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Pope Francis to Visit Turkey in Late November

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.

World | September 12, 2014, Friday // 18:06 | Viewed: 829

Austria Complains of 15% Decrease in Supplies of Russian Gas

Austria announced Thursday a 15% decrease in deliveries of Russian gas.

World | September 12, 2014, Friday // 10:05 | Viewed: 1052

Feasts of Saints Pope John XXIII, Pope John Paul II To Be Observed on October 11, 22

The liturgical feasts of Saints Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II are to be observed on October 11 and October 22, respectively.

World | September 11, 2014, Thursday // 21:00 | Viewed: 706

EC Boosts Aid for Conflict-Hit Ukrainian Population

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.

World | September 11, 2014, Thursday // 17:40 | Viewed: 531

US President Announces Plan to Combat Islamic State

US president Barack Obama has announced a sustained, US-led effort to combat the Islamic State, which would include action in Syria.

World | September 11, 2014, Thursday // 08:04 | Viewed: 486

4.7-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Romania

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.7 on the Richter Scale was registered in Romania, Wednesday night.

World | September 11, 2014, Thursday // 07:27 | Viewed: 690

Ukraine President Says Most Russian Soldiers 'Pulled Back from Donbass'

Some 70 percent of Russian soldiers have pulled back from the east of Ukraine, the country's President Petro Poroshenko has said.

World | September 10, 2014, Wednesday // 21:02 | Viewed: 643

France to Host International Conference on Iraq

France will host an international conference on Iraq next week and President Francois Hollande will visit the country on Friday, a statement from the French presidency said.

World | September 10, 2014, Wednesday // 13:00 | Viewed: 798

Huge Blast Hits German Chemical Plant, Several People Injured

A powerful explosion rocked a chemical plant in northern Germany on Tuesday, injuring several people and damaging nearby houses, police said.

World | September 10, 2014, Wednesday // 09:47 | Viewed: 488

Barack Obama Preparing to Expand Islamic State Offensive

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.

World | September 10, 2014, Wednesday // 08:30 | Viewed: 452

Sound Bombs Tossed in Cairo Metro, No Injuries or Damage

Unidentified suspects threw sound bombs in two metro stations in Cairo on Tuesday, causing no damage or injuries, MENA news agency reported.

World | September 9, 2014, Tuesday // 20:41 | Viewed: 463

Iraq to Get GBP 1.6 M of Arms from UK Wednesday

The UK said on Tuesday it is donating heavy machine guns and ammunition to the Iraqi government to help it counter attacks by Islamic State jihadist group.

World | September 9, 2014, Tuesday // 18:30 | Viewed: 843

Initial Report Points to ‘External Cause’ of Flight 17 Crash over Ukraine

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.

World | September 9, 2014, Tuesday // 16:01 | Viewed: 522

Surge in CO2 Concentration Pushes Greenhouse Gases Levels to Record High

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.

World | September 9, 2014, Tuesday // 13:10 | Viewed: 493

EU Delays Russia Sanctions Due to Ukraine Ceasefire

EU Council President Herman van Rompuy has announced the bloc put off for "a few days" the enforcement of new measures against Russia.

World | September 9, 2014, Tuesday // 11:41 | Viewed: 531

Canadian Warship Buzzed by Russian Jets during NATO Sea Breeze Exercise

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.

World | September 9, 2014, Tuesday // 11:24 | Viewed: 881

EU 'to Pursue Sanctions' against Russia - Spokeswoman

The European Union is to introduce a new round of sanctions against Russia, but could reverse them depending on the situation in Ukraine.

World | September 8, 2014, Monday // 13:47 | Viewed: 561

Fitch Affirms Macedonia's Rating at BB+ with Stable Outlook

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Macedonia's Long-term  foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) at 'BB+' with Stable Outlooks.

World | September 8, 2014, Monday // 11:35 | Viewed: 591

US Air Strikes Drive IS Militants Away from Key Iraqi Dam

US warplanes have pushed back Islamic State fighters threatening Iraq key Haditha dam, witnesses have said.

World | September 8, 2014, Monday // 10:03 | Viewed: 470

Russia 'to Close Down Airspace' if West Imposes New Sanctions - PM

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.

World | September 8, 2014, Monday // 08:07 | Viewed: 1328

US Launches New Strikes Against Islamic State in Iraq

The US has launched a series of air strikes on Islamic State militants close to the vital Haditha dam in western Iraq, Sunday.

World | September 7, 2014, Sunday // 13:35 | Viewed: 637