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Macedonia's PM 'Promised to React' on Bulgarian Monument Desecration

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said his Macedonian counterpart assured him there would be a response from authorities to the desecration of a memorial plaque allegedly committed by a Macedonian journalist.

World » Southeast Europe | September 24, 2016, Saturday // 18:22 | Viewed: 2660

Turkey Raises Concerns over US Arming of Syrian Kurds

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said he is concerned about Washington's decision to provide weapons to organizations posing a threat to Turkey.

World » Southeast Europe | September 24, 2016, Saturday // 16:48 | Viewed: 2831

EU Council Head Calls for Stricter External Border Control

European Council President Donald Tusk has said Europe needs to work out ways to achieve a more effective control on its external borders.

World » EU | September 24, 2016, Saturday // 16:22 | Viewed: 2735

EIB OKs EUR 7.3 B for Investment in Europe

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has said it has approved EUR 7.3 B in loans for investment across Europe and around the world.

World » EU | September 24, 2016, Saturday // 15:19 | Viewed: 1209

New Quake Hits Romania's Vrancea

A 3.1-magnitude earthquake has hit the area of Vrancea in Eastern Romania, the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Centre has said.

World » Southeast Europe | September 24, 2016, Saturday // 14:05 | Viewed: 1587

Moody's Downgrades Turkey to 'Junk Rating'

Turkey's long-term issuer and senior unsecured bond ratings have been cut by one notch to Ba1, the rating agency said in a press release on Friday.

World » Southeast Europe | September 24, 2016, Saturday // 13:16 | Viewed: 1523

Ukraine Demands 'Special Partnership' with NATO

Ukraine has filed a "special partnership" request with NATO, state news agency UNIAN has said.

World » Ukraine | September 24, 2016, Saturday // 12:06 | Viewed: 1911

EU to Invest Billions into Countries Affected by Migrant Crisis

EU Commission Vice President Kristalina Georgieva has said the union will provide assistance to the countries that were most affected by the inflow of migrants.

World » EU | September 24, 2016, Saturday // 10:01 | Viewed: 2696

Bulgaria's PM to Call for Migrant Centers out of EU at Vienna Meeting

Curbing the flow of migrants into Europe will be the focus of a meeting held by the leaders of ten countries on Saturday.

World » EU | September 24, 2016, Saturday // 08:29 | Viewed: 2056

Strong Earthquake Hits Eastern Romania

There have been no reports of injured people after a strong earthquake hit the area of Vrancea in Romania, a known seismic zone.

World » Southeast Europe | September 24, 2016, Saturday // 08:13 | Viewed: 4603

Bulgaria Urges Macedonia to React to Monument Desecration

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry has urged Macedonian authorities to distance themselves from the destruction of a memorial plaque placed by Bulgarians on the peak of Kaimakchalan, at the Greek-Macedonian border.

World » Southeast Europe | September 23, 2016, Friday // 19:24 | Viewed: 3340

Macedonian Journalist Boasts of 'Destroying Bulgarian Monument'

A Macedonian journalist has vandalized a Bulgarian memorial plaque by smashing it into pieces it with a hammer, sparking outrage among some Bulgarian politicians, media, and historians.

World » Southeast Europe | September 23, 2016, Friday // 15:59 | Viewed: 8715

Putin Appoints EU-Blacklisted Official as Spy Chief

Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed Sergey Naryshkin, until now speaker of Parliament's lower house, as head of foreign intelligence service (SVR).

World » Russia | September 23, 2016, Friday // 13:35 | Viewed: 44298

Hungary Wants Bulgaria to Be Buffer Zone Out of Schengen - EurActiv

Hungary has partly backtracked on its strong support for Bulgaria's entry into the Schengen borderless area, with an official saying the accession criteria should be met first.

World » EU | September 20, 2016, Tuesday // 13:21 | Viewed: 4486

Bulgaria to Allocate BGN 0.3 M in Assistance to Macedonia

Bulgaria's government has approved a decision to grant financial assistance to Macedonia to help it deal with the aftermath of floods in August.

World » Southeast Europe | September 20, 2016, Tuesday // 11:21 | Viewed: 3613

Serbia's Vučić Opposes Border Fences with Bulgaria, Macedonia

Serbia does not back the construction of border fences to stop migrants arriving from Bulgaria and Macedonia, Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić has said.

World » Southeast Europe | September 19, 2016, Monday // 13:38 | Viewed: 5961

Russian MP Candidate: We Will Buy the Entire Bulgaria

A lawmaker running on ruling United Russia party's ticket in the Sunday elections has said Russia will buy out the entire Bulgarian state.

World » Russia | September 19, 2016, Monday // 11:38 | Viewed: 17055

Russia Mulls Setting Up 'KGB-Like' Ministry - Reports

Russia plans the creation of a Ministry of State Security (MGB) in a large-scale institutional restructuring, sources quoted by daily Kommersant have suggested.

World » Russia | September 19, 2016, Monday // 11:11 | Viewed: 1573

Ruling Party in Russia Secures Majority in Parliament

United Russia party of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has gained a stable majority in Parliament's lower house after the general election held on Sunday, official results indicate.

World » Russia | September 19, 2016, Monday // 10:31 | Viewed: 3902

UN Top Job Race: Russia Not Ruling Out Late Entry

Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister has said Moscow sees as "likely" a late entry in the race for UN Secretary General, in an apparent reference to Kristalina Georgieva, the EU Commission Vice President for Budget and Human Resources.

World » Russia | September 19, 2016, Monday // 07:46 | Viewed: 1882

Russia Elections: Same Parties to Enter Parliament - Exit Poll

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev's United Russia party has won by a landslide the elections held in the country on Sunday, but has lost some support, exit polls have suggested.

World » Russia | September 18, 2016, Sunday // 21:30 | Viewed: 1455