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Suicider Blows Herself in Istanbul, Police Officer Killed

A female suicide bomber blew herself in Istanbul, killing one police officer and injuring another on Tuesday.

World » Southeast Europe | January 6, 2015, Tuesday // 20:45 | Viewed: 891

New Route Opening Up for Smuggling Migrants Into Europe, Frontex Says

People traffickers have been recently using a new route to smuggle migrants from the Middle East into Europe, herding them onto cargo ships sailing from Turkey to Italy, euobserver.

World | January 6, 2015, Tuesday // 14:59 | Viewed: 1278

Iceland to Try Again to Withdraw EU Membership Bid

Iceland is planning to try again to withdraw its application to join the EU, Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson has said.

World » EU | January 6, 2015, Tuesday // 13:43 | Viewed: 1199

Four-Way Ministerial Meeting on Ukraine Crisis to Be Held Friday

A ministerial meeting on resolving the Ukrainian crisis in the so-called “Normandy format” will be held in Berlin on Friday, according to Ukrainian Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexei Makeyev.

World » Ukraine | January 6, 2015, Tuesday // 11:46 | Viewed: 896

Germans Split by 'Anti-Islamisation' Marches

Supporters and opponents of a group campaigning against what it perceives as "Islamisation" of Europe have held rival rallies across Germany on Monday night.

World | January 6, 2015, Tuesday // 10:19 | Viewed: 1207

SYRIZA's Tsipras Fends Off Grexit Suggestions

Greece's main opposition party SYRIZA is not intending to trigger an exit of its country from the Eurozone if it wins the early elections this month, its leader Alexis Tsipras has said.

World » Southeast Europe | January 6, 2015, Tuesday // 07:39 | Viewed: 859

MP from Hungary’s Ruling Party Urges Change to Laws on Public Assembly

Hungary should change its laws on public assembly, a lawmaker from the ruling FIDESZ party has said following last week’s massive anti-government protest in Budapest.

World » EU | January 5, 2015, Monday // 16:19 | Viewed: 1001

EU Commission Says Grexit 'Legally Impossible'

The European Commission warned on Monday there was no legal mechanism which Greece could use to leave the Eurozone, a hypothetical event commonly dubbed "Grexit".

World » Southeast Europe | January 5, 2015, Monday // 15:37 | Viewed: 1385

Palestine to Resubmit Resolution to UN Security Council

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced that he was planning to resubmit the UN Security Council resolution on ending the occupation of Palestinian territories by Israel.

World | January 5, 2015, Monday // 12:03 | Viewed: 4025

Germany Hosts 'Normandy Format' Meeting on Ukraine

A meeting at the level of political directors from the foreign ministries of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France will take place in Berlin on Monday.

World | January 5, 2015, Monday // 10:25 | Viewed: 948

Germany Considers Grexit Manageable Scenario -Report

The German government believes that a Greek exit from the eurozone will be manageable, should it prove necessary, according to news magazine Der Spiegel.

World » EU | January 4, 2015, Sunday // 13:12 | Viewed: 1191

AirAsia Flight 8501 Crash Blamed on Bad Weather

Indonesia’s meteorological agency announced on Sunday that bad weather had been the triggering factor in the crash of AirAsia Flight 8501.

World | January 4, 2015, Sunday // 10:46 | Viewed: 644

US Responds to Cyber Attack, Imposes New Sanctions on North Korea

US President Barack Obama signed an executive order on Friday, imposing sanctions on three North Korean organisations and ten individuals.

World | January 3, 2015, Saturday // 12:52 | Viewed: 1060

Russia Urges EU to Build Ties with New Eurasian Union

Russia’s ambassador to the EU has called on the bloc to launch talks with the newly formed Eurasian Economic Union despite the Western economic sanctions against Moscow imposed over the Ukraine crisis.

World | January 2, 2015, Friday // 14:44 | Viewed: 1579

Eurasian Economic Union Starts Functioning

The Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) officially starts functioning on January 1.

World | January 1, 2015, Thursday // 16:44 | Viewed: 13215

Lithuania Joins Eurozone

Lithuania joined the eurozone Thursday, becoming its 19th member.

World » EU | January 1, 2015, Thursday // 10:46 | Viewed: 1300

Greece's Parliament Formally Dissolved

Greece’s parliament was formally dissolved Wednesday by a decree, officially marking the start of a monthlong election campaign, reports The Wall Street Journal.

World » Southeast Europe | December 31, 2014, Wednesday // 13:20 | Viewed: 851

Obama Suggests Putin Made 'Strategic Mistake'

US President Barack Obama has said Russia's President Vladimir Putin made a "strategic mistake" when he annexed Crimea, in a move that was "not so smart".

World | December 30, 2014, Tuesday // 08:15 | Viewed: 1092

Poroshenko Plans New Talks with Russia, Germany, France to Bring Peace To Eastern Ukraine

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko said on Monday he is planning to meet with leaders of  Russia, Germany and France next month to discuss a peace settlement for his country's eastern regions.

World » Ukraine | December 29, 2014, Monday // 20:41 | Viewed: 1510

Greek Parliament Fails to Elect President, Triggers Early Elections

The Greek Parliament failed to approve the presidential candidate of Prime Minister Antonis Samaras in the third and last round of voting on Monday.

World » Southeast Europe | December 29, 2014, Monday // 14:28 | Viewed: 714

South Korea Proposes High Level Talks to North Korea

South Korea has proposed to resume high-level talks with North Korea on several issues, including preparation for “peaceful unification”.

World | December 29, 2014, Monday // 12:43 | Viewed: 647