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Patient with Ebola Symptoms Hospitalized in Kosovo's Capital

A patient showing symptoms of Ebola was taken to a hospital in Kosovo's capital Pristina, a local TV channel says.

World » Southeast Europe | October 17, 2014, Friday // 12:23 | Viewed: 1321

Greece Plans Extra LNG Imports in Case of Cut in Russian Gas Supplies

Greece is in talks over extra imports of liquefied natural gas from Algeria to avert possible shortages in case of a cut in Russian gas supplies, a senior Greek official has said.

World » Southeast Europe | October 17, 2014, Friday // 11:00 | Viewed: 763

Putin Promises Jobs, Boost in Trade, Investment to Serbia

Exports and Russian investment could give a strong push to the Serbian economy, Russia's President Vladimir Putin said in a press conference with Serbian PM Aleksandar Vucic.

World » Southeast Europe | October 17, 2014, Friday // 10:25 | Viewed: 741

Merkel Engages in Mediation Efforst Prior to Putin-Poroshenko Talks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel held separate meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko late on Thursday.

World » Ukraine | October 17, 2014, Friday // 08:46 | Viewed: 601

Putin Promises to Decrease Europe Supplies 'If Ukraine Steals Gas'

Russian President Vladimir Putin has made clear Gazprom will reduce deliveries to EU countries if Ukraine "steals" transit gas pumped through its territory.

World » Russia | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 17:53 | Viewed: 912

US-Led Strikes Push IS Fighters Out of Kobane, but Kill Kurds

Air strikes carried out by the US-led coalition have successfully driven Sunni insurgents from Islamic State (IS) from most of Kobane, a town in the north of Syria.

World | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 17:18 | Viewed: 908

Nigel Farage's EU Parliament Group Dissolved

The group of Britain's UK Independence Party (UKIP) within the European Parliament collapsed after losing a Latvian MEP who withdrew on Thursday.

World » EU | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 15:05 | Viewed: 871

EC Urges Increased Cooperation to Avert Gas Crisis

The EU’s eastern members will be among the countries worst affected in case of a prolonged interruption of Russian gas supplies this winter, the European Commission has said.

World » EU | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 14:47 | Viewed: 736

Putin Urges Unblocking of South Stream

With transit of Russian gas to Europe via Ukraine still being problematic, diversification of supply routes is an obvious solution, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has said

World » Russia | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 12:46 | Viewed: 1360

Ukraine Plans to Build 110-km Gas Pipeline to Poland

Ukraine plans to build a pipeline able to supply about 8 billion cubic metres of European gas through Poland, Ukrainian news agency UNIAN reported on Wednesday.

World » Ukraine | October 15, 2014, Wednesday // 15:55 | Viewed: 1575

Russia to Open Base for Su-27 Fighter Jets in Belarus in 2016

Russia is going to set up an air base in eastern Belarus and deploy Su-27 fighter jets there, Russian Air Force Commander-in-Chief Viktor Bondarev said on Wednesday.

World » Russia | October 15, 2014, Wednesday // 14:43 | Viewed: 903

Juncker Approves Slovenia’s Violeta Bulc as EC Member

European Commission President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker has approved the nomination of Slovenia’s vice premier Violeta Bulc for member of the EU’s executive body.

World » EU | October 15, 2014, Wednesday // 11:32 | Viewed: 8849

Russia, US Agree to Intensify Intelligence Sharing on Islamic State

Russia and the United States have agreed to step up intelligence sharing about Islamic State group despite stark differences over the Ukraine crisis.

World | October 15, 2014, Wednesday // 10:42 | Viewed: 982

Luxembourg to Abandon Bank Secrecy Rules from 2017

Luxembourg said on Tuesday it will drop its bank secrecy rules from 2017 in a move that marks a  breakthrough in global efforts to reduce tax evasion.

World » EU | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 21:55 | Viewed: 935

UN Medical Worker Dies of Ebola in Germany

A United Nations medical worker infected with Ebola virus while working in Liberia has died in a hospital in Germany.

World | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 16:02 | Viewed: 611

Romanian President Says PM 'Was Secret Agent'

Romania's President Traian Basescu accused Prime Minister Victor Ponta of working for the the country's secret services between 1997 and 2001.

World » Southeast Europe | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 15:41 | Viewed: 810

Stepan Poltorak Appointed Ukraine Defense Minister

Ukraine's Parliament has approved Stepan Poltorak to take over the Defense Ministry from Valeriy Heletey.

World » Ukraine | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 15:18 | Viewed: 926

Russia Calls on EU for New Approach to South Stream

Interests of the local population and businesses within the EU in the South Stream pipeline project should be taken into consideration, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov announced.

World » Russia | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 14:02 | Viewed: 797

Russia's Vladimir Zhirinovsky Calls Rosen Plevneliev 'Scoundrel', 'CIA Lackey'

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev is “a scoundrel and a lackey of the CIA”, said the leader of Russia's Liberal Democratic Party Vladimir Zhirinovsky for a show on Rossia 1 TV channel.

World » Russia | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 12:42 | Viewed: 1298

British MPs Pass Non-Binding Vote To Recognize Palestine

British lawmakers overwhelmingly passed a nonbinding resolution in favor of a Palestinian state Monday night.

World | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 10:12 | Viewed: 716

7.4-Magnitude Earthquake Reported Off Coast of El Salvador

A 7.4-magnitude earthquake was registered off the coast of El Salvador late on Monday.

World | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 09:38 | Viewed: 403