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Russia, China Sign Gas Deliveries Memorandum

Officials from Moscow and Beijing signed on Sunday 17 documents on cooperation.

World » International Business | November 10, 2014, Monday // 12:28 | Viewed: 684

Catalans Overwhelmingly Vote for Independence in 'Consultative' Poll

About 81 percent of Catalonia's voters have supported independence form Spain in a non-binding vote held in Spain's wealthiest region Sunday.

World » EU | November 10, 2014, Monday // 09:27 | Viewed: 464

Balkan Drug Lord Dragoslav Kosmajac Arrested in Belgrade

Balkan drug lord Dragoslav Kosmajac was arrested in Belgrade early on Sunday.

World » Southeast Europe | November 9, 2014, Sunday // 16:52 | Viewed: 1873

Gorbachev Warns of New Cold War at Berlin Wall Ceremony

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has warned that tensions between Russia and the West over the Ukraine crisis have put the world "on the brink of a new Cold War.

World | November 9, 2014, Sunday // 13:53 | Viewed: 846

5.1-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Western Greece

An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale rattled western Greece in the early hours of Sunday.

World | November 9, 2014, Sunday // 11:07 | Viewed: 788

European Migrants Contributed GBP 20 B to UK Finances in 2000-2011

European migrants made a net contribution of GBP 20 B to UK public finances between 2000 and 2011, according to economists at University College London.

World | November 6, 2014, Thursday // 09:33 | Viewed: 820

Nationwide Strike to Paralyze Brussels on Thursday

Brussels will be fully blocked Thursday due to a nationwide strike against plans of the new government to increase the retirement age and tax rates and to give up on certain investments.

World | November 6, 2014, Thursday // 08:57 | Viewed: 1706

Serbia, Russia Agree on Repayment Plant for Gas Debt

Serbia has reached agreement with Russia on the repayment of its gas debt and is expected to have deliveries fully restored.

World » Russia | November 6, 2014, Thursday // 08:20 | Viewed: 834

Vladimir Putin Tops Forbes' Most Powerful People Ranking

For the second year running, Russian President Vladimir Putin has been named the world’s most powerful person by a panel of Forbes editors, reports RT.

World » Russia | November 5, 2014, Wednesday // 19:27 | Viewed: 939

Serbia to Host Joint Military Exercise with Russia in November

Serbia will host a joint military exercise with Russia in the first half of November, ITAR-TASS reported on Wednesday.

World » Russia | November 5, 2014, Wednesday // 15:56 | Viewed: 1406

Poland to Buy Combat Drones over 'Russian Presence' in Ukraine Airspace

Poland is to acquire combat drones to help Ukraine against Russian activity in its air space, the country's Deputy Defense Minister has said.

World » EU | November 5, 2014, Wednesday // 11:37 | Viewed: 751

Russia Confirms Receiving First Tranche of Ukraine Gas Debt Payment

Russian gas giant Gazprpom on Wednesday confirmed receiving the first tranche of payment for past deliveries from Ukraine’s Naftogaz.

World » Russia | November 5, 2014, Wednesday // 11:34 | Viewed: 527

Ukraine's Naftogaz Starts Paying Off Debt to Gazprom

The Ukrainian energy utility Naftogaz has transferred USD 1.45 B to Gazprom, the first installment of its debt to the Russian concern, Naftogaz says.

World » Ukraine | November 5, 2014, Wednesday // 07:43 | Viewed: 644

Turkey's New Presidential Palace Costs USD 0.6 B - FinMin

About USD 615 M have been earmarked so far on the construction of Ak Saray, Turkey's impressive presidential palace, the country's Finance Minister Mehmet Şimşek announced.

World » Southeast Europe | November 4, 2014, Tuesday // 21:19 | Viewed: 753

EU's GDP to Grow Only Slowly Until 2016

Economic growth for the rest of 2014 in both the EU and the euro area will be weak, the European Commission said on Tuesday.

World » EU | November 4, 2014, Tuesday // 14:57 | Viewed: 654

Albania Secures USD 150 M Loan from World Bank for Power Sector Recovery

The Albanian government has signed an agreement with the World Bank on a loan of USD 150 M.

World | November 4, 2014, Tuesday // 13:18 | Viewed: 749

Greek PM Samaras Rules Out Early Elections

Greece’s Prime Minister Antonis Samaras has rejected calls for early elections by the leader of opposition radical leftist party Syriza Alexis Tsipras.

World » Southeast Europe | November 4, 2014, Tuesday // 11:20 | Viewed: 553

EU Migration Commissioner Seeks Urgent Measures against Irregular Migration

Dimitris Avramopoulos, EU Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, has underscored the need for urgent measures in the sphere of irregular migration.

World » EU | November 4, 2014, Tuesday // 08:35 | Viewed: 763

Twenty-Four Dead as Migrant Boat Capsizes Off Turkey

A boat reportedly carrying migrants has sunken while crossing the Bosphorus leaving 24 people dead and an unknown number missing, authorities say.

World » Southeast Europe | November 3, 2014, Monday // 13:34 | Viewed: 1122

Germany: UK Exit from EU is Possible if Cameron Insists on Migrant Quotas

The German Federal Government has suggested that it considers a British exit from the EU as a possibility.

World » EU | November 3, 2014, Monday // 09:53 | Viewed: 2231

Heads of Donbass 'People's Republics' to Retain Posts after Poll

Alexandеr Zakharchenko and Igor Plotnitskiy, leaders of the Donetsk ad Luhansk "People's Republics" in Ukraine's east, are to remain leaders of the rebel-controlled entities after the regions held presidential and general elections Sunday.

World » Ukraine | November 3, 2014, Monday // 09:46 | Viewed: 1053