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Romanian MPs Turn Down Amnesty Bill

A draft law on amnesty and pardons that would have helped jailed Romanian politicians was overwhelmingly rejected by the country's Parliament on Tuesday.

World » Southeast Europe | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 20:00 | Viewed: 671

Israel Reveals Names of Jerusalem Attack Victims

Officials announced Tuesday afternoon the names of all four victims of the bloody terror attack at the Kehilat Yaakov synagogue in Jerusalem.

World | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 17:13 | Viewed: 602

Germany Trying to Revive Faltering Ukraine Ceasefire Deal

The foreign ministers of Germany and Russia will discuss renewed tensions in Ukraine on Tuesday in a bid to prevent further esclation of the conflict.

World » Ukraine | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 17:04 | Viewed: 549

Romanian FM Resigns over Flaws in Expats' Presidential Vote

Teodor Melescanu, who recently became the Foreign Ministry of Romania, has stepped down due to the poor organization of Sunday's presidential elections abroad.

World » Southeast Europe | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 16:36 | Viewed: 623

H&M to Launch Online Store In Bulgaria Next Year

The Swedish clothing retailer Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) is launching an online store for Bulgaria in 2015, said the company in a press release.

World » International Business | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 14:09 | Viewed: 618

PFLP Says Jerusalem Synagogue Attackers Were Its Members

The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) said on Tuesday two of its members were responsible for the attack in a Jerusalem synagogue that had left four people dead.

World | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 13:54 | Viewed: 481

Hungarians Protest Against Corruption, Seek PM Orban’s Resignation

Thousands of Hungarians took to the streets of Budapest on Monday to protest against Prime Minister Viktor Orban and the government, the BBC reported.

World » EU | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 12:56 | Viewed: 503

Four Killed In Jerusalem Synagogue Attack

Two Palestinians armed with a meat cleaver and a gun killed four people in a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday before being shot dead by police, reports Reuters.

World | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 12:12 | Viewed: 467

EU Governments, Parliament Fail to Strike Deal of 2015 Budget

The EU member states and the European Parliament have failed to strike a deal on the 2015 budget and talks will continue.

World » EU | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 12:11 | Viewed: 453

Minor Skirmishes as Greece Celebrates Anti-Junta Uprising

Greeks commemorated on November 17 the 41st anniversary of the 1973 Athens Polytechnic Uprising with demonstrations in Athens, Thessaloniki, Patras and most major cities.

World » Southeast Europe | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 10:18 | Viewed: 396

Czechs Protest Their President, Pelt Him With Eggs

Thousands of Czechs have protested against Czech President Milos Zeman on the 25th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution, which ended communist rule.

World » EU | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 08:52 | Viewed: 417

Russia, Poland Expel Diplomats

The Russian foreign ministry announced that several of its diplomats had been expelled from Poland, which had prompted Moscow to respond with adequate measures, asking several Polish diplomats to leave the country.

World | November 17, 2014, Monday // 15:18 | Viewed: 724

President-Elect: Romania Needs Deep Change

Romania’s President-elect Klaus Iohannis has argued that the country is in need of deep change.

World | November 17, 2014, Monday // 13:15 | Viewed: 815

German Chancellor Warns of Russian Impact in Moldova, Serbia, Georgia

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has suggested that President Vladimir Putin has called peace in Europe into question through Russia's annexation of Crimea.

World » Russia | November 17, 2014, Monday // 11:58 | Viewed: 1608

Who Is Who: Klaus Iohannis, the New President of Romania

Klaus Werner Iohannis, the winner of Romania's 2014 presidential run-off, was born on June 13, 1959 in the Transylvanian city of Sibiu, an idyllic place in the heart of Romania which was once mostly German-speaking and had a significant ethnic German popu

World » Southeast Europe | November 17, 2014, Monday // 09:10 | Viewed: 2654

Klaus Iohannis Wins Romania Presidential Vote

Sibiu mayor Klaus Iohannis is to be the new President of Romania after Sunday's run-off, according to partial official results.

World » Southeast Europe | November 17, 2014, Monday // 07:46 | Viewed: 946

Romania’s Presidential Candidates Tied in Run-off Vote – Exit Polls

Victor Ponta and Klaus Iohannis were tied in a neck-to-neck race in Romania’s run-off vote on Sunday, four separate exit polls showed.

World » Southeast Europe | November 16, 2014, Sunday // 21:56 | Viewed: 885

New Video Appears to Show Killing of US Aid Worker Peter Kassig by IS

Islamic State (IS) on Sunday released a video purporting to show the beheading of US aid worker Peter Kassig and several captured Syrian soldiers.

World | November 16, 2014, Sunday // 15:33 | Viewed: 714

Romanians Vote for President in Run-off

Romanians are electing a president in a run-off vote on Sunday in which Social Democrat Prime Minister Victor Ponta is facing the popular mayor of Sibiu city Klaus Iohannis.

World » Southeast Europe | November 16, 2014, Sunday // 13:16 | Viewed: 861

Putin Leaves G-20 Summit after Severe Criticism over Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday left Brisbane after finishing up at the G-20 summit where he came under heavy pressure from Western leaders over Moscow’s involvement in the crisis in Ukraine.

World » Russia | November 16, 2014, Sunday // 11:52 | Viewed: 881

Western Leaders Threaten Russia With More Sanctions

Britain's PM David Cameron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Russia and Russian individuals might face further sanctions over the situation in Ukraine.

World » Russia | November 15, 2014, Saturday // 14:33 | Viewed: 1015