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Ekathimerini: No Metro, Trolley Buses, Ferries on Friday, Flight Disruption Monday

There will be no services on the Athens metro and trolley bus networks on Friday as workers walk off the job for a 24-hour strike called by unionists to protest a new wave of austerity measures and reforms outlined in a bill being debated in Parliament th

World » Southeast Europe | January 11, 2018, Thursday // 10:14 | Viewed: 2898

Macedonian Smog Envelopes Cities, Emergency Measures Introduced

As 2017 ended and 2018 began, Macedonia took emergency measures against dense smog enveloping its cities, an annual winter scourge in the Western Balkans blamed on a mix of coal burning, ageing industry and high-polluting emissions from older vehicles.

World » Southeast Europe | January 8, 2018, Monday // 17:00 | Viewed: 3031

Greek Court Suspends Asylum Granted to Turkish Soldier

Greece won on Monday a temporary injunction suspending the asylum status granted to a Turkish soldier who fled with seven others to the country after a botched coup attempt against Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in 2016, according to Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | January 8, 2018, Monday // 13:55 | Viewed: 3122

Turkey's Population Increases by a Little Over 3 Million in 2017

Figures shows that the country's population grew to 82.

World » Southeast Europe | January 5, 2018, Friday // 09:53 | Viewed: 2480

Over 4,000 Undocumented Migrants Held in Turkey

More than 4,250 undocumented migrants and refugees who were trying to reach Europe using illegal routes as well as over 100 smugglers were held in Turkey during 2017, according to a security source, Anadolu Agency reported.

World » Southeast Europe | January 3, 2018, Wednesday // 13:50 | Viewed: 2227

ISIL Nightclub Attack Victims Commemorated on First Anniversary in Istanbul

Victims of an Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) attack on a nightclub were commemorated on its first anniversary in Istanbul on Dec.

World » Southeast Europe | January 1, 2018, Monday // 17:32 | Viewed: 2480

Turkey Vows to Mend Ties with Europe

Turkey wants to mend ties with prominent European countries, like Germany and the Netherlands, and there are signs for improvement in bilateral relationships following months-long tensions, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, informing about his pote

World » Southeast Europe | December 28, 2017, Thursday // 13:45 | Viewed: 2615

Erdoğan:Trump Should Have Called me Before Jerusalem Decision

 President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Dec.

World » Southeast Europe | December 24, 2017, Sunday // 16:46 | Viewed: 2845

Turkey Wants to Resolve ‘Trust Problem’ with EU

Turkey is willing to solve a “trust problem” with the European Union, a Turkish government official said, Hurriyet reported.

World » Southeast Europe | December 21, 2017, Thursday // 09:44 | Viewed: 2269

Around 10 People Injured in Clashes at Moria Migrant Camp on Lesvos

Around 10 people were rushed to hospital on Lesvos on Tuesday night following violent clashes between rival groups in the Moria refugee and migrant camp, Ekathimerini reported.

World » Southeast Europe | December 20, 2017, Wednesday // 11:42 | Viewed: 2727

Migrants in Serbia's North Brave Winter to Cross to EU

Mudassir, 18, from Pakistan’s city of Peshawar has tried to enter the European Union 30 times but was always caught and sent back to his starting point in Serbia, reported Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | December 20, 2017, Wednesday // 09:43 | Viewed: 2304

Turkish EU Minister:Turkey-EU Relations a 'Win-Win'

Turkish EU Minister Omer Celik said on Monday that Turkey's relation with EU was not "a relation of neediness but a win-win relation", Anadolu Agency reported.

World » Southeast Europe | December 19, 2017, Tuesday // 11:27 | Viewed: 2252

Terror Suspects Plotted to Attack Erdogan

A Greek newspaper on Sunday claimed that nine far-left terrorist suspects had plotted to assassinate Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during his visit to the country earlier this month, Anadolu Agency reported.

World » Southeast Europe | December 18, 2017, Monday // 09:42 | Viewed: 2429

Kosovo's Bid For Council of Europe Membership in January 2018

 Kosovo Deputy Prime Minister, Enver Hoxhaj, said during Government’s meeting on Friday that during this month or January 2018 at latest, Kosovo will submit its application for membership into the Council of Europe, Gazeta Express reported.

World » Southeast Europe | December 15, 2017, Friday // 15:36 | Viewed: 2677

General Strike to Disrupt Public Transport, Government Services

Thursday's general strike, called last week by the country’s two main umbrella labor unions to protest ongoing austerity, will disrupt public transport as well as halting most government and state services, Ekathimerini reported.

World » Southeast Europe | December 14, 2017, Thursday // 09:29 | Viewed: 2649

Turkey Says World Must Recognise East Jerusalem as Palestinian Capital

Muslim nations must press the world to recognise East Jerusalem as the capital of a Palestinian state, Turkey said on Wednesday as it opened an Islamic summit called in response to a U.

World » Southeast Europe | December 13, 2017, Wednesday // 09:40 | Viewed: 2442

Kosovo Expexts to Have Final Peace Treaty with Serbia by the End of 2018

Kosovo's First Deputy Speaker and Foreign Minister, Behgjet Isa Pacolli, said he expects to have a final peace treaty with Serbia by the end of 2018.

World » Southeast Europe | December 11, 2017, Monday // 11:25 | Viewed: 2908

Greek President Tells Turkey's Erdogan no Treaty Revision

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Thursday ruled out a revision of an international treaty defining the borders of Greece and Turkey, Reuters reported.

World » Southeast Europe | December 7, 2017, Thursday // 14:08 | Viewed: 2862

Turkey's Erdogan Says U.S. Decision on Jerusalem Disregards United Nations

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday the United States’ decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital completely disregarded a 1980 United Nations resolution regarding the status of the city, according to Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | December 7, 2017, Thursday // 09:30 | Viewed: 2286

Turkey Warns U.S. that Jerusalem Embassy Move is 'Grave Mistake'

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on Wednesday that it would be a “grave mistake” for the United States to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem and that he had warned U.

World » Southeast Europe | December 6, 2017, Wednesday // 12:01 | Viewed: 3469

Police Detain 26 ISIL Suspects in Istanbul

At least 26 foreigners have been detained for their suspected links to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in counterterror operations in Istanbul, police sources said on Dec.

World » Southeast Europe | December 6, 2017, Wednesday // 11:47 | Viewed: 2151
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