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Oil Executive Commits Suicide in Greece

Greek businessman Kyriakos Mamidakis has killed himself, nearly a month after filing for bankruptcy, local and Bulgarian media report.

World » Southeast Europe | July 4, 2016, Monday // 11:06 | Viewed: 2891

Suicide Attack Near US Consulate in Jeddah Injures 2

Two security officers were injured after a suspected suicide bomber detonated a device near the US Consulate in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, officials say.

World | July 4, 2016, Monday // 10:17 | Viewed: 1755

Thousands Protest Brexit Vote at London March

Thousands of people marched in the heart of London on Saturday to protest against the outcome of last week’s referendum to leave the EU.

World » EU | July 2, 2016, Saturday // 16:50 | Viewed: 2701

Austrian Far-Right Presidential Candidate Raises Prospect of ‘Auxit’

Austria could hold a referendum to leave the European Union under certain conditions, according to the far-right presidential candidate Norbert Hofer, who lost the vote in May but has been given a chance for a re-run.

World » EU | July 2, 2016, Saturday // 16:09 | Viewed: 4769

Suspected Islamic Militants Kill 20 Foreigners in Terror Attack in Bangladesh

An attack on a cafe in Bangladesh claimed by the Islamic State group has killed 20 people, all of them foreign citizens, newswires reported on Saturday.

World | July 2, 2016, Saturday // 14:28 | Viewed: 1852

Record High Number of EU Citizens Move to Germany in 2015

A record high number of citizens of EU member states had arrived to stay in Germany in 2015, Die Welt reported on Saturday.

World » EU | July 2, 2016, Saturday // 13:26 | Viewed: 2613

Prosecution Source Names Two of Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport Attackers

Two of the three attackers who blew themselves up at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport have been named by a prosecution source, Anadolu Agency reported on Friday.

World | July 1, 2016, Friday // 20:51 | Viewed: 1861

Georgia’s Association Agreement with EU Enters Fully into Force  

The association agreement between the EU and Georgia fully entered into force on Friday.

World » EU | July 1, 2016, Friday // 20:26 | Viewed: 1908

Slovakia Assumes EU Presidency amid post-Brexit Uncertainty

Migration into Europe and the implications of Brexit for the future of the European Union will dominate Slovakia’s presidency of the bloc over the next six months, Prime Mnister Robert Fico has said.

World » EU | July 1, 2016, Friday // 19:58 | Viewed: 3315

Migrant Arrivals by Sea in Europe Exceed 225,000 in H1 2016

An estimated 225,095 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea in the first half of 2016, arriving predominantly in Italy and Greece, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) announced on Friday.

World | July 1, 2016, Friday // 18:25 | Viewed: 2094

Austria’s Top Court Orders Re-run of Presidential Vote over Counting Irregularities

Austria’s Constitutional Court has annulled the results of the second round of the presidential elections, citing irregularities in counting the ballots.

World » EU | July 1, 2016, Friday // 15:54 | Viewed: 1775

Salzburg Forum Countries Reaffirm Commitment to Cooperate in Stemming Migrant Influx

The countries participating in the Salzburg Forum reaffirmed their commitment to cooperate in dealing with the migrant influx.

World » EU | July 1, 2016, Friday // 13:38 | Viewed: 1994

Suspected Organiser of Istanbul Airport Attack Had Political Asylum in Bulgaria

Akhmed Chatayev, the suspected organiser of Tuesday's Istanbul Ataturk airport terrorist attack which claimed the lives of at least 44 people and left hundreds other injured, had the status of a political refugee in Bulgaria.

World » Southeast Europe | July 1, 2016, Friday // 12:50 | Viewed: 2703

Russia’s Envoy to NATO Warns of ‘Additional Precautions’ in Black Sea Area

Russia’s permanent representative to NATO Alexander Grushko has said that NATO’s military build-up in the Black Sea region will force Moscow “to take additional precautions”, according to TASS.

World » Russia | June 30, 2016, Thursday // 21:21 | Viewed: 2079

Istanbul Airport Attackers Were Russian, Uzbek and Kyrgyz, Turkish Official Says

The three perpetrators of the deadly terror attack on Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport were identified as a Russian national from Dagestan, a citizen of Uzbekistan and a citizen of Kyrgyzstan, Anadolu Agency reported on Thursday.

World » Southeast Europe | June 30, 2016, Thursday // 19:43 | Viewed: 1664

Death Toll Rises to 44 in Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport Terror Attack

The death toll in the terror attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk international airport increased to 44 on Thursday after a 25-yearTurkish citizen died from his wounds in hospital, Anadolu Agency reported on Thursday.

World » Southeast Europe | June 30, 2016, Thursday // 18:59 | Viewed: 1940

Two Blasts Kill at least 27 Police Cadets in Kabul

At least 27 police cadets were killed and 40 were injured in two blasts in Kabul targeting a convoy of buses in which the cadets travelled, newswires reported on Thursday.

World | June 30, 2016, Thursday // 17:47 | Viewed: 1441

Turkey Detains 13 Suspects over Istanbul Airport Attack

Turkish authorities detained on Thursday thirteen suspects over Tuesday's terrorist attack at the Istanbul Ataturk airport which claimed the lives of at least 42 people and left hundreds other injured.

World » Southeast Europe | June 30, 2016, Thursday // 13:26 | Viewed: 1280

Bulgarian FM Advises Citizens Travelling to Turkey to Register Beforehand

Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov advised Bulgarian citizens traveling to Turkey to register beforehand at the website of the foreign ministry.

World » Southeast Europe | June 30, 2016, Thursday // 12:34 | Viewed: 1672

Turkey to Open New Chapter in EU Talks

The European Union and Turkey are expected to open a new chapter in accession talks of Ankara on Thursday.

World » EU | June 30, 2016, Thursday // 10:35 | Viewed: 3045

Sofia-Istanbul Flights Restored after Airport Terror Attack

Flights between Sofia and Istanbul have been restored, the airport in Sofia has announced, less than 24 hours after a deadly attack in Istanbul.

World » Southeast Europe | June 29, 2016, Wednesday // 21:14 | Viewed: 1796