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Athens Blocked by 24-Hour Strike of Public Transport Employees

Public transport employees in Athens are beginning a 24-hour strike on Thursday in order to protest against the plans for the privatisation of public transport vehicles, reported BTA.

World » Southeast Europe | February 23, 2017, Thursday // 10:17 | Viewed: 832

Women Serving in Turkish Army Allowed To Wear Islamic Headdress

Women serving in the Turkish army will now have the right to wear Muslim headdress when they are on duty, announced the Defence Ministry.

World » Southeast Europe | February 22, 2017, Wednesday // 17:32 | Viewed: 1211

Tension Between Greece, Turkey in Aegean Sea

Turkey was close to crossing “the red line” in its relations with Greece when, last Friday, a Turkish ship fired shots near a Greek island in the Aegean Sea, stated in an TV interview Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kodzias calling on Ankara to “rethink agai

World » Southeast Europe | February 22, 2017, Wednesday // 11:36 | Viewed: 2129

First Express Train from Istanbul Arrives in Sofia

The first express train from the Turkish city of Istanbul arrived in Sofia on Tuesday after a nine-and-a-half-hour trip, reported Anadolu Agency.

World » Southeast Europe | February 21, 2017, Tuesday // 15:14 | Viewed: 4194

Greece May Rely On New Rescue Programme

Greece may rely on a new rescue programme.

World » Southeast Europe | February 21, 2017, Tuesday // 10:32 | Viewed: 1253

Trial Starts in Turkey Against 47 People Accused of Attempting To Kill Erdogan

The trial against 47 people accused of attempting to murder President Recep Erdogan on the night of the failed coup attempt has started in southeastern Turkey on Monday.

World » Southeast Europe | February 20, 2017, Monday // 16:55 | Viewed: 1446

Albania Braces for Massive anti-Opposition Protests

Albanian opposition representatives have called on citizens to take to the streets on February 18 to participate in what they called "a big day for democracy".

World » Southeast Europe | February 18, 2017, Saturday // 09:44 | Viewed: 2411

Albania's PM Rama: Albania, Kosovo Will Have Joint Embassies

“Sooner or later, Albania and Kosovo will have joint embassies abroad,” stated Albanian PM Edi Rama, reported BGNES.

World » Southeast Europe | February 16, 2017, Thursday // 18:13 | Viewed: 2734

Greek Farmers Withdrawing from Blockades

Greek farmers are leaving the roadblocks across the country, public radio BNR reports.

World » Southeast Europe | February 16, 2017, Thursday // 11:01 | Viewed: 1894

EP Calls on Albania to Recognize Bulgarian Minority

The European Parliament has called on Albania to make sure the rights of all minorities - and specifically ethnic Bulgarians - are safeguarded and legally enshrined.

World » Southeast Europe | February 16, 2017, Thursday // 10:45 | Viewed: 7152

Serbia's President Running for 2nd Term Despite PM Nomination

Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic has decided to run for another term this spring, Serbian and international media report.

World » Southeast Europe | February 16, 2017, Thursday // 10:22 | Viewed: 1540

EP Ruling on Bulgarians in Albania Sparks Negative Reaction from Macedonian Media

A European Parliament document calling on Albania to recognize a Bulgarian minority and legally enshrine its rights has prompted a harsh response in Macedonian media.

World » Southeast Europe | February 16, 2017, Thursday // 09:49 | Viewed: 1926

Serbia's PM Running for President

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic will be the ruling party's presidential candidate this march.

World » Southeast Europe | February 15, 2017, Wednesday // 09:39 | Viewed: 1420

Turkey Hit by Seismic Storm

More than 1,000 of different magnitude were registered within a week in a very small section in western Turkey across from the Greek island of Lesbos, reported the European Seismological Centre (EMSC).

World » Southeast Europe | February 14, 2017, Tuesday // 19:01 | Viewed: 1630

Romania's Parliament Approves Anti-Corruption Referendum

Lawmakers in Romania passed on Monday referendum proposal under which citizens will have a say on whether fight against corruption should continue.

World » Southeast Europe | February 14, 2017, Tuesday // 07:20 | Viewed: 1634

Romanian Protesters Create Live Romanian Flag in Bucharest

Tens of thousands of Romanian demonstrators formed the flag of their country, gathering on the main square of capital Bucharest on Sunday evening.

World » Southeast Europe | February 13, 2017, Monday // 10:49 | Viewed: 1609

Greek Authorities To Evacuate 70,000 from Thessaloniki

Greek authorities have started the evacuation of 70,000 people in the city of Thessaloniki on the eve of an operation to disarm a bomb from the Second World War.

World » Southeast Europe | February 11, 2017, Saturday // 15:34 | Viewed: 3359

Negotiations Between Greece, Creditors End Without Agreement

The negotiations between Greece and its creditors in Brussels ended without an agreement.

World » Southeast Europe | February 11, 2017, Saturday // 12:22 | Viewed: 2089

Turkey Demands Extradition of Gulen Supporters From 16 Countries, Bulgaria Included

The Turkish Justice Ministry has demanded the extradition of 28 persons from 16 countries, including Bulgaria, accused of being members of the network of supporters of Fethullah Gulen.

World » Southeast Europe | February 10, 2017, Friday // 17:18 | Viewed: 2356

5.0 - Magnitude Earthquake Hits Turkey

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World » Southeast Europe | February 10, 2017, Friday // 12:50 | Viewed: 2294

Turkey Satisfied With Russia's Stance on Incident in Syria

The Turkish military have stated that they are satisfied with the actions and statements of the Russian authorities in relation to the incident in Syria when three soldiers were killed by mistake by Russian fighter aircraft,

World » Southeast Europe | February 10, 2017, Friday // 11:27 | Viewed: 1718
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