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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: 555

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

80% of Greeks Pessimistic About Their Economic Situation – Poll

Over 80% of Greek households do not expect their economic situation to improve over the next year, although they are more optimistic than in 2013, when their number was nearly 90%.

World | September 7, 2014, Sunday // 13:05 | Viewed: 506

Ten People Die After Elevator Collapses in Istanbul, Turkey

Ten workers were killed at a construction site in Istanbul when an elevator suddenly plunged to the ground from the 32th floor late on Saturday.

World | September 7, 2014, Sunday // 12:43 | Viewed: 679

Donetsk, Lugansk People's Republics Urge OSCE to Control Ceasefire Observance

Leaders of self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics have urged the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) to ensure control over the ceasefire observance in southeast Ukraine.

World | September 7, 2014, Sunday // 11:52 | Viewed: 587

NATO Uses Ukraine Crisis to Boost Military Presence at Russian Borders – Official

NATO used the crisis in Ukraine to increase its military presence along Russian borders, Russia’s Ambassador to NATO Alexander Grushko said on Friday.

World | September 5, 2014, Friday // 20:58 | Viewed: 622

Pentagon Confirms Death of Islamist Group Al-Shabab Co-Founder

The leader of the Somali Islamist group al-Shabab, Ahmed Abdi Godane, was killed following a US attack earlier this week, the Pentagon has said, Friday.

World | September 5, 2014, Friday // 19:51 | Viewed: 508

US Making Coalition to Support Fighting IS Militants

The US are putting together a coalition to counter Islamic State militants in Iraq but no ground troops will be committed, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday.

World | September 5, 2014, Friday // 16:07 | Viewed: 692

France 'Postpones' Warship Delivery To Russia, Threatens with EU Sanctions

France has officially “frozen” the delivery of the first of two warships, ordered by Russia, reports BBC.

World | September 4, 2014, Thursday // 18:28 | Viewed: 727

Ukraine Donbass Rebels 'Ready to Cease Fire'

Pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine's east have said they are ready to lay down arms if Kiev officials sign a plan outlining the steps to peace.

World | September 4, 2014, Thursday // 17:00 | Viewed: 528

Russia Seeks to Block Web Access to IS Video Threatening Terror Acts

Russian authorities are seeking to block Internet access to a video in which Islamic State (IS) supporters threaten to unleash a ‘liberation’ war in North Caucasus.

World | September 4, 2014, Thursday // 08:00 | Viewed: 1661

Donetsk People's Republic Dismisses Ukraine Ceasefire Reports

Pro-Russian rebels in the self-proclaimed "Donetsk People's Republic" have downplayed the announcement of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko of a Donbass ceasefire.

World | September 3, 2014, Wednesday // 12:40 | Viewed: 710

Ukraine's Poroshenko Agrees on 'Permanent Ceasefire'

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has called a permanent ceasefire following a conversation with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.

World | September 3, 2014, Wednesday // 12:07 | Viewed: 684

Macedonia's Former Defense Minister Sentenced to Two Years in Prison

The Skopje Appellate Court has sentenced former Macedonian Prime Minister and Defense Minister Vlado Buckovski to two years of imprisonment.

World | September 3, 2014, Wednesday // 09:33 | Viewed: 740

Video Purports to Show Beheading of US Journalist Steven Sotloff

A video showing the purported beheading of US journalist Steven Sotloff held hostage by Islamic State has been released online, the Washington Post reported on Tuesday.

World | September 2, 2014, Tuesday // 21:51 | Viewed: 970

EU to Decide on New Russia Sanctions by Friday, Mogherini Says

European Union governments will decide on new sanctions against Russia by Friday, incoming EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has said.

World | September 2, 2014, Tuesday // 21:17 | Viewed: 593

UNHCR: More Ukrainians Flee Homes to Escape Fighting

The number of people displaced inside Ukraine had more than doubled in the past four weeks due to the fighting in the country’s East, the UN refugee agency said on Tuesday.

World | September 2, 2014, Tuesday // 18:02 | Viewed: 1695

Estonia's President Wants Permanent NATO Bases in Country

Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves said his country wants NATO to set up permanent bases on its territory to protect it against potential threats from Russia.

World | September 2, 2014, Tuesday // 17:06 | Viewed: 687