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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: 708

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: 594

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: 1701

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: 690

Russia to Update Military Doctrine in View of ‘New Military Dangers’

Russia plans to update its military doctrine in response to the emergence of “new military dangers  and military threats”,  a senior Russian military official has said.

World | September 2, 2014, Tuesday // 16:56 | Viewed: 545

Slovakia Starts Shipping Gas to Ukraine via Vojany-Uzhgorod Pipeline

Slovakia starts shipping natural gas to Ukraine.

World | September 2, 2014, Tuesday // 15:47 | Viewed: 725

Russia 'Not EU's Strategic Partner Anymore' - Mogherini

The next EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has criticized Russian President Vladimir Putin for having repeatedly failed to hold on to international commitments.

World | September 1, 2014, Monday // 17:16 | Viewed: 1015

Turkey Summons US Charge d'Affaires over Spying Report

Turkey's Foreign Ministry has summoned the US charge d'affaires over a media report that the United States had spied on Turkey intensively since 2006.

World | September 1, 2014, Monday // 16:01 | Viewed: 1001

Ukraine Soldiers, Rebels Clash at Luhansk Airport

Kiev forces have pulled back from the airport of Luhansk in eastern Ukraine after having fought pro-Russian separatist for hours.

World | September 1, 2014, Monday // 13:21 | Viewed: 610

Five Killed in Plane Crash in US Colorado

Five people were killed after a single-engine plane crashed on Sunday afternoon near an airfield north of Denver in US state of Colorado.

World | September 1, 2014, Monday // 07:25 | Viewed: 619

EU Leaders Give Russia 7 Days to Reverse Course in Ukraine or Face New Sanctions

The EU has threatened to expand sanctions against Russia in a week unless it takes steps to alleviate tension in Ukraine.

World | August 31, 2014, Sunday // 11:26 | Viewed: 805

NATO to Set up 10,000-Strong Force in Response to Ukraine Crisis

Seven NATO members will create a British-led joint expeditionary force for rapid deployment in response to the crisis in Ukraine, the Financial Times has reported.

World | August 30, 2014, Saturday // 12:20 | Viewed: 1800

IMF Disburses Loan Tranche to Ukraine but Says Fighting Poses Risk

The International Monetary Fund on Friday said it agreed to disburse about USD 1.

World | August 29, 2014, Friday // 20:55 | Viewed: 675

Rasmussen: NATO Will Respect Ukraine’s Potential Decision to Join

NATO would fully respect any potential decision by Ukraine to seek membership of the Western military alliance, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has said.

World | August 29, 2014, Friday // 16:39 | Viewed: 871

EU May File WTO Complaint over Russia's Food Embargo

The EU may file legal action the World Trade Organization (WTO) over the Russian food embargo, according to EU Trade Commissioner Karel de Gucht.

World | August 29, 2014, Friday // 12:39 | Viewed: 774

UNHCR: Syrian Refugees Top 3 Million

Over 3 million people have fled the civil war in Syria, according to reports of the United Nations refugee agency.

World | August 29, 2014, Friday // 11:26 | Viewed: 1726

5.8-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Southern Greece

An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale rattled southern Greece early on Friday.

World | August 29, 2014, Friday // 09:24 | Viewed: 751

Recep Erdogan Inaugurated As Turkey's President

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been officially sworn in as Turkish president after winning the country's first public vote for head of state, reports BBC.

World | August 28, 2014, Thursday // 18:34 | Viewed: 413