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Sweden Recognizes Palestinian State

Sweden on Thursday became the first EU member state in Western Europe to recognise the Palestinian state.

World » EU | October 30, 2014, Thursday // 21:34 | Viewed: 865

Turkey’s Q3 Tourism Revenue Rises 11% Y/Y

Turkey’s tourism revenue increased 11% year-on-year in the third quarter of 2014, reaching USD 12.85B, the Turkish Statistical Institute said on Thursday.

World | October 30, 2014, Thursday // 18:27 | Viewed: 566

NATO Reports 'Unusual' Increase Of Russian Warplanes Over Europe

NATO headquarters said on Wednesday the alliance had tracked and intercepted four groups of Russian warplanes "conducting significant military manoeuvres" in European airspace over the past two days, reports AFP.

World | October 30, 2014, Thursday // 10:22 | Viewed: 1239

Military Plane Crashes in California, Killing Pilot

A military plane crashed into a field near a navy air base in Southern California, killing the pilot.

World | October 30, 2014, Thursday // 07:42 | Viewed: 506

Hungary Rocked by Huge Protest over Controversial Internet Tax

Tens of thousands of Hungarians flocked to the streets of the capital Budapest to protest plans of the government to levy the Internet.

World » EU | October 29, 2014, Wednesday // 14:55 | Viewed: 1506

Poland Denies Deploying Troops Near Ukraine

Polish Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak has dismissed Tuesday's media reports suggesting Warsaw was sending troops to the east of the country, close to its border with Ukraine.

World » EU | October 29, 2014, Wednesday // 11:48 | Viewed: 583

40% of Serbians Optimistic About Economic Situation

Some 40% of Serbian citizens expect the economic situation to improve, while in Croatia such hopes have only 11% of the people, 26% in Montenegro, and 37% in Macedonia.

World | October 28, 2014, Tuesday // 20:28 | Viewed: 590

Iraqi Kurdish Forces Head to Turkey to Join Kobane Battle

Iraqi Kurdish forces are traveling to Turkey on their way to cross into Syria to battle Islamic State militants besieging the town of Kobane, the BBC reports.

World | October 28, 2014, Tuesday // 18:22 | Viewed: 552

Poland to Deploy Thousands of Troops Near Border with Ukraine

Poland is to implement the most significant realignment of soldiers since the Cold War, Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak said.

World » EU | October 28, 2014, Tuesday // 15:51 | Viewed: 711

Russia To Send Fourth “Humanitarian Aid” Convoy In Eastern Ukraine

Russia is sending a fourth “humanitarian aid” convoy to rebel eastern Ukrainian regions of Donetsk and Luhansk, reports RBK.

World » Ukraine | October 28, 2014, Tuesday // 13:09 | Viewed: 878

Hungary's Parliament Partially Backtracks on Internet Tax

The Hungarian legislature is expected to have its say on the idea of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to charge the use of Internet which sparked thousands-strong protests in the capital Budapest.

World » EU | October 28, 2014, Tuesday // 11:42 | Viewed: 649

Romanian Presidential Candidate Urges 'Bulgarian' Tax Collection Rate

Teodor Meleşcanu, an independent candidate running to become Romania's President, said Monday his country should aspire to achieve the tax collection rate of Bulgaria.

World » Southeast Europe | October 28, 2014, Tuesday // 09:56 | Viewed: 692

Saab, Brazil Seal USD 5.4 B Deal for 36 Gripen Jets

Swedish defense group Saab AB has signed a deal with Brazil for development and production of thirty-six Gripen NG fighters, the manufacturer itself said in a statement.

World » International Business | October 27, 2014, Monday // 21:20 | Viewed: 750

Petrom, ExxonMobil Start Drilling at New Romanian Offshore Prospect  

Romania’s OMV Petrom and US oil giant ExxonMobil have started drilling at a third exploration well in the Neptun Block off the Romanian Black Sea coast, Petrom said on Monday.

World » Southeast Europe | October 27, 2014, Monday // 14:08 | Viewed: 726

Southeast Europe Stock Exchanges Launch Procurement for IT Platform

SEE Link, a joint-stock company established by the Bulgarian Stock Exchange (BSE), the Macedonian Stock Exchange (MSE), and the Zagreb Stock Exchange (ZSE), is to launcha procurement procedure for an IT platform (ITP) which would facilitate order-routing.

World » Southeast Europe | October 27, 2014, Monday // 14:00 | Viewed: 704

Merkel Opposes Cameron’s Plans to Cap Immigration from EU

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she is opposed to plans by British Prime Minister David Cameron to increase control over the number of EU migrants entering the UK.

World » EU | October 27, 2014, Monday // 13:06 | Viewed: 715

Hungarians Protest Against Planned Internet Tax

Thousands protested in Budapest on Sunday against Hingarian government’s plans to impose tax on Internet data traffic.

World » EU | October 27, 2014, Monday // 11:11 | Viewed: 861

Yatsenyuk, Poroshenko Parties Hold Lead in Ukraine’s Parliamentary Elections

Exit polls from Sunday’s parliamentary elections in Ukraine indicate a close race between PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk's People's Front party and President Petro Poroshenko’s party.

World » Ukraine | October 27, 2014, Monday // 10:13 | Viewed: 536

Brazil President Dilma Rouseff Wins Second Term After Tight Race

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was re-elected by a thin margin in a run-off vote on Sunday in what was the closest election campaign since democracy was restored in the country 30 years ago.

World | October 27, 2014, Monday // 09:24 | Viewed: 637

Brazil's Rousseff Set for Narrow Win in Presidential Run-Off

Last polls suggest Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is expected to win by about 8 percent in the second round of elections for head of state held Sunday.

World | October 26, 2014, Sunday // 13:50 | Viewed: 816

Ukraine Votes for Parliament amid Ongoing Donbass Tensions

Ukraine is holding on Sunday early elections for a new Parliament called by President Petro Poroshenko.

World » Ukraine | October 26, 2014, Sunday // 12:50 | Viewed: 1552