East European Countries

Djokovic leads Serbia to ATP Cup glory

Djokovic leads Serbia to ATP Cup glory

Published 12/01/2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic inspired Serbia to victory in the inaugural ATP Cup team event in Sydney after defeating his long-term Spanish rival Rafael [more…]

Slovakia reports outbreak of H5N8 bird flu: OIE

Slovakia reports outbreak of H5N8 bird flu: OIE

Published 10/01/2020

PARIS (Reuters) - Slovakia has reported an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu virus among backyard poultry in the western part of the [more…]

‘Gold rush’: Race is on for health data in East Europe’s frontier market

‘Gold rush’: Race is on for health data in East Europe’s frontier market

Published 09/01/2020

BUDAPEST/WARSAW (Reuters) - Eastern Europe is a new frontier for private medical care, and insurers and tech startups are racing to steal a march on [more…]

Bulgaria to cull another 40,000 pigs in new African swine fever outbreak

Bulgaria to cull another 40,000 pigs in new African swine fever outbreak

Published 08/01/2020

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgarian veterinary authorities said on Wednesday they would cull 39,656 pigs after detecting an outbreak of African swine fever at a farm [more…]

Highlights: EU leaders meet in Brussels to discuss climate, budget, Brexit

Highlights: EU leaders meet in Brussels to discuss climate, budget, Brexit

Published 12/12/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders are meeting in Brussels on Thursday and Friday for talk on climate, the EU’s long-term budget, Brexit, the euro [more…]

Teqball: Hosts Hungary dominate world championships

Teqball: Hosts Hungary dominate world championships

Published 08/12/2019

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary showed it remains the dominant force in teqball, a hybrid sport mixing football with table tennis, winning the singles and doubles [more…]

Bulgarian Mutafova, one of world’s oldest actresses, dies at 97

Bulgarian Mutafova, one of world’s oldest actresses, dies at 97

Published 06/12/2019

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgarian Stoyanka Mutafova, one of the world’s oldest actresses performing regularly on stage, has died aged 97. Dubbed the queen of Bulgarian [more…]

Azeri parliament asks to be dissolved, calls for snap elections

Azeri parliament asks to be dissolved, calls for snap elections

Published 02/12/2019

BAKU (Reuters) - Azerbaijan’s parliament on Monday formally asked President Ilham Aliyev to dissolve it and to schedule new parliamentary elections. The next election is [more…]

Putin and Xi oversee launch of landmark Russian gas pipeline to China

Putin and Xi oversee launch of landmark Russian gas pipeline to China

Published 02/12/2019

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Monday oversaw the launch of a landmark pipeline that will [more…]

Turkey says new Russian missile deal to happen before too long: RIA

Turkey says new Russian missile deal to happen before too long: RIA

Published 02/12/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Turkey’s presidential administration has said that the purchase date for more S-400 missile systems from Russia is just a technicality and that [more…]