An explosion on a bus in Bulgaria has killed several Israeli tourists and injured others, say authorities.
Russian President Vladimir Putin declared Monday a national day of mourning in the wake of devastating, raging floodwaters that tore through streets in the southern part of the country and killed more than 170 people, Russian media reported.
CNN's Fionnuala Sweeney and meteorologist Tom Sater report the latest on devastating flooding in Russia.
At least 141 people have died as floodwaters surge through southern Russia's Krasnodar region, state-run media reported Sunday, citing Russia's Interior Ministry.
The American exploration vessel "Nautilus" was supposed to begin broadcasting its undersea archeological and environmental exploration of the Black Sea July 7, according to the expedition's Facebook page.
Early this year Ukraine -- along with much of eastern Europe -- was caught in a deep and protracted cold snap. Many froze to death, energy demand spiked, and to top it all Russia accused Ukraine of stealing gas from transit pipes destined for western Europe for the second time in three years.
CNN's Phil Black reports on Ukraine's efforts to end its dependency on expensive Russian gas imports.
Donald Trump is investing in the Black Sea town of Batumi, that many hope will be the Las Vegas of the Caucasus.
By night the skyline of Batumi shines with illuminated buildings, showing a side of the Georgian city it wishes the whole world to see.
Alcohol has been involved in most of the deaths blamed on the extreme cold in Ukraine, the country worst affected by the icy temperatures gripping eastern Europe, the country's emergencies minister said Wednesday.
Turkish authorities have scrambled divers, helicopters and coast guard ships in an effort to find and rescue eight crew members missing after a cargo ship sank in a storm off Turkey's Black Sea coast Tuesday night.
Security forces killed a man who hijacked a ferry in northwest Turkey and demanded the incident be shown on live television, authorities said Saturday.
Istanbul's governor says security forces killed the man who hijacked a ferry. Andrew Finkel reports.
At least one hijacker claiming to be armed with explosives hijacked a ferry boat Friday night near Izmit, Turkey, according to a provincial governor.
At a party in Ukraine, the star got $1 million and lots of privacy
At least one demonstrator died and a bodyguard protecting Turkey's prime minister was hospitalized after clashes erupted around a campaign rally Tuesday, less than two weeks before Turks go to the polls to vote in parliamentary elections.
Twenty-five years ago, I was a Ph.D. student here in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, studying the fate of fallout in the North Atlantic from nuclear weapons testing, when an explosion and fire at the Chernobyl nuclear plant released large quantities of radioactive materials into the surrounding environment. My colleagues and I immediately joined other scientists tracking these radioactive contaminants, which in my case focused on the Black Sea, the closest ocean to the accident site.
Ask a group of Russians where they'll be vacationing this summer and chances are they'll all give the same answer: Ukraine.
A Turkish ship loaded with metal sank Wednesday in the Black Sea off the Romanian coast, the Romanian naval authority said.
Archaeologists in Bulgaria say they have uncovered relics of John the Baptist on the Black Sea island of Sveti Ivan.
In a region already rich with archaeological artifacts, the excavation of a small alabaster box containing a few pieces of bone amid the ruins of a medieval monastery might easily have passed unnoticed.
Russia's prime minister bans grain exports after drought and fires devastates crops. CNN's Matthew Chance reports.
A Romanian military plane crash near the Tuzla Romania Airport by the Black Sea has killed 11 people, including air force Col. Nicolae Jianu, and injured three more, the Ministry of Defense said Monday.
Rescuers have found the bodies of 28 workers buried in a coal mine, authorities said Thursday, dimming hopes for two more missing days after an explosion rocked the facility in northern Turkey.
Rescuers in Turkey have found the bodies of 28 workers buried in a coal mine near the port of Zonguldak.
The desperate effort to save 30 miners who have been trapped in a northern Turkish coal mine suffered a setback Wednesday, when officials announced that rescue workers had encountered rubble separating them from the victims.
Hundreds of rescue workers are racing to reach 30 miners, who have spent the last 24 hours trapped underground after an explosion rocked a coal mine in northern Turkey on Monday.
Russia's president and the newly elected president of Ukraine signed a landmark agreement on Wednesday that signals an end to years of enmity between the two former Soviet republics.
Romanians were voting Sunday in presidential elections dominated by the collapse last month of the country's ruling coalition and the severe impact of the economic crisis on the European Union member state.
LONDON (AP) -- The government says organizers of the 2012 London Olympics will spend $31.4 million of reserve funds to help secure games venues from terrorist attacks.
In a special report for CNN's Eye on Russia week, Moscow Correspondent Matthew Chance travels across the vast country from the northern port of Murmansk in the Arctic to the southern city of Sochi on the Black Sea. Here Chance recalls some highlights from his epic journey.
A Boeing 737 with 69 people aboard landed safely Saturday after making an emergency landing at Moscow's Vnukovo airport, an airport spokeswoman and Russia's Interfax news agency said.
Most of us have grown used to conservation charities putting charismatic animals front and center of their fundraising campaigns.
The final death toll from a Christmas Eve explosion in a five-story apartment building in southern Ukraine has increased to 27 people, including three children, Ukrainian officials said Friday.
Hundreds of emergency workers combed the site of a five-story apartment building in southern Ukraine Thursday after a series of explosions reduced it to rubble, authorities said.
CNN's Matthew Chance reports on how one of the world's most dynamic economies is now under intense pressure.
A ferry leaving a Turkish port south of Istanbul sank late Sunday, CNN partner station CNN Turk said.
Russia's plan to deploy ships and warplanes to the Caribbean for joint military exercises with Venezuela is allowing President Hugo Chavez to capitalize on tensions between Moscow and the U.S. and showcase a growing military alliance
European Union monitors will deploy to regions surrounding South Ossetia and Abkhazia by next month and Russian troops will pull out after that President Dmitry Medvedev said Monday
The United States has backed Ukraine's bid for NATO membership a day after similarly supporting Georgia, in a move which may further stoke tensions with Russia.
Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that Russia will respond calmly to an increase in NATO ships in the Black Sea in the aftermath of the short war with Georgia
Western politicians are currently scrambling for air tickets to Kiev. Britain's Foreign Secretary David Miliband rushed to Ukraine soon after Russia announced its recognition of South Ossetia and Abkhazia. U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney will follow.
Russian President recognizes Georgia's breakaway provinces of South Ossetia and Abkhazia. CNN's Phil Black reports.
4C Controls bills itself as a "leading international security and surveillance company," though at present it has no revenues, no products in the marketplace and a grand total of $229,000 in the bank.
The United States said Russia is behaving "appallingly" by granting formal diplomatic recognition Tuesday to two breakaway Georgian provinces
A U.S. Navy warship carrying humanitarian aid anchored at the Georgian port of Batumi on Sunday
Most Russian troops have withdrawn from eastern and western Georgia, but they still maintain some checkpoints in the country, a spokesman for Georgia's Interior Ministry said Saturday.
Russian forces blocked the only land entrance to Georgia's main port city
The first U.S. military ship carrying humanitarian aid for Georgia is headed to the Black Sea after loading the supplies from a port in Crete on Wednesday, according to U.S. Navy officials.
Scientists say the number of coastal dead zones has doubled since 2006, to the detriment of already troubled fisheries
Moscow's troops were supposed to turn over territory to Georgia a day ago but they are still holding on to critical areas
Russian President Dmitri Medvedev ordered a halt to military action in Georgia Tuesday, saying it had punished Georgia and restored security for civilians and Russian peacekeepers in South Ossetia
Russian forces seized several towns and a military base deep in western Georgia on Monday, opening a second front in the fighting
Bombs rocked Tbilisi early Saturday morning as the fight between Georgia and Russia over a breakaway region intensified and moved into the Georgian capital.
Georgia's president says his country is facing a "large scale" military intervention. Journalist Elene Gotsadze explains.
Russian forces launched an airstrike against a military airfield near the Tbilisi International Airport early Sunday, despite international calls for Russia to stand down from the escalating conflict, Georgian officials told CNN.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said Saturday that Russian peacekeepers are "trying to force Georgians to cease fire" in the conflict over the breakaway Georgian territory of South Ossetia, according to Russia's Interfax news agency.
Analysis: Despite their fondness for each other, Bush and Putin have presided over a substantial cooling in U.S.-Russia ties
U.S. negotiators said they had made progress in drafting a document with Russian counterparts that could include a deal on the U.S. missile defense plan
Residue from a large oil spill in the Black Sea region will take more than a month and a half to completely clear, Russian officials said Thursday.
CNN's Matthew Chance reports on the environmental impact of the Russian oil spill.
More than 700 people worked Tuesday to find 20 sailors still missing from weekend storms and to clean up oil which spilled from a tanker that sank in the Black Sea, Russian officials said.
At least two sailors died and 23 were missing Sunday when five ships sank in storms in the Black Sea and the Azov Sea, the official Russia Today Web site said.
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is doubtful for England's friendly with Germany on Wednesday after suffering a hairline fracture of the toe in the Champions League qualifier against Toulouse.
The Black Sea resort town will host the 2014 Winter Olympics, thanks partly to the Russian president's personal campaign
Russia to host Olympic Games
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A Russian passenger jet slammed into Samara airport Saturday morning in a crash landing, killing at least seven people and wounding 51 others, Russia's Interfax news agency reported, citing an emergency ministry official.
If you think an extravagant five-star skyscraper, beach side resort or cliff-side villa is the ultimate hotel experience, then think again. Prepare for a new dimension in luxury lodging ... floating pyramids.
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Antwerp may not be the center of the world, but it once was. From the Middle Ages to the 16th century it was the largest port on the planet, a medieval entrepot and a meeting point for merchants, artists and artisans from the Black Sea to the Baltic.
Tottenham Hotspur striker Dimitar Berbatov will miss Bulgaria's Euro 2008 qualifier against Slovenia on Wednesday due to a groin injury that could keep him out for two weeks.
Relatives have been struggling to come to terms with the loss of all 170 people aboard an airliner that crashed in Ukraine, as investigators combed the wreckage for bodies and clues to the disaster.
A Russian commercial jet carrying 170 people -- many of them children -- crashed in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, killing all on board, the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry reported.
A Sibir Airlines passenger jet with 200 people on board veered off the runway early Sunday while landing at Irkutsk Airport in eastern Siberia, crashed into a concrete barrier and burst into flames, killing at least 124 people, according to the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations.
Stormy weather is the most likely cause of a jet crash off the coast of Russia in which 113 people died, according to airline and Russian emergency officials.
Seven thousand Romanians were evacuated overnight after a dam on the Danube was breached, raising fears that the swollen river would submerge their low-lying villages.
Dr. David Olson has had patients in a remote region between Armenia and Azerbaijan. He has treated people in the breakaway Georgian republic of Abkhazia near the Black Sea and in a gulag prison hospital in Siberia. He has had patients in a northwest Uganda town called Arua.
The H5 strain of bird flu was found in chickens and geese in two districts on the Crimean Peninsula in the Black Sea, the Ukrainian Agricultural Policy Ministry's press service said Saturday, according to Russia's Interfax news agency.
Romanian health officials are taking steps to contain a deadly strain of bird flu that has killed at least 60 people in Asia and was confirmed late last week to have spread to Europe.
Romanian health officials took steps Sunday to contain a deadly strain of bird flu that has killed at least 60 people in Asia and was confirmed late last week to have spread to Europe.
Twelve-bedroom home by the sea.
Anorthosis Famagusta snatched a 3-2 aggregate win over Trabzonspor to claim a lucrative Champions League third qualifying round tie with Scotland's Rangers.
We shudder at images from Darfur, Sudan, wince at memories of Rwanda and look at grainy pictures of the Holocaust and say "never again."
We had just come from the other side of the train tracks where the bodies of 82 little boys, girls and their parents were laid out in three refrigerator cars. The bodies belonged to victims of the school hostage crisis in southern Russia.
Here are details of some of the most serious crashes involving Russian planes in recent years, as reported by Reuters news agency:
The U.S. Coast Guard will soon begin enforcing new regulations to try to prevent ships from around the world from delivering unwanted and sometimes destructive cargo.
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