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A joint Meeting of the Macedonian and Serbian Government will be Held Early Next Year

A joint meeting of the Macedonian and Serbian government will be held early next year.

World » Southeast Europe | November 21, 2017, Tuesday // 15:25 | Viewed: 1962

Greek Island on Strike in Protest Against Becoming Migrant 'Prison'

Residents on the Greek island of Lesbos went on strike on Monday to protest against European policies they say have turned it into a “prison” for migrants and refugees, reported Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | November 21, 2017, Tuesday // 11:13 | Viewed: 2308

Ankara Asks For Further Probe into NATO Drill Incident

Turkey's EU Affairs Minister Ömer Çelik on Sunday called for investigating the chain of command involved in the NATO drill in Norway during which the reputation of Turkish president and founder were tarnished, Anadolu Agency reported.

World » Southeast Europe | November 20, 2017, Monday // 14:22 | Viewed: 3179

Turkish Capital Ankara Bans All Gay Rights Functions

The Turkish capital Ankara has banned all gay festivals, screenings, forums and exhibitions on security grounds, reported BBC.

World » Southeast Europe | November 20, 2017, Monday // 11:11 | Viewed: 1782

Greek Floods Death Toll Rises to 20

Authorities say that the body of an 83-year-old man has been found in the Athens suburb of Mandra that was struck by flash flooding, raising the overall death toll to 20, Ekathimerini writes.

World » Southeast Europe | November 20, 2017, Monday // 08:58 | Viewed: 2153

Tsipras Seeks EU Funds to Deal with Damage From Floods

With the government struggling to cope with the backlash of the deadly flash floods that struck western Attica on Wednesday, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Friday that he plans to appeal for European Union aid, Ekathimerini reports.

World » Southeast Europe | November 18, 2017, Saturday // 13:26 | Viewed: 2398

Erdogan Says Turkey Pulls Troops out of NATO Exercise

Turkey is pulling 40 soldiers out of a NATO exercise in Norway, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday, after his name was included in a list of enemies on a poster at the drill, an incident that drew an apology from NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenbe

World » Southeast Europe | November 17, 2017, Friday // 16:41 | Viewed: 3481

Rescue Crews Looking For Two More Men Missing in Flash Floods

Greece’s fire department says two more people have been reported missing after deadly flash flooding west of Athens that is confirmed to have killed at least 16 people, Ekathimerini writes.

World » Southeast Europe | November 17, 2017, Friday // 13:27 | Viewed: 2281

Turkey's Foreign Ministry has Suspended 25% of Diplomats in Post-Coup Probes

Turkey’s foreign ministry has suspended a quarter of its diplomats over suspected ties to last year’s failed coup attempt, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday, Reuters reported.

World » Southeast Europe | November 16, 2017, Thursday // 12:54 | Viewed: 1796

Ekathimerini: Downpour Near Athens Floods Roads, Traps Residents

Heavy overnight rain flooded a town near Athens on Wednesday, trapping people in their homes and cars and shutting schools, Ekathimerini writes.

World » Southeast Europe | November 15, 2017, Wednesday // 12:11 | Viewed: 2127

Ömer Çelik: EU Cannot Limit Ties to Counterterrorism, Refugee Deal

EU Affairs Minister Ömer Çelik has said that Turkey, an EU candidate country, cannot be solely defined as a strong partner to cooperate on issues such as the fight against terrorism and accommodating refugees, stressing that EU negotiations are essential

World » Southeast Europe | November 15, 2017, Wednesday // 11:23 | Viewed: 1862

27 PKK Terrorists Killed in Turkey, Northern Iraq

The Turkish Air Force on Monday carried out air raids in the country’s eastern and southeastern provinces as well as northern Iraq, killing at least 17 PKK terrorists, the military said, Anadolu Agency reported.

World » Southeast Europe | November 14, 2017, Tuesday // 12:03 | Viewed: 1904

Refugees in Greece Demand Transfer to Germany, Start Hunger Strike

A group of mainly Syrian women and children who have been stranded in Greece pitched tents opposite parliament in Athens on Wednesday in a protest against delays in reuniting with relatives in Germany, reported Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | November 14, 2017, Tuesday // 11:48 | Viewed: 1972

Erdogan Says Those Who See no Military Solution in Syria Should Pull Troops Out

Turkey’s President  Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that those who do not believe in a military solution in Syria should pull their troops out, after Russia and the United States said no military solution was possible in Syria, according to Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | November 13, 2017, Monday // 14:22 | Viewed: 1639

Turkish, Qatari Defense Ministers Meet in Doha

Turkish National Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli met his Qatari counterpart Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah in Doha on Saturday amid a Saudi-led embargo on the tiny Gulf nation, Anadolu Agency reported.

World » Southeast Europe | November 5, 2017, Sunday // 11:31 | Viewed: 2903

Romania’s Largest Union Organization Prepares For General Strike

The National Confederation of Free Unions in Romania CNSLR – Fratia, the largest national union organization in the country, announced that it has decided to start the procedures to trigger the general strike in the economy, Romania Insider reports.

World » Southeast Europe | November 3, 2017, Friday // 14:26 | Viewed: 2756

Iraqi Authorities Take Control of Main Border Crossing with Turkey

Iraqi authorities took control of the main land crossing with Turkey, in the Kurdish area of Fish-Khabur, a customs official said on Tuesday, Reuters reported.

World » Southeast Europe | October 31, 2017, Tuesday // 11:32 | Viewed: 3285

Macedonia's Opposition Rejects Results of Municipal Vote

Macedonia’s main opposition leader cried foul over local election results after gains for the ruling party in a second round of polls on Sunday, and demanded a snap parliamentary vote, reported Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | October 30, 2017, Monday // 08:42 | Viewed: 2261

Turkey Seeks to Boost Bilateral Trade with Bosnia

Turkey's Minister of Food, Agriculture and Livestock Ahmet Esref Fakibaba said on Thursday increasing trade volume with Bosnia is one of the major goals of his country, Anadolu Agency reports.

World » Southeast Europe | October 27, 2017, Friday // 08:15 | Viewed: 3965

The EU is Damaging its Credibility Over Turkey

Authoritarian leaders do not simply come and go.

World » Southeast Europe | October 26, 2017, Thursday // 11:22 | Viewed: 4017

Former Turkish Minister Launches Party to Challenge Erdogan

A prominent Turkish nationalist politician and former minister announced on Wednesday she was forming a new party which could pose a significant challenge to President Tayyip Erdogan in elections due within two years, Reuters reported.

World » Southeast Europe | October 25, 2017, Wednesday // 16:57 | Viewed: 11973
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