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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: 2523

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: 3022

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: 2411

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: 2294

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: 4132

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: 2583

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: 2084

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: 2459

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: 3321

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: 1933

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: 2292

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: 2557

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: 3769

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: 2457

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: 1939

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: 2293

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: 2040

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: 2076

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: 2236

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: 1771

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: 3033
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