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Russia, Ukraine Sign New Gas Agreement under Favorable Conditions

The latest deal extension to the ''winter package'' was agreed on Wednesday and also clarified further details on the contract signed in 2009 for a ten-year term.

World » Ukraine | April 2, 2015, Thursday // 10:11 | Viewed: 1105

Two Armed Attackers on Istanbul Police Department Neutralised

Turkish security forces neutralised two attackers armed with bombs and long-barrel guns, who opened fire on a police department in Vatan Street in Istanbul on Wednesday.

World » Southeast Europe | April 2, 2015, Thursday // 09:38 | Viewed: 1029

Russian Trawler Sinks Off Kamchatka Peninsula, 54 Confirmed Dead

At least 54 people died after a Russian trawler sank off the Kamchatka Peninsula.

World | April 2, 2015, Thursday // 08:39 | Viewed: 1013

108 Dead Pelicans Found in Romanian Section of Danube Delta

The bodies of 108 dead pelicans were discovered in the delta of the river Danube on Romanian territory.

World » Southeast Europe | April 1, 2015, Wednesday // 17:49 | Viewed: 1087

Two Armed Men Raid Office of Turkey's Ruling Party in Istanbul

Two intruders, who are reportedly armed, entered a district office of Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) in the Kartal district of Istanbul on Wednesday.

World » Southeast Europe | April 1, 2015, Wednesday // 12:17 | Viewed: 1096

Member States Divided as EU Abolishes Milk Quotas

The European Union abolished milk quotas on Tuesday after they had been in existence for more than 30 years, a decision which caused division among member states.

World » EU | April 1, 2015, Wednesday // 12:07 | Viewed: 1257

UK Ambassador to Macedonia Calls for Interim Gov't

Macedonia has been left divided by comments of the British Ambassador to Skopje, who said Tuesday the option of having a transitional government in the country should be considered.

World » Southeast Europe | April 1, 2015, Wednesday // 10:37 | Viewed: 1658

Greece, Lenders Fail to Reach Preliminary Budget Deal

Greece and its international lenders have remained at loggerheads over the renewal of financial grants for the country after the EU and the IMF have rejected Athens' reform proposals as "insufficient".

World » Southeast Europe | April 1, 2015, Wednesday // 08:03 | Viewed: 1334

German Co-Pilot 'Told Lufthansa of Depression' in 2009

German national airliner Lufthansa announced Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz had reported his "major depressive episode" back in 2009.

World | April 1, 2015, Wednesday // 07:39 | Viewed: 1062

Captured Turkey Prosecutor Dies of His Wounds after End of Hostage Drama

Two suspected members of the outlawed DHKP-C group have been killed in an operation to free a captive Turkish prosecutor on Tuesday in Istanbul.

World » Southeast Europe | April 1, 2015, Wednesday // 00:05 | Viewed: 1524

Turkey Bans Media Coverage of Prosecutor Hostage Crisis

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu imposed a temporary media ban on the coverage of the ongoing crisis in Istanbul, where a prosecutor had been taken hostage earlier on Tuesday.

World » Southeast Europe | March 31, 2015, Tuesday // 18:57 | Viewed: 1111

Tsipras Hopes for ‘True Reset’ of Greece’s Ties with Russia

Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras hopes his forthcoming visit to Russia will help boost trade and economic links hit by the EU sanctions against Moscow and the Kremlin’s ban on food imports from the Union.

World | March 31, 2015, Tuesday // 16:44 | Viewed: 1608

Turkish Prosecutor Taken Hostage at Courthouse

A prosecutor in Turkey has been taken hostage by an armed anti-government group, as reported by Turkish media.

World » Southeast Europe | March 31, 2015, Tuesday // 15:03 | Viewed: 1222

Turkey Hit by Massive Blackout

Tens of provinces across Turkey were left without electricity on Tuesday after a damage to the power grid that passes through the biggest city Istanbul links the country's European and Asian territories.

World » Southeast Europe | March 31, 2015, Tuesday // 14:56 | Viewed: 1117

EU Adds New Chapters to Montenegro Accession Talks

The European Union has announced it will open two new chapters to the present volume of negotiation texts it has offered to Montenegro.

World » Southeast Europe | March 31, 2015, Tuesday // 12:59 | Viewed: 1143

Gazprom Paid USD 1 B to Eni, EDF, Wintershall for 50% Stake in South Stream

Gazprom has paid a total of RUB 56.12 B (around USD 1 B) to the European partners in South Stream Transport BV, Eni, EDF, Wintershall, for their stakes in the South Stream gas pipeline.

World » Russia | March 31, 2015, Tuesday // 08:09 | Viewed: 1285

Greece Said to Be Seeking Gas Price Cut, Lifting of Food Ban from Russia

Greece’s energy minister Panagiotis Lafazanis is visiting Moscow on Monday in a bid to arrange more favourable terms for imports of Russian gas, according to a report in Germany’s Spiegel Online.

World | March 30, 2015, Monday // 21:58 | Viewed: 1639

Shootout Outside US NSA Building Appears ‘Local Criminal Matter’

Monday’s shootout outside the headquarters of the US National Security Agency appears to be a 'local criminal matter' and not a terrorist attack, according to a senior US official, NBC News reported.

World | March 30, 2015, Monday // 20:30 | Viewed: 1156

One Shot Dead, One Injured in Gate-Crashing Attack at US’ NSA HQ

Two men tried to ram a vehicle through the main gate to the United States National Security Agency headquarters building on Monday, the CNN reported.

World | March 30, 2015, Monday // 18:35 | Viewed: 1027

Two Injured at US’ National Security Agency HQ Gates, Shots Fired - Reports   

Two people have been injured following an incident near a gate to the National Security Agency (NSA) headquarters in Fort Meade, Maryland, SkyNews reported on Monday.

World | March 30, 2015, Monday // 18:00 | Viewed: 862

British Parliament Dissolved as Election Campaign Begins

British Parliament was formally dissolved on Monday as the campaign for the forthcoming general election in the UK was officially unveiled.

World » EU | March 30, 2015, Monday // 15:16 | Viewed: 1266