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Moscow to react on the missile defence system based in Romania

NATO: No threat to Russia. PM Ponta: Romania cannot accept this kind of threats. Moscow will react with “necessary steps” to construction of a new U.S. military base in Romania, Russian ambassador to NATO Alexander Grushko has said. Implementation of the ...

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Arabist expert: Active IS cells in Bulgaria

There are active Islamic State cells in Bulgaria, Arabist expert Kirvak Tsonev told Bulgarian national TV on Monday, Novinite reports. According to the quoted source, the forceful assimilation of Bulgaria’s Turkish minority by changing their Turkish names to Bulgarian during ...

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Second positive Ebola case at Texas hospital, safety protocol breached

A healthcare worker at Texas Presbyterian Hospital who provided care for the Liberian man before he died of the Ebola virus last week has tested positive for Ebola according to preliminary tests by the Texas Department of State Health Services’ ...

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Six Romanians in Ebola-struck Sierra Leone

Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed that six Romanians were tracked down in Sierra Leone, a country seriously hit by the Ebola outbreak. According to MFA, five of them used to work for Alro Slatina on Sierra Leone’s territory, they ...

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Anti-Merkel protesters-police clashes in Milan during EU summit on jobs and growth

Dozens of anti-Merkel demonstrators clashed with riot police in the streets of Milan following a rally to protest against the precarious work situation and economy instability in Italy outside the venue where Angela Merkel is attending a European Union summit ...

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IS flag flying on building near Kobane

The key Syria-Turkey border town of Kobane might fall to Islamic State (IS) fighters soon, an official has told the BBC. A flag appearing to be that of Islamic State has been seen flying over a building on the eastern ...

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Romanian allegedly joined IS

Ex-director of the Romanian Foreign Intelligence Service (SIE) Teodor Melescanu told RFI on Friday that a Romanian citizen has allegedly left the country to join the Islamic State (IS). “We know he left Romania, we are not sure if he ...

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UN declares highest level of emergency in Iraq

The UN has declared its highest level of emergency in Iraq as a humanitarian crisis follows the rapid advance by Islamic State militants in the north. Kurdish officials quoted by BBC said the situation in Dohuk province, with 150,000 refugees, ...

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Ukraine crisis: ‘Shelling hits’ rebel-held Donetsk

Heavy shelling has been heard in the rebel-held Ukrainian city of Donetsk as a Russian convoy approaches the Ukrainian border, BBC reports. Initial reports say people poured out of offices in the centre of the city after an evacuation warning ...

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Israel pulls troops out of Gaza

Israel has withdrawn its troops from the Gaza Strip to “defensive positions” outside the Palestinian territory, BBC informs. It says the main aim of its offensive – to destroy militants’ tunnels – has been achieved. A 72-hour truce –brokered by ...

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