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US President Delivers State of Union Speech, Sets Ambitious Goals

US President Barack Obama delivered on Tuesday his sixth State of the Union speech at a joint session of Congress, in which he set out an ambitious agenda.

World | January 21, 2015, Wednesday // 12:04 | Viewed: 562

Ukraine Signs Gas Link Deal with Poland

Ukraine’s state-owned energy company Naftogaz and Polish pipeline operator Gaz System have signed a deal for the construction of a gas interconnector, Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has said.

World » Ukraine | January 20, 2015, Tuesday // 20:54 | Viewed: 1384

Political Tensions Heighten in Greece before Sunday's General Elections

Greece is preparing for the parliamentary elections on Sunday, January 25, which were triggered by lawmakers' failure to elect a head of state. What follows is a brief overview of the main contenders' promises and aspirations.

World » Southeast Europe | January 20, 2015, Tuesday // 17:45 | Viewed: 782

Former Greek PM Papandreou Envisages Alliance with SYRIZA

Former Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou expressed the view that his newly-established movement could form an alliance with the party leading in opinion polls SYRIZA.

World » Southeast Europe | January 20, 2015, Tuesday // 12:17 | Viewed: 646

IMF Downgrades Global Growth Forecast

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has downsized its global growth forecast for 2015 by 0.3% to 3.5% in the January 2015 World Economic Outlook (WEO).

World | January 20, 2015, Tuesday // 08:55 | Viewed: 625

Rifles Used in Charlie Hebdo Attacks 'Could Be from Bulgaria or Romania'

The assault rifles used by the Kouachi brothers, who killed 12 people in an attack on Chalie Hebdo's offices in Paris, could have come from Bulgaria and Romania, media reports suggest.

World » Southeast Europe | January 19, 2015, Monday // 14:50 | Viewed: 1477

Israel Strikes Golan Heights, Kills Hezbollah Members

Israel carried out an air strike in the Syrian sector of the Golan Heights on Sunday, killing six members of Hezbollah.

World | January 19, 2015, Monday // 10:46 | Viewed: 732

Kiev Launches Counter-Attack, Reclaims Donetsk Airport

There has been heavy fighting in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk as government forces have launched a counter-attack on the pro-Russian separatists.

World » Ukraine | January 19, 2015, Monday // 08:40 | Viewed: 910

EU Foreign Ministers Meet to Discuss Rising Terrorist Threat

The foreign ministers of the 28 European Union (EU) member states are meeting in Brussels on Monday to discuss the increasing terrorist threat Europe is faced with.

World » EU | January 19, 2015, Monday // 08:16 | Viewed: 781

ICC Prosecutor Examines Israel-Palestine Conflict Preliminary

The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Fatou Bensouda opened a preliminary examination on the situation in Palestine on Friday.

World | January 17, 2015, Saturday // 15:35 | Viewed: 1035

UK PM, US President Reaffirm Cooperation in Tackling Terrorism

British Prime Minister David Cameron and US President Barack Obama reaffirmed on Friday their countries' willingness to cooperate in tackling radicalism and preventing domestic extremism.

World | January 17, 2015, Saturday // 14:42 | Viewed: 970

Five People in Belgium Charged with Participation in Terrorist Group

Five people were charged with participation in the activities of a terrorist group in Belgium on Friday.

World » EU | January 16, 2015, Friday // 21:45 | Viewed: 851

Fighting in Eastern Ukraine Resumes, Claims at Least 11 Victims

The fighting in eastern Ukraine has been renewed with new intensity, claiming the lives of at least eleven people over the past day.

World » Ukraine | January 16, 2015, Friday // 17:54 | Viewed: 923

French Post Office Siege Ends with Surrender, No Casualties

The armed man, who took hostages at a post office in the French town of Colombes, has surrendered to the police with no casualties suffered.

World » EU | January 16, 2015, Friday // 17:13 | Viewed: 790

Belgian Terror Suspects Planned to Hijack Passenger Bus

The Belgian terrorists neutralized in a police raid in Verviers on Thursday had been planning to hijack a passenger bus and take hostages, according to local broadcaster RTL.

World | January 16, 2015, Friday // 11:19 | Viewed: 649

Greece’s Leftist Syriza Keeps Lead Over Ruling Conservatives Before Snap Vote

Greece’s leftist anti-bailout opposition party Syriza is maintaining a steady lead over the ruling New Democracy party of Prime Antonis Samaras less than two weeks before the snap vote on January 25, opinion polls have shown.

World » Southeast Europe | January 16, 2015, Friday // 10:44 | Viewed: 764

Belgian Police Thwart 'Major', 'Imminent' Terror Attack, Two Suspects Killed

Belgian police announced they had thwarted a major terror attack on Thursday.

World | January 16, 2015, Friday // 08:00 | Viewed: 1084

EU High Representative Calls for Renewed Relations with Russia

EU's High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini has suggested renewal in relations with Russia in the spheres of global diplomacy, trade and other issues on Wednesday.

World » EU | January 15, 2015, Thursday // 13:25 | Viewed: 940

Italian President Giorgio Napolitano Steps Down

Italy's President Giorgio Napolitano has resigned, his office said on Wednesday.

World | January 14, 2015, Wednesday // 13:02 | Viewed: 646

Illegal Immigrants to EU More Than Double in 2014

The number of illegal immigrants entering the European Union more than doubled last year with 75% of them having arrived through the Mediterranean Sea, the EU migration commissioner has said.

World » EU | January 14, 2015, Wednesday // 10:56 | Viewed: 914

Charlie Hebdo's New Edition Out with New Prophet Image on Cover

French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo's new edition is attracting huge interest hours after going on sale, with unprecedented circulation and versions in five languages, including Turkish and Arabic.

World » EU | January 14, 2015, Wednesday // 08:41 | Viewed: 917