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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: 1967

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: 4190

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: 4280

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: 10455

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: 2429

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: 5370

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: 4727

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: 2164

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: 2731

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: 8669

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: 2144

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: 7417

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: 2964

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: 3222

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: 4668

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: 7244

Turkey Starts Building Security Wall on Iran Border

Turkey has begun building a “security wall” along part of its border with Iran, regional officials said on Aug.

World » Southeast Europe | August 9, 2017, Wednesday // 11:55 | Viewed: 4909

Kosovo May be Heading Toward a New Political Crisis

In today’s continuation of the first parliamentary session, Kosovo’s MPs will try and overcome political differences and elect the new speaker of Parliament.

World » Southeast Europe | August 4, 2017, Friday // 15:08 | Viewed: 5573

Former Head of Turkey’s Top Religious Body to Become a University Rector

The former head of Turkey’s top religious body is planning to become a university rector after he resigned from his post on July 30, Hurriyet writes.

World » Southeast Europe | August 4, 2017, Friday // 10:09 | Viewed: 2376

Asylum Seekers Being Blocked Out of Job Market and Health System in Greece

Thousands of asylum seekers trapped in Greece by slow bureaucracy are facing problems in being issued a social security number and tax identification code that would allow them to look for work and have access to public healthcare as they wait for the app

World » Southeast Europe | August 4, 2017, Friday // 09:25 | Viewed: 5740

Turkey Reshuffles Land, Air and Navy Commanders at Key Military Meeting

 Turkey has reshuffled land, air and navy commanders at an annual supreme military meeting restructuring the echelon under Chief of the General Staff Gen.

World » Southeast Europe | August 2, 2017, Wednesday // 17:36 | Viewed: 3301
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