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Greek Gov't Demands EU Aid to Tackle Migrant Influx

Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has admitted Greece cannot handle the flow of asylum seekers reaching its islands every day.

World » Southeast Europe | August 8, 2015, Saturday // 14:31 | Viewed: 1917

Russia Denies Visa to New German Defense Attaché

Moscow has refused to issue an entrance visa to German Brig Gen Gert Gawellek, German weekly Der Spiegel has said.

World | August 8, 2015, Saturday // 12:53 | Viewed: 2828

US Expands Russia Sanctions by Adding Gazprom Field

The United States on Friday announced an expansion of the list of sanctions imposed on Russia by including a oil and gas field.

World » Russia | August 8, 2015, Saturday // 12:31 | Viewed: 3465

Moscow Makes Two Offers on Turkish Stream to Ankara

Moscow has sent two offers to Ankara relating to the Turkish Stream project, apparently showing readiness to decouple the construction of a pipeline for gas deliveries to Turkey from the proposed pipes for transit of Russian gas to Europe.

World » Russia | August 7, 2015, Friday // 21:08 | Viewed: 2618

IS Claims Responsibility for Attack in Saudi Arabian Mosque

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in a Saudi Arabian mosque that killed at least 15 people, international newswires reported.

World | August 7, 2015, Friday // 15:39 | Viewed: 1522

Migrant Influx Across Mediterranean Already Tops 2014 Record

Around 224,ooo migrants and refugees have crossed the Mediterranean to Europe in the first seven months of the year, the UN refugee agency said on Thursday.

World | August 6, 2015, Thursday // 21:56 | Viewed: 2706

Romania’s ANAF Steps up Fight Against Tax Dodging

Romania’s tax authority said on Thursday it is intensifying the fight against tax evasion by targeting music stars, moneylenders and company owners to investigate the origins of their revenues.

World » Southeast Europe | August 6, 2015, Thursday // 21:22 | Viewed: 2884

Suicide Bombing Kills 17 in Saudi Arabia Mosque

Seventeen people were killed in a suicide bombing in a mosque in the town of Abha in southwestern Saudi Arabia on Thursday, international newswires reported, citing a local TV channel.

World | August 6, 2015, Thursday // 15:45 | Viewed: 2488

Hungarian Bakery Chain Fornetti Acquired by Swiss-Irish Food Group ARYZTA AG

Swiss-Irish food giant ARYZTA AG has acquired bakery chain Fornetti, which has sites in Bulgaria.

World | August 6, 2015, Thursday // 09:33 | Viewed: 2342

Reunion Wing Fragment Is Part of Missing MH370 Plane, Malaysia PM Says

The aircraft wing fragment found on Reunion Island last week belongs to the missing MH370 plane, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak confirmed on Wednesday.

World | August 5, 2015, Wednesday // 21:48 | Viewed: 1643

Islamic State Threatens Germany, Chancellor Merkel in Online Video

The Islamic State (IS) militant group has threatened to attack Germany and Chancellor Angela Merkel, according to a video posted online on Wednesday, AFP reported.

World | August 5, 2015, Wednesday // 21:19 | Viewed: 2496

British Police See ‘Strong’ Links Between Attacks at Tunisia’s Bardo Museum and Sousse Beach

‘Strong’ evidence suggests the Bardo Museum attack in Tunisia’s capital in March is linked to the beach shooting in the country’s resort of Sousse in June, according to British police, the BBC reported on Wednesday.

World | August 5, 2015, Wednesday // 17:21 | Viewed: 1666

US Military Delegation Visiting Macedonia

A US military delegation led by retired Gen William Fraser III is in Macedonia's capital Skopje to discuss bilateral defense issues, state-run news agency MIA has said.

World » Southeast Europe | August 5, 2015, Wednesday // 11:44 | Viewed: 2210

Germany's Top Prosecutor Sacked over Treason Probe Row

German Attorney General Harald Range has been fired over his comments on the government's action with regard to a treason investigation carried out against journalists.

World » EU | August 5, 2015, Wednesday // 08:10 | Viewed: 1676

Four Confirmed Dead, One Missing after Macedonia Floods

Macedonian authorities have confirmed that four people have lost their lives in Monday's floods triggered by stormy weather.

World » Southeast Europe | August 4, 2015, Tuesday // 15:44 | Viewed: 1647

US President Unveils Clean Power Plan to Beat Climate Change

US President Barack Obama has unveiled a new plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power plants at home, international media outlets reported.

World | August 4, 2015, Tuesday // 10:52 | Viewed: 1845

5 People Killed in Floods in Macedonia - Report

Floonds in the region of Macedonia’s Tetovo have claimed the lives of several people, including two children.

World » Southeast Europe | August 4, 2015, Tuesday // 08:26 | Viewed: 2225

Romania’s Petrotel Lukoil Refinery Indicted for Money Laundering

Romanian prosecutors at the Ploiesti Court of Appeals have indicted six senior officials of Petrotel, a refinery of Russia’s Lukoil in Romania, for money-laundering.

World » Southeast Europe | August 3, 2015, Monday // 20:32 | Viewed: 2222

Ukraine President Hints Putin Could Attack Bulgaria, Romania

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has suggested his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin could go as far as he is allowed to, if he embarks on an offensive into Europe, including the Black Sea countries.

World | August 3, 2015, Monday // 14:39 | Viewed: 7261

Croatia’s Foreign Minister Vesna Pusic Confirms She Will Run for UN Chief

Croatia’s Foreign Minister Vesna Pusic has confirmed that she will run for UN Secretary-General.

World | August 2, 2015, Sunday // 10:54 | Viewed: 2448

Germany's Merkel 'to Run for 4th Term' in 2017

Angela Merkel will seek a fourth term as head of Germany's government in the 2017 elections, Der Spiegel reports.

World » EU | August 1, 2015, Saturday // 11:09 | Viewed: 2253