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Russia Mulls Isolating Itself from Global Internet

Moscow could introduce a special regime to manage its segment of the Internet, Russian media reports suggest.

World » Russia | September 19, 2014, Friday // 13:17 | Viewed: 2289

UK Retains Commitment to Devolution after Scotland's 'No'

The "Better Together" camp is leading on the "Yes Scotland" campaign, with partial results showing between 54 and 55 percent voted "No".

World » EU | September 19, 2014, Friday // 10:16 | Viewed: 1591

Serbia Cuts Pensions, Public Sector Salaries

Serbia will cut pensions and public sector salaries as part of a package of economic reform measures.

World » Southeast Europe | September 19, 2014, Friday // 09:20 | Viewed: 769

Albania's Parliament Dismisses Central Bank Governor

Lawmakers in Tirana have dismissed Bank of Albania governor Ardian Fullani, who was arrested earlier this week over a sum missing from the central bank's reserve.

World » Southeast Europe | September 18, 2014, Thursday // 20:22 | Viewed: 1368

China, India Sign Landmark USD 20 B Deals

Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to India has resulted in a number of deals between the two countries in the fields of infrastructure, energy and industrial zones.

World » International Business | September 18, 2014, Thursday // 19:25 | Viewed: 726

Russia's Putin 'Threatens to Send Army' to Riga, Warsaw, Bucharest

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has claimed his Russian counterpart told him his troops could reach NATO states "within two days", media reports suggest.

World » Russia | September 18, 2014, Thursday // 18:32 | Viewed: 3047

Scotland 'to Remain in UK' - Last Poll

Some 53 percent of voters in a referendum on whether Scotland should be an independent country have chosen to remain part of the United Kingdom, a survey shows.

World | September 18, 2014, Thursday // 16:46 | Viewed: 1002

Ukraine Urges EU to Discuss Drop in Russian Gas Transit with Moscow

Worried by a drop in Russian gas volumes being transited via Ukraine and Slovakia, Kiev has asked the EU to discuss the issue with Moscow.

World | September 18, 2014, Thursday // 11:00 | Viewed: 817

Scotland Votes on Independence

Nearly 4.3 million registered voters in Scotland are to decide Thursday on whether the country should stay in the UK or become an independent nation.

World | September 18, 2014, Thursday // 08:13 | Viewed: 643

Russia Strikes USD 3.5 B Deals for Arms Deliveries to Egypt

Russia and Egypt have reached a preliminary deal on USD 3.

World | September 17, 2014, Wednesday // 21:21 | Viewed: 2521

Turkish Food Exporters Seek Cuts in Russian Customs Duties

Turkish food exporters are seeking cuts in Russian import duties to boost their share of the vast Russian market where Western food imports have been banned.

World | September 17, 2014, Wednesday // 13:52 | Viewed: 1513

Russia, Turkey Mull Trade Preferences for Some Sectors

Russia and Turkey may give preferential treatment to some sectors of their economies, the Russian Minister for Economic Development Alexei Ulyukayev has said.

World | September 16, 2014, Tuesday // 21:37 | Viewed: 635

Ukraine Could See Exports Rise Under Deal with EU

The association accord between the EU and Ukraine ratified on Tuesday offers the former Soviet Union nation increased economic and political ties with the bloc.

World | September 16, 2014, Tuesday // 16:43 | Viewed: 919

Ukraine Parliament Adopts Donbass Self-Determination Bill

Lawmakers in Ukraine have passed a bill introduced by President Petro Poroshenko envisaging limited self-determination for the country's east.

World | September 16, 2014, Tuesday // 14:21 | Viewed: 1390

EU Parliament, Ukraine's Rada Adopt Association Agreement at Once

The European Parliament has given the green light to an Association Agreement with Ukraine setting up a free trade area after 2016.

World | September 16, 2014, Tuesday // 14:10 | Viewed: 2114

Turkey Mulls Setting Up Buffer Zone Along Iraq, Syria Borders - President

Turkey could establish a buffer zone to defend its borders with Iraq and Syria from Islamic State (IS) militants, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said.

World | September 16, 2014, Tuesday // 13:18 | Viewed: 1229

Elderly Woman Dies in Flood-Hit Eastern Serbia

Flooding caused by heavy rain has claimed the life of an elderly woman in the eastern Serbian village of Tekija.

World | September 16, 2014, Tuesday // 10:00 | Viewed: 562

Lufthansa Pilots Call Off Tuesday Strike

The pilots of Germany's biggest airline, Lufthansa, have called off a strike at Frankfurt airport scheduled for Tuesday.

World | September 16, 2014, Tuesday // 07:54 | Viewed: 878

Ukrainian President Puts Forward Limited Self-Rule Status for Donetsk, Lugansk

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko has proposed on Monday a special three-year self-rule status for the Donetsk and Lugansk regions and the free use of the Russian language there.

World | September 15, 2014, Monday // 20:38 | Viewed: 635

500 Migrants Feared Drowned after Boat Sinks off Malta

About 500 migrants are feared dead after their boat was rammed by another vessel near Malta last week.

World | September 15, 2014, Monday // 19:09 | Viewed: 1161

France Joins Britain in Iraq Reconnaissance Flights

French fighter jets took off from the UAE on Monday as France joined Britain in conducting spy flights over Iraq in support of US air strikes against Islamic State militants.

World | September 15, 2014, Monday // 16:04 | Viewed: 1264