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Bush: Serbia Should Help Kosovo Separate

US President George Bush said he hopes Serbia will help Kosovo secede, as supervised independence is the best solution for the region. Kosovo represents the last chapter in the break-up of the former Yugoslavia and an end to a very difficult period, Bush

World | March 28, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2696

Bush to Meet Putin in Russia

US President George Bush is to meet Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in the Black Sea coastal town of Sochi in April at Putin's invitation, officials announced. Bush intends to visit Sochi after a stop in Croatia on April 5, US National Security Advise

World | March 27, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1587

Former Russian FM Advises Kosovo Serbs to Migrate and Merge

Serbs from the southern parts of Kosovo should move to the north and eventually merge with Serbia, Former Russian FM Yevgeni Primakov said. " I am aware that some could criticize me for saying that the Serbs need to leave the central parts of Kosovo, but

World | March 26, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2073

US Created Spy Network in Belarus

The US has created a spy network in the former Soviet republic of Belarus under the pretext of combating terrorism.

World | March 25, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2119

EU Parliamentary Chief Threatens Olympics Boycott

The president of the European Parliament, Hans-Gert Poettering, said a boycott of the Olympic Games in Beijing should be considered if China does not rethink its actions in Tibet. "We should not exclude the possibility of a boycott of the Beijing Olympic

World | March 25, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1620

Greece, Macedonia Continue Talks over Name Issue

Diplomats from Athens and Skopje are to meet Tuesday in New York for the last round of UN-sponsored talks over the Macedonia name dispute ahead of the key NATO summit in Bucharest next week The dispute over Macedonia's name has simmered for 15 years but

World | March 25, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2780

Serbia Suggests Kosovo's Cantonization

Serbia has submitted to the UNMIK a plan envisaging the factual division of Kosovo into cantons along ethnic lines, the Tanjug Agency reported.

World | March 25, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5386

Legendary Beatles' Guru Neil Aspinall Dies at 66

Neil Aspinall, the man who ran Apple Records for the legendary group Beatles, died Monday at the age of 66, BBC reported.

World | March 24, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1519

Putin Orders Humanitarian Aid for Serb Enclaves in Kosovo

Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the government to prepare and send humanitarian aid to Serbian enclaves in Kosovo following a request from the Serbian government, concerned by the humanitarian situation in the region. The outgoing president has

World | March 24, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2023

Serbia PM: NATO Bombed to Create Own State

The NATO bombing of Serbia aimed to create the first NATO state in the world on the territory of Kosovo, Serbia's PM Vojislav Kostunica said in a statement addressing the ninth anniversary of the attacks of the Alliance against the country. "The illegal

World | March 24, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1607

Ethnic Albanian Party Rejoins Macedonia's Ruling Coalition

The Democratic Party of Albanians (DPA) declared they would rejoin Macedonia's cabinet, thus ending a 10-day political crisis that was said to place a significant setback before the country's prospects for NATO and EU membership. DPA decided to rejoin th

World | March 24, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1700

US Death Toll in Iraq Hits 4,000

Four US soldiers died in a roadside bombing in Iraq on Sunday bringing the American death toll in the 5-year-old war to 4,000. The soldiers' vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device while patrolling a neighbourhood in southern Baghdad, CNN repor

World | March 24, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1549

4 Dead, 1 Missing in Alaskan Shipwreck

Four crewmembers died and one is still missing after a fishing vessel with 47 people on board sank Sunday in the frigid waters off Alaska's Aleutian Islands. The Alaska Ranger's started leaking into its steering gear compartment about 2:50 am but a coast

World | March 24, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2498

One Killed in Stabbing Spree at Japan Mall

A man armed with a knife has run amok in a shopping centre in Japan, killing one person and wounding seven others, BBC reported.

World | March 23, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1385

Pope Calls for Peace in Tibet, Iraq and the Holy Land

Thousands of pilgrims packed into a rain-soaked St Peter's Square in Rome to hear Pope Benedict XVI give his Easter address. The Pope called for an end to problems in Tibet, Iraq and the Holy Land in his "urbi et orbi" blessing to the world - broadcast l

World | March 23, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1422

Catholics around the World Celebrate Easter

Pope Benedict XVI served on Sunday an open-air Easter mass in St Peter's Square, followed by his traditional "urbi et orbi" (to the city and the world) blessing. The mass and blessing started at 0930 GMT and were broadcast live in 57 countries.

World | March 23, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1820

US: Recognition of Abkhazia and South Ossetia Would Be Huge Mistake

The US Assistant Secretary of State has warned against the recognition of the breakaway Georgian provinces of Abkhazia and South Ossetia. "We insist on preserving Georgia's territorial integrity and on the peaceful settlement of the conflicts in Abkhazia

World | March 22, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2656

Greece and Macedonia Confirm Commitment to Solving Name Dispute

The Foreign Ministers of Greece and Macedonia confirmed on Saturday their intention to solve the dispute over the name of the former Yugoslavian Republic. The announcement was made by the Greek Foreign Ministry after a meeting between the Greek Minister

World | March 22, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3498

US Election Rivals Files Breached

The State Department said Friday that all three presidential candidates' passport files were breached, CNN reported.

World | March 21, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1483

Almost Half Macedonians Declare against Kosovo Sovereignty Recognition

A total of 45 percent of the Macedonian citizens are against the recognition of independent Kosovo, a survey conducted by Skopje's Center for Research and Policy Making shows. The opposite opinion on the issue is shared by 35 percent of the country's pop

World | March 20, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1796

Bush: Iraq War Must Go on

US President George Bush marked the fifth anniversary of the Iraq war on Wednesday by calling the debate over the conflict "understandable" but insisting that a continued US presence there is crucial, CNN reported.

World | March 19, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1697
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