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Three Dead, Two Missing in Romanian Floods

Three people drowned on Monday in a flooding in Southern Romania, with a 13-year-old boy among them.

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Syrian Presidential Elections to Be Held on June 3

Syria is to hold presidential elections on June 3, its Parliament Speaker announced.

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Russia Says Ukraine 'Broke Geneva Accord'

The Russian Foreign Ministry accused Ukraine of violating the Geneva agreement adopted last week, after an incident in the Ukrainian town of Slaviansk left three dead.

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South Korean Compares Ferry Disaster to 'Murder'

The behavior of the captain and crew of the South Korean ferry Sewol that capsized last week is unacceptable and "tantamount to murder", the country's President declared.

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Ukraine to Launch Probe after Slaviansk Incident

Ukraine is starting a probe into last weekend's shooting near the town of Slaviansk which left three pro-Russian activists dead and there others wounded.

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Floods Cause State of Emergency in 11 Serbian Municipalities

11 municipalities in Serbia, including Kursumlija, Prokuplje, Doljevac, and Žitorađaare in a state of emergency due to floods.

World | April 20, 2014, Sunday // 18:38 | Viewed: 657

Turkish PM Inaugurates Drilling for Eurasia Tunnel

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has attended the inauguration ceremony for the Eurasia Tunnel Project in Istanbul.

World | April 20, 2014, Sunday // 17:38 | Viewed: 642

Austria to Receive 1000 Extra Refugees

Austria will receive an extra 1000 Syrian refugees in addition to the quota of 500 announced in August 2013, according to Interior Minister Johanna Mikl-Leitner.

World | April 20, 2014, Sunday // 16:53 | Viewed: 532

Residents of France's Brittany Stage Rally to Demand Greater Autonomy

A mass demonstration in support of the autonomy of France's Brittany was held in the city of Nantes.

World | April 20, 2014, Sunday // 14:51 | Viewed: 462

Christians Celebrate Easter, Pope Blesses World

Christians across the world celebrate Easter Sunday as this year the celebrations of all Christian denominations fall on the same date.

World | April 20, 2014, Sunday // 13:13 | Viewed: 626

South Korean Families Protest Over 'Slow' Rescue Operation

Relatives of the people missing in the sunken South Korean ferry protested and clashed with police over the “slow” rescue operation.

World | April 20, 2014, Sunday // 12:09 | Viewed: 412

Five Dead In a Shooting in Slaviansk

Three people were killed in a shooting at a checkpoint in the Ukrainian town of Slaviansk, reports the Russian channel Rossiya 24.

World | April 20, 2014, Sunday // 11:13 | Viewed: 1200

Ukraine Announces ‘Easter Truce’

Kiev said it was suspending operations in eastern Ukraine cities over Easter, as separatists continued their occupation of government buildings.

World | April 20, 2014, Sunday // 10:12 | Viewed: 482

Russia’s Demand to Kiev to Settle Gas Debt Not Related to Politics

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin said Moscow’s demand to Ukraine to settle the gas debts has no connection to the political processes in the country.

World | April 19, 2014, Saturday // 13:26 | Viewed: 751

Lavrov, Kerry to Continue Talks on Crisis in Ukraine

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry agreed to continue contacts in the interests of the soonest normalization of the situation in Ukraine.

World | April 19, 2014, Saturday // 12:22 | Viewed: 745

Mexico Shaken by 7.2-Magnitude Earthquake

A powerful earthquake has hit Mexico City, shaking buildings for at least 30 seconds and causing widespread panic.

World | April 19, 2014, Saturday // 12:09 | Viewed: 693

Crimea to Complete Ruble-Switch in Coming Weeks

Ukraine’s breakaway region of Crimea will fully switch to the Russian ruble within the next 2-3 weeks.

World | April 18, 2014, Friday // 14:16 | Viewed: 834

Ukrainian Govt Prepares Amnesty Bill

Ukraine’s interim government has prepared an Amnesty Bill for pro-Russian separatists who leave the occupied buildings and hand in their weapons.

World | April 18, 2014, Friday // 13:26 | Viewed: 622

Sunken South Korean Ferry Death Toll at 28

The death toll from the capsized South Korean ferry has climbed to 28, while 271 people are still unaccounted for.

World | April 18, 2014, Friday // 11:01 | Viewed: 522

Ukrainian Parliament Recommends Resumption Of Mandatory Conscription

The Ukrainian parliament has adopted a resolution recommending that acting President Oleksandr Turchynov resume mandatory drafting of conscripts into the country's army.

World | April 17, 2014, Thursday // 17:15 | Viewed: 626

Putin Admits “Little Green Men” in Crimea Were Russian Troops

Russia's President Vladimir Putin admitted that the “little green men” who seized strategic points in Crimea in March were Russian troops.

World | April 17, 2014, Thursday // 16:31 | Viewed: 957
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