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Bulgaria Returns High-Ranking Official to Turkey

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.

World » Southeast Europe | March 20, 2017, Monday // 15:24 | Viewed: 10786

Erdoğan Accuses Merkel of Using 'Nazi easures'

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.

World » Southeast Europe | March 19, 2017, Sunday // 20:13 | Viewed: 2395

Erdogan Expects Parliament to Restore Capital Punishment

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Saturday said he expected parliament to approve restoring capital punishment after the April 16 referendum on expanding its powers, a move that could terminate Ankara's bid to join the EU, according to Agence Fran

World » Southeast Europe | March 18, 2017, Saturday // 14:32 | Viewed: 9922

Turkey: Holy Wars Will Soon Begin in Europe

A Turkish minister has claimed ‘’holy wars will soon begin’’ in Europe, in spite of the defeat of far-right leader Geert Wilders in the Netherlands elections.

World » Southeast Europe | March 16, 2017, Thursday // 12:01 | Viewed: 7844

Erdogan: We Are Treated Like Jews Under Nazism

President Recep Erdogan has launched yet another attack at the peak of the conflict between Ankara and other European countries in relation to cancelled events of Turkish ministers.

World » Southeast Europe | March 15, 2017, Wednesday // 16:51 | Viewed: 4137

Macedonia's Prosecutor's Office Investigating Zaev for Corruption

The leader of the Social Democratic Union of Macedonia (SDSM) Zoran Zaev is being investigated on criminal charges, reported BGNES.

World » Southeast Europe | March 14, 2017, Tuesday // 16:48 | Viewed: 3415

Erdogan: Holland is Well-Known; We Saw What It Did in Srebrenica

Turkish President Recep Erdogan has launched another attack on Holland related to the latest diplomatic disputes between the authorities in the two countries, reported BGNES

World » Southeast Europe | March 14, 2017, Tuesday // 14:16 | Viewed: 3007

49 People Injured in Hot Air Balloon Incident in Turkey

49 people have been injured during an incident with hot air balloons in Turkey.

World » Southeast Europe | March 14, 2017, Tuesday // 14:07 | Viewed: 2157

President of Kosovo Threatens to Quit

Kosovo’s president said on Friday he would resign and force a parliamentary election if lawmakers do not approve changes that would effectively create a national army under a plan opposed by the country’s ethnic Serb minority and its NATO and U.

World » Southeast Europe | March 11, 2017, Saturday // 11:28 | Viewed: 12013

Turkey Urges Bulgaria Not to Restrict Political Rights of Minorities

Turkey urged Bulgaria on March 09, not to restrict political rights of minorities and to comply with the “rule-based” European system, in reference to a recent law legislated by the Bulgarian parliament that restricts the number of ballot boxes to be esta

World » Southeast Europe | March 9, 2017, Thursday // 11:34 | Viewed: 12146

Romania's Top Anti-Corruption Official Visiting Bulgaria Next Week

The head of Romania's Anti-Corruption Directorate (DNA) is set to visit Bulgaria next Thursday, local media report.

World » Southeast Europe | March 8, 2017, Wednesday // 09:28 | Viewed: 4300

Bulgarian Politicians Slam Turkish 'Interference' in Election Campaign

Right-wingers and nationalists have in Bulgaria have vented anger over remarks of Turkey's Labour Minister who urged expats to vote for DOST party in the early election on March 26.

World » Southeast Europe | March 6, 2017, Monday // 19:56 | Viewed: 4140

Turkey's Labour Minister Calls on Bulgarian Turk Expats to Vote DOST

Turkish Labour and Social Policy Minister Mehmet Müezzinoglu has called on Turkey-based expatriates from Bulgaria to vote for DOST, the party of ex-DPS leader Lyutvi Mestan, Bulgarian media report.

World » Southeast Europe | March 6, 2017, Monday // 11:44 | Viewed: 9376

Macedonia's Ethnic Albanians Mull Plan B to Form New Govt

The leader of the Democration Union of Integration (DUI) in Macedonia said Thursday the party was working on a "Plan B" that would be triggered to secure the formation of a government.

World » Southeast Europe | March 3, 2017, Friday // 19:34 | Viewed: 5331

EU Calls on Macedonia to Consider Giving Zaev Govt Mandate

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini urged President Gjorge Ivanov to reconsider handing out to social democrat leader Zoran Zaev to form a new government.

World » Southeast Europe | March 3, 2017, Friday // 12:00 | Viewed: 11815

Macedonia's Zaev Accuses President of 'Coup d'Etat'

President Gjorge Ivanov has staged a coup d'etat by refusing to hand the government mandate to social-democrat SDSM party, its leader Zoran Zaev has said.

World » Southeast Europe | March 2, 2017, Thursday // 07:47 | Viewed: 4257

Macedonia's President Refuses to Give Mandate to Social Democrats

Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov has said he will not hand the second-largest party, SDSM, the mandate to form a government.

World » Southeast Europe | March 1, 2017, Wednesday // 20:27 | Viewed: 3828

Macedonia Continues Protests over 'Bilingualism' Deal

Macedonians have taken to the streets in Skopje and elsewhere to protest against the introduction of Albanian language as a second official one in the country, local media report.

World » Southeast Europe | March 1, 2017, Wednesday // 15:24 | Viewed: 3788

NATO Urges Macedonia to Form Govt

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has issued a statement suggesting Macedonia should go on with the formation of a new government.

World » Southeast Europe | February 27, 2017, Monday // 08:01 | Viewed: 12203

Macedonia's SDSM Poised to Get Govt Mandate after Deal with Albanians

The leader of the social democrat SDSM party in Macedonia is to ask the President for a mandate to form a government after shaking hands with ethnic Albanian party DUI, local media report.

World » Southeast Europe | February 25, 2017, Saturday // 17:39 | Viewed: 4334

Thousands Stage Pro-Govt Rally in Southern Romania

Thousands have gathered in Targoviste in southern Bulgaria to demonstrate support for the government which earlier in February faced weeks of protests after passing a controversial decree.

World » Southeast Europe | February 25, 2017, Saturday // 16:04 | Viewed: 11637
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