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Catalonia Cancels Independence Referendum

Catalonia’s regional government has decided to call off the November referendum on independence from Spain.

World » EU | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 08:38 | Viewed: 785

Ukraine Still Rejecting Gas Prepayment System

Ukraine's state-owned energy utility Naftogaz does not agree on prepayment of gas it receives by Russia, the country's Energy Minister Yuriy Prodan said.

World » Ukraine | October 13, 2014, Monday // 21:47 | Viewed: 583

Ukraine Confirms Russian Troops Pullback from Border

The Ukrainian government has confirmed that thousands of Russian soldiers are withdrawing from the Russian territories bordering Ukraine.

World » Ukraine | October 13, 2014, Monday // 21:18 | Viewed: 499

French Economist Jean Tirole Wins 2014 Nobel Prize for Economics

French economist Jean Tirole won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Economics Monday for his research on market power and regulation.

World | October 13, 2014, Monday // 17:54 | Viewed: 405

Lukoil Refinery in Romania Resumes Operations amid Tax Evasion Probe

Lukoil's Petrotel refinery in Romania has resumed operations after a production halt imposed last week on suspicion of tax evasion.

World » Russia | October 13, 2014, Monday // 16:06 | Viewed: 869

Turkey Opens Military Bases for US Troops

Turkey has agreed to let the US use its military bases in the campaign against Islamic State militants, American defense officials said Sunday.

World | October 13, 2014, Monday // 08:02 | Viewed: 691

Civilian Deaths in Ukraine's Donetsk Despite 'Silence Mode'

Up to twelve people could have died in the city of Donetsk in Ukraine's east since Saturday, according to various reports.

World » Ukraine | October 12, 2014, Sunday // 16:28 | Viewed: 807

Bosnia Votes for Parliament, President amid Rising Tensions

Voters in Bosnia-Herzegovina are heading to the polls on Sunday in a period of growing social tensions, ethnic disputes and corruption thwarting any EU accession effort.

World » Southeast Europe | October 12, 2014, Sunday // 11:34 | Viewed: 720

Ebola Increasingly Unlikely Cause of British Man’s Death in Skopje

It is increasingly unlikely Ebola virus had caused the death of a British national in Macedonia, Macedonian news agency MIA reported on Saturday.

World » Southeast Europe | October 11, 2014, Saturday // 16:05 | Viewed: 1323

Turkey to Break Ground for First NPP Next Spring

Turkey plans to launch the construction of its first nuclear power plant (NPP) in March or April next year, Energy Minister Taner Yıldız has said.

World | October 11, 2014, Saturday // 13:58 | Viewed: 932

Greece’s Governing Coalition Wins Confidence Vote

Greece's Conservative-Socialist governing coalition won a confidence vote early on Saturday, thus avoiding early elections for the time being.

World » Southeast Europe | October 11, 2014, Saturday // 11:57 | Viewed: 788

Norway Tightens Sanctions Against Russia

Norway said on Friday it is tightening its economic sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine to bring them in line with the latest round of EU restrictions.

World | October 10, 2014, Friday // 21:59 | Viewed: 1119

Clashes in Turkey over Fate of Kobane Leave 31 Dead

Armed clashes in Turkey over the fate of the Kurdish town of Kobane in Syria assaulted by Islamic State jihadists have led to 31 deaths since Tuesday.

World | October 10, 2014, Friday // 18:25 | Viewed: 873

Malala Yousafzai Becomes Youngest Bearer of Nobel Peace Prize

Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai and India's Kailash Satyarthi have won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize.

World | October 10, 2014, Friday // 12:45 | Viewed: 616

British Victim of Ebola in Macedonia Was Most Likely False Alarm

Macedonia’s Health Ministry has not confirmed a case of a death caused by the Ebola virus disease in the country.

World » Southeast Europe | October 10, 2014, Friday // 11:28 | Viewed: 865

British Man Dies in Skopje of Suspected Ebola -Report

A British man national has died in Macedonia of suspected Ebola.

World » Southeast Europe | October 9, 2014, Thursday // 21:06 | Viewed: 1313

Slovenia’s Bratusek Withdraws Candidacy for EC Post

Incoming European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker announced Thursday the decision of Alenka Bratusek, former Slovenian Prime Minister, to withdraw her candidacy for a post on the European Commission.

World » EU | October 9, 2014, Thursday // 17:35 | Viewed: 571

Apple Is World's Most Valuable Brand

The Apple brand and logo are named the most valuable brand in the world, according to the Interbrand Best Global Brands annual report, quoted by The Guardian.

World » International Business | October 9, 2014, Thursday // 11:54 | Viewed: 611

Westinghouse Hails EC Decision on State Aid for UK’s NPP Hinkley Point

Westinghouse Electric has welcomed the European Commission’s conclusion that the UK’s revised plan to subsidise the construction of a new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point is in line with EU state aid rules.

World » EU | October 9, 2014, Thursday // 10:29 | Viewed: 860

EU Lawmakers Reject Bratusek’s Nomination for Commission Vice-President

A bid by former Slovenian premier Alenka Bratusek to become EC Vice-President for Energy Union was rejected late on Wednesday by two panels of members of the European Parliament.

World | October 9, 2014, Thursday // 09:08 | Viewed: 994

UN: At Least 3,660 People Killed in Ukraine Conflict since April

From mid-April to 6 October, at least 3,660 people were killed and 8,756 wounded in eastern Ukraine, the UN Human Rights Office said in a report, Wednesday.

World | October 8, 2014, Wednesday // 15:56 | Viewed: 1013