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Emmanuel Macron to be Sworn in as French President

Tight security is in place across Paris for the inauguration of Emmanuel Macron as France's president, BBC reports.

World » EU | May 14, 2017, Sunday // 11:07 | Viewed: 13281

Serbia Moves Migrants From Makeshift Belgrade Camps

Serbian authorities moved hundreds of migrants from dilapidated buildings in the center of Belgrade to special reception centers on Friday, ending a months-long standoff, Anadolu News Agency reported.

World » Southeast Europe | May 12, 2017, Friday // 18:21 | Viewed: 87946

Merkel to Host Macron For Talks on Monday

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will host Emmanuel Macron for talks in Berlin on Monday, a day after the new French president is due to take office, AFP reported.

World » EU | May 12, 2017, Friday // 17:27 | Viewed: 13811

Final Push on Syria's Raqa in Early Summer

A US-backed alliance of Arabs and Kurds will launch their final assault on the Islamic State group's Syrian bastion Raqqa in early summer, a commander said on Friday, AFP reported.

World | May 12, 2017, Friday // 16:26 | Viewed: 1816

Explosion Outside Post Office in Central Rome (Updated)

A rudimentary explosive device has exploded between parked vehicles outside a post office in Rome, causing no injuries but damaging a car, according to the Guardian.

World | May 12, 2017, Friday // 15:48 | Viewed: 1955

52% of Macron Parliamentary Candidates New to Politics, 50% Women

Incoming French president Emmanuel Macron's centrist movement on Thursday unveiled 428 candidates for June's general election, 52% of whom are new to politics and half of whom are women, AFP reported.

World » EU | May 11, 2017, Thursday // 19:20 | Viewed: 2803

EU Approves Visa-Free Travel for Ukrainians

The European Union approved visa-free travel for Ukrainians on Thursday, fulfilling a key promise to cement ties with Kiev as it remains embroiled in a deadly conflict with pro-Russian insurgents, AFP reported.

World » Ukraine | May 11, 2017, Thursday // 16:25 | Viewed: 14322

Turkey Says US Arming Kurdish Syria Fighters 'Unacceptable'

Turkey on Wednesday slammed as "unacceptable" a US announcement that Washington would supply arms and military equipment to Kurdish fighters battling Islamic State (IS) jihadists in Syria, AFP reported.

World » Southeast Europe | May 10, 2017, Wednesday // 11:44 | Viewed: 2702

More Asylum Seekers Detected by Swedish Border Controls After ID Checks End

The number of asylum seekers detected by Sweden's border controls has increased since the country ended ID checks on crossings with Denmark, but the Swedish Migration Agency (Migrationsverket) thinks it is still too early to make conclusions, The Local wr

World » EU | May 10, 2017, Wednesday // 11:19 | Viewed: 14110

Trump Approves Plan to Arm Syrian Kurds

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World | May 10, 2017, Wednesday // 08:10 | Viewed: 5016

Talat Xhaferi is Now Officially Chair of Macedonian Parliament

Skopje’s State Gazette has published the decision for the election of Talat Xhaferi as a new chair of the Macedonian parliament, quoted by BNR.

World » Southeast Europe | May 9, 2017, Tuesday // 19:25 | Viewed: 16642

Turkish Prosecution Demands 3,000 Years in Prison for Fethullah Gülen

The prosecution of Turkey demands more than 3.

World » Southeast Europe | May 9, 2017, Tuesday // 17:05 | Viewed: 15867

Moon Jae-In Wins South Korea's Presidential Election

Left-leaning former human rights lawyer Moon Jae-In won South Korea's presidential election by a landslide, an exit poll predicted when polls closed Tuesday.

World | May 9, 2017, Tuesday // 15:35 | Viewed: 1942

Turkey Plans to Build Security Wall on Border with Iran

Тurkey is preparing to build a wall on its Iranian border similar to the one on its Syrian border as a part of new security measures aiming to prevent terrorist organizations from gaining entry to the country, according to some Turkish media reports, citi

World » Southeast Europe | May 9, 2017, Tuesday // 14:40 | Viewed: 15779

Syria FM Rejects UN Monitors For 'De-Escalation' Deal

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem said on Monday his country would reject any United Nations role in monitoring the implementation of four "de-escalation" zones, AFP reported.

World | May 8, 2017, Monday // 17:42 | Viewed: 3383

Angela Merkel: Macron 'Carries Hopes' of Millions of Europeans

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday that millions of Europeans were counting on the success of incoming French president Emmanuel Macron, reported AFP.

World » EU | May 8, 2017, Monday // 17:30 | Viewed: 2741

First Evacuations Begin from Damascus Rebel District

Syrian rebels and their families began leaving a northern district of the capital on Monday, state television said, in the first evacuations from Damascus in the country's six-year war, reported AFP.

World | May 8, 2017, Monday // 16:01 | Viewed: 4892

The Leader of ISIS in Afghanistan Killed

The leader of a local affiliate of the Islamic State, known as Islamic State Khorosan, or ISIS-K, Sheikh Abdul Hasib was killed, said the president Ashraf Gani, quoted by France Press Agency, reported Dnevnik.

World | May 8, 2017, Monday // 09:45 | Viewed: 5792

Turkey’s New Indigenous Drones Set to be Used in Anti-Terror Ops, to Defend Borders

A Turkish defense company is set to introduce a series of new drones with high-tech capabilities to be used in anti-terror and security operations, Hurriyet reported on May 7.

World » Southeast Europe | May 7, 2017, Sunday // 17:20 | Viewed: 3009

French Election Turnout 28.23% at Midday

France's Ministry of the Interior said the participation in the second round of the presidential election in France between the centrist Emmanuel Macron and the extreme right-wing candidate Marine Le Pen is 28.

World | May 7, 2017, Sunday // 14:23 | Viewed: 5398

Polls Open in France's Presidential Election

Polls opened in France's presidential election on Sunday, with voters choosing between young centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen in a watershed vote for the country and Europe, reported AFP.

World » EU | May 7, 2017, Sunday // 10:43 | Viewed: 2813
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