 14:45 | Viewed: 703

US Drops Arms to Kurds Fighting IS Despite Turkish Warnings

Kurds fighting Islamic State (IS) in the Syrian town of Kobane have received US weapons and medical aid, the Pentagon says.

World | October 20, 2014, Monday // 12:25 | Viewed: 623

Lufthansa Pilots to Start 8th Strike Since April

Pilots of German Lufthansa airlines have announced their plans on Sunday to start a 35-hour strike, Monday in their continuing dispute over retirement benefits.

World | October 20, 2014, Monday // 07:52 | Viewed: 955

Russia, Ukraine Reach Tentative Agreement On Gas Deliveries

Russia and Ukraine made a progress in reaching an agreement on the gas supplies row, reports Reuters.

World » Ukraine | October 18, 2014, Saturday // 13:13 | Viewed: 1163

Patient with Ebola Symptoms Hospitalized in Kosovo's Capital

A patient showing symptoms of Ebola was taken to a hospital in Kosovo's capital Pristina, a local TV channel says.

World » Southeast Europe | October 17, 2014, Friday // 12:23 | Viewed: 1386

Greece Plans Extra LNG Imports in Case of Cut in Russian Gas Supplies

Greece is in talks over extra imports of liquefied natural gas from Algeria to avert possible shortages in case of a cut in Russian gas supplies, a senior Greek official has said.

World » Southeast Europe | October 17, 2014, Friday // 11:00 | Viewed: 795

Putin Promises Jobs, Boost in Trade, Investment to Serbia

Exports and Russian investment could give a strong push to the Serbian economy, Russia's President Vladimir Putin said in a press conference with Serbian PM Aleksandar Vucic.

World » Southeast Europe | October 17, 2014, Friday // 10:25 | Viewed: 785

Merkel Engages in Mediation Efforst Prior to Putin-Poroshenko Talks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel held separate meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko late on Thursday.

World » Ukraine | October 17, 2014, Friday // 08:46 | Viewed: 640

Putin Promises to Decrease Europe Supplies 'If Ukraine Steals Gas'

Russian President Vladimir Putin has made clear Gazprom will reduce deliveries to EU countries if Ukraine "steals" transit gas pumped through its territory.

World » Russia | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 17:53 | Viewed: 949

US-Led Strikes Push IS Fighters Out of Kobane, but Kill Kurds

Air strikes carried out by the US-led coalition have successfully driven Sunni insurgents from Islamic State (IS) from most of Kobane, a town in the north of Syria.

World | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 17:18 | Viewed: 933

Nigel Farage's EU Parliament Group Dissolved

The group of Britain's UK Independence Party (UKIP) within the European Parliament collapsed after losing a Latvian MEP who withdrew on Thursday.

World » EU | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 15:05 | Viewed: 929

EC Urges Increased Cooperation to Avert Gas Crisis

The EU’s eastern members will be among the countries worst affected in case of a prolonged interruption of Russian gas supplies this winter, the European Commission has said.

World » EU | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 14:47 | Viewed: 763

Putin Urges Unblocking of South Stream

With transit of Russian gas to Europe via Ukraine still being problematic, diversification of supply routes is an obvious solution, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has said

World » Russia | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 12:46 | Viewed: 1411

Ukraine Plans to Build 110-km Gas Pipeline to Poland

Ukraine plans to build a pipeline able to supply about 8 billion cubic metres of European gas through Poland, Ukrainian news agency UNIAN reported on Wednesday.

World » Ukraine | October 15, 2014, Wednesday // 15:55 | Viewed: 1638

Russia to Open Base for Su-27 Fighter Jets in Belarus in 2016

Russia is going to set up an air base in eastern Belarus and deploy Su-27 fighter jets there, Russian Air Force Commander-in-Chief Viktor Bondarev said on Wednesday.

World » Russia | October 15, 2014, Wednesday // 14:43 | Viewed: 929

Juncker Approves Slovenia’s Violeta Bulc as EC Member

European Commission President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker has approved the nomination of Slovenia’s vice premier Violeta Bulc for member of the EU’s executive body.

World » EU | October 15, 2014, Wednesday // 11:32 | Viewed: 8871

Russia, US Agree to Intensify Intelligence Sharing on Islamic State

Russia and the United States have agreed to step up intelligence sharing about Islamic State group despite stark differences over the Ukraine crisis.

World | October 15, 2014, Wednesday // 10:42 | Viewed: 1008

Luxembourg to Abandon Bank Secrecy Rules from 2017

Luxembourg said on Tuesday it will drop its bank secrecy rules from 2017 in a move that marks a  breakthrough in global efforts to reduce tax evasion.

World » EU | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 21:55 | Viewed: 988

UN Medical Worker Dies of Ebola in Germany

A United Nations medical worker infected with Ebola virus while working in Liberia has died in a hospital in Germany.

World | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 16:02 | Viewed: 628

Romanian President Says PM 'Was Secret Agent'

Romania's President Traian Basescu accused Prime Minister Victor Ponta of working for the the country's secret services between 1997 and 2001.

World » Southeast Europe | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 15:41 | Viewed: 853

Stepan Poltorak Appointed Ukraine Defense Minister

Ukraine's Parliament has approved Stepan Poltorak to take over the Defense Ministry from Valeriy Heletey.

World » Ukraine | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 15:18 | Viewed: 956