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President Putin Appoints New Russian Economy Minister

Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed Deputy Finance Minister Maxim Oreshkin as the new Minister of the Economy.

World » Russia | November 30, 2016, Wednesday // 15:49 | Viewed: 1275

Politico: Georgieva's World Bank Dealings Spark Conflict of Interest Fears

Outgoing EU Commission Vice President Kristalina Georgieva earlier this year negotiated changes in the way the union funds the World Bank, "her former and future employer," Politico argues.

World » EU | November 30, 2016, Wednesday // 12:59 | Viewed: 1053

Daily Sabah: Bulgaria, Greece Panic amid Turkey-EU Spat

Panic has been stirred up among Turkey's neighbors, Bulgaria and Greece, over the recent exchange of ultimatums between Turkey and the European Union, Daily Sabah argues.

World » Southeast Europe | November 30, 2016, Wednesday // 07:53 | Viewed: 1720

Merkel: Germany Has To Learn To Live Under Pressure From Russian Cyber Attacks

Germany has to learn how to live under the constant pressure of Russian cyber attacks because these are an everyday event nowadays, stated Chancellor Angela Merkel.

World » EU | November 29, 2016, Tuesday // 21:04 | Viewed: 1192

Visegrad Four Support EU Integration of Western Balkans

The countries members of the Visegrad Four – Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic insist on a quick integration of the states from the Western Balkans in the EU, announced the foreign ministers of the Four after a meeting with Federica Mogher

World » EU | November 29, 2016, Tuesday // 20:35 | Viewed: 1507

Canada Extends List of Sanctions Against Russian Deputies

Canada has extended the list of sanctions against Russian deputies and state employees.

World | November 29, 2016, Tuesday // 19:42 | Viewed: 1187

Netherlands Parliament Imposes Partial Ban on Wearing Burkas

The members of the lower chamber of the Parliament of the Netherlands have adopted with a huge majority the ban on wearing burkas in certain public places like schools and hospitals, reported AFP.

World » EU | November 29, 2016, Tuesday // 18:23 | Viewed: 1334

Erdogan: Turkey Has Several Alternatives to Europe

Turkish President Recep Erdogan stated that his country has not given up on its ambition of joining the EU but that there are several other alternatives if the process reaches a dead end.

World » Southeast Europe | November 29, 2016, Tuesday // 16:09 | Viewed: 1038

Serbia 'Mulls Fence along Bulgaria, Macedonia Borders'

Serbia considers setting up fences along its eastern borders with Bulgaria and Macedonia to stem an influx of migrants from the two countries, Focus News Agency reports, citing local media.

World » Southeast Europe | November 29, 2016, Tuesday // 12:03 | Viewed: 1636

Montenegro Parliament Approves New Govt

Lawmakers in Montenegro have approved the new cabinet of the country led by Duško Marković, the deputy head of the ruling party, local media report.

World » Southeast Europe | November 29, 2016, Tuesday // 06:40 | Viewed: 1491

Germany's President: European Integration Must Be Halted Temporarily

The integration of European countries within the framework of the European Union must be halted temporarily.

World » EU | November 28, 2016, Monday // 14:15 | Viewed: 1344

EU Budget for 2017 Approved

The governments of the European Union approved at a final reading the budget of the EU for 2017.

World » EU | November 28, 2016, Monday // 13:09 | Viewed: 1166

Cuba's Fidel Castro Dies Aged 90

Fidel Castro, Cuba's former president and leader of the Communist revolution, has died aged 90, Cuban state media reports.

World | November 26, 2016, Saturday // 08:30 | Viewed: 1375

Turkey's Erdogan Threatens To Open Borders To Migrants

Turkish President Recep Erdogan threatened to open the borders of the country to illegal migrants after the European Parliament decided to support the resolution freezing accession negotiations with Turkey.

World » Southeast Europe | November 25, 2016, Friday // 11:46 | Viewed: 1738

Turkish PM: Without Turkey, Migrants Would Flood Europe

Without Turkey’s help, Europe will be flooded by the migrant wave, while the freezing of negotiations with the EU will harm Europe more than it would Ankara, stated to Turkish media Turkish PM Binali Yıldırım.

World » Southeast Europe | November 25, 2016, Friday // 10:48 | Viewed: 1474

EU Promises Ukraine Visa-Free Regime

The European Union has promised Ukraine a visa-free regime by December and a ratification of the Agreement for association and free-trade.

World » Ukraine | November 25, 2016, Friday // 10:19 | Viewed: 2337

Ukraine's President Poroshenko To Attend EU Summit

Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko has arrived in Brussels for the EU summit.

World » Ukraine | November 24, 2016, Thursday // 14:43 | Viewed: 1271

UN Secretary General António Guterres Arrives in Moscow

The newly- elected UN Secretary General António Guterres is expected to arrive in Moscow on November 24, where he will meet head of state Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, reported TASS News Agency.

World » EU | November 24, 2016, Thursday // 14:30 | Viewed: 1321

Romania’s National Radio Chief Charged With Corruption

Prosecutors have indicted the head of Romania's national radio on charges of malfeasance, reported Associated Press, cited by BTA.

World » Southeast Europe | November 24, 2016, Thursday // 14:21 | Viewed: 1249

Turkey Charges Famous Writers With Terrorism

A court in Istanbul has accepted the indictment prepared by the state prosecutor against Aslı Erdoğan and Nazmiye Alpay on charges of participation in a terrorist organisation, reported Hurriyet Daily News, cited by BTA.

World » Southeast Europe | November 24, 2016, Thursday // 13:57 | Viewed: 2479

Greek Union of Civil Servants Goes on Strike

Social tension in Greece is growing. The Union of Civil Servants (ADEDY), organiser of the 24-hour nationwide strike, insists on a suspension of the practice of part-time employment and the annulment of all laws leading to drastic cuts in wages.

World » EU | November 24, 2016, Thursday // 13:49 | Viewed: 2231
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