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Violence Mars Romania's Protests over Controversial Law Changes

Romania's gendarmerie cleared the main square in Bucharest on Wednesday evening after continuing protests against changes to criminal law.

World » Southeast Europe | February 2, 2017, Thursday // 07:46 | Viewed: 1521

Macedonia’s President Does Not Give Mandate to SDSM

Macedonia’s President Gjorge Ivanov could not hand a mandate for forming a government to the leader of the second party in Macedonia’s Parliament – the opposition SDSM, stated its leader Zoran Zaev after meeting the head of state, reported BGNES.

World » Southeast Europe | February 1, 2017, Wednesday // 21:04 | Viewed: 1418

EU Extends Emergency Border Control To Deal With Migration

The permanent representatives of EU member-states agreed to extend the emergency border control within the Schengen area by three months until the middle of May.

World » EU | February 1, 2017, Wednesday // 19:18 | Viewed: 1315

Romanian Magistrates To Appeal Govt Decree in Court

Romania’s Supreme Council of Magistracy will appeal in court the decree of the government which grants amnesty for several crimes related to abuse of office.

World » Southeast Europe | February 1, 2017, Wednesday // 18:03 | Viewed: 1136

Trump's Ban Not To Affect Europeans With Dual Citizenship

Europeans with dual citizenship will be able to travel to the USA without any impediments, even if their second passport is from one of the seven countries banned for entry by US President Donald Trump, stated Federica Mogherini High Representative of the

World | February 1, 2017, Wednesday // 17:33 | Viewed: 1273

EC Warns Romania Not To Ruin Achievements in Combating Corruption

The European Commission has warned the government in Romania not to ruin the results achieved in combating corruption.

World » Southeast Europe | February 1, 2017, Wednesday // 15:07 | Viewed: 1183

EU Signs Deal Clearing Way for End of Roaming Charges

The European Union on Wednesday reached a deal that will gradually phase out mobile roaming charges throughout the bloc, the European Parliament has announced.

World » EU | February 1, 2017, Wednesday // 12:12 | Viewed: 1414

Greek Farmers Stand Ready to Seal Off All Major Roads

Protesting Greek farmers have said they may step up pressure on the government by staging roadblocks on all thoroughfares leading to Thessaloniki in the country's north.

World » Southeast Europe | February 1, 2017, Wednesday // 10:20 | Viewed: 1702

Massive Protests in Romania as Govt Changes Criminal Law

Thousands took to the streets of Romania on Tuesday evening after the government decided to change criminal legislation by emergency ordinance, local media report.

World » Southeast Europe | February 1, 2017, Wednesday // 08:35 | Viewed: 2284

Transparency International Calls For Stricter Ethical Rules in EP

The anti-corruption non-governmental organisation Transparency International has called for stricter ethical rules in the European Parliament.

World » EU | January 31, 2017, Tuesday // 22:05 | Viewed: 997

British House of Commons Starts Debates on Brexit

On Tuesday, the House of Commons started a debate on the draft bill allowing the British government to launch negotiations on leaving the EU, reported AFP, cited by BTA.

World » EU | January 31, 2017, Tuesday // 20:54 | Viewed: 1107

Austria Mulls Ban on Burkas

Austria is planning to introduce a ban on burkas.

World » EU | January 31, 2017, Tuesday // 17:40 | Viewed: 998

Romania's Socialists Leader Charged With Abuse of Office

The leader of the ruling Romanian Social Democratic Party (PSD) Liviu Dragnea has been brought to court on charges of abuse of office.

World » Southeast Europe | January 31, 2017, Tuesday // 17:26 | Viewed: 1055

Donald Tusk: Trump Administration Statements Are Worrying

The President of the European Council Donald Tusk reckons that the latest statements of the administration of US President Donald Trump are worrying and question the future of Transatlantic relations, stated Tusk in a letter to the leaders of EU member-st

World » EU | January 31, 2017, Tuesday // 16:44 | Viewed: 1074

Turkish Firm Selling Flags of 'Bulgarian Turks'

A Turkish firm is offering flags representing 'The Bulgarian Turks', its website shows.

World » Southeast Europe | January 31, 2017, Tuesday // 14:48 | Viewed: 1535

Traffic Renewed after Greek Farmers Block European Road Near Bulgaria Border

Protesting Greek farmers have managed to seal off European route E-79 for another time.

World » Southeast Europe | January 31, 2017, Tuesday // 14:06 | Viewed: 1747

Austria Seeks to Curb EU Workers' Access to Labour Market

The Austrian government will demand clearance from the EU Commission to curb access of poor EU members' nationals to its labour market, mostly targeting those from Eastern Europe, local media report.

World » EU | January 31, 2017, Tuesday // 09:00 | Viewed: 1423

Gruevski Unable Form Govt, Macedonia Parliament Says

Macedonia's Parliamment sent a formal notice to inform President Gjorge Ivanov no government can be formed by VMRO-DPMNE leader Nikola Gruevski.

World » Southeast Europe | January 31, 2017, Tuesday // 07:25 | Viewed: 1430

Former Chairwoman of Romania's CEC Admits To Receiving Bribe

The former chairwoman of the Central Election Commission in Romania has admitted to anti-corruption prosecutors that she accepted a bribe to the amount of EUR 275,000, reported BTA.

World » Southeast Europe | January 30, 2017, Monday // 20:09 | Viewed: 1294

Greek Farmers Block Briefly Road to Thessaloniki

Greek farmers protesting for a sixth consecutive day managed to close off briefly on Monday the road to Thessaloniki at the crossroads near Serres

World » Southeast Europe | January 30, 2017, Monday // 18:17 | Viewed: 1483

Macedonia's President To Start Consultations

Macedonia’s President Gjorge Ivanov will start consultations with state institutions and political parties, announced the cabinet of the head of state.

World » Southeast Europe | January 30, 2017, Monday // 16:44 | Viewed: 1346
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