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Merkel: Western Balkan States Have Good Prospects to Join EU

There are good prospects for Albania, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina to join the European Union, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said.

World » Southeast Europe | July 5, 2015, Sunday // 11:09 | Viewed: 2014

Greece’s Referendum: Where Do ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ Votes Lead?

Ten million Greeks have been asked by their left-wing government to vote in Sunday’s referendum that poses the biggest challenge to the euro currency since its adoption.

World » Southeast Europe | July 5, 2015, Sunday // 09:17 | Viewed: 1646

Tight Race Expected at Greece’s Bailout Referendum

The outcome of Sunday’s referendum in Greece on the bailout proposals made by the country’s international lenders is too close to call, opinion polls suggest.

World » Southeast Europe | July 5, 2015, Sunday // 08:38 | Viewed: 1351

Polling Stations Open in Crucial Bailout Referendum in Greece

Polling stations opened across Greece on Sunday morning in a crunch bailout referendum which could determine the country’s place in the eurozone.

World » Southeast Europe | July 5, 2015, Sunday // 07:58 | Viewed: 1307

Switzerland Imposes Measures to Battle Increased Ozone Levels

Several regions of Switzerland will be imposing restrictions on the automobile traffic on account of the ozone peak, caused by the heats over the past several days.

World | July 4, 2015, Saturday // 16:54 | Viewed: 1567

Clashes between Protesters and Police Raise Turmoil in Athens

There have been clashes between protesters and police officers in Athens during the protests on account of the proposed referendum in Greece.

World » Southeast Europe | July 3, 2015, Friday // 23:31 | Viewed: 2034

Berlin Allegedly Would Save EUR 1 B Following Athens Crisis

Germany and other countries from the Eurozone will be able to get back the unused funding from the second Greek bailout program that officially expired on July 30, as reported by Focus online.

World » EU | July 3, 2015, Friday // 19:45 | Viewed: 2033

Tsipras Calls on Greeks to Reject Proposals of Creditors in Sunday Referendum

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called on Greek citizens to reject the proposals of the creditors for more austerity in return for rescue loans.

World » Southeast Europe | July 3, 2015, Friday // 17:42 | Viewed: 1799

Bulgaria, Macedonia to Discuss Launching Joint Tourism Packages

Bulgaria and Macedonia are due to consider the creation of a joint tourist product which could be offered to tourists from the Middle East, North Africa, and Asia, the head of the country's tourism promotion agency has said.

World » Southeast Europe | July 3, 2015, Friday // 13:13 | Viewed: 1918

EUObserver: Bulgarian Lev Makes Inroads in Greece

Hotels and restaurants in Greece have started taking payments in the Bulgarian currency lev (BGN) amid a bank holiday and in view of a Grexit scenario, Brussels-based EUObserver reports.

World » Southeast Europe | July 3, 2015, Friday // 11:24 | Viewed: 2691

Greece Bailout Referendum: 'Yes' Campaign Picks Up Pace

Preparation of last rival rallies is underway ahead of the referendum Greece is due to hold Sunday on bailout conditions proposed by international lenders.

World » Southeast Europe | July 3, 2015, Friday // 10:03 | Viewed: 1950

Bulgaria’s President Begins One-Day Working Visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will pay a one-day working visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina on July 3.

World » Southeast Europe | July 3, 2015, Friday // 08:59 | Viewed: 1606

Result of July 5 Referendum in Greece Too Close to Call – Poll

With less than 72 hours left to Sunday’s bailout referendum in Greece, a poll suggests that the majority of Greeks would support the creditors’ proposals for comprehensive structural reforms in return for fresh bailout money.

World » Southeast Europe | July 2, 2015, Thursday // 19:04 | Viewed: 2229

Donbass Introduces Special Regime of Self-Governance, to Hold Local Elections

The authorities of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) will introduce a special regime of self-governance on its territory and plan holding local elections on October 18.

World » Ukraine | July 2, 2015, Thursday // 12:59 | Viewed: 1284

Ferry with 173 Capsizes in Central Philippines

At least 34 people are known to have drowned after a ferry carrying 173 passengers on board has capsized in rough waters in the central Philippines.

World | July 2, 2015, Thursday // 11:03 | Viewed: 1030

Ukraine President Says No Special Status for Donbass in Constitution

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said that a special status the country's Donbass region in the east will not be enshrined in the constitutional amendments prepared recently.

World » Ukraine | July 2, 2015, Thursday // 08:56 | Viewed: 1440

Eurogroup to Halt Talks with Greece Until After Bailout Referendum

The Eurogroup on Wednesday said it was ending contact maintained with Greece on a daily basis until the referendum on a bailout proposals made to the country is held Sunday.

World » EU | July 2, 2015, Thursday // 07:25 | Viewed: 1802

Islamic State Fighters Reportedly Travelling in EU on Bulgarian Passports

An article in German newspaper Die Welt claims that a Bulgaria-based cell of Islamic State is supplying jihadist militants with Bulgarian passports that allow them to travel freely in the European Union, Sofia-based 24 Chasa reported on Wednesday.

World | July 1, 2015, Wednesday // 21:51 | Viewed: 2576

Defiant Tsipras Urges Greeks to Vote ‘No’ in Bailout Referendum

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday called on Greeks to vote ‘No’ in Sunday’s referendum on the conditions of bailout assistance proposed by international creditors.

World » Southeast Europe | July 1, 2015, Wednesday // 18:18 | Viewed: 1982

Gazprom Confirms Halting Gas Deliveries to Ukraine

Gazprom halted gas deliveries to Ukraine on Wednesday and said it won’t resume supplies until Kiev makes a pre-payment.

World » Russia | July 1, 2015, Wednesday // 17:52 | Viewed: 1477

CoE: Holding of Greek Referendum Would Not Satisfy International Standards

Council of Europe (CoE) Secretary General Thorbjorn Jagland announced that a Greek referendum would fall short of international standards if held as planned on Sunday

World | July 1, 2015, Wednesday // 15:54 | Viewed: 1805