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Greece has reached an agreement with its creditors from the EU and the IMF on key reforms regarding the labour market, cutting expenditures and energy issues, thus moving closer to reaching a preliminary deal concerning the review of the fulfilment of the
In a letter to the chairman of Parliament in Athens and to the Prime Minister, SYRIZA deputies have insisted on a reduction in the salaries and expenses of parliamentary deputies.
Some 38,000 Turkish citizens living abroad cast their votes on the first day of voting in the constitutional referendum to decide on whether to shift the country to an executive presidential system with vastly enhanced powers for the president, writes Hur
The Edirne-based Balkan Turks Federation will sue Bulgaria for violating the right of outmigrants to vote in the elections for Bulgaria’s Parliament, reported BGNES.
Voting of Turkish citizens abroad in the referendum for constitutional amendments on April 16 started on Monday.
Corruption, social inequality, xenophobia and hatred of foreigners on the one hand and, on the other hand, pressure, rudeness and obstacles against Turks with dual citizenship who wanted to go to Bulgaria in order to vote there, wrote the online edition H
Albania’s government has made public the files of the sinister Directorate of State Security Sigurimi from the time ofthe communist dictator Enver Hoxha, reported BGNES.
The international non-governmental organisation Amnesty International has called on Turkey’s government to stop its repressions against the media and to release jailed journalists in the country, reported Voice of America, cited by Focus agency.
Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has once again vowed to re-examine all political and administrative ties with the EU, after a constitutional referendum in April.
Turkish President Recep Erdogan has criticised Bulgaria sharply for pressuring Turkish people in the country before the parliamentary elections and this is “unacceptable” to Ankara.
Turkey’s government has issued an order stating people with dual citizenship may use 11 days of administrative leave in order to take part in the campaign for the parliamentary vote in Bulgaria and vote at their birthplaces.
If Europeans continue to act in the same way with respect to Turkey, they will not be safe anywhere, stated Turkish President Recep Erdogan at a meeting with journalists in Ankara.
We pointed out very clearly and directly that there is external interference in the creation of the crisis in the Republic of Macedonia.
There is no legal option for the extradition of Bulgarian citizens in Turkey due to the indictment act served to them on charges of manslaughter, stated Bulgaria’s Prosecutor’s Office.
A rumour circulated on Tuesday night in the social media Twitter stating that a new military coup attempt is being carried out led to the gathering of hundreds of people in the streets at midnight, reported BTA.
In the last few days, there has been an increase in the migrant pressure from Bulgaria and Macedonia towards Serbia, announced the spokesperson of the Serbian Defence Ministry.
Police in Greece have discovered another eight parcel bombs intended for financial experts in the European Union.
The approval rating of the leader of the Macedonian party VMRO-DPMNE - Nikola Gruevski – is almost double that of Zoran Zaev, chairman of the SDSM (Macedonian Social Democratic Party).
“Complications are possible in the relations between Ankara and Sofia,” reported Turkish TV channel CNN Turk, cited by Focus agency.
The Turkish citizen detained on Friday Ibrahim Tarancı whom Bulgarian authorities handed over forcibly is the chief of the cabinet of the regional governor in Edirne, reported BGNES.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Sunday accused German Chancellor Angela Merkel of employing ‘’Nazi’’ measures as new rows erupted between Ankara and Berlin over a pro-Kurdish rally and the July 15 coup attempt.
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