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Thirty-One Feared Dead after Japan Volcano Eruption

An unexpected volcanic eruption at Mount Ontake could have left 31 people dead, reports suggest after lifeless bodies were founds near the peak.

World | September 28, 2014, Sunday // 11:34 | Viewed: 807

Turkish President Hints At Possible Use Of Turkish Troops In Syria

Turkey's President Recep Erdogan said Turkish troops could be used for setting up a buffer zone in Syria, if there was an international agreement for the establishing of a safe haven for those feeling the Islamic State (IS), reports Reuters.

World | September 27, 2014, Saturday // 16:28 | Viewed: 753

IS Recruits Fighters From The Balkans

The Balkan Peninsula is one of the places where the Islamic State (IS) recruits fighters, the President of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic told the UN General Assembly.

World » Southeast Europe | September 27, 2014, Saturday // 14:21 | Viewed: 1133

Catalonia To Hold Independence Referendum In November

The president of the Spanish region of Catalonia, Artur Mas, signed a decree calling for a referendum on independence to be held on November 9.

World » EU | September 27, 2014, Saturday // 13:51 | Viewed: 895

European Aviation Safety Agency Allows Use of Electronic Devices throughout Flight

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has allowed European airlines to permit the use of mobile phones following the aircraft landing.

World » EU | September 26, 2014, Friday // 20:04 | Viewed: 1286

9 Former Romanian Ministers Face Corruption Probe

Nine former Romanian ministers face an investigation for corruption and money laundering in a case involving the lease of Microsoft IT licenses for schools.

World » Southeast Europe | September 26, 2014, Friday // 19:33 | Viewed: 882

Hungary Suspends Gas Supplies to Ukraine 'Indefinitely'

Hungary’s gas operator FGSZ suspended natural gas supplies to Ukraine for an indefinite period of time, Thursday.

World » EU | September 26, 2014, Friday // 13:42 | Viewed: 929

UNHCR: Asylum Seekers From Syria, Iraq Dramatically Increasing

Number of people seeking refugee status in industrialized countries continued to grow in H1 2014, fueled by the wars in Syria and Iraq, and the conflict in countries such as Afghanistan, Eritrea.

World | September 26, 2014, Friday // 11:34 | Viewed: 1524

EU, Russia, Ukraine to Discuss Gas Supplies to Europe

Russia and Ukraine are holding EU-brokered gas consultations in Berlin on Friday.

World | September 26, 2014, Friday // 11:00 | Viewed: 826

David Cameron Wants Britain to Join Air Strikes Against IS in Iraq  

British Prime Minister David Cameron has urged Parliament to endorse air strikes against positions held by Islamic State in northern Iraq after Baghdad asked London to help.

World » EU | September 25, 2014, Thursday // 08:54 | Viewed: 743

Japan Extends Sanctions Against Russia over Ukraine Crisis

Japan has announced new sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine that bring Tokyo closer in line with sanctions imposed by the US and the EU.

World | September 24, 2014, Wednesday // 15:48 | Viewed: 1388

Russia to Base Subs with Cruise Missiles at Novorossiysk

Russia plans to deploy submarines carrying cruise missiles with a range of over 1,500 km in the port of Novorossiysk, the Black Sea Fleet commander has said.

World » Russia | September 24, 2014, Wednesday // 10:11 | Viewed: 1004

EU Increases Syria Aid by EUR 215 M

The European Union will increase its aid to those affected by the civil war in Syria by EUR 215 M, according to a media statement of the European Commission.

World » EU | September 24, 2014, Wednesday // 07:34 | Viewed: 582

Angela Merkel Calls for Quick Solution to Russia-Ukraine Gas Spat

Russia and Ukraine should urgently resolve their gas price dispute, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said ahead of a new meeting between Kiev and Moscow.

World | September 23, 2014, Tuesday // 19:39 | Viewed: 1327

Energy Commissioner Oettinger Opposes EU Sanctions against Russia’s Gas Sector

EU Energy Commissioner Gunther Oettinger has opposed EU sanctions against Russia’s gas sector over the crisis in Ukraine.

World | September 23, 2014, Tuesday // 15:57 | Viewed: 1501

Israel Claims to Have Shot Down Syrian Aircraft

The Israeli Defense Force (IDF) says in a statement it downed a Syrian jet in mid-flight.

World | September 23, 2014, Tuesday // 11:04 | Viewed: 471

US, Arab States Carry Out Tens of Air Strikes Against IS in Syria

US and Arab states have carried out the first air strikes against militant group Islamic State (IS) on the territory of Syria, the Pentagon has announced.

World | September 23, 2014, Tuesday // 10:36 | Viewed: 573

New Polish Gov't to Seek Normal Relations with Russia, Ukraine

The new cabinet in Poland will try to improve ties with Moscow and Kiev, Foreign Minister Grzegorz Schetyna has announced.

World » EU | September 23, 2014, Tuesday // 08:57 | Viewed: 1142

Romanian PM Ponta Survives No-Confidence Vote

The Parliament in Bucharest has rejected a motion of no confidence submitted by the opposition against Prime Minister Victor Ponta.

World » Southeast Europe | September 23, 2014, Tuesday // 08:32 | Viewed: 539

Thousands Join NY Climate March Ahead of UN Climate Summit

A march to raise awareness about the dangers of climate change drew thousands to the streets of New York City Sunday, with similar protests taking place around the world.

World | September 22, 2014, Monday // 11:04 | Viewed: 1193

Kiev to Set Up Fund to Restore Ukraine's East

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko announced Sunday he was initiating a fund for the restoration of the infrastructure in the war-torn eastern Ukraine.

World | September 22, 2014, Monday // 10:14 | Viewed: 956