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Palestine to Resubmit Resolution to UN Security Council

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced that he was planning to resubmit the UN Security Council resolution on ending the occupation of Palestinian territories by Israel.

World | January 5, 2015, Monday // 12:03 | Viewed: 4047

Germany Hosts 'Normandy Format' Meeting on Ukraine

A meeting at the level of political directors from the foreign ministries of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France will take place in Berlin on Monday.

World | January 5, 2015, Monday // 10:25 | Viewed: 977

Germany Considers Grexit Manageable Scenario -Report

The German government believes that a Greek exit from the eurozone will be manageable, should it prove necessary, according to news magazine Der Spiegel.

World » EU | January 4, 2015, Sunday // 13:12 | Viewed: 1206

AirAsia Flight 8501 Crash Blamed on Bad Weather

Indonesia’s meteorological agency announced on Sunday that bad weather had been the triggering factor in the crash of AirAsia Flight 8501.

World | January 4, 2015, Sunday // 10:46 | Viewed: 649

US Responds to Cyber Attack, Imposes New Sanctions on North Korea

US President Barack Obama signed an executive order on Friday, imposing sanctions on three North Korean organisations and ten individuals.

World | January 3, 2015, Saturday // 12:52 | Viewed: 1066

Russia Urges EU to Build Ties with New Eurasian Union

Russia’s ambassador to the EU has called on the bloc to launch talks with the newly formed Eurasian Economic Union despite the Western economic sanctions against Moscow imposed over the Ukraine crisis.

World | January 2, 2015, Friday // 14:44 | Viewed: 1589

Eurasian Economic Union Starts Functioning

The Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) officially starts functioning on January 1.

World | January 1, 2015, Thursday // 16:44 | Viewed: 13267

Lithuania Joins Eurozone

Lithuania joined the eurozone Thursday, becoming its 19th member.

World » EU | January 1, 2015, Thursday // 10:46 | Viewed: 1302

Greece's Parliament Formally Dissolved

Greece’s parliament was formally dissolved Wednesday by a decree, officially marking the start of a monthlong election campaign, reports The Wall Street Journal.

World » Southeast Europe | December 31, 2014, Wednesday // 13:20 | Viewed: 853

Obama Suggests Putin Made 'Strategic Mistake'

US President Barack Obama has said Russia's President Vladimir Putin made a "strategic mistake" when he annexed Crimea, in a move that was "not so smart".

World | December 30, 2014, Tuesday // 08:15 | Viewed: 1097

Poroshenko Plans New Talks with Russia, Germany, France to Bring Peace To Eastern Ukraine

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko said on Monday he is planning to meet with leaders of  Russia, Germany and France next month to discuss a peace settlement for his country's eastern regions.

World » Ukraine | December 29, 2014, Monday // 20:41 | Viewed: 1512

Greek Parliament Fails to Elect President, Triggers Early Elections

The Greek Parliament failed to approve the presidential candidate of Prime Minister Antonis Samaras in the third and last round of voting on Monday.

World » Southeast Europe | December 29, 2014, Monday // 14:28 | Viewed: 718

South Korea Proposes High Level Talks to North Korea

South Korea has proposed to resume high-level talks with North Korea on several issues, including preparation for “peaceful unification”.

World | December 29, 2014, Monday // 12:43 | Viewed: 650

Greek Parliament to Hold Last Presidential Vote on Monday

Greece's Prime Minister Antonis Samaras has said he will do everything to ensure that Parliament will elect a new head of state in the third and final attempt on December 29, Monday.

World » Southeast Europe | December 29, 2014, Monday // 08:46 | Viewed: 674

Croatia’s Incumbent President Josipovic to Face Challenger Kitarovic in Run-off

Croatia’s incumbent head of state Ivo Josipovic and his main challenger, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, will face each other in a run-off presidential vote on 11 January 2015, an exit poll showed on Sunday.

World » Southeast Europe | December 28, 2014, Sunday // 21:53 | Viewed: 833

US-Led Combat Mission in Afghanistan Formally Ends

The US and its NATO allies on Sunday marked the formal end of the war in Afghanistan where a new international training and support mission is set to begin.

World | December 28, 2014, Sunday // 15:59 | Viewed: 770

Croatia Voting for President Amid Economic Crisis

Croatia started voting for president on Sunday with incumbent Ivo Josipovic tipped as the frontrunner.

World » Southeast Europe | December 28, 2014, Sunday // 13:31 | Viewed: 1567

Belarus President Lukashenko Dismisses Prime Minister

Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko has appointed his chief of staff Andrei Kobyakov as Prime Minister.

World | December 27, 2014, Saturday // 16:42 | Viewed: 941

Conchita Wurst to Co-Host 2015 Eurovision Song Contest

Konchita Wurst will be a presenter at the next edition of the Eurovision Song Contest.

World | December 27, 2014, Saturday // 14:53 | Viewed: 1667

Russia to Deliver 500 000 Tonnes of Coal per month to Ukraine

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak has informed that the country is ready to supply up to one million tonnes of coal per month to Ukraine to help it solve its energy problems.

World » Ukraine | December 27, 2014, Saturday // 10:48 | Viewed: 1128

Ukraine Halts Crimea's Electricity Supply

Crimea, which broke away from Ukraine in March, has been cut off from the county's electricity supplies, officials say.

World » Ukraine | December 26, 2014, Friday // 16:57 | Viewed: 1292