Russia Claims Macedonia Crisis Managed from Abroad

Russia on Wednesday blamed the political crisis in Macedonia on ‘outside’ forces trying to exert influence on Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski over his refusal to back Western sanctions against Moscow.

World » Russia | May 20, 2015, Wednesday // 21:47 | Viewed: 1828

Bulgaria to Cooperate with Greece, Albania, Kosovo in Education, Science, Culture

The Bulgarian government approved the drafts of three bilateral documents for cooperation in the areas of education, science and culture with Greece, Albania and Kosovo for the 2015-2017 period.

World » Southeast Europe | May 20, 2015, Wednesday // 16:06 | Viewed: 1780

Hungary's Orban Opposes EU Proposed Immigrant Quotas

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has openly stated his opposition to the proposed by EU measures on immigration.

World » EU | May 20, 2015, Wednesday // 12:44 | Viewed: 1141

Macedonia's Gruevski, Zaev Fail to Reach Agreement in EU-Brokered Talks

Macedonian PM Nikola Gruevski and opposition leader Zoran Zaev are to make on Wednesday another attempt at solving the political crisis into which the country plunged earlier this year.

World » Southeast Europe | May 20, 2015, Wednesday // 12:36 | Viewed: 2483

Greece Risks Being Unable to Make Next Payment Unless Deal is Reached

Greece risks being unable to make the next payment to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which is due on June 5, unless a deal is reached with its international creditors.

World » Southeast Europe | May 20, 2015, Wednesday // 12:11 | Viewed: 1001

Russia Set on Developing Its Own Mobile OS

Following the allegations made by Edward Snowden aimed at the US government claiming that it has ''back doors'' into virtually any known operating system, other world powers have started looking for alternatives.

World » Russia | May 20, 2015, Wednesday // 10:30 | Viewed: 1097

Nine-Storey Block Collapses in SW China

An unknown number of residents have been trapped beneath the rubble of a residential building which unexpectedly collapsed in Southwestern China.

World | May 20, 2015, Wednesday // 09:43 | Viewed: 995

Russia-Crimea Bridge Already under Construction

Russian construction workers are already building a bridge that will link mainland Russia to the Crimean peninsula which the country incorporated last year.

World » Russia | May 20, 2015, Wednesday // 09:33 | Viewed: 3034

Sputnik: Bulgaria Might Be Seeking to Reannex Macedonia

Bulgaria's reactions to the situation in Macedonia raise suspicions about the country's "true intentions" about Macedonia, Sputnik News wrote on Tuesday.

World » Southeast Europe | May 20, 2015, Wednesday // 07:35 | Viewed: 3967

EU to Sign MoU with Ukraine on EUR 1.8 B Aid Tranche on Friday  

European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis will sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the third package of EU macreconomic assistance of EUR 1.

World » EU | May 19, 2015, Tuesday // 17:08 | Viewed: 1197

Gazprom Cuts 2015 Gas Extraction Volumes

Russian energy giant Gazprom has announced a second major drop in the amounts of gas it is intending to extract in 2015.

World » Russia | May 19, 2015, Tuesday // 15:18 | Viewed: 1199

France, Germany, Italy Begin 'Eurodrone' Project

Italy, France and Germany signed on Monday an agreement to jointly develop a European drone program.

World » EU | May 19, 2015, Tuesday // 13:12 | Viewed: 1146

Russia Bans Transit of NATO Equipment for Afghanistan

Russia has suspended transit to NATO equipment for Afghanistan via its territory, a statement by the country's Prime Minister reads.

World » Russia | May 19, 2015, Tuesday // 12:52 | Viewed: 1367

Obama Joins Twitter with Own Account

US President Barack Obama launched on Monday his first Twitter account that is not run by staff members.

World | May 19, 2015, Tuesday // 11:05 | Viewed: 946

Macedonia MP Supporters 'Outnumber' Protesters at Monday Rally

Macedonia is subject to "dictatorship of the political minority", PM Nikola Gruevski told tens of thousands of supporters who attended the pro-government rally in Skopje on Monday evening.

World » Southeast Europe | May 19, 2015, Tuesday // 09:30 | Viewed: 1607

Bulgaria’s Ex Deputy PM Djankov to Advise Greek Govt on Fight against Corruption

Former Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Simeon Djankov is among the key lecturers at the Emergency Economic Summit for Greece scheduled to take place on May 19 in Athens.

World | May 19, 2015, Tuesday // 08:20 | Viewed: 1270

Macedonia's PM Gruevski Vows to Stay in Power

A rally in support of embattled Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski has started in front of Parliament building Skopje on Monday – a day after a protest meeting organized by the opoposition nearby demanded his resignation.

World » Southeast Europe | May 18, 2015, Monday // 21:51 | Viewed: 1424

EU Agrees Naval Plan to Fight Mediterranean Migrant Smugglers

European Union foreign and defence ministers on Monday approved plans for a naval operation targeting people smugglers in the Mediterranean.

World » EU | May 18, 2015, Monday // 21:07 | Viewed: 1005

Russia Seeks No Further Delay to EU-Ukraine Trade Pact, Malmstrom Says

Russia didn’t seek a delay to the planned start of a free-trade pact between Ukraine and the EU at trilateral talks on Monday, EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said.

World » Russia | May 18, 2015, Monday // 19:57 | Viewed: 1103

Macedonia Political Leaders Fail to Reach Agreement, to Meet Again on 26 May

The second meeting of the leaders of Macedonia’s four biggest political parties aimed at resolving the political crisis in the country ended inconclusively on Monday, telma.

World » Southeast Europe | May 18, 2015, Monday // 17:49 | Viewed: 1184

Macedonia’s Political Leaders Meet Again to Try to Resolve Crisis

The leaders of Macedonia’s four biggest political parties met on Monday in a fresh attempt to ease tensions and find a way for resolving the months-long political crisis.

World » Southeast Europe | May 18, 2015, Monday // 17:29 | Viewed: 904