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European Leaders Attempt ‘Last Chance’ for Peace in Ukraine

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande proposed a new peace plan during their visits to Ukraine and Russia on Thursday and Friday.

World » Ukraine | February 7, 2015, Saturday // 16:43 | Viewed: 1039

Russia, Kazakhstan To Discuss Economic Relations

Currently, the bilateral negotiations between Russia and Kazakhstan have been held for a week. According to a source in the Russian agricultural ministry, there is no eminent cause for restrictions.

World » Russia | February 6, 2015, Friday // 14:43 | Viewed: 1191

Russia Seeks Diplomatic Solution To NATO Tensions

Russia's envoy to NATO Alexander Grushko called for a bilateral diplomatic discussion regarding the situation in Ukraine on Friday.

World | February 6, 2015, Friday // 13:34 | Viewed: 1372

Kiev Forces, Donbass Rebels Agree 'Humanitarian Corridor' in Ukraine's Debaltseve

A temporary truce is in force in the Ukrainian city of Debaltseve, both Kiev officials and pro-Russian forces have confirmed.

World » Ukraine | February 6, 2015, Friday // 12:02 | Viewed: 1129

Jordan Carrying Out Strikes on IS Iraq Targets

Jordan has deployed tens of fighter jets to bomb targets of the Islamic State (IS) group in Iraq, officials say.

World | February 6, 2015, Friday // 11:31 | Viewed: 1022

Merkel, Hollande to Duscuss Ukraine with Putin after Kiev Visit

Hours after meeting Ukraine's head of state Petro Poroshenko, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande are set to hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow.

World » Ukraine | February 6, 2015, Friday // 08:45 | Viewed: 2008

EU, US Reaffirm Urgent Need for Peaceful Solution to Ukrainian Crisis

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande and US State Secretary John Kerry all visited Ukraine on Thursday in an effort to seek an urgently needed peaceful solution to the conflict ravaging the country.

World » Ukraine | February 5, 2015, Thursday // 21:50 | Viewed: 1044

NATO Approves Immediate Establishment of Command Centres

NATO’s defence ministers approved at their meeting on Thursday the immediate establishment of six command and control units on its eastern flank.

World | February 5, 2015, Thursday // 20:41 | Viewed: 1335

EU Leaders Visit Ukraine and Russia to Propose New Peace Plan

French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are to travel to Ukraine and Russia on Thursday and Friday in order to propose a new peace plan.

World » Ukraine | February 5, 2015, Thursday // 17:22 | Viewed: 1163

Serb Ministers Threaten to Withdraw from Kosovo Government

Serbian ministers in Kosovo's coalition government threatened to withdraw after the dismissal of Minister of Communities and Returns Aleksandar Jablanovic on Tuesday.

World » Southeast Europe | February 5, 2015, Thursday // 13:08 | Viewed: 1054

Poland to Vote for President on May 10

Poland will hold presidential elections on May 10, Parliament speaker Radoslaw Sikorski announced on Wednesday.

World » EU | February 4, 2015, Wednesday // 18:13 | Viewed: 721

Shelling of Donetsk Hospital Kills Civilians

An artillery shell hit a hospital in the rebel-controlled city of Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine, on Wednesday, killing and wounding civilians.

World » Ukraine | February 4, 2015, Wednesday // 16:43 | Viewed: 915

Kosovo PM Dismisses Controversial Ethnic Serb Minister

Kosovo Prime Minister Isa Mustafa announced on Tuesday that the Minister of Communities and Returns Aleksandar Jablanovic, whose resignation was demanded by protesters, has been dismissed.

World » Southeast Europe | February 4, 2015, Wednesday // 13:46 | Viewed: 1101

Macedonian Opposition Leader Charged with Coup Attempt; EU, US and Russia Urge Transparent Probe

The leader of Macedonia's opposition Social Democrats, Zoran Zaev, has been charged by police with attempting to topple the conservative government of Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski with the help of a foreign intelligence service.

World » Southeast Europe | February 3, 2015, Tuesday // 18:27 | Viewed: 1451

Russian MP Proposes to Recalculate WWII Reparations Due by Germany

A workgroup in the Russian Duma will take the task of recalculating the reparations owed by Germany as a means for alleviating the consequences of the World War II.

World » Russia | February 3, 2015, Tuesday // 14:11 | Viewed: 2824

ICJ Rejects Genocide Claims of Croatia, Serbia

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled on Tuesday that Croatia and Serbia had not committed genocide against each other during the Croatian War of Independence (1991-1995).

World » Southeast Europe | February 3, 2015, Tuesday // 13:59 | Viewed: 890

PEGIDA's Anti-Islamisation Rallies, Counter-Marches Reach Austria

The German movement Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamisation of the West (PEGIDA) held it first rally in Austria on Monday.

World » EU | February 3, 2015, Tuesday // 11:58 | Viewed: 832

FinMin Varoufakis, Smart Debt Engineering To Bail Greece

Greece's new Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, a left-wing academic economist, is on a tour around Europe in an attempt to rescue support for the new debt renegotiation measures proposed by SYRIZA.

World » Southeast Europe | February 3, 2015, Tuesday // 11:50 | Viewed: 927

Germany, Hungary Call For Peaceful Solution to Ukraine Conflict

Germany will not supply weapons to Ukraine government forces, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday.

World » EU | February 2, 2015, Monday // 19:22 | Viewed: 898

US Considering Arms Supplies to Ukraine Government Forces, NYT Says

The question of providing direct military assistance to Kiev government forces has drawn increased attention from the US administration and military officials after pro-Russian rebels recently stepped up their attacks in eastern Ukraine.

World » Ukraine | February 2, 2015, Monday // 16:57 | Viewed: 984

Protests Welcome Merkel in Hungary on Monday

Hungary's mass protests against PM Viktor Orban's policies were set off again on Sunday, right before German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit.

World » EU | February 2, 2015, Monday // 13:10 | Viewed: 1153