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Turkey's Supreme Military Council convenes in Ankara

A High-level meeting of Turkey's military leadership began on Wednesday, and is expected to focus on senior armed-forces appointments, Daily Sabah reports.

World » Southeast Europe | August 2, 2017, Wednesday // 14:25 | Viewed: 2538

Turkey Starts Joint Military Exercise With Qatar

Turkey and Qatar started a joint military exercise on August 1 with the participation of over 250 Turkish troops and more than 30 armored vehicles, a Turkish official has told the Hürriyet Daily News.

World » Southeast Europe | August 1, 2017, Tuesday // 17:14 | Viewed: 5292

Istanbul to Host Meeting of Ministers on Al-Aqsa Crisis

Foreign ministers from Islamic countries will meet in Istanbul on August 1st to discuss the situation at Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, the Foreign Ministry announced on Friday, quoted by Daily Sabah.

World » Southeast Europe | July 31, 2017, Monday // 14:45 | Viewed: 5258

Turkish Authorities Released One of the Two Bulgarian Women Detained for Terrorism

The authorities released one of the two Bulgarian women detained in the Turkish resort of Didim.

World » Southeast Europe | July 28, 2017, Friday // 12:22 | Viewed: 5938

Heavy Rainfall Causes Floods, Havoc in Istanbul, Disrupts Transportation

Heavy rainfall hit Istanbul Thursday, flooding streets causing disruption to public transport, canceling flights and leaving people stranded while trying to get back to their homes during the evening rush hour, writes Daily Sabah.

World » Southeast Europe | July 28, 2017, Friday // 09:55 | Viewed: 2706

Turkish Supreme Election Board Readjusted the Number of Representation of Each Constituency at the Parliament

The Supreme Election Board (YSK) has readjusted the number of representation of each constituency at the parliament after a recent constitutional amendment increased the number of lawmakers from 550 to 600, Hurriyet writes.

World » Southeast Europe | July 27, 2017, Thursday // 15:35 | Viewed: 5260

EU Announces New Emergency Support for Greek Refugee Crisis

The European Commission announced a new emergency support package for Greece Thursday to help it deal with the refugee crisis that has seen tens of thousands of migrants and refugees stuck in the country, Ekathimerini writes.

World » Southeast Europe | July 27, 2017, Thursday // 14:24 | Viewed: 5134

EU Deported 42.600 Albanian Asylum Seekers in 2016

The number of Albanian asylum seekers who have been deported to their home country last year was 42.

World » Southeast Europe | July 27, 2017, Thursday // 10:33 | Viewed: 2873

Oficially Turkey Is Getting Russia's S-400 Air Defense System

Turkey has reportedly signed deal to co-produce the S-400 surface to air missile system with Russia.

World » Southeast Europe | July 26, 2017, Wednesday // 14:56 | Viewed: 3077

Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu: ' Dialogue Between Turkey and EU Needs to Continue'

Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said dialogue between Turkey and the European Union needs to continue despite having several setbacks, Daily Sabah reported.

World » Southeast Europe | July 26, 2017, Wednesday // 10:50 | Viewed: 1961

Turkish President Erdogan Calls on all Muslims to 'Protect' Jerusalem

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has urged Muslims across the world to "visit" and "protect" Jerusalem, slamming what he said was an "unacceptable" infringement on Palestinians' rights to a holy site, according to the Independent.

World » Southeast Europe | July 25, 2017, Tuesday // 17:26 | Viewed: 2372

Polish President Signs Bill Giving Justice Minister Power to Hire Court Heads

Polish President Andrzej Duda on Tuesday signed into law a bill giving the justice minister the power to hire and fire the heads of ordinary courts, one of three bills passed by parliament as part of the Law and Justice (PiS) party's flagship judicial ref

World » Southeast Europe | July 25, 2017, Tuesday // 13:40 | Viewed: 4164

Turkish Newspaper Journalists Face Terrorism Trial

A Turkish opposition newspaper itself is the story as 17 of its employees are about to go on trial on charges of aiding a terrorist organisation, BBC reported.

World » Southeast Europe | July 24, 2017, Monday // 11:21 | Viewed: 3636

Federica Mogherini to Meet Top Officials in Greece

The EU's High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission,Federica Moghereini, will hold a series of meetings in Athens today.

World » Southeast Europe | July 20, 2017, Thursday // 11:36 | Viewed: 4781

Turkish Premier Announces Major Cabinet Reshuffle

Turkey reshuffled its Cabinet with five new ministers, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim announced Wednesday, Anadolu Agency reported.

World » Southeast Europe | July 19, 2017, Wednesday // 17:44 | Viewed: 4941

Kosovo President Invites Political Leaders to Discuss Forming New Institutions

Kosovo President, Hashim Thaci, has invited representatives of political parties to a consultative meeting which will be held on 24 July, Gazeta Express reported.

World » Southeast Europe | July 19, 2017, Wednesday // 14:51 | Viewed: 4684

Police Clash with Migrants at Lesvos Camp for 2nd Time in a Week

Police were dispatched to the Moria reception center on Lesvos on Tuesday afternoon following clashes between groups of migrants in the camp while the local fire service tried to put out blazes that broke out in nearby olive groves, Ekathimerini reported.

World » Southeast Europe | July 19, 2017, Wednesday // 09:20 | Viewed: 5315

Detained Human Rights Activists Face Charges in Turkey

Ten Turkish human rights activists who were detained by police while attending a training workshop appeared before court officials in Istanbul on Monday to face possible charges or be released from custody, according to ABC News.

World » Southeast Europe | July 18, 2017, Tuesday // 14:52 | Viewed: 4322

Albanian Government: ‘We’re Putting an End to the History of Canabis Cultivation’

The Albanian government confirms that the history of the cultivation of cannabis in the country is coming to an end.

World » Southeast Europe | July 10, 2017, Monday // 10:04 | Viewed: 2130

Turkey's Opposition Party Takes Contested Referendum to European Court

Turkey's main opposition party is filing a petition to the European Court of Human Rights challenging Turkey's April referendum that increases the powers of the president, Voice of America reported.

World » Southeast Europe | July 4, 2017, Tuesday // 15:19 | Viewed: 2308

Greek Coast Guard Ship Fired Warning Shots at Turkish Cargo Ship

А Greek coast guard ship fired warning shots at a Turkish-flagged cargo ship off the coast of the southeastern Aegean island of Rhodes Monday.

World » Southeast Europe | July 4, 2017, Tuesday // 12:05 | Viewed: 8827
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