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US Military on Standby Around Iraq

US forces are ready on standby in the Gulf, as the situation in Iraq continues to deteriorate.

World | June 17, 2014, Tuesday // 10:56 | Viewed: 924

Polish Government Shaken by Wiretapped Private Conversation

A recording of a restaurant conversation leaked Saturday rocked Poland's center-right government and prompted Prime Minister Tusk to hold a news conference later on Monday.

World | June 16, 2014, Monday // 11:37 | Viewed: 1190

Georgia Holds Local Elections

Georgia is holding local elections on Sunday.

World | June 15, 2014, Sunday // 12:33 | Viewed: 800

Afghanistan Votes in Presidential Election Run-Off

Afghans headed to the polls on Saturday morning to choose a successor to President Hamid Karzai in a second round of presidential elections.

World | June 14, 2014, Saturday // 11:52 | Viewed: 865

Luhansk Militias Shot Down Ukrainian Army Plane – Ukraine's DefMin

Ukraine’s Defence Ministry claims that the militias in Luhansk have shot down Ukraine’s Il-76 military aircraft.

World | June 14, 2014, Saturday // 10:40 | Viewed: 936

Heroin worth EUR 30 M Seized by Greek Authorities

Over 1 ton of heroin worth over EUR 30 M was seized Friday near Athens  in a joint operation of Greek police and coast guard and the US Drug Enforcement Administration.

World | June 13, 2014, Friday // 17:49 | Viewed: 971

Venice Mayor Resigns Amid Corruption Scandal

The mayor of the Italian city of Venice, Giorgio Orsoni, has resigned amid an investigation into alleged corruption over new flood barriers.

World | June 13, 2014, Friday // 16:30 | Viewed: 2915

Barroso: Russia Should not Fear Moldova, Georgia’s EU Association

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso has reassured Russia that it has nothing to fear from Moldova and Georgia associating with the European Union.

World | June 13, 2014, Friday // 16:13 | Viewed: 1056

Relatives of Malaysia Airlines Passengers Receive Compensation

Relatives of passengers from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 have begun receiving compensation payments of USD 50,000.

World | June 13, 2014, Friday // 13:08 | Viewed: 873

ISIS Insurgents Gain New Ground in Iraq

Islamist fighters have managed to take over the Iraqi towns of Saadiya and Jalawla, days after Mosul and Tikrit fell into their hands.

World | June 13, 2014, Friday // 12:36 | Viewed: 774

One Dies in Donetsk Republic Leader's Car Bombing

Unidentified persons have bombed the car of Denis Pushilin, the leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic, on Thursday, according to Russian media reports.

World | June 13, 2014, Friday // 11:44 | Viewed: 543

Russia Asks UN, OSCE to Investigate Ukraine’s Use of Banned Weapons

Russia has requested the international community to investigate the use of prohibited incendiary bombs in Ukraine.

World | June 12, 2014, Thursday // 15:55 | Viewed: 827

Wikileaks Says Ukraine's Poroshenko 'Was US Informant'

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko handed to the US Embassy in Kiev inside information on the forging of a coalition government in 2006, according to Wikileaks data.

World | June 12, 2014, Thursday // 10:28 | Viewed: 3496

Kosovo Opposition Mulling Broad Coalition against PM Thaci

Three opposition parties in Kosovo are in talks to form a broad coalition which would replace the current Prime Minister Hashim Thaci.

World | June 11, 2014, Wednesday // 12:09 | Viewed: 954

Two Italian, French Surveillance Vessels Expected to Enter Black Sea

NATO will send two surveillance ships to the Black Sea in the next few days to conduct radio-electronic reconnaissance of the military objects of the Russian Black Sea Fleet.

World | June 11, 2014, Wednesday // 11:53 | Viewed: 994

Reuven Rivlin to Be Israel's Next President

The Israeli Knesset has elected former Parliament Speaker and conservative Likud lawmaker Reuven Rivlin as next President.

World | June 10, 2014, Tuesday // 17:12 | Viewed: 699

Militants Seize Second Largest Iraqi City Mosul

Iraqi police and army forces abandoned their posts in the city of Mosul after militants overran the provincial government headquarters and other key buildings, report ABC News.

World | June 10, 2014, Tuesday // 16:56 | Viewed: 824

Hijacking Attempt of Belarusian Passenger Plane Prevented

The Belarusian security service has prevented an attempt to hijack a plane flying in to the capital Minsk from Georgia, Tuesday.

World | June 10, 2014, Tuesday // 15:47 | Viewed: 662

Petro Poroshenko Orders Setting Up of Humanitarian Corridors

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has ordered the creation of humanitarian corridors for civilians to flee areas of the east hit by conflict.

World | June 10, 2014, Tuesday // 13:42 | Viewed: 602

Russia Launches Military Drills Simultaneously with NATO's Maneuvers

Russian Baltic Fleet, Airborne Troops and Air Force have started drills in the Kaliningrad Region, the Russian Defense Ministry said, Tuesday.

World | June 10, 2014, Tuesday // 10:47 | Viewed: 1110

Syrian President Announces Sweeping 'General Amnesty' for Prisoners

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad announced on Monday a 'general amnesty' for all crimes committed to date, the country's state television said, cited by international media.

World | June 9, 2014, Monday // 15:52 | Viewed: 772
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