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At Least 150 Dead after Strong Earthquake in Southwest China

A strong earthquake in southwestern Chine has left at least 150 people dead and scores of injured.

World | August 3, 2014, Sunday // 16:57 | Viewed: 560

Monaco Boasts Highest Percentage of Millionaires in the World

The city-state Monaco has the highest number of millionaires, compared to any other city in the world, a new study shows.

World | August 2, 2014, Saturday // 16:19 | Viewed: 772

US Pentagon to Allocate USD 19M to Ukrainian Army

The US intends to provide USD 19M to bolster Ukraine’s military operation, which pro-Kiev authorities conduct against militias in the southeastern regions of the country.

World | August 2, 2014, Saturday // 13:30 | Viewed: 801

65 Killed, Over 100 Injured in Chinese Factory Explosion

An explosion at a factory in eastern China has killed at least 65 people, leaving over 100 people injured, according to Chinese state media.

World | August 2, 2014, Saturday // 10:58 | Viewed: 595

Dozens Injured As Trains Collide Near Germany's Mannheim

Dozens of people were reported hurt as a passenger train collided with a freight train on Friday night near the city of Mannheim in the southwest of Germany.

World | August 2, 2014, Saturday // 10:44 | Viewed: 1038

Floods, Thunderstorms Wreak Havoc in the Balkans

Romania is still struggling with the aftermath of the torrential rains and the floods which hit the country on Tuesday and have already claimed five victims.

World | August 1, 2014, Friday // 17:30 | Viewed: 1212

European Court Issues EUR 2 B Verdict in Yukos Affair

The European Court of Human Rights ruled that the former shareholders of the former oil concern Yukos are to receive a EUR 1.

World | July 31, 2014, Thursday // 17:26 | Viewed: 670

Ukraine Parliament Rejects PM Yatsenyuk's Resignation

Ukraine's legislature, the Verkhovna Rada, has turned down the resignation Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk submitted earlier in July.

World | July 31, 2014, Thursday // 16:26 | Viewed: 858

CoE: Grey Economy Results in Losses of EUR 40 B per year in Romania

The grey economy in Romania amounted to 28.

World | July 29, 2014, Tuesday // 17:04 | Viewed: 774

Slovenia Re-Launches Privatization of 15 State-Owned Companies

Slovenia has announced it is re-launching the privatization of 15 state-owned enterprises before the new government assumes office.

World | July 29, 2014, Tuesday // 15:41 | Viewed: 696

Russia Forced to Pay USD 50 B to Former Yukos Owners

A Hague-based court of arbitration ruled Monday that former majority shareholders of once-thriving oil concern Yukos should be awarded USD 50 B of damages.

World | July 28, 2014, Monday // 11:46 | Viewed: 911

Romania, US to Launch Observation Flights over Russia, Belarus

A joint mission of Romanian and US inspectors is to make observation flights over the territory of Russia and Belarus in the period July 28 – August 1.

World | July 28, 2014, Monday // 10:33 | Viewed: 1070

Greek Civil Servants to Stage Strike in Athens

Greek civil servants will go on strike in the capital city of Athens from 11 am until the end of the workday, Monday.

World | July 28, 2014, Monday // 10:02 | Viewed: 566

Hamas Agrees to New 24-Hour Ceasefire in Gaza

Palestinian militant group Hamas has agreed to a 24-hour U.N.-mediated ceasefire.

World | July 27, 2014, Sunday // 16:51 | Viewed: 551

Israel Resumes Gaza Offensive after Hamas Rocket Attacks

Israel has put an end to a ceasefire and resumed military operations in Gaza.

World | July 27, 2014, Sunday // 12:26 | Viewed: 600

Russia's Foreign Ministry Slams New EU Sanctions

Russia's Foreign Ministry harshly criticised the new set of EU sanctions, reports  ITAR-TASS.

World | July 26, 2014, Saturday // 16:50 | Viewed: 967

EU Imposes Sanctions on Russian Intelligence Chiefs

The EU announced on Saturday that it widens its sanctions list against Russia to include Russian chiefs of intelligence services.

World | July 26, 2014, Saturday // 12:29 | Viewed: 1153

German Tourists Bring Hitler Mugs From Bulgaria, Face Court

German customs officers at the airports watch for coffee mugs with Hitler and swastikas, which German tourists bring home from Bulgaria, reports DPA, quoted by BTA.

World | July 25, 2014, Friday // 10:18 | Viewed: 1811

MH17 'Black Box' Data Intact, Not Tampered With

Air accident investigators successfully extracted data from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17's two black boxes, Air Accident Investigation Branch lab in Farnborough said.

World | July 25, 2014, Friday // 10:07 | Viewed: 806

Air Algerie Plane Wreck Found In Mali

The wreckage of the Air Algerie airliner carrying 116 people that disappeared early on Thursday has been found in a semidesert area in Mali near the border with Burkina Faso.

World | July 25, 2014, Friday // 09:38 | Viewed: 797

Dutch Call for Deportation of Putin's Daughter From the Netherlands

Outraged Dutch people called for the deportation of Russian president Vladimir Putin's daughter Maria from the Netherlands, reports the New York Post.

World | July 24, 2014, Thursday // 15:59 | Viewed: 1959
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