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Turkey Foreign Minister Attends NATO Meeting in Warsaw

Turkey's Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu is visiting Poland today in order to participate in the next meeting of regular political military consultations among the foreign ministers of Turkey, Romania and Poland to be held in Warsaw, reports

World » Southeast Europe | August 25, 2017, Friday // 11:10 | Viewed: 5399

Serbia and Macedonia Agree to Mend Ties After Embassy Pullout

 Serbia and Macedonia agreed to mend ties on Wednesday, two days after Belgrade pulled its embassy staff out of Skopje to protest "offensive actions" by its southern neighbor, according to Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | August 23, 2017, Wednesday // 17:25 | Viewed: 4750

Turkey, Iraq to Cooperate to Defeat PKK, FM Çavuşoğlu Says

Turkey will cooperate with Iraq to defeat the PKK terror group in the country, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said Wednesday, as he reiterated the country's determination to also fight Daesh and support Iraq's territorial integrity, reported Daily Saba

World » Southeast Europe | August 23, 2017, Wednesday // 17:06 | Viewed: 2190

Turkey's Erdogan Calls German Leaders 'Enemies'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called Germany's ruling politicians "enemies of Turkey" who deserve to be rejected by German-Turkish voters.

World » Southeast Europe | August 18, 2017, Friday // 16:22 | Viewed: 2756

Greece Angered at Turkey that they Disputed Marine Border

Greece rejected as "unreasonable" the claims of Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlith Chavushoglu that there is no marine border between the two countries, BNR reported.

World » Southeast Europe | August 17, 2017, Thursday // 11:23 | Viewed: 9217

Turkey Says Kurdish Iraq's Referendum Could Worsen Situation, Lead to Civil War

A planned independence referendum in Kurdish northern Iraq could make the situation in the region worse and even lead to a civil war, Turkey's foreign minister warned on Wednesday, reported Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | August 16, 2017, Wednesday // 14:28 | Viewed: 2158

Albania Wants no Unification with Kosovo

Solution to Kosovo problem is simple: Serbia must fully recognise the Republic of Kosovo, but being in Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic's shoes, I am aware that saying it is easier than doing it, said Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama, Gazeta Express wri

World » Southeast Europe | August 16, 2017, Wednesday // 10:19 | Viewed: 7476

Serbia Struggles to Process Refugees’ Asylum Claims

Serbia has granted only two asylum requests out of more than 150 applications submitted in 2017, and the National Office for Asylum is backed up with hundreds more cases, mostly due to lack of staff, reported Balkan Insight.

World » Southeast Europe | August 10, 2017, Thursday // 17:48 | Viewed: 2987

Serbia's President: 'I am Prepared For a Compromise Solution for Kosovo'

Serbia’s president vowed to start a nationwide debate next month on unresolved relations with Kosovo and Albania, saying a “compromise” would fix most of his country’s political problems for a century and open the way to European Union membership, accordi

World » Southeast Europe | August 10, 2017, Thursday // 17:22 | Viewed: 3279

Turkey Seeks Arrest of 35 Media Workers Over Alleged Gulen Links

Turkish authorities on Thursday issued detention warrants for 35 people, including nine journalists, on suspicion of links to last July's attempted military coup, the state-run Anadolu news agency said.

World » Southeast Europe | August 10, 2017, Thursday // 12:58 | Viewed: 4693

Greek Defense Minister Says Every Turkish Jet that Violates Greek Air Space Will be Intercepted

Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos on Wednesday sounded a note of defiance during visits to two Hellenic Air Force bases, on Skyros and in Thessaloniki, following a spike in Turkish violations of Greek air space over the Aegean, Ekathimerini reports.

World » Southeast Europe | August 10, 2017, Thursday // 09:04 | Viewed: 7336

Turkey Starts Building Security Wall on Iran Border

Turkey has begun building a “security wall” along part of its border with Iran, regional officials said on Aug.

World » Southeast Europe | August 9, 2017, Wednesday // 11:55 | Viewed: 4949

Kosovo May be Heading Toward a New Political Crisis

In today’s continuation of the first parliamentary session, Kosovo’s MPs will try and overcome political differences and elect the new speaker of Parliament.

World » Southeast Europe | August 4, 2017, Friday // 15:08 | Viewed: 5599

Former Head of Turkey’s Top Religious Body to Become a University Rector

The former head of Turkey’s top religious body is planning to become a university rector after he resigned from his post on July 30, Hurriyet writes.

World » Southeast Europe | August 4, 2017, Friday // 10:09 | Viewed: 2585

Asylum Seekers Being Blocked Out of Job Market and Health System in Greece

Thousands of asylum seekers trapped in Greece by slow bureaucracy are facing problems in being issued a social security number and tax identification code that would allow them to look for work and have access to public healthcare as they wait for the app

World » Southeast Europe | August 4, 2017, Friday // 09:25 | Viewed: 5766

Turkey Reshuffles Land, Air and Navy Commanders at Key Military Meeting

 Turkey has reshuffled land, air and navy commanders at an annual supreme military meeting restructuring the echelon under Chief of the General Staff Gen.

World » Southeast Europe | August 2, 2017, Wednesday // 17:36 | Viewed: 3323

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: 2733

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: 5386

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: 5468

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: 6118

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: 2811
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