The Iranian Ministry of Intelligence announced that 35 Iranians who hold a second passport and have senior government positions have been fired from their positions due to perceived national security risks.
The Social Democratic Party has decided to withdraw from the four-party ruling coalition over disagreements with partners over constitutional reform plans that some claim represent an attempt by President Atambayev to consolidate his power.
Belgrade has to balance its EU accession dream with voters' anger at Pristina's seizure of the mining and metals complex.
Russian-owned lender is also alleged to have been involved in helping Moscow fund populist political parties in the EU.
The Caucasus and Central Asia is embarking on one of its slowest economic recoveries since independence, as the region continues to battle the effects of low commodity prices and slowdown in key economic partners, the IMF says.
While not a parallel for the far right populists surging in Europe, the party's swift rise does echo the wider dissatisfaction with politics.
Operation to arrest 20 Serb paramilitaries on eve of general election reportedly managed by PM Milo Djukanovic's supporters.
The four-country summit just held in Berlin brought a mixed bag of results, with real concessions made amid reiterated stock demands that paralysed almost two years of efforts to end the conflict in East Ukraine.
Ban could lead to Salafism going underground and adherents becoming radicalised.
The risks that have kept the lira under pressure have not yet disappeared and will not any time soon.
Fund denies speculation that deal approval has been delayed due to upcoming election.
EU leaders said they will consider all options against the Syrian government and Russia for atrocities committed in Aleppo, but met resistance from Italy in the issue of imposing new economic sanctions.
The lower house of the Czech parliaments approved a bill to introduce a debt brake mechanism as it seeks to stem future excess borrowing.
Turkish jets carried out 26 airstrikes on 18 Syrian Kurdish militia YPG targets in northern Syria, killing up to 200 fighters.
Handful of small parties to play kingmaker as they choose between Djukanovic's DPS and group of opposition parties.
Two centre-right parties hope to keep popular technocratic PM Ciolos in power after December general election.
Parliament to vote on cabinet that keeps market friendly Finance Minister Maric but removes controversial Culture Minister Hasanbegovic.
State news agency defied official order to shut down after failed privatisation in 2015.
The law will cost banks around €560mn, or 0.6% of banking system’s assets, the central bank claims.
2013 case on security cameras for schools opened two days after pro-EU opposition unites behind former Education Minister Maia Sandu.
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