Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The Ukrainian parliament on Tuesday ratified a landmark EU pact that decisively steers the former Soviet state towards the West and away from Russian influence.
KYIV - Agence France-Presse
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Sept. 16 formally submitted to parliament a bill offering limited self-rule for the country's separatist east.
STOCKHOLM - Agence France-Presse
Sweden's centre-left Social Democrat leader Stefan Lofven emerged as victor in Sunday's general election after a voter backlash against tax cuts and trimmed welfare by a centre-right government
FRANKFURT - Agence France-Presse
An alleged German jihadist went on trial Sept. 15 accused of fighting for ISIL jihadists in Syria, amid calls for tougher action to prevent attacks in Europe by the extremist group
BERLIN - Agence France-Presse
The US National Security Agency and British intelligence services are able to secretly access data from telecoms giant Deutsche Telekom and several other German operators, according to Der Spiegel
MOSCOW - Agence France-Presse
An Olympic rhythmic gymnastics champion, rumoured to be Russian President Vladimir Putin's lover, has been appointed the head of a powerful pro-Kremlin media group.
KYIV – The Associated Press
Ukraine is 'still in a state of war' with neighboring Russia despite a cease-fire between Kiev's forces and Moscow-backed rebels in the east, the country's prime minister says
Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed Sunday to resolutely combat anti-Semitism, speaking at a rally to condemn a spate of hate speech and attacks against Jews in Germany during the latest Gaza conflict.
Germany said Sept. 12 it had prohibited activities in support of Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant , warning the 'terrorist' group also posed a threat in Europe
MOSCOW - Reuters
Several waves of Western sanctions against Moscow for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis have limited access to foreign capital for Russia's largest banks and key oil companies
DONETSK - The Associated Press
Government and rebel forces have exchanged dozens of prisoners captured during fighting in Ukraine as part of a cease-fire agreement sealed earlier this month
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