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7 People Detained in Turkey on Suspicion of IS Connections

Seven people were detained in the Turkish province of Sanliurfa on suspicion of having links with the “Islamic State” (IS) terrorist group, the province’s police said Sept.

World » Southeast Europe | September 12, 2017, Tuesday // 14:15 | Viewed: 1932

Turkey Orders Former Intelligence Personnel Detained in Gulen Probe

Turkey issued arrest warrants for 63 people, including former National Intelligence Agency (MIT) personnel, over alleged links to the U.

World » Southeast Europe | September 12, 2017, Tuesday // 09:47 | Viewed: 3709

Turkey Cautions Citizens About Travel to 'Anti-Turkey' Germany

Turkey cautioned its citizens on Saturday to take care when traveling to Germany, citing what it said was an upswing in anti-Turkish sentiment ahead of a German national election later this month, reported Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | September 9, 2017, Saturday // 18:14 | Viewed: 2312

EU Should Make its Position on Turkey Official

The European Union (EU) should make official its position on Turkey’s accession process, Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders said on Friday from Tallinn, Esthonia, where he attended an informal meeting of European diplomatic chiefs, The Brussels Time

World » Southeast Europe | September 9, 2017, Saturday // 11:53 | Viewed: 4395

EP President Calls on EU to Keep Doors Open for Turkey

Despite calls by German politicians to end Turkey's EU accession negotiations, European Parliament (EP) President Antonio Tajani said, "The dialogue must be open because we have the problem of migration and the fight against terrorism.

World » Southeast Europe | September 7, 2017, Thursday // 17:36 | Viewed: 4395

Turkey's Erdogan: It's Time for EU to Decide on Turkey's Membership Bid

Turkey’s president said on Wednesday it was time for the EU to make up its mind whether it wants his country to join the bloc, a day after Germany’s Angela Merkel vowed to push her EU partners to consider suspending or ending its accession talks, reported

World » Southeast Europe | September 6, 2017, Wednesday // 17:28 | Viewed: 1931

EU will continue talks with Turkey

Turkey’s European Union membership accession talks will continue, said EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini on Monday, underlining Ankara’s role as a partner in the region.

World » Southeast Europe | September 5, 2017, Tuesday // 10:06 | Viewed: 4145

Explosion Occurs During Passage of Prison Bus in Western Turkey

An explosion occurred during the passage of a prison bus in the Aegean province of İzmir on Aug.

World » Southeast Europe | August 31, 2017, Thursday // 09:27 | Viewed: 4241

Romania Plans to Adopt the Euro in 2022

Romania is aiming to adopt the European single currency in 2022, the country’s government has said, The Independent writes.

World » Southeast Europe | August 29, 2017, Tuesday // 09:49 | Viewed: 10394

Erdogan's Party Plans to Open 10 New Offices in Countries With Turkish Minorities

Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) will open 10 representative offices abroad amid aims to explain party politics and forge closer relations with the Turkish diaspora, Daily Sabah writes.

World » Southeast Europe | August 29, 2017, Tuesday // 09:32 | Viewed: 2369

Turkey Foreign Minister Attends NATO Meeting in Warsaw

Turkey's Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu is visiting Poland today in order to participate in the next meeting of regular political military consultations among the foreign ministers of Turkey, Romania and Poland to be held in Warsaw, reports

World » Southeast Europe | August 25, 2017, Friday // 11:10 | Viewed: 5319

Serbia and Macedonia Agree to Mend Ties After Embassy Pullout

 Serbia and Macedonia agreed to mend ties on Wednesday, two days after Belgrade pulled its embassy staff out of Skopje to protest "offensive actions" by its southern neighbor, according to Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | August 23, 2017, Wednesday // 17:25 | Viewed: 4679

Turkey, Iraq to Cooperate to Defeat PKK, FM Çavuşoğlu Says

Turkey will cooperate with Iraq to defeat the PKK terror group in the country, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said Wednesday, as he reiterated the country's determination to also fight Daesh and support Iraq's territorial integrity, reported Daily Saba

World » Southeast Europe | August 23, 2017, Wednesday // 17:06 | Viewed: 2127

Turkey's Erdogan Calls German Leaders 'Enemies'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called Germany's ruling politicians "enemies of Turkey" who deserve to be rejected by German-Turkish voters.

World » Southeast Europe | August 18, 2017, Friday // 16:22 | Viewed: 2708

Greece Angered at Turkey that they Disputed Marine Border

Greece rejected as "unreasonable" the claims of Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlith Chavushoglu that there is no marine border between the two countries, BNR reported.

World » Southeast Europe | August 17, 2017, Thursday // 11:23 | Viewed: 7853

Turkey Says Kurdish Iraq's Referendum Could Worsen Situation, Lead to Civil War

A planned independence referendum in Kurdish northern Iraq could make the situation in the region worse and even lead to a civil war, Turkey's foreign minister warned on Wednesday, reported Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | August 16, 2017, Wednesday // 14:28 | Viewed: 2119

Albania Wants no Unification with Kosovo

Solution to Kosovo problem is simple: Serbia must fully recognise the Republic of Kosovo, but being in Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic's shoes, I am aware that saying it is easier than doing it, said Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama, Gazeta Express wri

World » Southeast Europe | August 16, 2017, Wednesday // 10:19 | Viewed: 7292

Serbia Struggles to Process Refugees’ Asylum Claims

Serbia has granted only two asylum requests out of more than 150 applications submitted in 2017, and the National Office for Asylum is backed up with hundreds more cases, mostly due to lack of staff, reported Balkan Insight.

World » Southeast Europe | August 10, 2017, Thursday // 17:48 | Viewed: 2922

Serbia's President: 'I am Prepared For a Compromise Solution for Kosovo'

Serbia’s president vowed to start a nationwide debate next month on unresolved relations with Kosovo and Albania, saying a “compromise” would fix most of his country’s political problems for a century and open the way to European Union membership, accordi

World » Southeast Europe | August 10, 2017, Thursday // 17:22 | Viewed: 3150

Turkey Seeks Arrest of 35 Media Workers Over Alleged Gulen Links

Turkish authorities on Thursday issued detention warrants for 35 people, including nine journalists, on suspicion of links to last July's attempted military coup, the state-run Anadolu news agency said.

World » Southeast Europe | August 10, 2017, Thursday // 12:58 | Viewed: 4608

Greek Defense Minister Says Every Turkish Jet that Violates Greek Air Space Will be Intercepted

Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos on Wednesday sounded a note of defiance during visits to two Hellenic Air Force bases, on Skyros and in Thessaloniki, following a spike in Turkish violations of Greek air space over the Aegean, Ekathimerini reports.

World » Southeast Europe | August 10, 2017, Thursday // 09:04 | Viewed: 7126
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