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Left-Wing Groups Oppose Swiss Immigration Curbs Proposal

The drastic immigration reduction in Switzerland will isolate the country and will damage its ties with the European Union, left-wing groups said on Monday, urging voters to reject the proposal.

World | October 7, 2014, Tuesday // 17:05 | Viewed: 679

Lukoil Refinery in Romania Closed over Tax Evasion, Money Laundering Probe

Romanian authorities have ordered the closure of Lukoil's Petrotel refinery in Ploiesti, Romania.

World » Russia | October 7, 2014, Tuesday // 08:19 | Viewed: 990

Three Scientists Win Medicine Nobel for Discovering Brain’s GPS System

Three brain research scientists have won the 2014 Nobel prize for medicine for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain.

World | October 6, 2014, Monday // 13:47 | Viewed: 658

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff to Face Aecio Neves in Runoff

Brazil’s president, Dilma Rousseff won most votes in the country's presidential election on Sunday,but failed to secure the overall majority needed to avoid a run-off.

World | October 6, 2014, Monday // 10:57 | Viewed: 715

Latvia’s Pro-Russian Party Likely to Remain Out of Government

A party mainly backed by ethnic Russians has won most votes in Latvia’s parliamentary elections on Saturday but is unlikely to secure a role in government.

World | October 5, 2014, Sunday // 17:09 | Viewed: 575

Brazil Votes in Presidential Elections, Rousseff Favored for Re-Election

Around 143 million eligible voters in Brazil are going to the polls on Sunday to elect a President.

World | October 5, 2014, Sunday // 09:56 | Viewed: 1106

Latvia Votes in Parliamentary Elections

A total of 953 polling stations in Latvia, and 98 stations in 41 other countries have opened on Saturday for the country's parliamentary elections.

World | October 4, 2014, Saturday // 12:26 | Viewed: 646

4.6-Magnitude Earthquake Registered in Western Greece

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 on the Richter scale hit Greece, Friday night.

World | October 4, 2014, Saturday // 11:17 | Viewed: 901

Islamic State Video Purportedly Shows British Hostage Beheaded

Islamic State militants released a video purporting to show the beheading of British hostage, aid worker Alan Henning, Friday.

World | October 4, 2014, Saturday // 10:53 | Viewed: 846

Serbia To Sell Tanjug News Agency

Serbia offered for sale its national news agency Tanjug without setting a minimum price on Friday as part of a privatization drive aimed at cutting budget deficit.

World » Southeast Europe | October 3, 2014, Friday // 20:06 | Viewed: 804

Gazprom Doubts Legality of EU's Re-export of Russian Gas to Ukraine

Three EU member states are believed to have shipped 1.7 billion cubic meters (bcm) of Russian gas to Ukraine this year via reverse flow – a practice Gazprom doubts is legal.

World | October 3, 2014, Friday // 18:03 | Viewed: 1420

Romania's Presidential Vote Campaign Kicks Off

The campaign for the first round presidential elections due to be held on November 2 in Romania began Friday.

World » Southeast Europe | October 3, 2014, Friday // 13:09 | Viewed: 1420

Simeon Djankov: EU Likely to Lessen Sanctions on Russia

The EU is likely to lessen sanctions imposed on Russia in response to the limiting of hostilities in Ukraine, former Bulgarian government official Simeon Djankov argued Thursday.

World » Russia | October 3, 2014, Friday // 10:44 | Viewed: 608

Red Cross Worker Killed in Ukraine's Donetsk

The Ukraine standoff claimed the life of a Red Cross aid worker for the first time after heavy shelling hear the organization's office in the city of Donetsk.

World » Ukraine | October 3, 2014, Friday // 08:54 | Viewed: 463

Turkey Overwhelmingly Approves Iraq-Syria Motion

MPs in Turkey have passed a bill allowing the country's army to carry out operations against Sunni militant group Islamic State (IS) outside the country.

World » Southeast Europe | October 3, 2014, Friday // 08:27 | Viewed: 546

EU-Turkey Readmission Agreement Enters Into Force

The Readmission Agreement between Turkey and the EU entered into force on October 1.

World » EU | October 1, 2014, Wednesday // 18:59 | Viewed: 981

New NATO Secretary General Seeks Constructive Relations with Russia

Jens Stoltenberg, former Prime Minister of Norway, began his appointment Wednesday as NATO's new Secretary General.

World | October 1, 2014, Wednesday // 18:31 | Viewed: 699

11 Killed, 40 Injured in Ukraine's Donetsk Shelling

At least 11 people were killed and 40 others were injured during artillery shelling of the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, a local hospital spokesman told RIA Novosti, Wednesday.

World | October 1, 2014, Wednesday // 15:51 | Viewed: 718

Spain's Top Court Halts Catalan Independence Referendum

The Constitutional Court of Spain has stopped the referendum on independence the province of Catalonia is planning to hold November 9.

World » EU | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 11:19 | Viewed: 570

Turkish MPs to Decide on Green Light to Syria, Iraq Intervention

Parliament in Turkey is expected to discuss and vote on an authorization to send troops against Islamic State (IS) fighters.

World » Southeast Europe | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 10:22 | Viewed: 709

Caspian Sea Countries Adopt Cooperation Agreement

The five countries with a Caspian Sea coastline signed Monday their first document on cooperation in the region.

World » International Business | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 09:14 | Viewed: 707