Greece's Relay Strike of Air Traffic Controllers Called Off

Greek air traffic controllers abandoned plans for a relay strike called off after a meeting with the country's Transport Minister, Greek daily Kathimerini reports.

World » Southeast Europe | October 9, 2016, Sunday // 12:43 | Viewed: 1857

Georgia's Ruling Party Wins Elections

Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia party of PM Bidzina Ivanishvili has won slightly over half of the vote in the elections held Saturday, official data shows.

World | October 9, 2016, Sunday // 11:51 | Viewed: 1161

Thwarted Bomb Attempt in German City of Kemnitz

Heavily armed special forces evacuated a block of flats in the German city of Kemnitz on Saturday.

World » EU | October 8, 2016, Saturday // 17:39 | Viewed: 5680

Parliamentary Elections in Georgia - Test of Stability

The Parliamentary elections being held in Georgia today are a test of the stability of the country after the campaign was tarnished by a car explosion and a shooting at one of the candidates, reported Reuters.

World | October 8, 2016, Saturday // 14:37 | Viewed: 2604

Britain Suspends Foreign Professors From Brexit Project

The British government has requested that foreign professors be suspended from participation in the Brexit project assigned to the London School of Economics, announced a speaker of the university.

World » EU | October 8, 2016, Saturday // 12:38 | Viewed: 5281

All Flights To, From Greek Airports Cancelled

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs informed that, according to Greek media, all flights to and from airports in Greece will be cancelled on October 9, October 10, October 12 and October 13 due to 24-hour relay strikes of air traffic controllers.

World » Southeast Europe | October 8, 2016, Saturday // 08:56 | Viewed: 14807

Turkish Government Issues 166 Arrest Warrants for Suspected Gulen Supporters

Turkey has issued yet another 166 arrest warrants for security employees indicted for links with the cleric Fethullah Gulen who, according to Turkish authorities, organised the coup on July 15, reported BNT.

World » Southeast Europe | October 7, 2016, Friday // 15:22 | Viewed: 5006

Banner Portraying Russian President Putin Hung on New York Bridge

A banner portraying Russian President Vladimir Putin and a slogan “Peacekeeper” was hung on the Manhattan Bridge in New York.

World » Russia | October 7, 2016, Friday // 11:50 | Viewed: 5823

Polish Parliament Rejects Controversial Abortion Bill

The Polish Parliament has rejected the controversial draft bill on a full ban of abortion.

World » EU | October 6, 2016, Thursday // 18:33 | Viewed: 5123

European Border and Coast Guard to Be Launched on Thursday

The new border and coast guard agreed by the European Union will be launched on October 06, Thursday.

World » EU | October 6, 2016, Thursday // 07:51 | Viewed: 5654

World Leaders to Give USD 15 B to Afghanistan amid EU Demand for Return of Migrants

Some USD 15 B in financial assistance were raised for Afghanistan at an international conference in Brussels, with the EU also reaching an agreement on migration and on a renewed peace effort.

World | October 6, 2016, Thursday // 07:19 | Viewed: 3160

Polish Government Not To Support Anti-Abortion Draft Bill

A representative of the conservative government in Warsaw has announced that the mass protests of women against the full ban on abortion have influenced the ruling majority and they will not support the draft bill, reported NewEurope.

World » EU | October 5, 2016, Wednesday // 20:51 | Viewed: 2960

Germany's Merkel: Closing of Balkan Route Does Not Solve Migrant Crisis Long-Term

According to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the closing of the Balkan route does not solve the crisis in the long-term.

World » EU | October 5, 2016, Wednesday // 19:27 | Viewed: 1477

Bulgarians in UK Outraged by Paterson's Mocking Comment

There has been outrage among Bulgarians living in the UK following the mocking comments of British Conservative Party politician Owen Paterson, expressing doubt that strawberry pickers from Bulgaria and Romania know how to use a mobile phone.

World » EU | October 5, 2016, Wednesday // 17:34 | Viewed: 2000

EU To Liberalise Visa Regime for Georgians

The member-states of the EU reached an agreement in principle on Wednesday to give Georgians the opportunity for visa-free travel but postponed the implementation of the programme until stronger guarantees against a sudden migrant influx are negotiated, r

World » EU | October 5, 2016, Wednesday // 15:59 | Viewed: 4928

Macedonian Anti-Bulgarian Journalist 'Kicked Out of Govt Workgroups'

The controversial Macedonian journalist who claimed the desecration of a Bulgarian memorial plaque in September became a member of a number of governmental workgroups earlier this year, Macedonian media report.

World » Southeast Europe | October 4, 2016, Tuesday // 16:12 | Viewed: 1502

Russia 'Not Hindering' Any of UN Top Job Candidates of Bulgaria

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov has said his country does not reject any UN Secretary General candidate outright and will bar none from running in the race.

World » Russia | October 4, 2016, Tuesday // 11:36 | Viewed: 1713

EU, Afghanistan Agree to Allow Readmission of Migrants

The EU has reached a deal with Afghanistan to sent back migrants whose protection applications were refused, DW reports.

World » EU | October 4, 2016, Tuesday // 11:03 | Viewed: 1629

Trucks Line Up in 25 km Queue at Turkey-Bulgaria Border

TIR trucks have formed a huge queue at Kapitan Andreevo border crossing, on the Turkish side, the Bulgarian News Agency (BTA) reports.

World » Southeast Europe | October 3, 2016, Monday // 12:18 | Viewed: 2348

Hungary's Migrant Quotas Referendum Invalid amid Low Turnout

The national poll held in Hungary on whether to ban mandatory relocation of migrants from Southern Europe is expected to be invalid as turnout is lower than the 50% threshold, media reports say.

World » EU | October 2, 2016, Sunday // 21:05 | Viewed: 1557

Turkey Detains Gülen's Brother over July Coup Attempt

Kutbettin Gülen, the brother of US-based cleric Fethullah Gülen, has been detained in Turkey over suspected involvement in the coup attempt made on July 15, AFP reports.

World » Southeast Europe | October 2, 2016, Sunday // 16:38 | Viewed: 1586
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