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Saudi-Led Campaign Targets Rebel Positions in Yemen’s Capital

Saudi Arabia and its Gulf Arab allies have carried out a third night of airstrikes on Sanaa, the capital of Yemen, to stem advances by Houthi rebels, Euronews reported on Sunday.

World | March 29, 2015, Sunday // 11:41 | Viewed: 878

Lubitz's Mental Health: Just One of Several Leads in Germanwings Plane Crash Inquiry

The mental health of the co-pilot of crashed Germanwings passenger plane was a "serious lead" in the inquiry, but not the only one, French prosecutors said on Saturday.

World | March 29, 2015, Sunday // 11:06 | Viewed: 1085

Saudi Arabia Evacuates Diplomats While Continuing Airstrikes on Yemen

Saudi Arabia evacuated dozens of its own and foreign diplomats from the city of Aden as it continued the airstrikes on Yemen.

World | March 28, 2015, Saturday // 13:28 | Viewed: 834

17 People Killed as Somali Troops Regain Control of Occupied Hotel

Somali troops regained full control of a hotel, which extremist gunmen stormed and occupied for 12 hours following a suicide attack, which killed at least 17 people and left dozens injured.

World | March 28, 2015, Saturday // 12:49 | Viewed: 753

Israel to Unfreeze Tax Transfers to Palestine

Israel will resume the transfer of tax revenues levied on behalf of the Palestinian Authority, which had been suspended since January.

World | March 28, 2015, Saturday // 11:32 | Viewed: 831

Germanwings Co-pilot Wanted to Make His Name Known Worldwide

The Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, who is suspected of intentionally crashing the plane in the French Alps, wanted to change the whole system and everyone to remember his name.

World | March 28, 2015, Saturday // 10:59 | Viewed: 969

Germanwings Co-pilot Hid Mental Illness from Employer - Prosecutors

Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot of crashed Germanwings plane, has hid the details of an “existing illness” and “corresponding medical treatment” from his employers, according to German prosecutors.

World | March 27, 2015, Friday // 20:53 | Viewed: 1255

Turkish President Erdogan Pledges Support for Saudi Arabia Military Operation

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has accused Iran of further aggravating the conflict between Sunniis and Shiites in Yemen.

World » Southeast Europe | March 27, 2015, Friday // 11:52 | Viewed: 1034

Crashed Germanwings Plane Co-Pilot Battled Depression, Media Reports Say

As airlines struggle to come to terms with the loss of 150 human lives in the crash of Germanwings plane in the French Alps, reports have started to emerge that co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, 28, had been battling mental health problems.

World | March 27, 2015, Friday // 09:59 | Viewed: 1169

Airlines Implement Further Security Measures

Lowcost airlines easyJet, Air Transat and Norwegian Air Shuttle have announced a change in the rules for pilots during flights.

World | March 27, 2015, Friday // 08:29 | Viewed: 947

Police Searches House of Germanwings Co-Pilot

Police searched the house of the Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz on Thursday, as it emerged that he intentionally initiated the descent of the plane, which crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday.

World | March 26, 2015, Thursday // 19:58 | Viewed: 1085

Croatian Culture Minister Resigns Over Financial Irregularities

Croatian Culture Minister Andrea Zlatar Violic resigned on Wednesday over financial irregularities concerning her use of the ministry's funds.

World » Southeast Europe | March 26, 2015, Thursday // 17:30 | Viewed: 864

Bulgarian Workers Are Safe as Situation in Chile Normalises

All 198 Bulgarians working on the construction of a photovoltaic power system in the region of the Atacama desert in Chile, who were affected by the floods that hit the area, are safe.

World | March 26, 2015, Thursday // 15:42 | Viewed: 757

Germanwings Co-pilot Deliberately Crashed Plane

Brice Robin, the Marseille public prosecutor, told a press conference that the co-pilot of the Germanwings jet that went down in the French Alps, killing 150 people, had crashed the plane deliberately.

World | March 26, 2015, Thursday // 15:13 | Viewed: 1046

At Least 17 'Killed' in Saudi Arabia-Led Military Offensive in Yemen

Seventeen people could have died so far in Yemen during the offensive of Saudi Arabia and regional allies early on Thursday, AFP reports citing civil defense sources.

World | March 26, 2015, Thursday // 10:01 | Viewed: 783

Romanian Parliament Votes Approval for Former FinMin's Arrest

The Romanian National Directorate (DNA) has requested that that the former Finance Minister Darius Valcov should be arrested.

World » Southeast Europe | March 26, 2015, Thursday // 09:55 | Viewed: 778

Bomb Kills Journalist in Istanbul, 3 Injured

An explosion at the office of a magazine linked to an Islamic group has caused the death of one journalist and has left three others injured.

World » Southeast Europe | March 26, 2015, Thursday // 07:51 | Viewed: 761

MEPs Endorse EUR 1.8 B Aid Package for Ukraine

The European Parliament on Wednesday approved EUR 1.

World » EU | March 25, 2015, Wednesday // 21:38 | Viewed: 859

Ukraine Moves to Boost Armed Forces Personnel to 250,000

President Petro Poroshenko has signed into law a bill to increase the number of Ukraine’s armed forces personnel to 250,000, including 204,000 military servicemen, Interfax-Ukraine reported on Wednesday.

World » Ukraine | March 25, 2015, Wednesday // 20:43 | Viewed: 817

EU to Invest EUR 1 B in Balkan Development in Infrastructure

The EU will allocate close to EUR 1 B for projects on infrastructure improvement in countries of the Western Balkans.

World » Southeast Europe | March 25, 2015, Wednesday // 15:21 | Viewed: 1204

Two Senior Ukrainian Officials Arrested During Cabinet Meeting

Two senior Ukrainian officials were arrested during a meeting of the cabinet on Wednesday on charges of high-level corruption.

World » Ukraine | March 25, 2015, Wednesday // 14:51 | Viewed: 1073