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How Is SYRIZA's Performance Affecting Greek, EU Politics?

Hours before polling stations close in Greece, many media outlets place an emphasis on the impact Alexis Tsipras's Coalition of the Radical Left (known for its acronym SYRIZA) is having on the nation's political landscape.

World » Southeast Europe | January 25, 2015, Sunday // 17:01 | Viewed: 1128

'Greece Will Return to Democracy, Social Cohesion, Dignity,' Tsipras Says

Greeks are casting their ballots for a new parliament amid substantial voter activity, international media outlets report.

World » Southeast Europe | January 25, 2015, Sunday // 13:22 | Viewed: 1183

Ukraine Marks Day of National Mourning after Mariupol Rocket Attacks

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko has called a day of national mourning following a series of rocket attacks in the port city of Mariupol.

World » Ukraine | January 25, 2015, Sunday // 11:41 | Viewed: 1359

Greeks Vote in Decisive Early Election

Voting is under way in Greece on Sunday in a snap parliamentary election widely believed to be decisive about the country's economic future.

World » Southeast Europe | January 25, 2015, Sunday // 09:21 | Viewed: 1056

Ukraine’s PM Calls for Urgent UN Security Council Meeting over Mariupol Shelling

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Saturday called for an urgent meeting of the United Nations Security Council over the shelling of the city of Mariupol that has claimed the lives of at least 21 people.

World » Ukraine | January 24, 2015, Saturday // 17:09 | Viewed: 1360

Rocket Fire Kills At Least 15 in Ukraine’s Mariupol, Police Says

At least 15 people have been killed and 76 injured in a series of rocket attacks allegedly launched by pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine's port city of Mariupol on Saturday.

World » Ukraine | January 24, 2015, Saturday // 15:48 | Viewed: 1252

Greece's Lefist SYRIZA Extends Lead over Conservatives Ahead of Sunday’s Vote

Greece’s snap parliamentary elections on Sunday could bring to power Europe’s first radical leftist government, polls have shown.

World » EU | January 24, 2015, Saturday // 14:33 | Viewed: 1329

OSCE Urges Restraint on All Paries in Ukraine Conflict to Protect Civilians

The Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) has again called for restraint of all parties involved in the conflict in eastern Ukraine following new killing of civilians in the Donetsk region.

World » Ukraine | January 24, 2015, Saturday // 12:43 | Viewed: 1196

Donetsk Separatists Reject Ceasefire Talks, Continue Offensive

The leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic Alexander Zakharchenko announced that his troops are on the offensive and the separatists are unwilling to hold truce talks with Ukraine.

World » Ukraine | January 23, 2015, Friday // 20:52 | Viewed: 1078

Saudi King Abdullah Dies, Oil Prices Rebound

Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has died at the age of about 90, international news outlets reported on Friday.

World | January 23, 2015, Friday // 10:16 | Viewed: 1188

ECB Launches Massive Bond-Buying Plan to Spur Growth  

The European Central Bank (ECB) will buy EUR 60B in assets per month from March 2015 until end-September 2016 to stimulate flagging economic growth in Europe, the bank’s President Mario Draghi announced on Thursday.

World » EU | January 22, 2015, Thursday // 18:02 | Viewed: 1056

Germany's Leipzig With 15,000 Anti-Islam Protesters

German anti-Islam movement LEGIDA took on the streets of Leipzig with around 15,000 protesters on Wednesday evening.

World » EU | January 22, 2015, Thursday // 13:22 | Viewed: 1023

Ukraine, US Accuse Russia, Separatists of Escalating Situation

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced on Wednesday that Russia had more than 9000 troops and 500 tanks, heavy artillery and armoured personnel carriers in eastern Ukraine.

World » Ukraine | January 22, 2015, Thursday // 11:53 | Viewed: 881

Thirteen 'Killed' in Donetsk Bus Stop Shelling

At least thirteen people have died after shelling at a bus stop in Ukraine's Donetsk, local officials say.

World » Ukraine | January 22, 2015, Thursday // 09:47 | Viewed: 919

PEGIDA Leader Bachmann Steps Down After Hitler-Style Photo

The leader of Germany’s “anti-Islamisation” movement PEGIDA has stepped down after newspapers published a photo showing him apparently posing with Hitler-style toothbrush moustache.

World | January 21, 2015, Wednesday // 22:15 | Viewed: 722

Cuba, US Start Historic Talks on Restoring Relations

The United States and Cuba on Wednesday began talks on re-establishing diplomatic relations and eventually repealing a 53-year-old trade embargo, international news outlets reported.

World | January 21, 2015, Wednesday // 20:29 | Viewed: 707

France Steps up Counter-Terrorism Effort

France will implement ''exceptional'' measures to reinforce its counter-terrorism efforts, Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Wednesday following armed attacks by Islamic militants in Paris earlier this month.

World | January 21, 2015, Wednesday // 18:58 | Viewed: 734

Russian FM: `They Played Around With Us For South Stream`

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov announced at his annual press conference on Wednesday that Moscow relies on the fact that the Turkish stream project will be realized, which will allow for the strengthening of energy security in Europe.

World » Russia | January 21, 2015, Wednesday // 15:29 | Viewed: 1404

Albanian Parliament Speaker: West Balkans Have Common Strategic Interests

Albania sees its relations with neighbouring Macedonia as strategic and is ready to support its sovereignty, according to Ilir Meta, Speaker of the Parliament of Albania.

World » Southeast Europe | January 21, 2015, Wednesday // 15:28 | Viewed: 1084

US President Delivers State of Union Speech, Sets Ambitious Goals

US President Barack Obama delivered on Tuesday his sixth State of the Union speech at a joint session of Congress, in which he set out an ambitious agenda.

World | January 21, 2015, Wednesday // 12:04 | Viewed: 575

Ukraine Signs Gas Link Deal with Poland

Ukraine’s state-owned energy company Naftogaz and Polish pipeline operator Gaz System have signed a deal for the construction of a gas interconnector, Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has said.

World » Ukraine | January 20, 2015, Tuesday // 20:54 | Viewed: 1453