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EU Prolongs Anti-Smugglers Operation in Mediterranean

The foreign ministers of the EU member states agreed on Monday to extend the mandate of EUNAVFOR Med Operation Sophia by another year and to add two more tasks to its mandate.

World » EU | June 21, 2016, Tuesday // 12:42 | Viewed: 1242

Brussels Bomb Alert: No Explosives Found on Suspect

Brussels authorities have said the belt of a man arrested in a shopping mall do not contain explosives.

World » EU | June 21, 2016, Tuesday // 09:48 | Viewed: 1478

Thousands Protest against Macedonia's Govt as 'Reform Deadline' Expires

Thousands of Macedonians took to the streets of the capital Skopje on Monday as a deadline protesters had set for the government to react to the current political crisis expired.

World » Southeast Europe | June 21, 2016, Tuesday // 08:30 | Viewed: 2427

Cyprus Asks EU for Help to Fight Forest Fire

Cyprus has appealed to the EU for help in fighting a forest fire raging on the island since midday Sunday.

World » EU | June 20, 2016, Monday // 21:27 | Viewed: 1430

France Calls on EU Leaders to Consider Potential Relaxation of Russia Sanctions

French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault on Monday called on  EU leaders  to discuss possible offers for relaxation of the economic sanctions imposed by the Union on Russia over the Ukraine crisis if there was significant progress in the implementation o

World » EU | June 20, 2016, Monday // 21:05 | Viewed: 1256

Donald Tusk Calls on Britons Not to Vote for Brexit on Thursday

The European Council President Donald Tusk urged Britain to stay in the European Union on Monday – just three days before the British voters decide in a referendum whether the UK will leave the bloc or remain part of it.

World | June 20, 2016, Monday // 19:11 | Viewed: 1190

Serbian Tycoon Miroslav Miskovic Sentenced to Five Years in Jail for Tax Evasion

The Belgrade High Court sentenced Serbian tycoon Miroslav Miskovic to five years in prison for helping his son evade tax payments worth about RSD 320 M (EUR 3 M), Tanjug reported on Monday.

World » Southeast Europe | June 20, 2016, Monday // 18:11 | Viewed: 1393

Croatian Parliament Dissolves Itself, Paving Way for Early Elections

The Croatian parliament voted on Monday to dissolve itself, paving the way for the holding of early parliamentary elections, which are most likely to take place in early September.

World » Southeast Europe | June 20, 2016, Monday // 16:11 | Viewed: 1284

Number of Forcibly Displaced People Hit Record 65.3 Million in 2015

According to the latest Global Trends report of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) released on Monday, 65.

World | June 20, 2016, Monday // 13:05 | Viewed: 1072

At Least Eleven Children Die in Storm in Russian Lake

At least eleven children and an adult have died after their boat was caught in a strong storm in Syamozero lake in the northwestern Russian region of Karelia on Sunday.

World » Russia | June 19, 2016, Sunday // 16:34 | Viewed: 1435

Poland Has Readiness to Deploy More Officers to Bulgarian-Turkish Border

The Polish government has the readiness to deploy additional police officers to the Bulgarian-Turkish border.

World » Southeast Europe | June 19, 2016, Sunday // 13:09 | Viewed: 1995

Greece Reportedly Plans Mandatory POS Terminals for Some Professions to Beat Tax Dodging

The Greek government will oblige certain professions and enterprises to have card terminals for online transactions in a bid to curb tax evasion and improve monitoring of money flows, Greek newspaper Kathimerini reported on Saturday citing sources.

World » Southeast Europe | June 18, 2016, Saturday // 15:03 | Viewed: 1635

Recoverd Black Boxes of Crashed EgyptAir Plane Are Heavily Damaged

The two “black boxes” of the EgyptAir Flight MS804 that crashed into the Mediterranean last month have been recovered from the sea and taken to Cairo for analysis, the Egyptian investigators have said.

World | June 18, 2016, Saturday // 14:17 | Viewed: 1508

Russia Hasn’t Given up on South Stream Entirely, Putin Says  

Russia hasn’t entirely abandoned the South Stream gas pipeline project, President Vladimir Putin has said.

World » Russia | June 18, 2016, Saturday // 13:36 | Viewed: 1630

Belgian Police Arrest 12 People Suspected of Plotting Terror Attacks

The Belgian police have arrested 12 suspects across the country as part of anti-terrorism investigation, RTBF broadcaster reported on Saturday.

World | June 18, 2016, Saturday // 12:28 | Viewed: 1578

Russia Ready to Build New NPPs in Bulgaria Despite Belene’s Demise - Rosatom

Russia’s Rosatom has said it is ready to consider the option of building new nuclear power plants in Bulgaria despite the failure of an agreement to build one in Belene.

World » Russia | June 17, 2016, Friday // 16:35 | Viewed: 2295

Some 3,000 Migrants Arrive in Europe by Sea in Three Days; Total Arrivals Top 213,000 in 2016

An estimated 213,581 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea between January 1 and June 15 of this year, the International Organisation for Migration announced on Friday.

World | June 17, 2016, Friday // 15:09 | Viewed: 1451

Russia’s Lukoil Considering Sale of Oil Refineries in Europe, Alekperov Says

Russia’s Lukoil is considering the sale of its four oil refineries in Europe, including Neftochim Burgas plant in Bulgaria, the company President Vagit Alekperov has said.

World » Russia | June 16, 2016, Thursday // 17:06 | Viewed: 2070

Serbian Police Find Irregular Migrants Near Border with Bulgaria

Serbian authoritiers found 56 irregular migrants hidden in two vans in the eastern part of the country near the border with Bulgaria, the Associated Press reported on Thursday.

World » Southeast Europe | June 16, 2016, Thursday // 16:39 | Viewed: 1703

Turkey Denies Suspending Readmission Agreement with Bulgaria

Turkey has unilaterally suspended the migrant readmission agreement with Bulgaria, media sources say.

World » Southeast Europe | June 16, 2016, Thursday // 11:28 | Viewed: 2627

Switzerland Withdraws EU Application

The Swiss Parliament on Wednesday approved the country's decision to withdraw its EU membership application that it had submitted in 1992.

World | June 16, 2016, Thursday // 09:10 | Viewed: 2244