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Gjorge Ivanov Wins First Round of Macedonia's Presidential Elections

Incumbent President Gjorge Ivanov, from the ruling VMRO DPMNE party, has declared victory at Macedonia's presidential elections.

World | April 14, 2014, Monday // 08:28 | Viewed: 869

Police Raid in Ukraine's Slaviansk Leaves at least 1 Dead

The "anti-terrorist" operation of Ukrainian security forces in the eastern town of Slaviansk has left at least one dead and several injured.

World | April 13, 2014, Sunday // 16:31 | Viewed: 841

Anti-Terrorist Campaign against Separatists in Ukraine's Slaviansk

Ukrainian acting Interior Minister Arsen Avakov has called on the residents of Slaviansk to not leave their homes or stay near windows due to an ongoing "anti-terrorist operation.

World | April 13, 2014, Sunday // 11:54 | Viewed: 643

Macedonia Holds Presidential Elections

Macedonians are going to the polls on Sunday in the fifth presidential elections for the country.

World | April 13, 2014, Sunday // 11:02 | Viewed: 828

Ukraine Suspends Gas Payments to Russia

Ukraine is suspending payments to Russia for gas deliveries until the conclusion of price talks, chief executive Andriy Kobolev said on Saturday.

World | April 12, 2014, Saturday // 15:04 | Viewed: 1143

Ukraine's PM Offers Concessions to Donetsk Pro-Russian Separatists

Pro-Russian separatists have retained control of key government buildings in eastern Ukraine despite PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk's promise to cede more power to the country's regions.

World | April 12, 2014, Saturday // 12:09 | Viewed: 922

US Imposes New Sanctions Against Crimea Officials

US Department of the Treasury has imposed new sanctions against seven Crimean top officials and the Crimea-based Chernomorneftegaz energy company, Friday.

World | April 12, 2014, Saturday // 11:37 | Viewed: 941

US Refuses Visa to Iranian Diplomat Over Security Risk

The US has refused a visa to the new Iranian envoy to the UN in New York, due to links to the group that took over the US embassy in Tehran in 1979.

World | April 12, 2014, Saturday // 11:19 | Viewed: 751

Crimea Adopts New Constitution

Crimean Parliament adopted the new constitution of the republic at an extraordinary session in the Crimean capital city, Friday.

World | April 12, 2014, Saturday // 10:31 | Viewed: 829

Obama Tells Merkel to be Prepared for Further Sanctions

US President Barack Obama has urged the European Union to be prepared for new sanctions against Russia.

World | April 11, 2014, Friday // 13:38 | Viewed: 1077

Germany's Inflation Hits Record Low Rates in March

EU harmonized inflation in Germany has dropped to its lowest level in more than three years in March, 2014, final data from the Federal Statistical Office Destatis showed Friday.

World | April 11, 2014, Friday // 12:42 | Viewed: 558

Pro-Russian Groups Remain Resolute as Kiev Deadline Approaches

Pro-Russian fractions continue to occupy government buildings in the eastern Ukrainian cities Luhansk and Donetsk.

World | April 11, 2014, Friday // 12:01 | Viewed: 824

US Slams Russia for Gas Threats

The United States has condemned Russia's threat to cut off gas supplies to Ukraine.

World | April 11, 2014, Friday // 09:58 | Viewed: 628

President Putin Threatens to Cut Ukraine Gas Supplies

Russian President Vladimir Putin has threatened to cut off gas supplies to Ukraine, if the country doesn't pay its debts.

World | April 11, 2014, Friday // 09:26 | Viewed: 732

NGO with Erdogan's Son as Board Member Received USD 100 M

A charity NGO of which Turkish Prime Minister Recep Erdogan's son Bilal is a board member received USD 100 M of foreign donations between 2008 and 2012.

World | April 10, 2014, Thursday // 17:19 | Viewed: 880

Ukraine Will Not Prosecute Activists in Luhansk, Donetsk

Ukrainian interim President Oleksandr Turchynov has said Kiev will grant amnesty to to pro-Russian activist in two eastern cities if they choose to hand over their weapons.

World | April 10, 2014, Thursday // 14:24 | Viewed: 715

Greek, Turkish Cypriot Communities in Rare Joint Project

A new sewage plant was opened in Cypriot capital Nicosia by the mayors of northern and southern part of the city as a joint initiative of the city's Greek and Turkish population.

World | April 9, 2014, Wednesday // 16:17 | Viewed: 716

Russia Cut Off VOA Broadcasts

Russia refused to renew the contract for the air broadcasts of the radio Voice Of America (VOA) on its territory, reports Interfax.

World | April 9, 2014, Wednesday // 15:34 | Viewed: 829

Intelligence Services Thwarted Terror Attacks during Sochi Olympics

Russian and international intelligence services thwarted planned terror attacks during the Sochi Olympics, according to the Director of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB).

World | April 9, 2014, Wednesday // 15:20 | Viewed: 1040

Serbia's Deputy PM Opposes Gazprom Pocketing Entire Profit of NIS

The authorities in Belgrade have opposed the practice of Russian Gazprom, owner of a 56% stake in Naftna Industrija Srbije (NIS), pocketing the entire profit of the company.

World | April 9, 2014, Wednesday // 14:56 | Viewed: 930

Britain Further Tightens Rules For Immigrants

Britain is further stepping up restrictions on foreign job seekers' access to welfare payments in an attempt to cut immigration, reports Reuters.

World | April 9, 2014, Wednesday // 11:42 | Viewed: 878
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