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Merkel Opposes Cameron’s Plans to Cap Immigration from EU

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she is opposed to plans by British Prime Minister David Cameron to increase control over the number of EU migrants entering the UK.

World » EU | October 27, 2014, Monday // 13:06 | Viewed: 604

Hungarians Protest Against Planned Internet Tax

Thousands protested in Budapest on Sunday against Hingarian government’s plans to impose tax on Internet data traffic.

World » EU | October 27, 2014, Monday // 11:11 | Viewed: 724

Yatsenyuk, Poroshenko Parties Hold Lead in Ukraine’s Parliamentary Elections

Exit polls from Sunday’s parliamentary elections in Ukraine indicate a close race between PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk's People's Front party and President Petro Poroshenko’s party.

World » Ukraine | October 27, 2014, Monday // 10:13 | Viewed: 501

Brazil President Dilma Rouseff Wins Second Term After Tight Race

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was re-elected by a thin margin in a run-off vote on Sunday in what was the closest election campaign since democracy was restored in the country 30 years ago.

World | October 27, 2014, Monday // 09:24 | Viewed: 603

Brazil's Rousseff Set for Narrow Win in Presidential Run-Off

Last polls suggest Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is expected to win by about 8 percent in the second round of elections for head of state held Sunday.

World | October 26, 2014, Sunday // 13:50 | Viewed: 702

Ukraine Votes for Parliament amid Ongoing Donbass Tensions

Ukraine is holding on Sunday early elections for a new Parliament called by President Petro Poroshenko.

World » Ukraine | October 26, 2014, Sunday // 12:50 | Viewed: 692

Ebola Cases Exceed 10,000 – Latest WHO Report

The number of cases in the Ebola outbreak has exceeded 10,000, with 4,922 deaths, the World Health Organization says in its latest report.

World | October 25, 2014, Saturday // 16:57 | Viewed: 636

16 Die in Coal Mine Collapse in Northwest China

Sixteen workers were killed after a coal mine collapsed in China's far western region of Xinjiang, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday.

World | October 25, 2014, Saturday // 12:24 | Viewed: 1207

Two Dead in US Washington State School Shooting

US high school student opened fire in the cafeteria Friday, killing a girl and wounding four other people before fatally shooting himself.

World | October 25, 2014, Saturday // 12:05 | Viewed: 638

5.2-Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Northern Greece

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.

World | October 25, 2014, Saturday // 10:28 | Viewed: 817

Hungary Mulls Unprecedented Internet Tax

Hungary could become the world's first country to levy usage of the Internet after its Economy Minister Mihály Varga proposed the move on Wednesday.

World » EU | October 24, 2014, Friday // 16:28 | Viewed: 767

European Union to Boost Ebola Research with EUR 24.4M

The European Commission has announced EUR 24.4M from the EU budget for urgently needed Ebola research.

World » EU | October 24, 2014, Friday // 14:39 | Viewed: 677

Sweden Ends Search for Suspected Submarine

Sweden on Friday called off its search for a suspected foreign submarine in the sea south of Stockholm.

World | October 24, 2014, Friday // 11:49 | Viewed: 755

Doctor Back from Africa Tests Positive for Ebola at New York Hospital

A doctor who had worked in West Africa has tested positive for Ebola at New York City hospital on 23 October.

World | October 24, 2014, Friday // 07:44 | Viewed: 520

Ottawa Shooting Suspect Identified as Canadian Islamic Convert Michael Zehaf-Bibeau

Canadian police have identified the suspected gunman who killed a soldier at the National War Memorial in Ottawa before being shot dead by a security guard on Wednesday.

World | October 23, 2014, Thursday // 13:17 | Viewed: 744

US Air Strikes Help Iraq Repel IS Offensive on Mosul Dam

Iraqi forces backed by US air strikes have repelled an offensive of Islamic State (IS) militants against key Mosul dam in northern Iraq, the Pentagon said on Wednesday.

World | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 20:49 | Viewed: 870

European Parliament Approves Jean-Claude Juncker Commission

 

World » EU | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 13:52 | Viewed: 1164

New European Commission To Be Voted Wednesday In Strasbourg

Jean-Claude Juncker's team of European Commissioners is to be voted on Wednesday in Strasbourg.

World » EU | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 08:13 | Viewed: 2009

UK to Send Spy Drones Over Syria in Broadening of Anti-IS Campaign

The UK on Tuesday said it is sending Reaper spy drones to fly intelligence-gathering missions over Syria in an extension of British operations against Islamic State (IS) militants.

World | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 15:52 | Viewed: 683

Turkey Adopts Tough Measures Against Violation of Public Order

Protesters covering their faces in Turkey will be arrested, and using Molotov cocktails will be considered equal to bombing, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has announced.

World » Southeast Europe | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 13:46 | Viewed: 746

Russian State Telecom To Launch Counterpart of Skype

The Russian State Telecom Rostelecom is planning to launch a Russian mobile application, more or less analogous to Skype and Viber, reports ITAR-TASS.

World » Russia | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 11:37 | Viewed: 553