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Greek Lawmakers to Vote on Macedonia Name Change

Greek lawmakers are expected to vote Thursday on a deal to change the name of neighbouring Macedonia and end one of the world's longest diplomatic disputes, reported AFP.

World » Southeast Europe | January 24, 2019, Thursday // 11:11 | Viewed: 3487

US Supreme Court Allows Trump Military Transgender Ban

The United States Supreme Court has allowed President Donald Trump to enforce his policy of banning certain transgender people from the military, reported BBC.

World | January 23, 2019, Wednesday // 09:20 | Viewed: 3003

Four Мales Аccused of Planning to Bomb Muslim Community in Upstate New York

After a student reported a comment made at lunchtime at a school in upstate New York, a day later three men and a teen were arrested and charged with plotting to attack a Muslim community about 200 miles away, reported CNN.

World | January 23, 2019, Wednesday // 09:05 | Viewed: 2634

Greek Opponents Of Macedonia Name Deal Call For Protests Starting Thursday

UrduPoint News / Sputnik The Pan-Macedonian Confederation has announced rallies, starting Thursday, against Greece's deal with Macedonia to change the Balkan nation's name.

World » Southeast Europe | January 23, 2019, Wednesday // 08:59 | Viewed: 3530

EU Fines Mastercard EUR 570 Million in Anti-trust Action

The European Union has fined global credit card giant Mastercard 570 million euros ($647 million) for limiting competition between banks offering cheaper payment fees, reports AFP.

World » EU | January 22, 2019, Tuesday // 15:27 | Viewed: 2608

Murders in Mexico Rise by a Third in 2018 to New Record

 Murders in Mexico rose by 33 percent in 2018, breaking the record for a second year running, official data showed, underlining the task facing the new president who has pledged to reduce violence in the cartel-ravaged country, writes Reuters.

World | January 22, 2019, Tuesday // 11:25 | Viewed: 2377

Further 14,500 Young People in the EU Receive Free Tickets to Travel and Get to Know Europe

More than 14,500 young people at the age of 18 will receive a free travel card from the EU to get to know Europe, the European Commission said, reports Mediapool.

World » EU | January 21, 2019, Monday // 16:32 | Viewed: 2894

More than 100 Foreign Ministers gather in Brussels

Ministers from ASEAN and European Union were meeting in Brussels on Monday to review past cooperation and further strengthen ties between the regions.

World » EU | January 21, 2019, Monday // 13:40 | Viewed: 2760

Process of Ratification of the Name of Macedonia Begins

In the Greek Parliament, the ratification procedures of the Prespa agreement with Skopje are underway.

World » Southeast Europe | January 21, 2019, Monday // 13:36 | Viewed: 3066

Majority of People in UK DON'T Want a Second Referendum According to New Poll

MOST Britons do not want a second EU membership referendum, according to a poll revealed yesterday ahead of yet another crunch Brexit week for the Government, The Daily Express reports.

World » EU | January 21, 2019, Monday // 08:27 | Viewed: 3501

Syria: 'Huge Explosion' Rocks Damascus

Authorities are treating a "huge explosion," reportedly near an intelligence office, as a terrorist attack, reported DW.

World | January 20, 2019, Sunday // 16:38 | Viewed: 2036

Berlusconi to Run For the European Parliament Elections

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi will run in the European Parliament election in May, he announced Thursday.

World » EU | January 18, 2019, Friday // 10:15 | Viewed: 2560

US to Begin Nuclear Treaty Pullout Next Month

The US has rejected Moscow’s offer to inspect a new Russian missile suspected of violating a key cold-war era nuclear-weapons treaty, and warned that it would suspend observance of the agreement on 2 February, giving six-month notice of a complete withdra

World | January 17, 2019, Thursday // 13:05 | Viewed: 2751

Tsipras Survives Confidence Vote

Greek lawmakers gave the thumbs-up to Alexis Taipras and his government on Wednesday night — but only just, Greek Reporter informs.

World » Southeast Europe | January 17, 2019, Thursday // 09:45 | Viewed: 3101

15 Killed in Ongoing Islamist Attack on Kenya Hotel Complex

Fifteen people have died in an Islamist attack on an upmarket hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenyan police sources said Wednesday, as fresh explosions and gunfire rang out in the siege which stretched into its second day, reports AFP.

World | January 16, 2019, Wednesday // 09:59 | Viewed: 2313

Macedonia Step Toward Joining NATO

Macedonia, which was created when Yugoslavia broke up, was invited to join the alliance in 2008, but its membership was vetoed by Greece, which already has its own province named Macedonia.

World » Southeast Europe | January 15, 2019, Tuesday // 16:03 | Viewed: 3270

MATERA, EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF CULTURE 2019

 

World » EU | January 15, 2019, Tuesday // 16:01 | Viewed: 3195

Presidents of EU Parliament and Commission Show Their Support for Romania’s Accession to Schengen Area

Voices supporting the admission of Romania into the Schengen Area have been raised immediately after the country took the rotating EU presidency, reported schengenvisainfo.

World » EU | January 15, 2019, Tuesday // 08:58 | Viewed: 3388

U.N. Says Reached 9.5 Million with Food in Yemen Last Month

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World | January 15, 2019, Tuesday // 07:02 | Viewed: 1849

Greek Defence Minister Announces Resignation Ahead of Macedonia Vote

Greece's defence minister, who is head of the main coalition partner of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, announced his resignation on Sunday ahead of the upcoming parliamentary vote to end a 27-year name dispute with Macedonia, reported AFP"The Macedonia is

World » Southeast Europe | January 13, 2019, Sunday // 13:44 | Viewed: 3519

Romania's EU Presidency Overshadowed by Corruption Cases

Romania took control of the Council of the EU's rotating presidency on January 1 and will be responsible for ensuring the continuity of the EU's work until June, reported DW.

World » EU | January 11, 2019, Friday // 11:30 | Viewed: 3083
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