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Netherlands Parliament Imposes Partial Ban on Wearing Burkas

The members of the lower chamber of the Parliament of the Netherlands have adopted with a huge majority the ban on wearing burkas in certain public places like schools and hospitals, reported AFP.

World » EU | November 29, 2016, Tuesday // 18:23 | Viewed: 1838

Erdogan: Turkey Has Several Alternatives to Europe

Turkish President Recep Erdogan stated that his country has not given up on its ambition of joining the EU but that there are several other alternatives if the process reaches a dead end.

World » Southeast Europe | November 29, 2016, Tuesday // 16:09 | Viewed: 1181

Serbia 'Mulls Fence along Bulgaria, Macedonia Borders'

Serbia considers setting up fences along its eastern borders with Bulgaria and Macedonia to stem an influx of migrants from the two countries, Focus News Agency reports, citing local media.

World » Southeast Europe | November 29, 2016, Tuesday // 12:03 | Viewed: 1847

Montenegro Parliament Approves New Govt

Lawmakers in Montenegro have approved the new cabinet of the country led by Duško Marković, the deputy head of the ruling party, local media report.

World » Southeast Europe | November 29, 2016, Tuesday // 06:40 | Viewed: 1998

Germany's President: European Integration Must Be Halted Temporarily

The integration of European countries within the framework of the European Union must be halted temporarily.

World » EU | November 28, 2016, Monday // 14:15 | Viewed: 1487

EU Budget for 2017 Approved

The governments of the European Union approved at a final reading the budget of the EU for 2017.

World » EU | November 28, 2016, Monday // 13:09 | Viewed: 1304

Cuba's Fidel Castro Dies Aged 90

Fidel Castro, Cuba's former president and leader of the Communist revolution, has died aged 90, Cuban state media reports.

World | November 26, 2016, Saturday // 08:30 | Viewed: 1389

Turkey's Erdogan Threatens To Open Borders To Migrants

Turkish President Recep Erdogan threatened to open the borders of the country to illegal migrants after the European Parliament decided to support the resolution freezing accession negotiations with Turkey.

World » Southeast Europe | November 25, 2016, Friday // 11:46 | Viewed: 1886

Turkish PM: Without Turkey, Migrants Would Flood Europe

Without Turkey’s help, Europe will be flooded by the migrant wave, while the freezing of negotiations with the EU will harm Europe more than it would Ankara, stated to Turkish media Turkish PM Binali Yıldırım.

World » Southeast Europe | November 25, 2016, Friday // 10:48 | Viewed: 1603

EU Promises Ukraine Visa-Free Regime

The European Union has promised Ukraine a visa-free regime by December and a ratification of the Agreement for association and free-trade.

World » Ukraine | November 25, 2016, Friday // 10:19 | Viewed: 2847

Ukraine's President Poroshenko To Attend EU Summit

Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko has arrived in Brussels for the EU summit.

World » Ukraine | November 24, 2016, Thursday // 14:43 | Viewed: 1409

UN Secretary General António Guterres Arrives in Moscow

The newly- elected UN Secretary General António Guterres is expected to arrive in Moscow on November 24, where he will meet head of state Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, reported TASS News Agency.

World » EU | November 24, 2016, Thursday // 14:30 | Viewed: 1560

Romania’s National Radio Chief Charged With Corruption

Prosecutors have indicted the head of Romania's national radio on charges of malfeasance, reported Associated Press, cited by BTA.

World » Southeast Europe | November 24, 2016, Thursday // 14:21 | Viewed: 1408

Turkey Charges Famous Writers With Terrorism

A court in Istanbul has accepted the indictment prepared by the state prosecutor against Aslı Erdoğan and Nazmiye Alpay on charges of participation in a terrorist organisation, reported Hurriyet Daily News, cited by BTA.

World » Southeast Europe | November 24, 2016, Thursday // 13:57 | Viewed: 2983

Greek Union of Civil Servants Goes on Strike

Social tension in Greece is growing. The Union of Civil Servants (ADEDY), organiser of the 24-hour nationwide strike, insists on a suspension of the practice of part-time employment and the annulment of all laws leading to drastic cuts in wages.

World » EU | November 24, 2016, Thursday // 13:49 | Viewed: 2587

EP To Recommend Freezing of Negotiations with Turkey

The European Parliament is planning on recommending the suspension of negotiations on the accession of Turkey to the European Union due to the violation of democratic standards by the government in Ankara.

World » EU | November 24, 2016, Thursday // 12:20 | Viewed: 2276

European Parliament President Schulz To Step Down

The President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz will leave his post.

World » EU | November 24, 2016, Thursday // 11:15 | Viewed: 2194

European Conference for Innovative Entrepreneurship Hosted by Bratislava

The European awards for encouraging entrepreneurship will be presented in Bratislava on Thursday, reported BNR.

World » EU | November 24, 2016, Thursday // 11:09 | Viewed: 2169

Explosion Rocks Turkish City of Adana

An explosion has rocked the Turkish city of Adana.

World » Southeast Europe | November 24, 2016, Thursday // 10:00 | Viewed: 2515

German Lufthansa Cancels 10 More Flights From Sofia To Munich, Frankfurt

German carrier Lufthansa has cancelled its flights from Sofia to Munich and Frankfurt for another consecutive day, announced the press center of Sofia Airport.

World » EU | November 23, 2016, Wednesday // 15:41 | Viewed: 2503

EC Introduces Directive for Protection of Bankrupt Firms' Staff

Every year 200,000 enterprises in the EU go bankrupt which results in the loss of 1.

World » EU | November 23, 2016, Wednesday // 15:05 | Viewed: 1407
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