Pope Francis is planning to visit Turkey in the last days of November at the invitation of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Vatican announced on Friday.
Austria announced Thursday a 15% decrease in deliveries of Russian gas.
The liturgical feasts of Saints Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II are to be observed on October 11 and October 22, respectively.
The European Commission said on Thursday it is mobilising EUR 22 M to help the population of Ukrainian regions suffering from the consequences of the conflict.
US president Barack Obama has announced a sustained, US-led effort to combat the Islamic State, which would include action in Syria.
Some 70 percent of Russian soldiers have pulled back from the east of Ukraine, the country's President Petro Poroshenko has said.
A powerful explosion rocked a chemical plant in northern Germany on Tuesday, injuring several people and damaging nearby houses, police said.
US President Barack Obama is preparing to expand the American offensive against Islamic State extremists, including targeting the group’s havens inside Syria, reports Bloomberg.
Unidentified suspects threw sound bombs in two metro stations in Cairo on Tuesday, causing no damage or injuries, MENA news agency reported.
Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disintegrated over eastern Ukraine after it was likely hit by multiple objects “from outside the aircraft”, the AP reported on Tuesday.
The amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reached a new record high in 2013, propelled by a surge in levels of carbon dioxide, according to the World Meteorological Organization.
EU Council President Herman van Rompuy has announced the bloc put off for "a few days" the enforcement of new measures against Russia.
Russia's military acted in an "unnecessarily provocative" manner when its aircraft circled a Canadian ship in the Black Sea on Sunday, says Canada's minister of national defense.
The European Union is to introduce a new round of sanctions against Russia, but could reverse them depending on the situation in Ukraine.
Fitch Ratings has affirmed Macedonia's Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) at 'BB+' with Stable Outlooks.
US warplanes have pushed back Islamic State fighters threatening Iraq key Haditha dam, witnesses have said.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has announced Moscow could restrict the movement of foreign flights in its airspace if new sector sanctions are introduced against the country.
The US has launched a series of air strikes on Islamic State militants close to the vital Haditha dam in western Iraq, Sunday.
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