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Suicide Bomber Kills at least Seven People Close to Russian Embassy in Kabul

At least seven people have been killed and 25 were injured in a suicide bombing of a bus in front of the Russian Embassy building in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul on Wednesday, TASS reported citing the chief of city police Abdul Rahman Rahimi.

World | January 20, 2016, Wednesday // 17:25 | Viewed: 1162

Gunmen Kill at Least 30 People in Attack at Pakistani University

At least 30 people have been killed and more than 19 were injured after gunmen attacked Bacha Khan University campus in Charsadda, north-west Pakistan, international newswires reported on Wednesday.

World | January 20, 2016, Wednesday // 16:48 | Viewed: 1174

'Reserve Border System' Needed between Bulgaria, Macedonia - Czech PM

Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka has suggested that a "reserve border system" should be set up along the Bulgaria-Macedonia border if Turkey or Greece fail to regulate the influx of migrants into Europe.

World » EU | January 20, 2016, Wednesday // 10:33 | Viewed: 2375

Hungary's FM Criticizes Greece over Weak Border Protection

Hungary will be forced to turn to Bulgaria and Macedonia if Greece refuses to stop the flow of migrants into the country, the country's FOreign Minister Peter Szijjarto has said.

World » EU | January 20, 2016, Wednesday // 09:02 | Viewed: 2082

EC Proposes to Boost Sharing of Non-EU Citizens' Criminal Records

The European Commission proposed on Tuesday to make it easier to share criminal records of non-EU citizens in the EU as part of efforts to boost cooperation between national authorities in the fight against terrorism and other forms of serious cross-borde

World » EU | January 19, 2016, Tuesday // 21:43 | Viewed: 1453

Ukraine Trebles Price for Transiting Russian Gas to Europe

Ukraine has more than trebled the price for transiting Russian natural gas to Europe via its territory since the start of 2016, according to Ukrainian media outlet energy.

World » Ukraine | January 19, 2016, Tuesday // 17:06 | Viewed: 2760

Montenegro Endorses FM Luksic for UN Top Job Candidacy

Montenegro has formally submitted the candidacy of its Foreign Minister, Igor Luksic, as a candidate to take over as UN Secretary General.

World » Southeast Europe | January 19, 2016, Tuesday // 13:52 | Viewed: 2686

Macedonia Parliament OKs Caretaker Govt

Lawmakers from the ruling parties on Monday gave the thumbs up on an interim Macedonian government, local media report.

World » Southeast Europe | January 19, 2016, Tuesday // 13:01 | Viewed: 1641

Resigned PM Confirms Early Elections to be Held in Macedonia on April 24

An important progress towards solving the political crisis in Macedonia was made on Monday as resigned Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski confirmed that early parliamentary elections will be held on April 24 as had been agreed in the summer of last year.

World » Southeast Europe | January 18, 2016, Monday // 20:59 | Viewed: 1577

EU Commission Vice-President Proposes New Model for Humanitarian Financing

A high-level panel on humanitarian financing co-chaired by EU Commission Vice-President Kristalina Georgieva presented a new global model for financing humanitarian aid.

World | January 18, 2016, Monday // 15:59 | Viewed: 1241

Serbia's Vucic Demands Snap Elections

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic on Sunday said he would seek early elections less than two years after having won the last poll by a landslide.

World » Southeast Europe | January 18, 2016, Monday // 08:07 | Viewed: 1692

Integrating Muslims into Europe ‘Practically Impossible’, Czech President Zeman Says

Czech President Milos Zeman, known for his staunchly anti-migrant stance, has said that the Muslim community cannot be integrated into the European society.

World » EU | January 17, 2016, Sunday // 22:36 | Viewed: 2215

Russia’s Brisco Plans Tours to Bulgaria to Make up for Ban on Travel to Egypt, Turkey

Russia’s Association of Tour Operators (ATOR) has said that travel agency Brisco will launch charter flights to Bulgaria’s Black Sea resorts in the summer to compensate for lost sales of package tours to Egypt and Turkey, TASS has reported.

World » Russia | January 17, 2016, Sunday // 16:47 | Viewed: 3080

About 1,700 Migrants per Day Reached Europe by Sea Jan 1-14 - IOM

A total of 23,664 migrants arrived in Europe by sea in the first 14 days of the year, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has announced.

World | January 17, 2016, Sunday // 15:28 | Viewed: 1634

Turkish Official Accuses Bulgaria of Overstating Migrant Problem

A Turkish Foreign Ministry official has argued Bulgaria has been exaggerating the impact of the migrant crisis, Today's Zaman reports.

World » Southeast Europe | January 16, 2016, Saturday // 14:06 | Viewed: 2752

Macedonia Political Talks 'Failed', Opposition Says

The head of Macedonia's opposition SDSM party vowed that the socialists will not take part in the early general election on April 24 if they are on scheduled.

World » Southeast Europe | January 16, 2016, Saturday // 11:17 | Viewed: 4129

Strikes of Greek Farmers 'Might Close Border Crossing with Bulgaria'

Kulata border crossing between Bulgaria and Greece might might have to be sealed off in the days to come, with Greek farmers set to protest against changes to their tax and pension status, a Bulgarian official has warned.

World » Southeast Europe | January 15, 2016, Friday // 16:58 | Viewed: 2315

Macedonian PM Submits Resignation in Compliance with Agreement

Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski submitted his resignation to the Speaker of Parliament on Friday.

World » Southeast Europe | January 15, 2016, Friday // 13:49 | Viewed: 2896

Serbian PM Considers Option of Calling Early Elections This Year

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said at a press conference in Belgrade on Thursday that he is considering the option of calling early parliamentary elections this year.

World » Southeast Europe | January 15, 2016, Friday // 11:53 | Viewed: 1594

EU’s Hahn to Assess Macedonia’s Progress on Path to Snap Election on Skopje Visit

European Commissioner Johannes Hahn will visit Macedonia on Friday to assess the progress in implementing the EU-brokered agreement for resolving the country’s long-running political crisis.

World » Southeast Europe | January 14, 2016, Thursday // 17:57 | Viewed: 1950

The Revenant Leads 2016 Oscars Nominations

The nominations for the 88th Academy Awards were announced on Thursday morning at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.

World | January 14, 2016, Thursday // 17:02 | Viewed: 1242