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Greek Parliament Approves Law Allowing Legal Gender Change

Greece's parliament has approved a new law that will make it easier for people to change their legal gender, reported BBC.

World » Southeast Europe | October 11, 2017, Wednesday // 13:24 | Viewed: 4609

Turkish PM Says Visa Dispute with U.S. Must be Fixed Quickly

The United States decision to suspend visa services in Turkey has punished citizens of both countries, Turkey’s prime minister said on Tuesday, accusing Washington of taking an emotional and inappropriate step against an ally.

World » Southeast Europe | October 10, 2017, Tuesday // 15:56 | Viewed: 4391

Turkish Court Issues Detention Warrants for 70 FETÖ-Linked Military Staff

Detention warrants have been issued for 70 Gülenist Terror Group (FETÖ)-linked suspects in the military in Konya-based operations carried out in seven Turkish provinces, reports said Tuesday, Daily Sabah reported.

World » Southeast Europe | October 10, 2017, Tuesday // 14:57 | Viewed: 4251

Turkey Could Look Elsewhere if Russia won't Share Missile Technology

Turkey could seek a deal to acquire a missile defense system with another country if Russia does not agree to joint production of a defense shield, its foreign minister was quoted as saying on Monday, quoted by Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | October 9, 2017, Monday // 17:17 | Viewed: 2666

Turkey Suspends US Visa Applications After US Decision to Suspend All Non-Immigrant Visa Services

Turkish Embassy in Washington said on Oct.

World » Southeast Europe | October 9, 2017, Monday // 09:20 | Viewed: 4685

Estonia Supports Inclusion of Romania in Schengen Area

On a visit to Bucharest on Friday, Deputy Minister for EU Affairs Matti Maasikas reaffirmed Estonia's support for Romania joining the EU's Schengen area, ERR reported.

World » Southeast Europe | October 8, 2017, Sunday // 14:24 | Viewed: 17181

Turkey Will Work to Improve Ties with Germany

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday he would work towards a normalization of relations with Germany after months of mutual recriminations on a range of issues between the NATO allies, reported Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | October 7, 2017, Saturday // 16:23 | Viewed: 4597

Turkey Starting 'Serious Operation' in Idlib, Says Erdogan

 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday “a serious operation” was beginning in Syria’s Idlib and a Syrian rebel official said his group was preparing to enter the area with the backing of Turkish forces.

World » Southeast Europe | October 7, 2017, Saturday // 12:57 | Viewed: 1927

Serbia Organizes Another Anti-Bulgarian Event

In neighboring Serbia today another anti-Bulgarian event will be held with the active participation of officials, including church representatives, the correspondent of BGNES has reported.

World » Southeast Europe | October 6, 2017, Friday // 15:38 | Viewed: 4377

Romania is a Key Ally in Intelligence and Cyber Security

Romania is a key ally that contributes significantly to NATO’s collective defense and common security, especially as it is now investing 2% of its GDP for defense, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said in an interview for Hotnews.

World » Southeast Europe | October 6, 2017, Friday // 13:36 | Viewed: 4187

Modernization of the Corridor 10 is a Strategic Interest of Serbia and Greece

Modernization of the Corridor 10 is a strategic interest of Serbia and Greece.

World » Southeast Europe | October 6, 2017, Friday // 10:02 | Viewed: 3565

Turkey Launches Fresh Operation Against FETO Suspects

An operation was launched Thursday across 11 Turkish provinces including the capital Ankara to arrest over 130 officials suspected of links to the group behind last year’s defeated coup, Anadolu Agency reported.

World » Southeast Europe | October 5, 2017, Thursday // 15:29 | Viewed: 4836

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: 1828

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: 1853

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: 2286

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: 1717

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: 4741

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: 1664

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: 3514

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: 2461

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: 3291
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