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General Strike to Disrupt Public Transport, Government Services

Thursday's general strike, called last week by the country’s two main umbrella labor unions to protest ongoing austerity, will disrupt public transport as well as halting most government and state services, Ekathimerini reported.

World » Southeast Europe | December 14, 2017, Thursday // 09:29 | Viewed: 2490

Turkey Says World Must Recognise East Jerusalem as Palestinian Capital

Muslim nations must press the world to recognise East Jerusalem as the capital of a Palestinian state, Turkey said on Wednesday as it opened an Islamic summit called in response to a U.

World » Southeast Europe | December 13, 2017, Wednesday // 09:40 | Viewed: 2244

Kosovo Expexts to Have Final Peace Treaty with Serbia by the End of 2018

Kosovo's First Deputy Speaker and Foreign Minister, Behgjet Isa Pacolli, said he expects to have a final peace treaty with Serbia by the end of 2018.

World » Southeast Europe | December 11, 2017, Monday // 11:25 | Viewed: 2757

Greek President Tells Turkey's Erdogan no Treaty Revision

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Thursday ruled out a revision of an international treaty defining the borders of Greece and Turkey, Reuters reported.

World » Southeast Europe | December 7, 2017, Thursday // 14:08 | Viewed: 2553

Turkey's Erdogan Says U.S. Decision on Jerusalem Disregards United Nations

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday the United States’ decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital completely disregarded a 1980 United Nations resolution regarding the status of the city, according to Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | December 7, 2017, Thursday // 09:30 | Viewed: 2175

Turkey Warns U.S. that Jerusalem Embassy Move is 'Grave Mistake'

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on Wednesday that it would be a “grave mistake” for the United States to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem and that he had warned U.

World » Southeast Europe | December 6, 2017, Wednesday // 12:01 | Viewed: 3185

Police Detain 26 ISIL Suspects in Istanbul

At least 26 foreigners have been detained for their suspected links to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in counterterror operations in Istanbul, police sources said on Dec.

World » Southeast Europe | December 6, 2017, Wednesday // 11:47 | Viewed: 2080

Serbian President: Serbia Could Achieve Full EU Membership as Early as 2023

Serbia could achieve full EU membership as early as 2023, and even 2022 is not ruled out if we resolve the relations with Pristina in case that is the be-all-end-all requirement for our progress toward the EU, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said late

World » Southeast Europe | December 5, 2017, Tuesday // 14:13 | Viewed: 2329

Erdogan: Turkey Could Break off Ties with Israel over Jerusalem

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday Turkey could go as far as breaking off diplomatic ties with Israel if the United States formally recognizes Jerusalem as the Israeli capital, a move he said would be a “red line” for Muslims, Reuters reported.

World » Southeast Europe | December 5, 2017, Tuesday // 13:54 | Viewed: 2028

Ekathimerini: Push to Move Migrants From Islands to Mainland

Municipal officials from the islands of Lesvos, Chios and Samos, which are bearing the brunt of an increased influx of migrants from neighboring Turkey, are due in Athens on Tuesday to press the government for action to ease the pressure on their local co

World » Southeast Europe | December 5, 2017, Tuesday // 10:31 | Viewed: 2274

Turkey Demands ‘Full Solidarity’ From NATO Allies

Ankara demands “full solidarity” from its allies in the fight against terrorism, Turkey’s Permanent Representative to NATO Fatih Ceylan has said, Hurriyet reported.

World » Southeast Europe | December 4, 2017, Monday // 14:58 | Viewed: 3073

Greece Moves Hundreds of Asylum Seekers from Lesbos to Mainland

Greek authorities on Thursday said they have moved a few hundred asylum seekers from the island of Lesbos to the mainland in an effort to ease overcrowding in its camps, Ekathimerini reported.

World » Southeast Europe | November 30, 2017, Thursday // 13:45 | Viewed: 2457

Erdoğan: Violence on Women Worldwide Problem, New Action Plan Coming

 President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Sunday that violence against women is a worldwide problem and anyone responsible should be punished.

World » Southeast Europe | November 27, 2017, Monday // 09:15 | Viewed: 2280

One Dead in Altercation Among Afghan Migrants on Lesbos

olice in Greece say that an altercation among at least 10 Afghan migrants on the Greek island of Lesbos has left one person dead and three others injured, Ekathimerini reported.

World » Southeast Europe | November 27, 2017, Monday // 09:13 | Viewed: 2500

Switzerland Gives EUR 1 Billion for Eastern Europe

Yesterday the Swiss government announced that it will unlock more than 1 billion euros to continue to help the eastern and central European countries of the EU, reports sega.

World » Southeast Europe | November 24, 2017, Friday // 09:55 | Viewed: 2941

EU May Include Turkey on a Blacklist of Tax Havens

The European Union may include Turkey on a blacklist of tax havens as soon as next month, in a move that could further strain ties between Ankara and the world’s largest trading bloc.

World » Southeast Europe | November 24, 2017, Friday // 09:52 | Viewed: 2361

Greek Police to Help German Airports Catch Migrants with Fake Papers

Greek police will help bolster airport checks in Germany in a dispute over hundreds of passengers allegedly caught flying out of Greece with falsified papers, a police source told AFP, The Local writes.

World » Southeast Europe | November 24, 2017, Friday // 08:58 | Viewed: 2847

Erdogan: Summit 'Important' For Ending Tragedy in Syria

The current summit between Turkey, Russia, and Iran is critical for bringing the tragedy in Syria to an end, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday, Anadolu Agency reported.

World » Southeast Europe | November 22, 2017, Wednesday // 17:28 | Viewed: 2248

Ratko Mladic Jailed For Life Over Bosnia War Genocide

Former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic has been jailed for life for genocide and other atrocities in the 1990s Bosnian war, reported BBC.

World » Southeast Europe | November 22, 2017, Wednesday // 16:03 | Viewed: 2177

Erdogan’s Chief Adviser Calls for Turkey’s NATO Membership to be Reconsidered

It is time to reconsider the issue of Turkey’s membership in NATO, Erdogan’s chief adviser, Yalcın Topcu, has stated, according to local media.

World » Southeast Europe | November 22, 2017, Wednesday // 13:27 | Viewed: 3964

Turkey Arrests FETÖ-Linked Suspects, 3 of Them are Bulgarians

At least 28 suspects have been arrested across Turkey on Tuesday over suspected links to the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETÖ), according to security officials.

World » Southeast Europe | November 21, 2017, Tuesday // 15:43 | Viewed: 2434
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