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HRW Criticises Turkey for ‘Rollback of Human Rights’

Turkey has moved to clamp down on protesters, control the media and Internet and weaken the rule of law, Human Rights Watch has said.

World » Southeast Europe | September 29, 2014, Monday // 14:01 | Viewed: 732

Monster Truck Kills 3 At Netherlands Motor Show

A monster truck drove into a crowd of onlookers at an annual motor show in the east of the Netherlands killing three people, Sunday.

World | September 29, 2014, Monday // 10:44 | Viewed: 524

Russia Successfully Places Satellite into Orbit

Russia's rocket Proton has managed to bring its telecommunications satellite called Beam into orbit, Russian space agency Roskosmos has announced.

World » Russia | September 28, 2014, Sunday // 16:32 | Viewed: 1016

Moscow 'Has No Desire' to Pursue War with Sanctions - FM

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov emphasized his country does not want to continue  the war of sanctions currently ongoing between Moscow and the West.

World » Russia | September 28, 2014, Sunday // 16:18 | Viewed: 678

N Korea Renews Calls for '1 Country, 2 Systems' Type Reunification

North Korea's top diplomat Ri Su Yong proposed a reunification under a confederation system in the first UNGA speech of a Pyongyang foreign minister in 15 years.

World | September 28, 2014, Sunday // 15:53 | Viewed: 711

Thirty-One Feared Dead after Japan Volcano Eruption

An unexpected volcanic eruption at Mount Ontake could have left 31 people dead, reports suggest after lifeless bodies were founds near the peak.

World | September 28, 2014, Sunday // 11:34 | Viewed: 821

Turkish President Hints At Possible Use Of Turkish Troops In Syria

Turkey's President Recep Erdogan said Turkish troops could be used for setting up a buffer zone in Syria, if there was an international agreement for the establishing of a safe haven for those feeling the Islamic State (IS), reports Reuters.

World | September 27, 2014, Saturday // 16:28 | Viewed: 760

IS Recruits Fighters From The Balkans

The Balkan Peninsula is one of the places where the Islamic State (IS) recruits fighters, the President of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic told the UN General Assembly.

World » Southeast Europe | September 27, 2014, Saturday // 14:21 | Viewed: 1142

Catalonia To Hold Independence Referendum In November

The president of the Spanish region of Catalonia, Artur Mas, signed a decree calling for a referendum on independence to be held on November 9.

World » EU | September 27, 2014, Saturday // 13:51 | Viewed: 902

European Aviation Safety Agency Allows Use of Electronic Devices throughout Flight

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has allowed European airlines to permit the use of mobile phones following the aircraft landing.

World » EU | September 26, 2014, Friday // 20:04 | Viewed: 1696

9 Former Romanian Ministers Face Corruption Probe

Nine former Romanian ministers face an investigation for corruption and money laundering in a case involving the lease of Microsoft IT licenses for schools.

World » Southeast Europe | September 26, 2014, Friday // 19:33 | Viewed: 901

Hungary Suspends Gas Supplies to Ukraine 'Indefinitely'

Hungary’s gas operator FGSZ suspended natural gas supplies to Ukraine for an indefinite period of time, Thursday.

World » EU | September 26, 2014, Friday // 13:42 | Viewed: 944

UNHCR: Asylum Seekers From Syria, Iraq Dramatically Increasing

Number of people seeking refugee status in industrialized countries continued to grow in H1 2014, fueled by the wars in Syria and Iraq, and the conflict in countries such as Afghanistan, Eritrea.

World | September 26, 2014, Friday // 11:34 | Viewed: 1534

EU, Russia, Ukraine to Discuss Gas Supplies to Europe

Russia and Ukraine are holding EU-brokered gas consultations in Berlin on Friday.

World | September 26, 2014, Friday // 11:00 | Viewed: 837

David Cameron Wants Britain to Join Air Strikes Against IS in Iraq  

British Prime Minister David Cameron has urged Parliament to endorse air strikes against positions held by Islamic State in northern Iraq after Baghdad asked London to help.

World » EU | September 25, 2014, Thursday // 08:54 | Viewed: 752

Japan Extends Sanctions Against Russia over Ukraine Crisis

Japan has announced new sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine that bring Tokyo closer in line with sanctions imposed by the US and the EU.

World | September 24, 2014, Wednesday // 15:48 | Viewed: 1836

Russia to Base Subs with Cruise Missiles at Novorossiysk

Russia plans to deploy submarines carrying cruise missiles with a range of over 1,500 km in the port of Novorossiysk, the Black Sea Fleet commander has said.

World » Russia | September 24, 2014, Wednesday // 10:11 | Viewed: 1024

EU Increases Syria Aid by EUR 215 M

The European Union will increase its aid to those affected by the civil war in Syria by EUR 215 M, according to a media statement of the European Commission.

World » EU | September 24, 2014, Wednesday // 07:34 | Viewed: 595

Angela Merkel Calls for Quick Solution to Russia-Ukraine Gas Spat

Russia and Ukraine should urgently resolve their gas price dispute, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said ahead of a new meeting between Kiev and Moscow.

World | September 23, 2014, Tuesday // 19:39 | Viewed: 1339

Energy Commissioner Oettinger Opposes EU Sanctions against Russia’s Gas Sector

EU Energy Commissioner Gunther Oettinger has opposed EU sanctions against Russia’s gas sector over the crisis in Ukraine.

World | September 23, 2014, Tuesday // 15:57 | Viewed: 1513

Israel Claims to Have Shot Down Syrian Aircraft

The Israeli Defense Force (IDF) says in a statement it downed a Syrian jet in mid-flight.

World | September 23, 2014, Tuesday // 11:04 | Viewed: 483