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IMF Approves EUR1.2 Billion Loan Program for Serbia

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a three-year loan program worth EUR 1.2 B for Serbia.

World | February 24, 2015, Tuesday // 09:41 | Viewed: 750

Greece Unveils Summary of Reform Proposals to EU

The Greek government has cast light on some of the reforms it has drafted in return of agreeing to a bailout extension.

World » Southeast Europe | February 24, 2015, Tuesday // 07:27 | Viewed: 888

Greece to Delay Sending Reform List Until Tuesday

Greece will miss Monday’s deadline for submitting a list of draft reforms aimed at securing an extension of its bailout programme and will send the list to its eurozone partners on Tuesday morning, according to insiders.

World » EU | February 23, 2015, Monday // 21:49 | Viewed: 1084

Germany Worried Over Lack of ‘Comprehensive Ceasefire’ in Ukraine

The German government on Monday voiced concerns over the lack of a comprehensive ceasefire in Ukraine which should have taken effect more than a week ago.

World » Ukraine | February 23, 2015, Monday // 18:56 | Viewed: 1120

Macedonia, Montenegro to Set Up Joint Diplomatic Office in Paris

EU-aspiring Macedonia and Montenegro have agreed to set up a joint diplomatic and consular office in Paris, Skopje-based MIA news agency reported on Monday.

World » Southeast Europe | February 23, 2015, Monday // 16:12 | Viewed: 1195

France Launches New Anti-Terrorist Measures

The French government has confiscated the personal documents of six local citizens on account of their planned trips to Syria on Monday.

World » EU | February 23, 2015, Monday // 13:14 | Viewed: 1034

Fast-track Ebola Test to be Introduced in Africa

The World Health Organization has approved the first fast-track Ebola test that could help alleviate the situation in West Africa.

World | February 23, 2015, Monday // 11:37 | Viewed: 813

Greece to Unveil List of Reforms Pending EU Approval

The Greek government is due to present a new list of reforms following Friday's agreement that its bailout program will be extended by four months.

World » Southeast Europe | February 23, 2015, Monday // 09:36 | Viewed: 786

Hungary's Orban Loses Supermajority in Parliament

Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban lost the super majority in local parliament after a by-election that took place on Sunday.

World » EU | February 23, 2015, Monday // 08:49 | Viewed: 897

Bomb Explodes at Rally in Ukraine’s Kharkiv, Kills 2

Ukrainian authorities have detained a number of suspects in connection with a bomb attack in Kharkiv that left at least two people dead and 10 injured.

World » Ukraine | February 22, 2015, Sunday // 17:05 | Viewed: 1093

US Chevron Quits Shale Gas Operations in Romania

US energy giant Chevron is quitting shale gas exploration in Romania after prolonged anti-fracking protests.

World » Southeast Europe | February 22, 2015, Sunday // 10:53 | Viewed: 7967

Former Ukrainian President Yanukovich Promised to Come Back

Former President Viktor Yanukovych promised to return back home and expressed his regret for the current situation in Ukraine.

World » Ukraine | February 21, 2015, Saturday // 16:43 | Viewed: 1509

Ukraine's Foreign Minister Klimkin Expects EU Police To Secure Peace in Donbas

Ukraine is resolved on pursuing its demand for a deployment of a peacekeeping mission in Donbas, followed by a police mission of the European Union.

World » Ukraine | February 21, 2015, Saturday // 15:48 | Viewed: 1219

Earthquake in China Causes Injuries to 10,000 People

More than 10,000 people have been injured in an earthquake of 4,4 on Richter's scale in the southern part of China.

World | February 21, 2015, Saturday // 15:05 | Viewed: 1557

China Lends Ukraine USD 3.6 B

Ukraine's Minister of Energy and Coal Mining Vladimir Demshichin has announced that China will credit Ukraine with USD 3.6 B.

World » Ukraine | February 21, 2015, Saturday // 11:33 | Viewed: 2893

Eurozone Grants Greece Four-Month Extension to Bailout Plan

Eurozone finance ministers reached a deal on the Greece bailout plan late on Friday evening.

World » Southeast Europe | February 21, 2015, Saturday // 10:52 | Viewed: 1053

Eurozone Said to Be Nearing Accord on Four-Month Extension of Greece Bailout

Finance ministers from the 19 eurozone member states were discussing a potential four-month extension for Greece’s bailout programme on Friday night at an emergency meeting in Brussels.

World » EU | February 20, 2015, Friday // 21:58 | Viewed: 1302

Draft Accord Reportedly Agreed in Greek Bailout Standoff

Greece and its eurozone partners seem to be on the verge of striking a compromise over the extension of the financial rescue package.

World » EU | February 20, 2015, Friday // 21:09 | Viewed: 1047

Key Eurogroup Meeting Delayed as Talks on Greece Bailout Extension Continue

Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday said he felt certain eurozone finance ministers would grant his country’s request for a six-month extension to its EUR 172 B bailout.

World » EU | February 20, 2015, Friday // 19:34 | Viewed: 1123

Suicide Bombing in Somalia Leaves at Least Four Dead

Between four and 20 people have been killed and many injured in a suicide bombing of a hotel in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, international news outlets reported on Friday.

World | February 20, 2015, Friday // 17:18 | Viewed: 1023

Bulgaria, Romania Call for Increased NATO Presence, Energy Security

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev and his Romanian counterpart Klaus Iohannis issued a joint call on Friday for NATO to increase its presence in the member countries on the eastern flank.

World » EU | February 20, 2015, Friday // 17:01 | Viewed: 2057