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Putin Extends Russia’s Ban on Western Food Imports by 1 Year

President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to extend the ban on certain food imports from the US, the European Union, Australia, Canada, and Norway by one year in response to the EU’s decision to prolong the sanctions against Moscow.

World » Russia | June 24, 2015, Wednesday // 20:55 | Viewed: 3779

Tsipras: Creditors 'Did Not Accept' Debt Deal Proposals

Greek PM Alexis said on Wednesday some of the international lenders have not accepted the latest package of reform proposals to which unlocking aid for the country is tied.

World » Southeast Europe | June 24, 2015, Wednesday // 13:52 | Viewed: 3793

IS Reportedly Starts Minting Its Own Islamic Dinar Gold Coins

Islamic State (IS) has reportedly started minting its own Islamic Dinar gold coins bearing inscriptions of the Islamist militant group with one gold dinar having a value of USD 139.

World | June 24, 2015, Wednesday // 10:40 | Viewed: 3619

New Armenia Power Price Demo Marked by No Violence

A more peaceful protest took place in downtown Yerevan, Armenia on Tuesday night as thousands gathered to renew their demonstration against a 17-22% rise in electricity bills.

World | June 24, 2015, Wednesday // 09:45 | Viewed: 3168

WikiLeaks Claims US Intelligence Spied on Last Three French Presidents

WikiLeaks announced in a press statement on Tuesday, that the US National Security Agency (NSA) spied on the last three French Presidents – Jacques Chirac, Nicolas Sarkozy and Francois Hollande.

World | June 24, 2015, Wednesday // 09:27 | Viewed: 3318

Romania Gives Green Light to Building 2 NATO Centers

Romania's Parliament has passed a motion to authorize the construction of two NATO facilities in the capital Bucharest, in a move President Klaus Iohannis says is crucial to security in Eastern Europe.

World » Southeast Europe | June 23, 2015, Tuesday // 21:48 | Viewed: 3964

Armenians Defy Police at New Energy Price Protests

At least 5000 flocked to the streets of Yerevan, Armenia, to urge lower electricity prices after an earlier demonstration was dispersed by security forces.

World | June 23, 2015, Tuesday // 20:00 | Viewed: 2855

Young Woman Self-Immolates in Macedonia's Skopje

A woman aged between 20 and 30 has died after setting herself on fire in Macedonian capital Skopje, local media outlets report.

World » Southeast Europe | June 23, 2015, Tuesday // 19:33 | Viewed: 3723

International Powers Discuss Minsk Ceasefire Progress in Paris

The Foreign Ministers of France, Germany, Ukraine and Russia will be meeting Tuesday in the French capital Paris to hold talks on the Ukraine crisis, Reuters reported.

World » Ukraine | June 23, 2015, Tuesday // 10:26 | Viewed: 3483

UNICEF Report: International Community Can Counteract Infant Mortality

Millions of children are likely to loose their lives in the next fifteen years because of diseases that could easily be counteracted.

World | June 23, 2015, Tuesday // 08:16 | Viewed: 1354

EU Leaders Schedule Next Greek Debt Meeting for Wednesday

Eurogroup leaders are set to hold the next Greece debt talks on Wednesday, European Council President Donald Tusk has said.

World » EU | June 23, 2015, Tuesday // 00:55 | Viewed: 1792

Eurogroup Meeting Fails to Yield Agreement on Greece

Eurozone finance ministers failed to reach agreement on Greece at the meeting on Monday, with a new round of talks expected to be held over the next few days.

World » EU | June 22, 2015, Monday // 19:13 | Viewed: 1530

EU Extends Sanctions on Russia

EU foreign ministers agreed Monday to back the extension of economic measures imposed on Russia until June of next year.

World » Russia | June 22, 2015, Monday // 11:36 | Viewed: 1602

Greece PM Braces for Eleventh-Hour Talks over Bailout

Eurozone leaders are set to meet on Monday in last efforts to solve a debt crisis that could force Greece out of the single currency area.

World » Southeast Europe | June 22, 2015, Monday // 08:16 | Viewed: 1797

Romania PM Temporarily Steps Aside Citing Health Reasons

Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta has announced he is vacating the office for some time for health reasons.

World » Southeast Europe | June 22, 2015, Monday // 07:37 | Viewed: 1778

Tens of Thousands of Britons March Against Austerity

Tens of thousands took to the streets of UK towns and cities on Saturday to defy reelected PM David Cameron's plans to continue with austerity policies.

World » EU | June 20, 2015, Saturday // 21:33 | Viewed: 3919

Russian President Putin Urges for Ultimatum-Free Dialogue

Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for a stop to the ultimatums posed to his country at a speech held at the International Economic Forum in Saint Petersburg Friday.

World » Russia | June 19, 2015, Friday // 20:46 | Viewed: 4380

Greek Banks Expect Massive Outflows Following Latest Failure of Bailout Talks

Greek banks are expecting to be subjected to massive outflows after the latest round of talks between Athens and its international creditors on agreeing a new bailout for the country, failed to reach progress on Thursday.

World » Southeast Europe | June 19, 2015, Friday // 15:55 | Viewed: 4083

Russia, Greece Sign Memorandum on Construction of Turkish Stream Pipeline

Russia and Greece signed on Friday an intergovernmental cooperation memorandum on the construction of a continuation of the Turkish Stream pipeline on Greek territory.

World | June 19, 2015, Friday // 11:49 | Viewed: 4367

Serbia Ready to Shut Down State Media as Privatisation Deadline Nears

The Serbian government expressed readiness to shut down state media in case they do not comply with the approaching privatisation deadline.

World » Southeast Europe | June 19, 2015, Friday // 10:37 | Viewed: 3715

Opposition Centre-Right Bloc Wins Danish General Elections

The opposition centre-right group, which is led by former Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen defeated the ruling centre-left coalition in the general elections, which were held in Denmark on Thursday.

World » EU | June 19, 2015, Friday // 09:39 | Viewed: 1752