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5.7-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Northeast Japan

A 5.7-magnitude quake hit off the coast of northeast Japan on Friday, according to reports of the US Geological Survey.

World | July 5, 2014, Saturday // 10:32 | Viewed: 856

Greece Suffers Brownouts As Electricity Workers Strike

Parts of Greece have been experiencing power cuts – after electricity workers began a 48-hour strike on Thursday over privatisation plans, reports Euronews.

World | July 4, 2014, Friday // 15:01 | Viewed: 879

Raid on Ukraine's pro-Russian Activists 'Kills 150 Rebels' - Army

Ukrainain forces say at least 150 rebels have been killed during heavy fighting in the east of the country.

World | July 4, 2014, Friday // 11:34 | Viewed: 824

Germany's Parliament Approves National Minimum Wage

Lawmakers at the German Parliament, the Bundestag, have backed the establishment of a minimum wage level in the country.

World | July 3, 2014, Thursday // 15:35 | Viewed: 864

Ukrainian Kramatorsk Shelled After Termination of Ceasefire

Ukrainian military forces have waged a massive artillery fire at east Ukraine’s Donetsk regional city of Kramatorsk overnight to Wednesday.

World | July 2, 2014, Wednesday // 11:37 | Viewed: 711

Turkey's Erdogan to Run for President in August

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be his party's presidential candidate at the vote this August, ruling AKP officials say.

World | July 1, 2014, Tuesday // 14:39 | Viewed: 575

Ukraine's President Ends Ceasfire, Vows Attack on Rebels

Ukraine's President Poroshenko announced the end of the ceasefire with pro-Russian separatists fighting in the eastern part of the country.

World | July 1, 2014, Tuesday // 13:44 | Viewed: 603

Israel Blames Hamas for Murdered Teens, Launches Air Strikes

Israel has started conducting air strikes on Hamas sites in Gaza, after the bodies of three youths were found in the southern West Bank.

World | July 1, 2014, Tuesday // 13:09 | Viewed: 578

Kosovo Police Arrests 18 for Mitrovica Clashes

Eighteen people have been arrested for the clashes in Kosovo’s divided Mitrovica region on June 22.

World | June 30, 2014, Monday // 14:47 | Viewed: 601

30 Migrants Suffocate to Death on Mediterranean Boat

Around 30 migrants have been found dead on a boat in the Mediterranean Sea, between Sicily and the North African coast.

World | June 30, 2014, Monday // 12:42 | Viewed: 995

Turkey's Abdullah Gul Not to Run for Second Presidential Term

Turkish President Abdullah Gul has announced he will not stand to be re-elected for another seven years on August 10.

World | June 30, 2014, Monday // 12:05 | Viewed: 986

Russia's Channel One Journalist Killed in Ukraine's Donetsk

A Russian journalist has died in Ukraine’s Donetsk Region after being fatally wounded while on assignment.

World | June 30, 2014, Monday // 11:48 | Viewed: 604

ISIS Declares 'Caliphate' in Its Iraq, Syria Territories

ISIS-led insurgents are creating an Islamic state out of the vast strips of land they control in Iraq and Syria, the militants have announced.

World | June 30, 2014, Monday // 11:35 | Viewed: 721

North Korea Fires Short-Range Missiles, Seoul Claims

North Korea has fired 2 short-range missiles off the eastern coast of the peninsula, a South Korean official has stated.

World | June 29, 2014, Sunday // 14:04 | Viewed: 951

Abducted OSCE Observers Freed in Ukraine

The last four remaining OSCE observers who were abducted by rebels in Ukraine have been freed, as part of President Petro Poroshenko’s peace plan.

World | June 29, 2014, Sunday // 12:19 | Viewed: 588

Bosnia Commemorates Austrian Archduke Shooting, Serbs Hail Murderer

Bosnia's capital Sarajevo is marking 100 years since Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand's assassination in Sarajevo started World War I in 1914.

World | June 28, 2014, Saturday // 16:30 | Viewed: 990

Donetsk Rebels to Seek Integration into Russia's Customs Union

The self-proclaimed "Donetsk People's Republic" intends to start integration with Russia's customs union and to gradually exit Ukraine's legislative scope, an official says.

World | June 28, 2014, Saturday // 16:01 | Viewed: 1035

Ukraine's Poroshenko Extends Donbass Ceasefire

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has extended the truce offered to pro-Russian rebels, which was to end Friday, until the end of June.

World | June 28, 2014, Saturday // 10:29 | Viewed: 617

EU Issues Ultimatum to Russia to Act on Ukraine Peace Plan

The EU has given Moscow a three-day ultimatum to take concrete steps towards implementing a peace plan in eastern Ukraine or risk economic sanctions.

World | June 27, 2014, Friday // 17:48 | Viewed: 857

Over 300 Inmates in Greece Continue Hunger Strike

Over 3000 inmates at prisons in Greece continue their hunger strike over the poor living conditions.

World | June 26, 2014, Thursday // 15:09 | Viewed: 710

Poroshenko to Appoint Regional Presidential Representatives in Ukraine

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has proposed to appoint regional representatives to oversee human rights violations and constitutional infringements.

World | June 26, 2014, Thursday // 12:51 | Viewed: 554
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