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Ukraine Donbass Ceasefire Violated Over 20 Times - President

Ceasefire in Ukraine's Donbass region was violated more than 20 times in the last 24 hours, Ukrainian President Poroshenko told German Chancellor Merkel.

World | June 23, 2014, Monday // 11:54 | Viewed: 533

Clashes in Kosovo's Mitrovica Leave 20 Injured

A standoff between ethnic Albanian protesters and police officers erupted on Sunday in Kosovo's divided town of Mitrovica.

World | June 23, 2014, Monday // 10:36 | Viewed: 7609

Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff to Run for Re-Election

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was confirmed on Saturday as candidate for re-election to a second term of the governing Workers Party.

World | June 22, 2014, Sunday // 10:45 | Viewed: 888

EU, US Impose Additional Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine

The US has imposed sanctions against separatists in eastern Ukraine, including asset freezes against seven pro-Russian leaders, as the crisis there shows no sign of easing.

World | June 21, 2014, Saturday // 12:42 | Viewed: 1100

Ukraine Will Sign EU Association Agreement Next Week

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Thursday he would sign an association agreement with the European Union on June 27, reports Reuters.

World | June 19, 2014, Thursday // 17:32 | Viewed: 981

Australia Imposes Sanctions on Russian Officials, Companies

Australia has imposed new sanctions on 38 Russian officials and 11 companies in connection with the situation in Ukraine.

World | June 19, 2014, Thursday // 15:16 | Viewed: 894

Felipe VI Is New King of Spain

Felipe VI of Spain was handed the throne by his father Juan Carlos late on Wednesday, in what marked the first succession of the crown in Spain's recent democratic history.

World | June 19, 2014, Thursday // 09:34 | Viewed: 772

Ukraine's Poroshenko Seeks to Replace Foreign Minister

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has brought into Parliament the nomination of Pavlo Klimkin as the country's next Foreign Minister.

World | June 18, 2014, Wednesday // 15:53 | Viewed: 826

ISIS-Led Militants Take Over Iraq's Biggest Oil Refinery

Islamist insurgents invaded the Baiji oil refinery, the biggest such facility in Iraq, as they are pushing toward the capital Baghdad after having seized a number of cities.

World | June 18, 2014, Wednesday // 12:57 | Viewed: 1004

Poroshenko Vows Donbass Ceasefire after Calling Merkel, Putin

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced that Ukrainian special forces fighting rebels in the east are to halt their attacks, according to his peace plan.

World | June 18, 2014, Wednesday // 12:17 | Viewed: 953

Ukraine Sees ‘Terrorism’ in Gas Pipeline Blast

An explosion on a gas pipeline in Ukraine's eastern Poltava region on Tuesday, has raised more tension between Kiev and Moscow.

World | June 18, 2014, Wednesday // 10:31 | Viewed: 877

Overloaded Boat Sinks Off Malaysia, Dozens Feared Dead

An illegal boat carrying 97 people from Indonesia has sunk off the western coast of Malaysia and at least 42 of the passengers are missing, Tuesday.

World | June 18, 2014, Wednesday // 09:45 | Viewed: 662

Turkish Opposition Parties Raise OIC ex-Head's Bid for Presidency

Turkey's major opposition parties have nominated a single candidate for the upcoming presidential elections by choosing the former chief of an Islamic body.

World | June 17, 2014, Tuesday // 17:24 | Viewed: 781

Shot Kharkiv Mayor Leaves Hospital, Eager to Resume Work

The mayor of Ukraine's Kharkiv, Gennady Kernes, who was shot and critically wounded on April 28, has been discharged from hospital in Israel.

World | June 17, 2014, Tuesday // 15:24 | Viewed: 969

Poroshenko Calls for Early Elections, Decentralization in Ukraine

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has proposed that early parliamentary polls be held in the country and that steps be taken toward decentralization, official say.

World | June 17, 2014, Tuesday // 12:40 | Viewed: 915

US Military on Standby Around Iraq

US forces are ready on standby in the Gulf, as the situation in Iraq continues to deteriorate.

World | June 17, 2014, Tuesday // 10:56 | Viewed: 951

Polish Government Shaken by Wiretapped Private Conversation

A recording of a restaurant conversation leaked Saturday rocked Poland's center-right government and prompted Prime Minister Tusk to hold a news conference later on Monday.

World | June 16, 2014, Monday // 11:37 | Viewed: 1218

Georgia Holds Local Elections

Georgia is holding local elections on Sunday.

World | June 15, 2014, Sunday // 12:33 | Viewed: 804

Afghanistan Votes in Presidential Election Run-Off

Afghans headed to the polls on Saturday morning to choose a successor to President Hamid Karzai in a second round of presidential elections.

World | June 14, 2014, Saturday // 11:52 | Viewed: 866

Luhansk Militias Shot Down Ukrainian Army Plane – Ukraine's DefMin

Ukraine’s Defence Ministry claims that the militias in Luhansk have shot down Ukraine’s Il-76 military aircraft.

World | June 14, 2014, Saturday // 10:40 | Viewed: 957

Heroin worth EUR 30 M Seized by Greek Authorities

Over 1 ton of heroin worth over EUR 30 M was seized Friday near Athens  in a joint operation of Greek police and coast guard and the US Drug Enforcement Administration.

World | June 13, 2014, Friday // 17:49 | Viewed: 995
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