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EU, NATO Officials Raise Concerns over Macedonia's Political Tensions

A number of Western officials have voiced their concern over the recent developments in Macedonia which include a tense political battle between the government and the opposition.

World » Southeast Europe | March 12, 2015, Thursday // 10:33 | Viewed: 1297

New Riots in Ferguson Leave 2 Police Officers Wounded

Two police officers have been hit during unrest in the town of Ferguson, Missouri (US), officials say.

World | March 12, 2015, Thursday // 09:01 | Viewed: 1095

MEPs Call on Moscow to Hold Independent Probe of Nemtsov Killing

Members of the European Parliament on Wednesday called on Russia to conduct an independent investigation into the killing of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov.

World » EU | March 11, 2015, Wednesday // 21:52 | Viewed: 957

IMF Approves New USD 17.5 B Funding Plan for Ukraine

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a new USD 17.

World » Ukraine | March 11, 2015, Wednesday // 20:01 | Viewed: 938

NATO Secretary General Accuses Russia of Continued Presence in Ukraine

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg accused Russia of its continued presence in Ukraine and called Moscow to withdraw all its forces and end its support for separatists in eastern Ukraine.

World | March 11, 2015, Wednesday // 16:49 | Viewed: 1084

Macedonia Investigating Opposition Leader amid Calls for Gov't Resignation

A probe has been launched into Macedonian opposition leader Zoran Zaev's alleged involvement in a bribery scheme, the country's Interior Ministry has said.

World » Southeast Europe | March 11, 2015, Wednesday // 15:35 | Viewed: 1078

Sweden, Saudi Arabia Embroiled in Diplomatic Row

Saudi Arabia's Ambassador to Stockholm has been recalled in response to a decision of Sweden to scrap a bilateral defense cooperation agreement.

World | March 11, 2015, Wednesday // 14:28 | Viewed: 1001

11 Missing after Military Helicopter Crashes in Florida

Seven US Marines and four aircrew are missing after a military helicopter crashed during a training exercise at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida.

World | March 11, 2015, Wednesday // 12:45 | Viewed: 805

Russia Retracts from Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces, Collaborates with North Korea

Russia announced Wednesday it would stop its participation in the Joint Consultative Group and in particular of the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe.

World » Russia | March 11, 2015, Wednesday // 12:10 | Viewed: 1183

Alledged Nemtsov Killer Retracts Confessions

One of the five suspects in the Boris Nemtsov murder case, Zaur Dadayev denied the truthfulness of the confessions he made.

World » Russia | March 11, 2015, Wednesday // 10:17 | Viewed: 1027

Greece's Tsipras Determined to Seek WWII Reparations from Germany

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras has vowed to ask Berlin for reparations for World War Two.

World » Southeast Europe | March 11, 2015, Wednesday // 10:16 | Viewed: 1018

Solar Plane Completes 2nd Leg of Round-the-Globe Trip

Solar Impulse 2, the aircraft powered only by sunlight, has landed in India on Tuesday after covering about 1,500 kilometres during a 15-hour flight from Oman.

World | March 10, 2015, Tuesday // 22:15 | Viewed: 1011

Spain Sees No Need for EU to Expand Russia Sanctions

There is no ground for the EU to expand its sanctions against Russia over Ukraine as the latest Minsk truce holds, Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo said on Tuesday.

World » EU | March 10, 2015, Tuesday // 19:36 | Viewed: 1063

EU Finance Ministers Approve Juncker's Investment Plan

The finance ministers of the 28 EU member states approved at their meeting on Tuesday the investment plan of European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.

World » EU | March 10, 2015, Tuesday // 17:57 | Viewed: 1039

EU to Provide More Funding to Ukraine, Russia Seeks Sanctions Alleviation

The EU intends to provide a new financial aid package to Ukraine estimated at EUR 110M in 2015.

World » Ukraine | March 10, 2015, Tuesday // 12:54 | Viewed: 1175

No More Heavy Weapons on Either Side of Donbass Front Line - Ukraine Army

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko has confirmed that pro-Russian rebels have pulled back a vast part of their heavy arms, adding most of the government forces' weapons have also been removed.

World » Ukraine | March 10, 2015, Tuesday // 12:07 | Viewed: 1163

French Sport Stars Die as Helicopters Collide in Argentina

Three French sport stars were among the ten victims of a mid-air helicopter collision in Argentina on Monday.

World | March 10, 2015, Tuesday // 11:47 | Viewed: 749

NATO Accuses Russia of 'Militarizing' Crimea after Putin Comments

Russia has significantly built up its military capabilities in Crimea since the peninsula was incorporated into its territory following a local referendum, NATO officials say.

World » Russia | March 10, 2015, Tuesday // 08:46 | Viewed: 1267

Greece to Hold Loan Talks with EU on Wednesday

Officials from Greece are due to hold technical talks with international lenders on Wednesday as Athens is seeking to secure more funding.

World » Southeast Europe | March 10, 2015, Tuesday // 07:34 | Viewed: 822

Greek FinMin Hints at Possible Bailout Referendum, Early Election

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis hinted at the possible holding of referendum or early election in case the Eurozone rejects the country's debt renegotiation plans.

World » Southeast Europe | March 9, 2015, Monday // 12:05 | Viewed: 862

Suspect Dadayev Confesses Involvement in Nemtsov Murder

Zaur Dadayev has confessed involvement in the murder of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, ITAR-TASS reported on Sunday.

World » Russia | March 8, 2015, Sunday // 16:25 | Viewed: 1572