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Greece Likely to Request Loan Extension from Eurozone

Greece is likely to submit on Wednesday a request to the Eurogroup for a six-month extension of its loan agreement with the troika of international creditors.

World » Southeast Europe | February 18, 2015, Wednesday // 11:46 | Viewed: 672

Greek PM Announces Presidential Candidate

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced Prokopis Pavlopoulos as the presidential candidate of the coalition government.

World » Southeast Europe | February 17, 2015, Tuesday // 18:30 | Viewed: 746

Georgia Summons Ukrainian Ambassador over Controversial Appointment

Georgia summoned the Ukrainian ambassador to Tbilisi on Monday after the appointment of former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili as an adviser to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.

World | February 17, 2015, Tuesday // 16:43 | Viewed: 829

Kosovo Marks Independence Day Amid Doom and Gloom

Seven years ago, on 17 February, the Parliament in Pristina unilaterally proclaimed Kosovo’s independence from Serbia.

World » Southeast Europe | February 17, 2015, Tuesday // 16:39 | Viewed: 1151

Russia's Putin to Discuss Energy Ties in Hungary Visit

The renewal of long-term contracts for gas supplies and further energy cooperation are expected top the agenda of Russian President Vladimir Putin during his visit to Budapest on Tuesday.

World » EU | February 17, 2015, Tuesday // 11:19 | Viewed: 822

Ukraine Gov't, Rebels Fail to Begin Heavy Weapons Withdrawal

Neither Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian rebels have started pulling arms out of the areas of conflict in Eastern Ukraine.

World » Ukraine | February 17, 2015, Tuesday // 08:24 | Viewed: 913

Greece, Eurozone Remain at Loggerheads over Bailout

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis turned down on Monday evening an offer to have his country's bailout extended made at a Eurogroup meeting.

World » EU | February 17, 2015, Tuesday // 07:33 | Viewed: 860

Poland Embarks on Massive Spending to Overhaul Military Hardware  

NATO member Poland, bordering conflict-torn Ukraine, has earmarked a whopping EUR 33.

World » EU | February 16, 2015, Monday // 22:05 | Viewed: 1337

Fighting Continues in Eastern Ukraine Despite Ceasefire Deal

Fighting raged around a key railway hub in eastern Ukraine on Monday despite a ceasefire agreement that officially went into force a day earlier.

World » Ukraine | February 16, 2015, Monday // 18:33 | Viewed: 924

Danish Police Charge Two Men With Helping Copenhagen Attacker

Two men have been arrested and charged with helping the attacker who killed two people in Copenhagen at the weekend, the BBC reported on Monday.

World | February 16, 2015, Monday // 17:16 | Viewed: 783

Macedonia Opposition Leader Unveils 'Evidence' of Gov't Pressure on Judiciary

The leader of Macedonia's main opposition party has presented what he describes as a proof that the cabinet interferes with courts, local media suggest.

World » Southeast Europe | February 16, 2015, Monday // 15:31 | Viewed: 1282

Ukraine's Inflation to Reach 26% in 2015 - PM

Inflation in Ukraine is currently forecast at 26% for this year, according to the country's Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk.

World » Ukraine | February 16, 2015, Monday // 13:33 | Viewed: 742

EU Imposes Sanctions on Russian Officials, Singer Iosif Kobzon

The European Union has futher expanded the list of sanctions on Russian officials and citizens over the Ukraine crisis.

World » Russia | February 16, 2015, Monday // 12:49 | Viewed: 1132

Italian Authorities Saved the Lives of 2,164 Refugees

A total of 2,164 refugees coming from Libya who attempted to cross the Mediterranean by boats have been rescued close to the Italian island of Lampedusa.

World | February 16, 2015, Monday // 10:51 | Viewed: 705

Tsipras: We Don't Need Money, We Need Time

An important Eurogroup meeting in Brussels will take place on Monday so that finance ministers could discuss the Greek bailout program.

World » Southeast Europe | February 16, 2015, Monday // 09:55 | Viewed: 812

Egypt Launches Air Strikes on IS in Libya in Response to Beheadings

Egypt launched air strikes on Islamic State (IS) targets in Libya in response to a video purporting to show the execution of 21 Egyptian Christians.

World | February 16, 2015, Monday // 09:19 | Viewed: 796

Ceasefire in Ukraine Largely Holds on First Day

The OSCE monitoring mission to Ukraine reported that the ceasefire, which entered into force on Sunday, was largely observed during the first hours, except in Debaltseve, Raihorodka and Luhansk.

World » Ukraine | February 16, 2015, Monday // 07:41 | Viewed: 734

German Carnival Called Off over Threat of 'Islamist Terror Attack'

A parade in the city of Braunschweig, Northern Germany, has been canceled due to a terror alert.

World » EU | February 15, 2015, Sunday // 15:06 | Viewed: 1578

Bulgaria FM Mitov: We Will Not Allow Fear to Overtake Europe

Bulgaria is strongly condemning the attacks in Copenhagen which took [two] lives and wounded innocent citizens, the Foreign Ministry in Sofia has said in a statement.

World » EU | February 15, 2015, Sunday // 11:36 | Viewed: 968

Ukraine Ceasefire Deal Enters into Force

A ceasefire beginning on Sunday is mostly being observed, media outlets report.

World » Ukraine | February 15, 2015, Sunday // 11:04 | Viewed: 964

Jewish Man Dead in Second Copenhagen Attack, Police Kill Shooter

A man who opened fire on police and who might have been involved in two attacks that took place in Copenhagen has been killed, authorities say.

World » EU | February 15, 2015, Sunday // 09:26 | Viewed: 986