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Poland's Donald Tusk Steps In as President of European Council

The former Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk is to be inaugurated to the position of President of the European Council at an official handover ceremony today.

World » EU | December 1, 2014, Monday // 10:59 | Viewed: 910

Marine Le Pen Reelected as Leader of France's Front National

Marine Le Pen was reelected as leader of the French far-right Front National at a party congress, held in Lyon on Sunday.

World | December 1, 2014, Monday // 09:55 | Viewed: 770

Russia’s President Signs Law on Free Economic Zone in Crimea

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed the law on the creation of a free economic zone in Crimea.

World » Russia | December 1, 2014, Monday // 07:47 | Viewed: 874

Swiss Reject Proposed Immigration Cap, Partial Results Suggest

Swiss voters appear to have overwhelmingly rejected a proposal to sharply cut immigration growth.

World | November 30, 2014, Sunday // 17:14 | Viewed: 592

Sarkozy Wins Party Leadership Vote with Eye on French Presidential Bid

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been elected head of the opposition UMP party – a victory that is expected to bolster his hopes for running for president again.

World | November 30, 2014, Sunday // 14:50 | Viewed: 578

Swiss Vote Whether to Drastically Cut Immigration

Switzerland is holding a controversial referendum on Sunday to decide whether to cut immigration by about 75%.

World | November 30, 2014, Sunday // 13:05 | Viewed: 572

Torn between EU and Russia, Moldova Votes for Parliament

Moldova is holding parliamentary elections on Sunday expected to decide whether the ex-Soviet country would maintain its recent course towards EU membership or turn back and move closer to Russia.

World | November 30, 2014, Sunday // 11:03 | Viewed: 852

Egypt Court Drops Murder Charges Against Hosni Mubarak

A court in Egypt has dropped the case against former President Hosni Mubarak of conspiring to kill protesters during the 2011 uprising against him, reports BBC.

World | November 29, 2014, Saturday // 12:54 | Viewed: 588

New Batch Of EU Sanctions Against East Ukraine Separatists Come In Effect

The new batch of EU sanctions against 13 representatives of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk people’s republics in eastern Ukraine and five organisations come into force on Saturday.

World » Ukraine | November 29, 2014, Saturday // 12:25 | Viewed: 763

British PM David Cameron Proposes Benefits Curbs to Cut Immigration

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday announced proposals aimed at restricting the flow of immigrants to the UK from other EU member states.

World | November 28, 2014, Friday // 21:24 | Viewed: 959

Pope Francis Visits Turkey, Calls on Faiths to Oppose Fanaticism

Pope Francis on Friday called for interfaith dialogue and religious tolerance and urged more help for refugees from Syria and Iraq.

World | November 28, 2014, Friday // 20:27 | Viewed: 996

Junior Partner Leaves Romania Govt Coalition, PM Vows to Carry On

UDMR ethnic Hungarian party, a junior partner in Romania’s government coalition, has decided to leave it following the defeat of Social Democrat Prime Minister Victor Ponta in presidential elections.

World » Southeast Europe | November 28, 2014, Friday // 18:41 | Viewed: 864

Kristalina Georgieva Calls for Sound Agreement on EU Budget

Bulgarian Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva said today that it is more important to reach a sound, rather than prompt agreement on the EU budget.

World » EU | November 28, 2014, Friday // 17:57 | Viewed: 782

Croatian PM Cancels Visit to Serbia Over Freeing of War Crimes Suspect

Croatian Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic canceled a visit to Serbia, following the release of former leader of the Serbian Radical Party Vojislav Seselj from the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY).

World » Southeast Europe | November 28, 2014, Friday // 16:59 | Viewed: 767

Three-quarters Of Norwegians Against Joining EU

Almost three-quarters of the Norwegians don't want to join the EU, shows a poll conducted by Sentio for the newspapers Nationen and Klassekampen, quoted by the Norwegian edition of The Local.

World | November 28, 2014, Friday // 16:42 | Viewed: 716

MEPs Question Commission On Violated Rights of Bulgarian Immigrants

Bulgarian MEP Ilhan Kyuchyuk, and fellow members from his parliamentary group ALDE, posed an enquiry to the European Commission on the effective application of the principle of free access to the labour market in the EU.

World » EU | November 28, 2014, Friday // 15:30 | Viewed: 638

Finnish Parliament Approves Same-Sex Marriage

The Finnish Parliament has approved a bill allowing same-sex marriage, reports the Yle public broadcaster.

World » EU | November 28, 2014, Friday // 14:31 | Viewed: 590

Head of Lukoil Romania Refinery Charged with Tax Evasion, Money Laundering

Andrey Bogdanov, Petrotel Lukoil's chief executive, has been charged with tax evasion and money laundering worth an estimated EUR 230 M.

World » Southeast Europe | November 28, 2014, Friday // 14:25 | Viewed: 1179

Russian Navy Ships Conduct Drills In English Channel

Warships from Russia's Northern Fleet entered the English Channel to hold drills, reports RIA Novosti, quoting the Russian Navy press office.

World » Russia | November 28, 2014, Friday // 12:44 | Viewed: 997

Pope Francis To Arrive in Turkey on 3-Day Official Visit

Pope Francis will arrive in Turkey on a three-day official visit at the invitation of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

World | November 28, 2014, Friday // 09:06 | Viewed: 493

Arseny Yatseniuk Elected As Prime Minister Of Ukraine

Ukraine’s parliament elected Arseny Yatseniuk for a new term as prime minister at its opening session on Thursday.

World » Ukraine | November 27, 2014, Thursday // 18:05 | Viewed: 770