Swedish Businesses Shifting to Six-hour Workday

Businesses across Sweden are introducing shorter, six-hour workdays so workers can enjoy a better work-life balance.

World | October 1, 2015, Thursday // 17:14 | Viewed: 2596

Russia, US to Hold Talks on Coordinating Airstrikes in Syria

Russia and the US will hold talks “as soon as possible” in order to avoid clashing in Syria after Moscow launched airstrikes against Islamic State (IS) targets on Wednesday.

World | October 1, 2015, Thursday // 10:01 | Viewed: 1723

Russia Says Its Warplanes Launch Strikes on Islamic State Targets in Syria

Russian warplanes have launched presision strikes on positions of the Islamic State group in Syria, the Defence Ministry in Moscow said on Wednesday.

World | September 30, 2015, Wednesday // 17:17 | Viewed: 1529

Russian Aircraft Strike Opposition Targets in Syria

Russian warplanes have launched their first strikes on Syrian opposition targets, Fox News and Reuters reported on Wednesday.

World | September 30, 2015, Wednesday // 15:55 | Viewed: 1586

More Than 88 500 Migrants Enter Croatia in Two Weeks

Croatia's Interior Ministry has said more than 88 500 migrants have entered the country in two weeks, as of 09:00 local time on Wednesday.

World » Southeast Europe | September 30, 2015, Wednesday // 14:47 | Viewed: 1591

Bulgaria Gives Aid to Hungary over Migrant Influx

Bulgaria will transfer some BGN 0.1133 M (nearly EUR 0.058 M) in humanitarian aid to Hungary as the country is still struggling to deal with thousands of migrants from the Middle East willing to reach Germany.

World » EU | September 30, 2015, Wednesday // 13:04 | Viewed: 1628

Increasing Number of Migrants Crossing into Serbia from Bulgaria - B92

An increased number of migrants are crossing into Serbia's Dimitrovgrad over the past three months, a Serbian media outlet says.

World » Southeast Europe | September 30, 2015, Wednesday // 11:24 | Viewed: 2157

Russia MPs Allow Use of Military in Syria

The Russian Federation Council has voted to approve the use of the country's army in military operations abroad, RIA Novosti agency has said.

World » Russia | September 30, 2015, Wednesday // 10:47 | Viewed: 1502

Trilateral Contact Group Agrees on Withdrawal of Weapons in Eastern Ukraine

The Working Group on Security of the Trilateral Contact Group, which involves representatives of Ukraine, Russia and the OSCE, reached an agreement on Tuesday on the withdrawal of tanks and other weapons from the frontline in eastern Ukraine.

World » Ukraine | September 30, 2015, Wednesday // 09:07 | Viewed: 2235

Romania’s PM Ponta Survives No-confidence Vote

Romania’s Parliament on Tuesday rejected a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Victor Ponta filed by the opposition over a corruption scandal.

World » Southeast Europe | September 29, 2015, Tuesday // 20:03 | Viewed: 1347

Russia to Continue Dialogue with U.S. on Syria, Kremlin Says

Russia hopes for a dialogue with the United States on resolving crises and notes the readiness of the two governments to jointly seek a settlement in Syria, Russian president’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov has said.

World | September 29, 2015, Tuesday // 19:00 | Viewed: 1013

US, Russia Agree Syria Needs ‘Managed Transition’, John Kerry Says

The United States and Russia agree on some “fundamental principles" for Syria, including the need for a “managed transition" in the war-torn country, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday.

World | September 29, 2015, Tuesday // 18:07 | Viewed: 1408

Russia to Close Airspace to All Ukrainian Planes on October 25 in Retaliation to Ban

Russia announced on Tuesday that it will close its airspace to all Ukrainian planes starting from October 25.

World | September 29, 2015, Tuesday // 12:59 | Viewed: 1720

Putin, Obama Hold Constructive, Frank Talks on Syria, Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Barack Obama held constructive and frank talks during a meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session in New York on Monday.

World | September 29, 2015, Tuesday // 10:02 | Viewed: 1570

Vladimir Putin Calls for Forming Broad Anti-terrorist Coalition

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday called for creating a broad international anti-terrorist coalition and  warned against flirting with terrorists.

World | September 28, 2015, Monday // 20:55 | Viewed: 1519

US Ready to Work with Russia, Iran on Syria, Obama Tells UN

he United States is ready to cooperate with any country, including Russia and Iran, to find a solution to the Syrian conflict, US President Barack Obama said on Monday.

World | September 28, 2015, Monday // 20:47 | Viewed: 1430

NASA Reveals 'Strongest Evidence Yet' of Flowing Water on Present-Day Mars

New findings from Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) provide the strongest evidence yet that liquid water is flowing intermittently on Mars, the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) revealed on Monday.

World | September 28, 2015, Monday // 19:31 | Viewed: 2869

EU Adopts First Balkan-Mediterranean Cooperation Programme

The first EU programme for transnational cooperation covering the Balkan Peninsula and the Eastern Mediterranean region has been adopted, the European Commission announced on Monday.

World » EU | September 28, 2015, Monday // 17:56 | Viewed: 1625

Turkey’s PM Davutoglu Proposes Creation of Safe Zone in Syria

Turkey’s Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Monday called again for the creation of a safe zone inside Syria to host thousands of mostly Syrian migrants who are trying to cross into Europe from Turkish territory, AFP reported.

World » Southeast Europe | September 28, 2015, Monday // 16:11 | Viewed: 1696

Bulgaria's President, Turkey's PM Discuss Gas Link

Migrants, gas interconnections and road infrastructure projects have topped the agenda at a meeting between Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev and Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoglu, the head of state's press office has said.

World » Southeast Europe | September 28, 2015, Monday // 11:49 | Viewed: 1758

Putin Says Russia Seeking to Set Up Regional Anti-IS Network

Russia is trying to establish "some kind of a coordination network" to cooperate with Middle Eastern countries in the fight against Islamic State, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said.

World » Russia | September 28, 2015, Monday // 11:05 | Viewed: 1672