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ISIS Declares 'Caliphate' in Its Iraq, Syria Territories

ISIS-led insurgents are creating an Islamic state out of the vast strips of land they control in Iraq and Syria, the militants have announced.

World | June 30, 2014, Monday // 11:35 | Viewed: 873

North Korea Fires Short-Range Missiles, Seoul Claims

North Korea has fired 2 short-range missiles off the eastern coast of the peninsula, a South Korean official has stated.

World | June 29, 2014, Sunday // 14:04 | Viewed: 972

Abducted OSCE Observers Freed in Ukraine

The last four remaining OSCE observers who were abducted by rebels in Ukraine have been freed, as part of President Petro Poroshenko’s peace plan.

World | June 29, 2014, Sunday // 12:19 | Viewed: 601

Bosnia Commemorates Austrian Archduke Shooting, Serbs Hail Murderer

Bosnia's capital Sarajevo is marking 100 years since Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand's assassination in Sarajevo started World War I in 1914.

World | June 28, 2014, Saturday // 16:30 | Viewed: 3019

Donetsk Rebels to Seek Integration into Russia's Customs Union

The self-proclaimed "Donetsk People's Republic" intends to start integration with Russia's customs union and to gradually exit Ukraine's legislative scope, an official says.

World | June 28, 2014, Saturday // 16:01 | Viewed: 1067

Ukraine's Poroshenko Extends Donbass Ceasefire

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has extended the truce offered to pro-Russian rebels, which was to end Friday, until the end of June.

World | June 28, 2014, Saturday // 10:29 | Viewed: 636

EU Issues Ultimatum to Russia to Act on Ukraine Peace Plan

The EU has given Moscow a three-day ultimatum to take concrete steps towards implementing a peace plan in eastern Ukraine or risk economic sanctions.

World | June 27, 2014, Friday // 17:48 | Viewed: 885

Over 300 Inmates in Greece Continue Hunger Strike

Over 3000 inmates at prisons in Greece continue their hunger strike over the poor living conditions.

World | June 26, 2014, Thursday // 15:09 | Viewed: 772

Poroshenko to Appoint Regional Presidential Representatives in Ukraine

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has proposed to appoint regional representatives to oversee human rights violations and constitutional infringements.

World | June 26, 2014, Thursday // 12:51 | Viewed: 567

Jyrki Katainen Becomes Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs

Former Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen becomes the new European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs, said EC president Jose Barroso.

World | June 25, 2014, Wednesday // 15:49 | Viewed: 655

US Military Advisers Arrive in Baghdad

US military advisers have begun arriving in Baghdad to help the Iraqi army in fighting against the Sunni insurgency.

World | June 25, 2014, Wednesday // 11:50 | Viewed: 1109

Rebels Violating Ceasefire, Poroshenko Tells German FM

Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier met to discuss developments in eastern Ukraine.

World | June 25, 2014, Wednesday // 09:58 | Viewed: 769

Iraq Death Toll Surpasses 1000 in Less than Three Weeks - UN

At least 1075 people were killed in Iraq from June 5 to 22, UN estimates reveal as the country has plunged into a conflict between the government and Islamist-led fighters.

World | June 24, 2014, Tuesday // 14:17 | Viewed: 1436

Egypt Journalists' Imprisonment Sparks International Outrage

The international community has expressed its deep concerns with Monday’s verdicts of the Egyptian court, which handed lengthy jail sentences to 3 Al-Jazeera journalists.

World | June 24, 2014, Tuesday // 13:20 | Viewed: 492

Poland ForMin: US Ties 'Worthless', UK's Cameron 'Incompetent'

Fresh excerpts of a tapped conversation between Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski and a former Finance Minister have triggered another scandal involving the government.

World | June 24, 2014, Tuesday // 10:31 | Viewed: 745

EU Bans Import of Crimea Sourced Goods

The EU bans the import of goods made in Crimea, reports RIA Novosti.

World | June 23, 2014, Monday // 17:07 | Viewed: 692

Macedonian Media Urge Aid for Flood-Stricken Bulgaria

Macedonian media and ordinary citizens expressed their indignation that FYROM hasn't offered any aid to flood-stricken Bulgaria, reports Darik radio.

World | June 23, 2014, Monday // 12:37 | Viewed: 879

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: 538

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: 7616

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: 1101
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