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Irish President Begins Historic UK State Visit

Irish President Michael D Higgins has arrived to the UK on the first official state visit by an Irish head of state, Tuesday.

World | April 8, 2014, Tuesday // 17:29 | Viewed: 740

EU Launches WTO Action Against Russia Over Pork Ban

The European Union launched a case on Tuesday in the World Trade Organisation (WTO) against a Russian ban on imports of pigs and pork from the EU.

World | April 8, 2014, Tuesday // 16:47 | Viewed: 784

Turkish Opposition Leader Assaulted in Parliament

Kemal Kilicdaroglu, the leader of Turkey's main opposition party CHP, was assaulted in Parliament on Tuesday.

World | April 8, 2014, Tuesday // 15:45 | Viewed: 851

Eight Police Officers Detained in Turkey over Government Leaks

Turkish authorities detained Tuesday at least 8 police officers, among them intelligence officials and deputy police chiefs.

World | April 8, 2014, Tuesday // 14:33 | Viewed: 665

Mosque Project Divides Opinion in Greece

Greece has an "international obligation" to build a mosque in its capital, Athens Mayor has argued, amid opposition and parts of society's criticism at the project.

World | April 8, 2014, Tuesday // 14:08 | Viewed: 947

Polish MP to Live as Migrant Worker in UK for 2 Weeks

Polish MP Artur Debski will be living in London as a migrant for two weeks as he seeks to understand why so many young Poles move to the UK.

World | April 8, 2014, Tuesday // 12:28 | Viewed: 603

Venezuela's Maduro Agrees to Meet Opposition

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro agreed to meet opposition leaders, after weeks of violent street protests.

World | April 8, 2014, Tuesday // 12:11 | Viewed: 1286

Greece Braces for Media Protest, General Strike

Media employees and port workers will stage a nationwide strike in Greece on Tuesday, a day ahead of a 24-hour general strike against austerity measures.

World | April 8, 2014, Tuesday // 10:47 | Viewed: 1117

Anti-Terrorist Operation under Way in Ukraine's Kharkiv

Ukrainian security forces have detained 70 people in an "anti-terrorist" organization in Kharkiv, the country's Interior Minister Arsen Avakov announced Tuesday.

World | April 8, 2014, Tuesday // 09:49 | Viewed: 895

Nigeria Becomes Leading Economy in Africa

Nigeria outpaced South Africa as the largest economy on the continent, fresh data by the country's statistics institute show.

World | April 7, 2014, Monday // 16:41 | Viewed: 1159

Turchynov Sees 'Crimea Scenario' in Eastern Ukraine

A "Crimea scenario" is being played out by Russia in Eastern Ukraine, according to interim Ukrainian President Oleksandr Turchynov.

World | April 7, 2014, Monday // 16:35 | Viewed: 710

India Starts General Elections to be Concluded May 12

India has started voting in general elections which will be held in nine phases, with results expected to be announced on May 16.

World | April 7, 2014, Monday // 14:59 | Viewed: 607

Regional Council Proclaims Donetsk People’s Republic

An Act on State Sovereignty of the Donetsk People’s Republic was read out Monday at a session of the regional council, reported ITAR-TASS.

World | April 7, 2014, Monday // 14:25 | Viewed: 746

Thousands of Romanians Protest Against Chevron Fracking Plans

Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Romania in a protest against plans by US energy giant Chevron to drill for shale gas, Sunday.

World | April 7, 2014, Monday // 14:02 | Viewed: 744

YouTube Complains to Turkish Constitutional Court over Renewed Ban

Video-sharing platform YouTube filed on Monday a complaint with the Turkish Constitutional Court against the blocking of its services which the country reinstated over the weekend.

World | April 7, 2014, Monday // 13:40 | Viewed: 639

Australian Ship Detects New Plane-Like Signal in Indian Ocean

An Australian rescue ship has detected a new signal that could be linked to the missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370.

World | April 7, 2014, Monday // 13:33 | Viewed: 827

Ukrainian Soldier 'Killed' in Crimea

A Ukrainian naval officer was shot by a Russian soldier on the Crimean peninsula, Ukrainian Defense Ministry has claimed.

World | April 7, 2014, Monday // 12:55 | Viewed: 609

Protesters Seize Donetsk, Luhansk Security HQ

Activists have taken control over Ukrainian Security Service's headquarters in Donetsk and Luhansk.

World | April 7, 2014, Monday // 11:33 | Viewed: 756

Pro-Russians Violently Seize Govt Buildings in Eastern Ukraine

Violence erupted Sunday in several eastern Ukrainian cities, as pro-Russian demonstrators seized government buildings.

World | April 7, 2014, Monday // 09:44 | Viewed: 679

Orban Claims Victory in Hungary Elections

Prime Minister Viktor Orban has claimed victory in Hungary's parliamentary elections Sunday.

World | April 7, 2014, Monday // 09:19 | Viewed: 721

Viktor Orban Poised to Win Hungary Elections

Ruling center-right party Fidesz is set to win Hungary's parliamentary elections, with 48% of the vote according to exit polls.

World | April 6, 2014, Sunday // 23:35 | Viewed: 782
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