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Greek Parliament Approves More Bailout Reforms Despite Protests

Greece’s parliament on Monday passed a swathe of reforms demanded by international lenders in exchange for fresh bailout funds, a success for the government but a blow to thousands of people protesting outside.

World » Southeast Europe | January 16, 2018, Tuesday // 11:48 | Viewed: 1516

Macedonia Вill be a NATO Мember, Sergei Lavrov

''Accelerating the Macedonian name talks between the authorities in Skopje and Athens is related to the US desire to bring Macedonia into NATO.

World » Southeast Europe | January 15, 2018, Monday // 16:07 | Viewed: 2323

Geopolitical Poker in the Western Balkans

Many people wonder why the issue of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia’s name reappeared all of a sudden.

World » Southeast Europe | January 15, 2018, Monday // 10:02 | Viewed: 2230

Turkey Against 'Privileged Partnership' With EU

Turkey will not accept a "privileged partnership" with the EU, the country's EU Minister Omer Celik has said, cited by Anadolu Agency .

World » Southeast Europe | January 13, 2018, Saturday // 11:54 | Viewed: 1960

EU's Juncker Sees no Progress on Turkey Ties

The European Union and Turkey will see no progress in their relations as long as Turkey holds journalists in prison, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Friday, quoted by Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | January 12, 2018, Friday // 14:19 | Viewed: 1696

EU's Juncker Sees no Progress on Turkey Ties

The European Union and Turkey will see no progress in their relations as long as Turkey holds journalists in prison, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Friday, quoted by Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | January 12, 2018, Friday // 14:19 | Viewed: 1496

Greek Metro Halted, Ships Docked in Protest Over Right to Strike

The Athens subway came to a standstill on Friday as Greeks protested against new reforms that parliament is set to approve on Jan.

World » Southeast Europe | January 12, 2018, Friday // 11:05 | Viewed: 1661

Ekathimerini: No Metro, Trolley Buses, Ferries on Friday, Flight Disruption Monday

There will be no services on the Athens metro and trolley bus networks on Friday as workers walk off the job for a 24-hour strike called by unionists to protest a new wave of austerity measures and reforms outlined in a bill being debated in Parliament th

World » Southeast Europe | January 11, 2018, Thursday // 10:14 | Viewed: 1655

Macedonian Smog Envelopes Cities, Emergency Measures Introduced

As 2017 ended and 2018 began, Macedonia took emergency measures against dense smog enveloping its cities, an annual winter scourge in the Western Balkans blamed on a mix of coal burning, ageing industry and high-polluting emissions from older vehicles.

World » Southeast Europe | January 8, 2018, Monday // 17:00 | Viewed: 1991

Greek Court Suspends Asylum Granted to Turkish Soldier

Greece won on Monday a temporary injunction suspending the asylum status granted to a Turkish soldier who fled with seven others to the country after a botched coup attempt against Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in 2016, according to Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | January 8, 2018, Monday // 13:55 | Viewed: 1946

Turkey's Population Increases by a Little Over 3 Million in 2017

Figures shows that the country's population grew to 82.

World » Southeast Europe | January 5, 2018, Friday // 09:53 | Viewed: 1687

Over 4,000 Undocumented Migrants Held in Turkey

More than 4,250 undocumented migrants and refugees who were trying to reach Europe using illegal routes as well as over 100 smugglers were held in Turkey during 2017, according to a security source, Anadolu Agency reported.

World » Southeast Europe | January 3, 2018, Wednesday // 13:50 | Viewed: 1584

ISIL Nightclub Attack Victims Commemorated on First Anniversary in Istanbul

Victims of an Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) attack on a nightclub were commemorated on its first anniversary in Istanbul on Dec.

World » Southeast Europe | January 1, 2018, Monday // 17:32 | Viewed: 1857

Turkey Vows to Mend Ties with Europe

Turkey wants to mend ties with prominent European countries, like Germany and the Netherlands, and there are signs for improvement in bilateral relationships following months-long tensions, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, informing about his pote

World » Southeast Europe | December 28, 2017, Thursday // 13:45 | Viewed: 2103

Erdoğan:Trump Should Have Called me Before Jerusalem Decision

 President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Dec.

World » Southeast Europe | December 24, 2017, Sunday // 16:46 | Viewed: 2358

Turkey Wants to Resolve ‘Trust Problem’ with EU

Turkey is willing to solve a “trust problem” with the European Union, a Turkish government official said, Hurriyet reported.

World » Southeast Europe | December 21, 2017, Thursday // 09:44 | Viewed: 1901

Around 10 People Injured in Clashes at Moria Migrant Camp on Lesvos

Around 10 people were rushed to hospital on Lesvos on Tuesday night following violent clashes between rival groups in the Moria refugee and migrant camp, Ekathimerini reported.

World » Southeast Europe | December 20, 2017, Wednesday // 11:42 | Viewed: 2418

Migrants in Serbia's North Brave Winter to Cross to EU

Mudassir, 18, from Pakistan’s city of Peshawar has tried to enter the European Union 30 times but was always caught and sent back to his starting point in Serbia, reported Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | December 20, 2017, Wednesday // 09:43 | Viewed: 1988

Turkish EU Minister:Turkey-EU Relations a 'Win-Win'

Turkish EU Minister Omer Celik said on Monday that Turkey's relation with EU was not "a relation of neediness but a win-win relation", Anadolu Agency reported.

World » Southeast Europe | December 19, 2017, Tuesday // 11:27 | Viewed: 1982

Terror Suspects Plotted to Attack Erdogan

A Greek newspaper on Sunday claimed that nine far-left terrorist suspects had plotted to assassinate Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during his visit to the country earlier this month, Anadolu Agency reported.

World » Southeast Europe | December 18, 2017, Monday // 09:42 | Viewed: 2222

Kosovo's Bid For Council of Europe Membership in January 2018

 Kosovo Deputy Prime Minister, Enver Hoxhaj, said during Government’s meeting on Friday that during this month or January 2018 at latest, Kosovo will submit its application for membership into the Council of Europe, Gazeta Express reported.

World » Southeast Europe | December 15, 2017, Friday // 15:36 | Viewed: 2316
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