The European Council appointed Donald Tusk, the Prime Minister of Poland as its new President and Federica Mogherini, the current Italian foreign minister, as High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy
Barroso pointed out the progress made by the countries of the region towards EU integration, in particular by Serbia, Albania and Kosovo, underlining that ''Croatia's example demonstrates that EU accession is possibile''
Public debt has grown in Montenegro, reaching 2,02 billion euros, equaling to 57.5% of its GDP, according to data made available by the country's Ministry of finance
Czech premier said that the first necessary step in this direction was an introduction of a direct air link between Prague and one of major Chinese destinations, like Shanghai or Beijing
A report by the United Nations revealed that nearly 2,600 people were killed in the conflict in eastern Ukraine since last April. At least 2,593 people were killed between mid-April and August 27, according to the report