Ukraine secures cheap Russian coal, power supplies

Moscow promised on Saturday to resume shipping coal and provide electricity to Ukraine for the first time in three years despite Kiev`s failure to guarantee energy supplies to Russian-occupied Crimea.

Ukraine halts trains to Russian-held Crimea

Ukraine said on Friday it was suspending all rail service to Russian-occupied Crimea because of security concerns.

Russia, 4-ex-Soviet nations finalize new alliance

Russia and four other ex-Soviet nations have completed the creation of a new economic alliance intended to bolster their integration, but the ambitious grouping immediately showed signs of fracture as the leader of Belarus sharply criticized Moscow.

Helicopter crashes into lake in Romania, 3 missing

Promising free water for all, 50 per cent cut in power tariff and steps for providing 24-hour electricity, AAP on Tuesday sought to woo voters ahead of the Delhi Assembly polls even as it downplayed Congress claiming that the real contest was between the party and BJP.

At least 21 drown, dozen missing in Istanbul migrant boat sinking

At least 21 people, including children, drowned and a dozen were missing on Monday when an overloaded boat taking migrants towards EU waters sank in the Black Sea just off Istanbul, Turkish officials said.

At least 24 drown in migrant boat sinking off Istanbul: Reports

 At least 24 illegal migrants drowned on Monday when a boat taking them towards European Union waters sank in the Black Sea just off Istanbul, Turkish media reported.

At least 24 drown in migrant boat sinking off Istanbul

At least 24 illegal migrants drowned on Monday when a boat taking them towards European Union waters sank in the Black Sea just off Istanbul, Turkish media reported.

Putin accuses US of undermining global stability

Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused the US of destabilizing the world by trying to enforce its will on other countries.

Levski Sofia fined for mocking UEFA’s anti-racism campaign
Levski Sofia fined for mocking UEFA’s anti-racism campaign

Levski Sofia have been fined 19,000 levs ($12,419) after fans mocked one of the anti-racism campaigns launched by European soccer`s governing body UEFA in a Bulgarian league match last month.

Canadian navy ship buzzed by 3 Russian jets

A Canadian navy frigate taking part in a NATO exercise in the Black Sea was buzzed by three Russian military jets off the southern coast of Ukraine.

'Russia denies military plane approached Canadian warship'

A Russian Defence Ministry official, responding to complaints by Ottawa that a Russian aircraft had flown low near a Canadian warship in the Black Sea, said on Tuesday no Russian plane had approached the vessel.

Russia to create post-Olympic gambling zone in Sochi: deputy PM

Russia plans to open a gambling zone in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, which was renovated at high cost to host the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak said Tuesday.

Russian navy starts drills in Black Sea

The Russian Black Sea Fleet has started its military drills, a media report said Saturday.

Bulgaria struggles with flood damage and begins to count cost

The torrential rain and floods that swept Bulgaria this week have killed 12 people, wrecked part of the Black Sea city of Varna and badly hit agriculture and the important tourism sector, authorities said on Saturday.

US sending warship to Black Sea

Amid growing standoff with Russia over Ukraine, the US is sending a guided missile cruiser to the Black Sea to reassure American allies in the region in the wake of the crisis.

US sends warship to Black Sea amid Ukraine crisis

The United States is sending a guided missile destroyer to the Black Sea in order to reassure European allies in the region following Russia`s annexation of Crimea, sources confirmed today.

Pentagon says Russian jet flies near US warship

A Russian fighter jet flew near a US warship in the Black Sea for 12 times Saturday amid rising tensions in eastern Ukraine, the Pentagon said Monday.

Russian fighter jet passes near US warship

A Russian fighter jet was engaged in "provocative action" when it repeatedly passed near a US Navy guided missile destroyer for over 90 minutes in the international waters of the Black Sea off the coast of Romania, the Pentagon claimed on Monday.

US sends Navy destroyer to Black Sea amid Ukraine crisis

The US Navy destroyer -- USS Donald Cook -- the second American military ship to be deployed in the Black Sea amid the Ukraine crisis, is scheduled to arrive in the designated waters Thursday, a Pentagon spokesman has said.

US sends warship to Black Sea amid Ukraine crisis

The United States is sending a guided missile destroyer to the Black Sea in order to reassure European allies in the region following Russia`s annexation of Crimea, sources confirmed on Monday.