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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: 2856

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: 3748

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: 3542

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: 1355

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: 1840

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: 1534

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: 1655

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: 1798

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: 1779

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: 3924

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: 4494

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: 4085

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: 4382

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: 3716

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: 1756

Greece, Lenders 'Close to Deal' - FM Varoufakis

The gap between fiscal targets proposed by Athens and international creditors is quite narrow, Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has said, after a Eurogroup-IMF meeting on Greece's debt talk ended with no results.

World » EU | June 18, 2015, Thursday // 21:55 | Viewed: 4210

No 'Adults in the Room', IMF's Lagarde Says as Greek Debt Talks Fail

There have been no results at the last-minute negotiations at a Luxembourg meeting of Eurozone finance ministers also attended by Christine Lagarde of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

World » EU | June 18, 2015, Thursday // 21:14 | Viewed: 4959

Alexis Tsipras Says Greece's Pension Statistics 'Manipulatively Used'

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has said in an article published by German daily Tagesspiegel.

World » Southeast Europe | June 18, 2015, Thursday // 18:28 | Viewed: 4031

Turkish Stream Construction Begins June-July, Russia EconMin Says

Construction of the Turkish Stream project might begin as soon as end June or the beginning of July 2015 as stated by Russian Energy minister Alexander Novak on Thursday in an interview for RBC TV.

World » Russia | June 18, 2015, Thursday // 15:52 | Viewed: 2057

Greek Foreign Minister Kotzias Notes Strategic Importance of Balkan Gas Interconnection

The construction of a vertical gas corridor that will be connecting Bulgaria, Greece and Romania was one of the topics discussed at the meeting of Bulgarian Foreign minister Daniel Mitov and his Greek counterpart Nikos Kotzias, BGNES reported.

World » Southeast Europe | June 18, 2015, Thursday // 13:59 | Viewed: 1977

Worldwide Displacement Hits New High, UNHCR reports

Conflicts and violence across the world have increased the number of people forced to leave their homes to the record 60 million on a global scale, as reported by the UN.

World | June 18, 2015, Thursday // 12:57 | Viewed: 1461