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Tsipras Seeks EU Funds to Deal with Damage From Floods

With the government struggling to cope with the backlash of the deadly flash floods that struck western Attica on Wednesday, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Friday that he plans to appeal for European Union aid, Ekathimerini reports.

World » Southeast Europe | November 18, 2017, Saturday // 13:26 | Viewed: 1305

Erdogan Says Turkey Pulls Troops out of NATO Exercise

Turkey is pulling 40 soldiers out of a NATO exercise in Norway, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday, after his name was included in a list of enemies on a poster at the drill, an incident that drew an apology from NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenbe

World » Southeast Europe | November 17, 2017, Friday // 16:41 | Viewed: 1534

Rescue Crews Looking For Two More Men Missing in Flash Floods

Greece’s fire department says two more people have been reported missing after deadly flash flooding west of Athens that is confirmed to have killed at least 16 people, Ekathimerini writes.

World » Southeast Europe | November 17, 2017, Friday // 13:27 | Viewed: 1511

Turkey's Foreign Ministry has Suspended 25% of Diplomats in Post-Coup Probes

Turkey’s foreign ministry has suspended a quarter of its diplomats over suspected ties to last year’s failed coup attempt, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday, Reuters reported.

World » Southeast Europe | November 16, 2017, Thursday // 12:54 | Viewed: 1331

Ekathimerini: Downpour Near Athens Floods Roads, Traps Residents

Heavy overnight rain flooded a town near Athens on Wednesday, trapping people in their homes and cars and shutting schools, Ekathimerini writes.

World » Southeast Europe | November 15, 2017, Wednesday // 12:11 | Viewed: 1528

Ömer Çelik: EU Cannot Limit Ties to Counterterrorism, Refugee Deal

EU Affairs Minister Ömer Çelik has said that Turkey, an EU candidate country, cannot be solely defined as a strong partner to cooperate on issues such as the fight against terrorism and accommodating refugees, stressing that EU negotiations are essential

World » Southeast Europe | November 15, 2017, Wednesday // 11:23 | Viewed: 1378

27 PKK Terrorists Killed in Turkey, Northern Iraq

The Turkish Air Force on Monday carried out air raids in the country’s eastern and southeastern provinces as well as northern Iraq, killing at least 17 PKK terrorists, the military said, Anadolu Agency reported.

World » Southeast Europe | November 14, 2017, Tuesday // 12:03 | Viewed: 1530

Refugees in Greece Demand Transfer to Germany, Start Hunger Strike

A group of mainly Syrian women and children who have been stranded in Greece pitched tents opposite parliament in Athens on Wednesday in a protest against delays in reuniting with relatives in Germany, reported Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | November 14, 2017, Tuesday // 11:48 | Viewed: 1563

Erdogan Says Those Who See no Military Solution in Syria Should Pull Troops Out

Turkey’s President  Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that those who do not believe in a military solution in Syria should pull their troops out, after Russia and the United States said no military solution was possible in Syria, according to Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | November 13, 2017, Monday // 14:22 | Viewed: 1359

Turkish, Qatari Defense Ministers Meet in Doha

Turkish National Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli met his Qatari counterpart Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah in Doha on Saturday amid a Saudi-led embargo on the tiny Gulf nation, Anadolu Agency reported.

World » Southeast Europe | November 5, 2017, Sunday // 11:31 | Viewed: 2562

Romania’s Largest Union Organization Prepares For General Strike

The National Confederation of Free Unions in Romania CNSLR – Fratia, the largest national union organization in the country, announced that it has decided to start the procedures to trigger the general strike in the economy, Romania Insider reports.

World » Southeast Europe | November 3, 2017, Friday // 14:26 | Viewed: 2534

Iraqi Authorities Take Control of Main Border Crossing with Turkey

Iraqi authorities took control of the main land crossing with Turkey, in the Kurdish area of Fish-Khabur, a customs official said on Tuesday, Reuters reported.

World » Southeast Europe | October 31, 2017, Tuesday // 11:32 | Viewed: 3097

Macedonia's Opposition Rejects Results of Municipal Vote

Macedonia’s main opposition leader cried foul over local election results after gains for the ruling party in a second round of polls on Sunday, and demanded a snap parliamentary vote, reported Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | October 30, 2017, Monday // 08:42 | Viewed: 2000

Turkey Seeks to Boost Bilateral Trade with Bosnia

Turkey's Minister of Food, Agriculture and Livestock Ahmet Esref Fakibaba said on Thursday increasing trade volume with Bosnia is one of the major goals of his country, Anadolu Agency reports.

World » Southeast Europe | October 27, 2017, Friday // 08:15 | Viewed: 3683

The EU is Damaging its Credibility Over Turkey

Authoritarian leaders do not simply come and go.

World » Southeast Europe | October 26, 2017, Thursday // 11:22 | Viewed: 3885

Former Turkish Minister Launches Party to Challenge Erdogan

A prominent Turkish nationalist politician and former minister announced on Wednesday she was forming a new party which could pose a significant challenge to President Tayyip Erdogan in elections due within two years, Reuters reported.

World » Southeast Europe | October 25, 2017, Wednesday // 16:57 | Viewed: 11679

Budapest Thankful For Ankara's Efforts to Prevent EU Migrant Crisis

Turkey's efforts to curb the mass influx of migrants into the European Union and its helping hand is widely appreciated in Budapest, former Minister and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's senior adviser Géza Szőcs said, Daily Sabah writeds.

World » Southeast Europe | October 24, 2017, Tuesday // 10:26 | Viewed: 2120

Turkey Orders Arrest of 110 People Over Gulen Links

Turkish authorities issued arrest warrants for 110 people from a seized company over alleged links to the U.

World » Southeast Europe | October 20, 2017, Friday // 11:31 | Viewed: 4018

Tensions Rise on Aegean Islands as Migrants Continue to Arrive

As dozens of migrants continue to land daily on the shores of eastern Aegean islands, and tensions rise in reception centers, local communities are becoming increasingly divided over growing migrant populations, Ekathimerini writes.

World » Southeast Europe | October 20, 2017, Friday // 10:29 | Viewed: 4277

Recep Erdogan: 'All Countries Located Close to Turkey are Part of Its Interests'

''All countries located close to Turkey are part of its interests'', Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said during the meeting of mayors of the settlements, reported BGNES.

World » Southeast Europe | October 18, 2017, Wednesday // 17:56 | Viewed: 2150

Turkey's Talks With U.S. on Visa Crisis Going in 'Good Direction', Erdogan Spokesman Says

Turkey’s talks with the United States over an on-going visa crisis are headed in a “good direction”, President Tayyip Erdogan’s spokesman said on Wednesday, quoted by Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | October 18, 2017, Wednesday // 14:59 | Viewed: 2110
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