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Israel Claims to Have Shot Down Syrian Aircraft

The Israeli Defense Force (IDF) says in a statement it downed a Syrian jet in mid-flight.

World | September 23, 2014, Tuesday // 11:04 | Viewed: 459

US, Arab States Carry Out Tens of Air Strikes Against IS in Syria

US and Arab states have carried out the first air strikes against militant group Islamic State (IS) on the territory of Syria, the Pentagon has announced.

World | September 23, 2014, Tuesday // 10:36 | Viewed: 542

New Polish Gov't to Seek Normal Relations with Russia, Ukraine

The new cabinet in Poland will try to improve ties with Moscow and Kiev, Foreign Minister Grzegorz Schetyna has announced.

World » EU | September 23, 2014, Tuesday // 08:57 | Viewed: 753

Romanian PM Ponta Survives No-Confidence Vote

The Parliament in Bucharest has rejected a motion of no confidence submitted by the opposition against Prime Minister Victor Ponta.

World » Southeast Europe | September 23, 2014, Tuesday // 08:32 | Viewed: 517

Thousands Join NY Climate March Ahead of UN Climate Summit

A march to raise awareness about the dangers of climate change drew thousands to the streets of New York City Sunday, with similar protests taking place around the world.

World | September 22, 2014, Monday // 11:04 | Viewed: 899

Kiev to Set Up Fund to Restore Ukraine's East

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko announced Sunday he was initiating a fund for the restoration of the infrastructure in the war-torn eastern Ukraine.

World | September 22, 2014, Monday // 10:14 | Viewed: 680

Pope Francis Praises Albania for Religious Harmony during 11-hour Visit

Pope Francis arrived Sunday in Albania on an 11-hour visit.

World | September 21, 2014, Sunday // 14:52 | Viewed: 813

5.3-Magnitude Earthquake Registered in Western Greece

An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale hit Western Greece on Sunday.

World | September 21, 2014, Sunday // 11:53 | Viewed: 1137

Kiev, Pro-Moscow Rebels Agree to Set Buffer Zone to Bolster Ceasefire

Ukrainian authorities and pro-Russia rebels on Saturday agreed on a complete ceasefire and a buffer zone a bid to bolster the preliminary truce signed on September 5.

World » Ukraine | September 20, 2014, Saturday // 16:16 | Viewed: 843

First French Air Strikes Against Islamic State Destroy Supply Depot

France’s first air strikes against targets of Islamic State militants have destroyed a logistics depot of the jihadist fighters in northern Iraq.

World | September 20, 2014, Saturday // 10:44 | Viewed: 889

Russia Mulls Isolating Itself from Global Internet

Moscow could introduce a special regime to manage its segment of the Internet, Russian media reports suggest.

World » Russia | September 19, 2014, Friday // 13:17 | Viewed: 1281

UK Retains Commitment to Devolution after Scotland's 'No'

The "Better Together" camp is leading on the "Yes Scotland" campaign, with partial results showing between 54 and 55 percent voted "No".

World » EU | September 19, 2014, Friday // 10:16 | Viewed: 1236

Serbia Cuts Pensions, Public Sector Salaries

Serbia will cut pensions and public sector salaries as part of a package of economic reform measures.

World » Southeast Europe | September 19, 2014, Friday // 09:20 | Viewed: 733

Albania's Parliament Dismisses Central Bank Governor

Lawmakers in Tirana have dismissed Bank of Albania governor Ardian Fullani, who was arrested earlier this week over a sum missing from the central bank's reserve.

World » Southeast Europe | September 18, 2014, Thursday // 20:22 | Viewed: 760

China, India Sign Landmark USD 20 B Deals

Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to India has resulted in a number of deals between the two countries in the fields of infrastructure, energy and industrial zones.

World » International Business | September 18, 2014, Thursday // 19:25 | Viewed: 695

Russia's Putin 'Threatens to Send Army' to Riga, Warsaw, Bucharest

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has claimed his Russian counterpart told him his troops could reach NATO states "within two days", media reports suggest.

World » Russia | September 18, 2014, Thursday // 18:32 | Viewed: 2221

Scotland 'to Remain in UK' - Last Poll

Some 53 percent of voters in a referendum on whether Scotland should be an independent country have chosen to remain part of the United Kingdom, a survey shows.

World | September 18, 2014, Thursday // 16:46 | Viewed: 974

Ukraine Urges EU to Discuss Drop in Russian Gas Transit with Moscow

Worried by a drop in Russian gas volumes being transited via Ukraine and Slovakia, Kiev has asked the EU to discuss the issue with Moscow.

World | September 18, 2014, Thursday // 11:00 | Viewed: 788

Scotland Votes on Independence

Nearly 4.3 million registered voters in Scotland are to decide Thursday on whether the country should stay in the UK or become an independent nation.

World | September 18, 2014, Thursday // 08:13 | Viewed: 622

Russia Strikes USD 3.5 B Deals for Arms Deliveries to Egypt

Russia and Egypt have reached a preliminary deal on USD 3.

World | September 17, 2014, Wednesday // 21:21 | Viewed: 1689

Turkish Food Exporters Seek Cuts in Russian Customs Duties

Turkish food exporters are seeking cuts in Russian import duties to boost their share of the vast Russian market where Western food imports have been banned.

World | September 17, 2014, Wednesday // 13:52 | Viewed: 771