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Turkey Votes for President for First Time in History

Millions of Turkish citizens are casting ballots on Sunday in the country's first direct presidential elections.

World | August 10, 2014, Sunday // 10:16 | Viewed: 656

Portugal Flag Carrier Strike Prompts Canceled Flights

Portuguese flag carrier TAP Air pilots are staging a 24-hour strike over work conditions, causing the cancellation of flights on Saturday.

World | August 9, 2014, Saturday // 16:50 | Viewed: 871

Russian Tour Operator "The Nordic Star" Declares Bankruptcy

Russian tour operator The Nordic Star has gone out of business.

World | August 6, 2014, Wednesday // 13:20 | Viewed: 1000

Protesters in Tirana Demand Dismissal of Bank of Albania Governor

Several hundred citizens, including journalists, organized a protest Monday in front of the headquarters of Albania's central bank in downtown Tirana.

World | August 4, 2014, Monday // 18:06 | Viewed: 1069

Over 15 000 Russians Stranded in Greece over Bankrupt Tour Operator

Over 15 000 Russian tourists have been stranded in Greece due to the bankruptcy of Russian tour operator Labirint.

World | August 4, 2014, Monday // 13:43 | Viewed: 1256

At Least 150 Dead after Strong Earthquake in Southwest China

A strong earthquake in southwestern Chine has left at least 150 people dead and scores of injured.

World | August 3, 2014, Sunday // 16:57 | Viewed: 587

Monaco Boasts Highest Percentage of Millionaires in the World

The city-state Monaco has the highest number of millionaires, compared to any other city in the world, a new study shows.

World | August 2, 2014, Saturday // 16:19 | Viewed: 802

US Pentagon to Allocate USD 19M to Ukrainian Army

The US intends to provide USD 19M to bolster Ukraine’s military operation, which pro-Kiev authorities conduct against militias in the southeastern regions of the country.

World | August 2, 2014, Saturday // 13:30 | Viewed: 826

65 Killed, Over 100 Injured in Chinese Factory Explosion

An explosion at a factory in eastern China has killed at least 65 people, leaving over 100 people injured, according to Chinese state media.

World | August 2, 2014, Saturday // 10:58 | Viewed: 609

Dozens Injured As Trains Collide Near Germany's Mannheim

Dozens of people were reported hurt as a passenger train collided with a freight train on Friday night near the city of Mannheim in the southwest of Germany.

World | August 2, 2014, Saturday // 10:44 | Viewed: 1067

Floods, Thunderstorms Wreak Havoc in the Balkans

Romania is still struggling with the aftermath of the torrential rains and the floods which hit the country on Tuesday and have already claimed five victims.

World | August 1, 2014, Friday // 17:30 | Viewed: 1240

European Court Issues EUR 2 B Verdict in Yukos Affair

The European Court of Human Rights ruled that the former shareholders of the former oil concern Yukos are to receive a EUR 1.

World | July 31, 2014, Thursday // 17:26 | Viewed: 757

Ukraine Parliament Rejects PM Yatsenyuk's Resignation

Ukraine's legislature, the Verkhovna Rada, has turned down the resignation Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk submitted earlier in July.

World | July 31, 2014, Thursday // 16:26 | Viewed: 882

CoE: Grey Economy Results in Losses of EUR 40 B per year in Romania

The grey economy in Romania amounted to 28.

World | July 29, 2014, Tuesday // 17:04 | Viewed: 781

Slovenia Re-Launches Privatization of 15 State-Owned Companies

Slovenia has announced it is re-launching the privatization of 15 state-owned enterprises before the new government assumes office.

World | July 29, 2014, Tuesday // 15:41 | Viewed: 709

Russia Forced to Pay USD 50 B to Former Yukos Owners

A Hague-based court of arbitration ruled Monday that former majority shareholders of once-thriving oil concern Yukos should be awarded USD 50 B of damages.

World | July 28, 2014, Monday // 11:46 | Viewed: 922

Romania, US to Launch Observation Flights over Russia, Belarus

A joint mission of Romanian and US inspectors is to make observation flights over the territory of Russia and Belarus in the period July 28 – August 1.

World | July 28, 2014, Monday // 10:33 | Viewed: 1084

Greek Civil Servants to Stage Strike in Athens

Greek civil servants will go on strike in the capital city of Athens from 11 am until the end of the workday, Monday.

World | July 28, 2014, Monday // 10:02 | Viewed: 580

Hamas Agrees to New 24-Hour Ceasefire in Gaza

Palestinian militant group Hamas has agreed to a 24-hour U.N.-mediated ceasefire.

World | July 27, 2014, Sunday // 16:51 | Viewed: 561

Israel Resumes Gaza Offensive after Hamas Rocket Attacks

Israel has put an end to a ceasefire and resumed military operations in Gaza.

World | July 27, 2014, Sunday // 12:26 | Viewed: 615

Russia's Foreign Ministry Slams New EU Sanctions

Russia's Foreign Ministry harshly criticised the new set of EU sanctions, reports  ITAR-TASS.

World | July 26, 2014, Saturday // 16:50 | Viewed: 1012
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