Scotland Votes on Independence

Nearly 4.3 million registered voters in Scotland are to decide Thursday on whether the country should stay in the UK or become an independent nation.

Voters in the referendum are to answer "Yes" or "No" to the referendum question: "Should Scotland be an independent country?"

Election authority: Eligible-to-vote Romanians 18,313,698 on Nov. 2, 18,321,512 on Nov. 16

There are 18,313,698 Romanian citizens eligible to vote in the first round of the presidential elections on Nov. 2, and 18,321,512 on Nov. 16 in the second round, according to the latest data released by the Standing Election Authority.

Gojkovic sends message on occasion of Int'l Day of Democracy

BELGRADE - The Serbian parliament will continue to cherish and strengthen the freedoms of thought and speech as the fundamental values of democratic society, Parliament Speaker Maja Gojkovic said in a congratulatory message to the citizens on occasion of the International Day of Democracy.