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German Chancellor Warns of Russian Impact in Moldova, Serbia, Georgia

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has suggested that President Vladimir Putin has called peace in Europe into question through Russia's annexation of Crimea.

World » Russia | November 17, 2014, Monday // 11:58 | Viewed: 1643

Who Is Who: Klaus Iohannis, the New President of Romania

Klaus Werner Iohannis, the winner of Romania's 2014 presidential run-off, was born on June 13, 1959 in the Transylvanian city of Sibiu, an idyllic place in the heart of Romania which was once mostly German-speaking and had a significant ethnic German popu

World » Southeast Europe | November 17, 2014, Monday // 09:10 | Viewed: 2740

Klaus Iohannis Wins Romania Presidential Vote

Sibiu mayor Klaus Iohannis is to be the new President of Romania after Sunday's run-off, according to partial official results.

World » Southeast Europe | November 17, 2014, Monday // 07:46 | Viewed: 976

Romania’s Presidential Candidates Tied in Run-off Vote – Exit Polls

Victor Ponta and Klaus Iohannis were tied in a neck-to-neck race in Romania’s run-off vote on Sunday, four separate exit polls showed.

World » Southeast Europe | November 16, 2014, Sunday // 21:56 | Viewed: 902

New Video Appears to Show Killing of US Aid Worker Peter Kassig by IS

Islamic State (IS) on Sunday released a video purporting to show the beheading of US aid worker Peter Kassig and several captured Syrian soldiers.

World | November 16, 2014, Sunday // 15:33 | Viewed: 735

Romanians Vote for President in Run-off

Romanians are electing a president in a run-off vote on Sunday in which Social Democrat Prime Minister Victor Ponta is facing the popular mayor of Sibiu city Klaus Iohannis.

World » Southeast Europe | November 16, 2014, Sunday // 13:16 | Viewed: 874

Putin Leaves G-20 Summit after Severe Criticism over Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday left Brisbane after finishing up at the G-20 summit where he came under heavy pressure from Western leaders over Moscow’s involvement in the crisis in Ukraine.

World » Russia | November 16, 2014, Sunday // 11:52 | Viewed: 899

Western Leaders Threaten Russia With More Sanctions

Britain's PM David Cameron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Russia and Russian individuals might face further sanctions over the situation in Ukraine.

World » Russia | November 15, 2014, Saturday // 14:33 | Viewed: 1027

Islamic State Plans Minting Of Own Coins

The Islamic State (IS) terrorist organisation is planning to start minting its own coins of gold, silver and copper and call them the Islamic Dinar, reports USA Today.

World | November 15, 2014, Saturday // 11:42 | Viewed: 756

Sweden Has Proof Of 'Small Foreign Submarine' Off Stockholm Coast Last Month

Sweden has proof that a small foreign submarine was operating illegally in its waters last month, the head of Sweden's armed forces, General Sverker Goransson.

World » EU | November 14, 2014, Friday // 15:53 | Viewed: 1000

Poroshenko Declares Start of Pro-EU Protests Official Holiday

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko signed today a decree which declares the first day of last year's pro-EU protests an official holiday.

World » Ukraine | November 14, 2014, Friday // 15:15 | Viewed: 751

France Postpones Mistral Warship Handover Indefinitely, Russia Threatens With 'Serious Claims'

The French government has decided to put a hold on the delivery of two Mistral helicopter carriers to Russia.

World » Russia | November 14, 2014, Friday // 15:04 | Viewed: 1154

Turkey Issues Temporary ID Cards to Syrian Refugees

Turkish authorities will issue temporary ID cards to Syrian refugees in the country, announced Faruk Celik, Turkish Minister of Labour and Social Security at a press conference, quoted the BNR public broadcaster.

World » Southeast Europe | November 14, 2014, Friday // 14:34 | Viewed: 734

Clashes in Athens Prior to Anniversary of Anti-Junta Uprising

Students and police forces clashed on Thursday evening following demonstrations against the decision to close down all higher educational institutions in the Greek capital.

World » Southeast Europe | November 14, 2014, Friday // 11:48 | Viewed: 722

EU Increases Humanitarian Aid to Ukraine by EUR 3.3 M

The European Commission is to increase its humanitarian assistance and recovery aid to Ukraine in order to meet the immediate needs of inhabitants of the conflict-ridden region.

World » Ukraine | November 13, 2014, Thursday // 13:14 | Viewed: 733

US, China Strike Historic Agreement On Climate Change

US President Barrack Obama and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping reached a historic agreement on the reduction of their greenhouse gas emissions, at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit held in Beijing on November 10-12.

World | November 12, 2014, Wednesday // 14:13 | Viewed: 848

EU Parliament Votes on Association Agreement with Moldova

The European Parliament is to decide whether to approve the Association Agreement with Moldova signed in June.

World » Southeast Europe | November 12, 2014, Wednesday // 10:09 | Viewed: 773

Polish Independence Day March Ends in Riots

Police in Warsaw has detained at least 280 people after a rally marking Poland's Independence Day.

World » EU | November 12, 2014, Wednesday // 07:57 | Viewed: 592

Russia Strikes Deal to Build 8 Nuclear Reactors in Iran

Representatives of Russia and Iran signed Tuesday an agreement under which the Russian company Rosatom is to build eight units for Iranian nuclear plants.

World » Russia | November 11, 2014, Tuesday // 20:55 | Viewed: 738

UK's Cameron Warns Russia Of Possible Further Sanctions

British Prime Minister David Cameron condemned the illegal intervention of Russia in the Ukrainian crisis at the Lord Mayor's banquet, held on Monday.

World » Russia | November 11, 2014, Tuesday // 15:47 | Viewed: 661

CNN to Halt Broadcasting in Russia

CNN International will stop broadcasting on cable networks in Russia at the end of the year following legislative changes further limiting foreign ownership in Russian media outlets.

World » Russia | November 11, 2014, Tuesday // 13:19 | Viewed: 840