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Romania With New Gas Field Worth USD 4B

The gas field in the Romanian Southeastern Bazau Country is woth USD 4 billion and can provide Romania with energy independence from Russia for a period of three years, reported BNR.

World » Southeast Europe | May 15, 2017, Monday // 17:29 | Viewed: 21833

Serbia Moves Migrants From Makeshift Belgrade Camps

Serbian authorities moved hundreds of migrants from dilapidated buildings in the center of Belgrade to special reception centers on Friday, ending a months-long standoff, Anadolu News Agency reported.

World » Southeast Europe | May 12, 2017, Friday // 18:21 | Viewed: 94840

Turkey Says US Arming Kurdish Syria Fighters 'Unacceptable'

Turkey on Wednesday slammed as "unacceptable" a US announcement that Washington would supply arms and military equipment to Kurdish fighters battling Islamic State (IS) jihadists in Syria, AFP reported.

World » Southeast Europe | May 10, 2017, Wednesday // 11:44 | Viewed: 3284

Talat Xhaferi is Now Officially Chair of Macedonian Parliament

Skopje’s State Gazette has published the decision for the election of Talat Xhaferi as a new chair of the Macedonian parliament, quoted by BNR.

World » Southeast Europe | May 9, 2017, Tuesday // 19:25 | Viewed: 20935

Turkish Prosecution Demands 3,000 Years in Prison for Fethullah Gülen

The prosecution of Turkey demands more than 3.

World » Southeast Europe | May 9, 2017, Tuesday // 17:05 | Viewed: 19882

Turkey Plans to Build Security Wall on Border with Iran

Тurkey is preparing to build a wall on its Iranian border similar to the one on its Syrian border as a part of new security measures aiming to prevent terrorist organizations from gaining entry to the country, according to some Turkish media reports, citi

World » Southeast Europe | May 9, 2017, Tuesday // 14:40 | Viewed: 18853

Turkey’s New Indigenous Drones Set to be Used in Anti-Terror Ops, to Defend Borders

A Turkish defense company is set to introduce a series of new drones with high-tech capabilities to be used in anti-terror and security operations, Hurriyet reported on May 7.

World » Southeast Europe | May 7, 2017, Sunday // 17:20 | Viewed: 3507

Turkey Court Rejects Wikipedia Appeal Over Blocking

A Turkish court on Friday rejected an appeal by the Wikimedia Foundation against the blocking of access in Turkey to the online encyclopedia Wikipedia, AFP said.

World » Southeast Europe | May 5, 2017, Friday // 14:30 | Viewed: 16133

Protests in Macedonia Continue

The civic initiative For a United Macedonia is continuing to organize protests in the country, saying that it will not allow anyone to ‘’violate the constitution or think they can elect a parliamentary speaker illegally’’, quoted by BNR.

World » Southeast Europe | May 3, 2017, Wednesday // 15:48 | Viewed: 14665

Czech Premier Sobotka Quits After Row With Finance Minister

The Czech prime minister, Bohuslav Sobotka of the Social Democrats, says he plans to inform the president of the resignation of his government by the end of the week.

World » Southeast Europe | May 2, 2017, Tuesday // 20:15 | Viewed: 13544

Police Use Tear Gas to Disperse May Day Protests in Istanbul

Turkish police on Monday used tear gas to disperse a group of protesters as they sought to defy a ban and march to Istanbul's Taksim square to celebrate May Day, an AFP journalist reported, reported AFP.

World » Southeast Europe | May 1, 2017, Monday // 11:48 | Viewed: 14576

Macedonia Opposition Plans to Form Govt After Violence

Macedonia's opposition Social Democrats said Sunday they would push ahead in forming a government with ethnic Albanian partners, following an eruption of violence when protesters who oppose them stormed parliament, AFP reported.

World » Southeast Europe | April 30, 2017, Sunday // 14:45 | Viewed: 14237

Turkish Authorities Block Access to Wikipedia

Turkey on Saturday blocked all access inside the country to the online encyclopedia Wikipedia, an Internet monitoring group said, but it was not clear why the ban had been imposed.

World » Southeast Europe | April 29, 2017, Saturday // 11:59 | Viewed: 142414

Angry Nationalists Storm Macedonian Parliament

Violence broke out in Macedonia's Parliament on Thursday after an ethnic Albanian MP was elected speaker, sparking outrage from nationalists, CNN reported.

World » Southeast Europe | April 28, 2017, Friday // 10:04 | Viewed: 13336

Erdogan: ‘EU Cannot Question Our Democracy’

Turkey cannot allow other countries, “especially the European Union to question our democracy”, said President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday, reported Anadolu Agency.

World » Southeast Europe | April 28, 2017, Friday // 08:21 | Viewed: 3266

Greek Armed Forces Investigate Crash That Killed Four Officers

The Greek military on Wednesday was investigating the cause of a helicopter crash that killed four army officers and injured a fifth, prompting Defense Minister Panos Kammenos to declare three days of national mourning, Ekathimerini writes.

World » Southeast Europe | April 20, 2017, Thursday // 10:18 | Viewed: 14054

Four Killed in Military Helicopter Crash in Central Greece

Military officials in Greece say four army officers have been killed and one injured in the crash of a border patrol helicopter in northern Greece, Ekathimerini writes, quoted by Focus News Agency.

World » Southeast Europe | April 19, 2017, Wednesday // 15:46 | Viewed: 14472

Turkey Approves Presidential System in Tight Referendum

Some 51.

World » Southeast Europe | April 17, 2017, Monday // 07:33 | Viewed: 14236

Turkey Referendum: First Results Show Erdogan Camp Set to Win

Voting has ended and the count begun in Turkey's landmark referendum to decide whether President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan should be granted sweeping new powers, BBC reported.

World » Southeast Europe | April 16, 2017, Sunday // 18:25 | Viewed: 4172

Two Killed in Gunfire in School During Referendum Voting in Turkey’s Diyarbakır

An exchange of gunfire occurred between two groups due to differing political views at a polling station in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır, killing two and wounding one person on April 16, Hurriyet writes.

World » Southeast Europe | April 16, 2017, Sunday // 14:28 | Viewed: 4344

Erdogan Says Referendum Is Vote for Turkey's Future

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Sunday said the tightly-contested referendum on expanding the powers of the head of state was a vote for the future of Turkey, AFP reported.

World » Southeast Europe | April 16, 2017, Sunday // 12:49 | Viewed: 3184
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