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Turkey: 34 Sentenced to Life for Attempting to Kill Erdogan

A court in southwestern Turkey sentenced at least 34 suspects to life in prison Wednesday, convicting them of charges that include attempting to kill President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during last year's failed coup, Turkish state television TRT reported.

World » Southeast Europe | October 4, 2017, Wednesday // 15:25 | Viewed: 1766

100 Refugees, Migrants Held in Northwest Turkey

A total of 100 refugees and undocumented migrants were held in northwest Turkey as they were attempting to get into Europe illegally, a security source said Tuesday, Anadolu Agency reports.

World » Southeast Europe | October 4, 2017, Wednesday // 09:30 | Viewed: 1758

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan: 'We Don’t Need EU Membership Anymore'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that he feels his country no longer needs European Union membership after relations between Ankara and Brussels broke down.

World » Southeast Europe | October 3, 2017, Tuesday // 10:14 | Viewed: 2104

Migrants: Almost 5,000 Stopped in Turkey in Seven Days

Turkish authorities have apprehended over the past week a total of 4,687 migrants and refugees who were trying to cross the borders with the European Union or enter the country illegally, the Turkish interior ministry said Monday.

World » Southeast Europe | October 2, 2017, Monday // 14:31 | Viewed: 1667

Turkey Finalizes Purchase of Russian Air Defense System

Russia and Turkey on Friday signed an agreement which has Ankara make a down payment on an advanced anti-missile air defense system.

World » Southeast Europe | September 29, 2017, Friday // 17:33 | Viewed: 4672

Turkey Orders 117 Soldiers Detained over Gulen Links

Turkish prosecutors have issued detention warrants for 117 military personnel over alleged links to the U.

World » Southeast Europe | September 29, 2017, Friday // 10:47 | Viewed: 1594

Turkish Government Introduces Sharp Tax Rises

The government has introduced significant rises in a number of taxes, including a 40 percent rise in personal cars, in line with the new medium-term economic program unveiled on Sept.

World » Southeast Europe | September 28, 2017, Thursday // 09:19 | Viewed: 3384

As ‘gate of Europe,’ Greece is Also an ISIS Target

Europe needs to prepare for more attacks by Islamic fundamentalists and new types of attacks, warns the chair of the London-based International Institute for Strategic Studies, Francois Heisbourg, who is visiting Athens at the invitation of local think ta

World » Southeast Europe | September 28, 2017, Thursday // 09:17 | Viewed: 2387

Iraqi Kurds Must Give up on Independence or Go Hungry - Erdogan

Turkey's president has said Iraqi Kurds could go hungry as a result of the punitive measures he is considering after Monday's independence referendum, BBC reported.

World » Southeast Europe | September 27, 2017, Wednesday // 09:08 | Viewed: 3224

Serbs and Croats 'Will Have to be Allies in Future'

Vucic also announced his visit to Croatia for November, according to B92.

World » Southeast Europe | September 26, 2017, Tuesday // 16:25 | Viewed: 1881

Nearly 2,800 Migrants have Arrived in Greece so Far this Month

 Almost 500 refugees and migrants arrived on the shores of Greece’s northern Aegean islands this week, taking the number of such arrivals since the beginning of September to nearly 2,800.

World » Southeast Europe | September 22, 2017, Friday // 10:05 | Viewed: 2380

Kosovo Gives Up Bid to join Interpol

The Office of the Prime Minister through a press release on Thursday announced that Kosovo gives up bid for Interpol membership this year, Gazeta Express writes.

World » Southeast Europe | September 22, 2017, Friday // 09:54 | Viewed: 4493

Turkey Mulling Sanctions Over Iraqi Kurdish Referendum

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan late on Sept.

World » Southeast Europe | September 20, 2017, Wednesday // 13:33 | Viewed: 3368

Iraq Top Court Rules to Suspend Kurdish Referendum

Iraq's top court has ordered the suspension of the Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) planned referendum on independence, writes Aljazeera.

World » Southeast Europe | September 18, 2017, Monday // 16:18 | Viewed: 3453

Turkey Summons German Ambassador as Tensions Mount

Turkey summoned Germany’s ambassador to its foreign ministry on Monday, Berlin said, amid a mounting row between the two NATO powers.

World » Southeast Europe | September 18, 2017, Monday // 16:16 | Viewed: 3891

Motorola Introduced Moto Z2 Play for Southeast Europe

The biggest Motorola premiere for this season was on September 12th in Bucharest.

World » Southeast Europe | September 16, 2017, Saturday // 13:00 | Viewed: 18415

Turkey, Iran, Russia agree on Borders of Syria de-Escalation Zones

Turkey, Russia and Iran have agreed Friday on the borders of the de-escalation zones, including the main opposition-held region of Idlib, at the Syria peace talks in Kazakh capital Astana, reported Daily Sabah.

World » Southeast Europe | September 15, 2017, Friday // 14:24 | Viewed: 2668

Erdogan Аdviser Sees Recovery in Turkey Ties with Germany, EU

Ankara’s relations with NATO ally Germany, hit by a deepening row, are expected to improve alongside a general upturn in ties with the EU early next year, boosting Turkish export and tourism prospects, an adviser to President Tayyip Erdogan told Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | September 13, 2017, Wednesday // 16:50 | Viewed: 2451

6,500 Migrants Detained at Greece Border in Turkey's Edirne

Turkish security forces stopped 6,500 EU-bound migrants, including 1,300 children, near the Edirne border with Greece in the past month, reported Daily Sabah.

World » Southeast Europe | September 13, 2017, Wednesday // 15:13 | Viewed: 3369

Greece Responded to Refugee Crisis in Europe with Solidarity and Dignity

In a speech at the 67th session of the World Health Organization's Regional Committee for Europe in Budapest on Tuesday, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras stressed that Greece had done all it could to respond to Europe's refugee crisis with "solidarity and di

World » Southeast Europe | September 12, 2017, Tuesday // 15:37 | Viewed: 4677

7 People Detained in Turkey on Suspicion of IS Connections

Seven people were detained in the Turkish province of Sanliurfa on suspicion of having links with the “Islamic State” (IS) terrorist group, the province’s police said Sept.

World » Southeast Europe | September 12, 2017, Tuesday // 14:15 | Viewed: 1926
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