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Montenegro Moves Closer to NATO Membership

NATO foreign ministers signed the accession protocol for Montenegro on Thursday.

World » Southeast Europe | May 19, 2016, Thursday // 17:57 | Viewed: 1283

EU Calls on Macedonia to Adhere to Przino Agreement to Resolve Crisis

The European Commission has called on all political parties in Macedonia to find a common agreement that serves all citizens in order to resolve the political crisis in the country.

World » Southeast Europe | May 19, 2016, Thursday // 15:44 | Viewed: 1350

EgyptAir Plane Reportedly Crashed in Mediterranean

Greek civil aviation sources say the EgyptAir flight MS804 that went missing early on Thursday crashed into the Mediterranean, AFP reports.

World | May 19, 2016, Thursday // 11:33 | Viewed: 1567

Macedonia's Early Elections Postponed Indefinitely

Macedonian lawmakers backed a ruling by the country's election watchdog under which the snap election initially scheduled for June 05 will be indefinitely postponed.

World » Southeast Europe | May 19, 2016, Thursday // 10:25 | Viewed: 1534

EgyptAir Flight Goes Missing from Radar

An EgyptAir flight with 59 passengers and 10 crew has disappeared on its way from Paris to Cairo, the airline says.

World | May 19, 2016, Thursday // 07:21 | Viewed: 1520

Macedonia's Top Court Halts Preparation for Early Vote

The Constitutional Court of Macedonia has provisionally suspended all preparations for the snap election due on June 05, local media report.

World » Southeast Europe | May 18, 2016, Wednesday // 12:36 | Viewed: 1430

FT: Asylum Seekers Refuse Relocation to Bulgaria, Romania

The refusal of many asylum seekers to be relocated from Greece to poorer EU member states, such as Bulgaria and Romania, is challenging the EU’s scheme to spread more evenly the refugee burden around the bloc, according to an article published by the Fina

World » EU | May 17, 2016, Tuesday // 15:07 | Viewed: 3848

Construction of TAP Gas Pipeline to Start Tuesday

Europe will launch on Tuesday the construction of the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), a project key to the diversification of gas supply sources and routes on the continent.

World » EU | May 16, 2016, Monday // 17:37 | Viewed: 8399

Macedonia's Early Vote Called into Question as Only One Party Running

The Central Electoral Committee (DIK) of Macedonia is expected to sit early next week as VMRO-DPMNE of former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski has remained the sole party running in the vote.

World » Southeast Europe | May 15, 2016, Sunday // 11:13 | Viewed: 2185

Estimated 188,000 Migrants Arrive in Europe across Mediterranean Jan 1-May 11 - IOM

An estimated 188,075 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea between January 1 and May 11, compared with 91,860 in the first five months of last year, the International Organsiation for Migration (IOM) said on Friday.

World » EU | May 13, 2016, Friday // 23:30 | Viewed: 1489

MEPs Adopt New Powers for Europol

The European Parliament has approved updated powers for Europol that will enable the EU’s law enforcement agency to step up its fight against terrorism, cybercrime and other forms of serious and organised crime.

World » EU | May 11, 2016, Wednesday // 16:21 | Viewed: 1475

No Agreement on Lifting Visas for Turkish Citizens by July – EP’s Schulz

There will be no agreement on visa free access to the European Union for Turkish citizens by July, the President of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz, has said.

World » EU | May 11, 2016, Wednesday // 15:47 | Viewed: 1896

UN Committee to Review Children’s Rights in Bulgaria on 30 May

The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child will review children’s rights in Bulgaria later this month as part of monitoring of compliance with the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

World | May 10, 2016, Tuesday // 20:53 | Viewed: 1332

ICIJ Publishes Panama Papers Online

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) said on Monday it provided free access to millions of files that lift the veil of secrecy from more than 200,000 offshore entities created in 21 jurisdictions.

World | May 10, 2016, Tuesday // 00:06 | Viewed: 1666

Romania’s Health Minister Resigns over Disinfectants Scandal

Romania's health minister Patriciu Achimas-Cadariu has resigned in a dispute over the use of sub-standard disinfectants in hospitals.

World » Southeast Europe | May 9, 2016, Monday // 19:25 | Viewed: 1606

EU Membership Remains Strategic Goal for Turkey, President Erdogan Says

European Union membership is a strategic objective for Ankara and the proposed lifting of visa requirements for Turkish citizens travelling to the EU will speed up Turkey's accession to the bloc, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said.

World » Southeast Europe | May 9, 2016, Monday // 18:47 | Viewed: 1405

Serbia's President Sees Europe as 'Necessary Evil'

Serbian head of state Tomislav Nikolic has described Europe as "a necessary evil" in an interview with Serbian-language Sputniknews.

World » Southeast Europe | May 9, 2016, Monday // 14:23 | Viewed: 2816

Greece Approves Changes to Tax, Pension Systems

Greek lawmakers passed late on Sunday a reform package reforming the country's tax and pension system.

World » Southeast Europe | May 9, 2016, Monday // 07:38 | Viewed: 1660

Bulgarians Stuck on Greek Islands to be Transported to Mainland on Sunday

The foreign ministry informed that the majority of Bulgarian tourists, who have been stuck on Greek islands due to the three-day general strike in the country, will be transported to the mainland on Sunday.

World » Southeast Europe | May 8, 2016, Sunday // 19:31 | Viewed: 1683

73 People Killed as Two Buses, Fuel Tanker Crash in Afghanistan

A crash between two buses and a fuel tanker claimed the lives of 73 people in Afghanistan on Sunday.

World | May 8, 2016, Sunday // 12:56 | Viewed: 1620

Belarus Flag Carrier Sees Rise in Demand for Bulgarian Routes

Demand for holiday flights to Bulgaria and Montenegro has increased in 2016, Belarus flag carrier Belavia has said.

World | May 7, 2016, Saturday // 14:32 | Viewed: 1975