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Romania's Government Survives No-Confidence Vote

The Romanian government has survived the vote of no confidence submitted by the opposition over the controversial decree which caused hundreds of thousands of Romanians to protest in the capital Bucharest and other cities in the last few weeks, reported b

World » Southeast Europe | February 8, 2017, Wednesday // 16:05 | Viewed: 1399

Russia Bars Poultry from 15 Countries, Bulgaria Included

Russia has imposed a temporary ban on poultry imports from 15 European countries, including Bulgaria, over risk of bird flu.

World » Russia | February 8, 2017, Wednesday // 13:29 | Viewed: 2592

Austria to Cooperate with Bulgaria, Others on Boosting Border Controls

The so-called Balkan migrant route should be sealed off to a greater extent than it is now, Austrian Defense Minister Hans-Peter Doskozil has said.

World » Southeast Europe | February 8, 2017, Wednesday // 10:36 | Viewed: 1572

Ankara's Mayor Accuses Gülen of Causing Earthquakes

The mayor of Ankara has called for an investigation of "the presence of a seismic ship" in the Aegean Sea in order to determine whether it has anything to do with the earthquake registered there at the same time.

World » Southeast Europe | February 7, 2017, Tuesday // 21:31 | Viewed: 2092

Fewer Europeans Support Further EU Integration

After US President Donald Trump approved of Brexit and called the EU a transport vehicle for Germany, the President of the European Council Donald Tusk called on the leaders of member-states to adopt serious measures which confirm the processes of further

World » EU | February 7, 2017, Tuesday // 20:04 | Viewed: 1755

EU Fails To Approve Creation of European Prosecutor's Office

The governments of EU member-states did not manage to reach a final agreement on the creation of a European Prosecutor's Office.

World » EU | February 7, 2017, Tuesday // 18:07 | Viewed: 1483

Hundreds Arrested in Turkey for Social Networks Statuses

A total of 948 people have been arrested in Turkey for their status on Facebook and Twitter between the terrorist act at the Beşiktaş stadium on December 10, 2016 and February 6.

World » Southeast Europe | February 7, 2017, Tuesday // 17:32 | Viewed: 1899

Internal Border Control Extended in 5 Schengen Countries

The Council of the European Union adopted on Tuesday the proposal of the European Commission for a three-month extension of internal border control in five problematic countries in the Schengen area for free movement due to the continuing migrant crisis.

World » EU | February 7, 2017, Tuesday // 17:10 | Viewed: 1679

5.3 - Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Lesbos

A new 5.

World » Southeast Europe | February 7, 2017, Tuesday // 16:05 | Viewed: 1645

Hungary To Propose to EU Plan for Detention of All Asylum Seekers

Hungary will propose that European borders be protected at the EU level via the automatic detention of all candidates for asylum status.

World » EU | February 7, 2017, Tuesday // 15:16 | Viewed: 1293

Macedonia 'Should be Divided between Kosovo, Bulgaria' - US Official

Macedonian officials have expressed their outrage at comments from United States Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, who told an Albanian TV station Macedonia should be divided and its creation was a failed project.

World » Southeast Europe | February 7, 2017, Tuesday // 12:00 | Viewed: 19341

Smaller Counter-Protests Held in Romania as anti-Govt Demonstrations Go On

Tens of thousands protested across Romania on Monday evening against the social-democratic government led by Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu, even after a controversial decree was repealed, local media report.

World » Southeast Europe | February 7, 2017, Tuesday // 08:12 | Viewed: 1332

Free Public Transport in Macedonia's Capital Due to Air Pollution

Public transport buses will be free in Skopje starting Tuesday as a result of high levels of air pollution, authorities say.

World » Southeast Europe | February 7, 2017, Tuesday // 07:42 | Viewed: 1446

Romania Gives Up Criminal Code Changes Draft to Prepare Better One

Romania's Justice Ministry wants to "draft a more complex" bill amending the country's Criminal Code, state-run Agerpres agency says, citing a spokesperson for the institution.

World » Southeast Europe | February 6, 2017, Monday // 15:46 | Viewed: 1147

Romania MPs to Vote on No-Confidence Motion on Wednesday

Romanian lawmakers will hold a debate and vote on the motion of no confidence filed by the Romanian opposition on Wednesday, an official has said.

World » Southeast Europe | February 6, 2017, Monday // 13:06 | Viewed: 1278

No Confidence Vote Due against Romania's Govt after 6th Night of Protests

Parliament in Romania will deal with both a no-confidence motion against the government and a state budget on Monday, after days of protests against the government.

World » Southeast Europe | February 6, 2017, Monday // 11:35 | Viewed: 1373

Romania's Govt 'Formally Annuls' Controversial Criminal Law Decree

The cabinet of Romania has formally revoked the decree the sparked nationwide protests for much of this week, local media report.

World » Southeast Europe | February 5, 2017, Sunday // 15:46 | Viewed: 1341

Romanians to Remain on Streets until Controversial Decree Repealed

Romanian demonstrators welcomed the government's decision to scrap an emergency ordinance party decriminalizing abuse of office.

World » Southeast Europe | February 5, 2017, Sunday // 09:12 | Viewed: 1606

1,300 Migrants Rescued in Mediterranean in One Day

More than 1,300 migrants were rescued in the Mediterranean in one day alone, reported the Italian coast guard.

World » EU | February 4, 2017, Saturday // 11:22 | Viewed: 1534

OSCE: Civil Population in Eastern Ukraine in Dire Straits

The situation of the civil population in eastern Ukraine is reaching critical levels in the regions affected by the escalation in fighting between government forces in Kiev and pro-Russian separatists, stated Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz, who

World » Ukraine | February 4, 2017, Saturday // 10:11 | Viewed: 1716

Mass Protests Against Romanian Govt Decree Continue

The Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania (UDMR) has opposed the amendment to the Penal Code via emergency government decrees, reported Dnevnik daily.

World » Southeast Europe | February 4, 2017, Saturday // 10:04 | Viewed: 1619
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