Taliban Attack School in Pakistan

At least 20 people have been killed and 40 hurt in a Taliban assault on an army-run school in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, officials say, quoted by the international media.

World | December 16, 2014, Tuesday // 10:50 | Viewed: 499

Australia Names Hostage Victims in Sydney Cafe Siege

The two hostages, who died in the Sydney cafe siege on Monday, have been named as the cafe manager Tori Johnson and Katrina Dawson, a barrister and mother of three.

World | December 16, 2014, Tuesday // 09:47 | Viewed: 754

FT: US Has Spent More on Afghanistan War Than on Marshall Plan

The US has spent nearly USD 1 trillion on the war in Afghanistan, the longest overseas conflict the country has led, since it began in 2001.

World | December 15, 2014, Monday // 21:48 | Viewed: 973

Two Hostages, Gunman Killed as Police Raids Sydney Cafe

Commandos from the Royal Australian Regiment stormed the cafe in Sydney where a gunman had held hostages in a siege which lasted 16 hours.

World | December 15, 2014, Monday // 21:38 | Viewed: 1116

US Chevron Considers Retreat from Shale Gas Project – Ukraine

Senior Ukrainian official Valeriy Chaliy announced on Monday that US energy giant Chevron considers to retreat from the shale gas project that had been agreed in November 2013.

World » Ukraine | December 15, 2014, Monday // 20:16 | Viewed: 799

Gunman Holding Hostages in Austrialia's Sydney

A few dozen people are being held hostage by an unknown gunman in a cafe in downtown Sydney, Australia.

World | December 15, 2014, Monday // 12:03 | Viewed: 747

EU Slams Turkey over Media Arrests

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini and other officials have harshly criticized Turkey over its move to arrest a number of people working for leading media outlets.

World » Southeast Europe | December 15, 2014, Monday // 08:56 | Viewed: 505

Exit Polls Predict Electoral Victory for Party of Japanese PM

Exit polls predict an electoral victory for the Liberal Democratic Party of the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the early parliamentary elections that took place in the country on Sunday.

World | December 14, 2014, Sunday // 16:56 | Viewed: 512

Collision of Military, Passenger Jets Averted, Russia Dismisses Swedish Accusations

The Swedish Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist announced on Saturday that a Russian military plane, which had turned off its transponder, almost collided with a passenger jet over southern Sweden.

World | December 14, 2014, Sunday // 16:35 | Viewed: 956

UN States Reach Agreement in Lima Climate Talks

The 194 states that participated at the United Nations (UN) Lima Climate Change Conference, which began in Peru on December 1, finally reached an agreement on the necessary measures to tackle climate change early on Sunday.

World | December 14, 2014, Sunday // 16:00 | Viewed: 627

Ukraine Has No Interest in Restoring Its Nuclear Status – President

The Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced that he never had interest in restoring his country's status as nuclear power.

World | December 14, 2014, Sunday // 14:51 | Viewed: 779

Juncker Warns UK on Discrimination Against EU Workers

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker warned Britain's prime minister David Cameron on the discrimination against workers from other EU countries.

World » EU | December 13, 2014, Saturday // 16:06 | Viewed: 913

Over 4600 People Killed in Eastern Ukraine Since Start of Conflict

More than 4600 people were killed since the beginning of the conflict in eastern Ukraine this spring, said the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).

World » Ukraine | December 13, 2014, Saturday // 12:06 | Viewed: 800

New EU Rules for Food Labelling Come into Effect on Dec. 13

The new EU rules for food labelling come into effect on December 13, reports Mediapool.

World » EU | December 13, 2014, Saturday // 10:11 | Viewed: 793

Serbia to Launch Tender for Privatization of Telekom Srbija in early 2015

A tender for the privatization of the state-owned Telekom Srbija will be announced at the beginning of 2015, according to state-owned broadcaster Radio-Television Serbia (RTS).

World » Southeast Europe | December 12, 2014, Friday // 19:34 | Viewed: 813

Russia Does Not Need French Mistral Ships – Russian Official

Russia does not need helicopter carriers of the Mistral type, because it doesn't seem very likely to land any troops, said the first deputy chief of the Marine College with the Russian government Segey Shishkaryov.

World » Russia | December 12, 2014, Friday // 17:02 | Viewed: 1477

Bulgarian PM, German Chancellor to Meet, Discuss Energy Matters

The Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is to meet the German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a meeting scheduled for December 15 in Germany.

World » EU | December 12, 2014, Friday // 15:58 | Viewed: 722

CIA Director Defends Interrogation Techniques, Bypasses Issue of Torture

The director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) John O. Brennan defended on Thursday CIA officers who had been accused of using brutal interrogation tactics against al-Qaeda suspects.

World | December 12, 2014, Friday // 11:03 | Viewed: 606

Gunfire near Israel's Embassy in Athens

Greek police are looking into a shooting near the Israeli embassy in the Greek capital Athens.

World » Southeast Europe | December 12, 2014, Friday // 10:36 | Viewed: 1179

TAP Gas Project's Capacity 'to be Doubled'

Shareholders in the Trans Adriatic Pipeline designed to carry gas from Azerbaijan to Europe via Turkey and Greece, are working to double its capacity, a Greek daily reports.

World » Southeast Europe | December 12, 2014, Friday // 10:06 | Viewed: 1036

Turkish President Intends to Chair Meetings of Cabinet in 2015

Turkish President Recep Erdogan will begin chairing the meetings of the government next year.

World » Southeast Europe | December 12, 2014, Friday // 10:03 | Viewed: 542