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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: 869

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: 628

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: 1011

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: 1180

Slovakia's Gas Deliveries from Russia Still Less than Agreed

Gazprom is planning to pump less gas then usual into Slovakia on Monday, the country's gas supplier Eustream has said.

World | September 15, 2014, Monday // 13:18 | Viewed: 1667

Arab Countries to Join US Air Strikes against IS

A few Arab countries are ready to offer assistance in the air strikes carried out against the Sunni militants in Iraq and Syria, according to US officials.

World | September 15, 2014, Monday // 09:43 | Viewed: 597

Sweden's Center-Left Tipped for Comeback after Sunday Elections

Swedish Social Democrats, an opposition force in the current government, have come first at the general elections.

World | September 15, 2014, Monday // 08:54 | Viewed: 813

Crimea Holds First Parliamentary Elections After Annexation by Russia

First parliamentary elections begin in Crimea after its annexation by Russia, and all polling stations are open, acting head of the republic, Sergei Aksyonov, said Sunday.

World | September 14, 2014, Sunday // 14:30 | Viewed: 2575

North Korea Sentences US National to 6 Years Hard Labor

North Korea has sentenced a US national to six years of hard labor for "hostile acts", the state-run KCNA news agency has reported, Sunday.

World | September 14, 2014, Sunday // 12:42 | Viewed: 818

Islamic State Purportedly Executes British Hostage David Haines

Islamic State jihadists have released a video on Saturday, which they claim shows the beheading of a British aid worker, David Haines, who has been held hostage since his abduction last year.

World | September 14, 2014, Sunday // 10:46 | Viewed: 1543

US Declares “War” On IS

The White House declared Friday, September 12, the United States was at war with Islamic State (IS) radicals, reports AFP, quoted by the BTA wire service.

World | September 13, 2014, Saturday // 14:30 | Viewed: 1743

Ukraine's PM Accuses Russia Of Trying To Destroy His Country

Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk accused Russia of trying to destroy Ukraine as an independent country and attempting to restore the USSR, reports Reuters.

World | September 13, 2014, Saturday // 12:56 | Viewed: 790

Second Russian Convoy With Humanitarian Aid Crosses Into Ukraine

The 200 trucks in Russia's second convoy with humanitarian aid for the troubled eastern regions of Ukraine have crossed the border Friday night and Saturday morning, reports RT.

World | September 13, 2014, Saturday // 11:30 | Viewed: 932

Pope Francis to Visit Turkey in Late November

Pope Francis is planning to visit Turkey in the last days of November at the invitation of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Vatican announced on Friday.

World | September 12, 2014, Friday // 18:06 | Viewed: 990

Austria Complains of 15% Decrease in Supplies of Russian Gas

Austria announced Thursday a 15% decrease in deliveries of Russian gas.

World | September 12, 2014, Friday // 10:05 | Viewed: 1703

Feasts of Saints Pope John XXIII, Pope John Paul II To Be Observed on October 11, 22

The liturgical feasts of Saints Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II are to be observed on October 11 and October 22, respectively.

World | September 11, 2014, Thursday // 21:00 | Viewed: 1193

EC Boosts Aid for Conflict-Hit Ukrainian Population

The European Commission said on Thursday it is mobilising EUR 22 M to help the population of Ukrainian regions suffering from the consequences of the conflict.

World | September 11, 2014, Thursday // 17:40 | Viewed: 560

US President Announces Plan to Combat Islamic State

US president Barack Obama has announced a sustained, US-led effort to combat the Islamic State, which would include action in Syria.

World | September 11, 2014, Thursday // 08:04 | Viewed: 505

4.7-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Romania

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.7 on the Richter Scale was registered in Romania, Wednesday night.

World | September 11, 2014, Thursday // 07:27 | Viewed: 1238

Ukraine President Says Most Russian Soldiers 'Pulled Back from Donbass'

Some 70 percent of Russian soldiers have pulled back from the east of Ukraine, the country's President Petro Poroshenko has said.

World | September 10, 2014, Wednesday // 21:02 | Viewed: 1489

France to Host International Conference on Iraq

France will host an international conference on Iraq next week and President Francois Hollande will visit the country on Friday, a statement from the French presidency said.

World | September 10, 2014, Wednesday // 13:00 | Viewed: 919