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Russia Warns of 'Maidan' over Bulgarian President's Inauguration, MPs Pick Up

A state-funded think tank in Russia has alleged that Maidan-style protests will be staged "in the center of Sofia" before Bulgarian President-elect Rumen Radev takes up the office on Sunday.

World » Russia | January 19, 2017, Thursday // 15:44 | Viewed: 1139

Reina Attacker 'Targeted Taksim Square' on New Year

Turkish authorities say the gunman who opened fire on New Year revelers in Istanbul, killing 39 people and wounding 65, was initially targeting the landmark Taksim Square, according to Hürriyet Daily News.

World » Southeast Europe | January 19, 2017, Thursday // 07:29 | Viewed: 717

Germany To Hold Parliamentary Elections on September 24

German citizens will decide on September 24 whether Angela Merkel will be re-elected for a fourth mandate as German Chancellor, reported AFP.

World » EU | January 18, 2017, Wednesday // 19:00 | Viewed: 864

Bulgarian EP Deputies Adopt Common Stance Against Blockades in Greece

18 Bulgarian deputies in the European Parliament have announced a common position against the planned blockades in Greece and along the border with Bulgaria.

World » EU | January 18, 2017, Wednesday // 17:37 | Viewed: 941

Belgium's CALL: Bulgaria Does Not Offer Migrants Good Conditions

Conditions for the admission of migrants in Bulgaria are not satisfactory, ruled in three separate instances a judge with the Council for Alien Law Litigation (CALL) in Belgium, reported BTA.

World » EU | January 18, 2017, Wednesday // 15:46 | Viewed: 1242

Italy Rocked by 4 Quakes in 1 Hour

Four tremors hit Central Italy within an hour on Wednesday morning, the strongest measuring 5.

World » EU | January 18, 2017, Wednesday // 14:08 | Viewed: 869

Moldova President: Eurasian Union Ties Not Incompatible with EU Commitments

An agreement between Moldova and the Eurasian Economic Union will not be in any contradiction with the country's EU commitments, President Igor Dodon has told Sputnik Moldova.

World | January 18, 2017, Wednesday // 12:58 | Viewed: 924

Antonio Tajani Elected European Parliament President

Key EPP MEP and former EU Commissioner Antonio Tajani is the new European Parliament President after a vote held on Tuesday.

World » EU | January 18, 2017, Wednesday // 07:26 | Viewed: 916

Turkey’s Prosecutor’s Office Demands Life Sentences for HDP Leaders

The co-chairmen of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) are threatened by life sentences if the court confirms the verdicts demanded by the Prosecutor’s Office, reported BGNES.

World » Southeast Europe | January 17, 2017, Tuesday // 21:48 | Viewed: 1001

Theresa May: Better No Deal Than Bad Deal On Brexit

Great Britain will leave the common market of the EU; it will not make any significant contributions to the common budget; it will reject the jurisdiction of European courts and aim at a free-trade agreement and control over migration.

World » EU | January 17, 2017, Tuesday // 20:04 | Viewed: 1240

Marine Le Pen To Recognise Crimea As Part of Russia If Elected President

The leader of the French far right-wing party National Front (FN) Marine Le Pen stated to the Russian newspaper Izvestiya that she will recognise the Crimea as part of Russia if elected president of France.

World » EU | January 17, 2017, Tuesday // 18:49 | Viewed: 1213

Putin: Claim We Have Compromising Materials Against Trump Is Fraud

Russian President Vladimir Putin has described as fraud claims that Moscow has at its disposal compromising materials about US President-elect Donald Trump.

World » Russia | January 17, 2017, Tuesday // 18:03 | Viewed: 1098

EP Deputies Fail to Elect New President After Second Ballot

European deputies did not manage to elect a new President of the European Parliament at the second round of voting as well.

World » EU | January 17, 2017, Tuesday // 17:00 | Viewed: 975

Bulgaria Asks Greek Authorities To Prevent Border Blockade

In relation to the information about upcoming protests of Greek farmers that would block the border with Greece, the Interior Ministry has remained in constant touch with Greek authorities, announced the press centre of the Interior Ministry.

World » EU | January 17, 2017, Tuesday // 16:34 | Viewed: 1110

Istanbul Nightclub Attack: Turkish Police Arrest Suspect

Police in Turkey have detained the suspect in the attack on a nightclub in Istanbul which left 39 people dead, Turkish media report.

World » Southeast Europe | January 17, 2017, Tuesday // 07:22 | Viewed: 1451

Turkey’s Deputy PM: Intelligence Organisation Partook in Istanbul Attack

The mass shooting in a night club in Istanbul on New Year’s Eve was carried out in a professional manner, with the participation of an intelligence organisation, stated on Monday Turkey’s Deputy PM Numan Kurtulmuş, cited by Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | January 16, 2017, Monday // 21:22 | Viewed: 1111

Romania’s Ex President Charged With Crimes Against Humanity

Romania’s Military Prosecutor’s Office has indicted former head of state Ion Iliescu on charges of crimes against humanity in the case of using miners for quashing an anti-government demonstration in Bucharest in June 1990.

World » Southeast Europe | January 16, 2017, Monday // 19:34 | Viewed: 1474

3 People Wounded in Explosion in Turkey's Diyarbakır

Three people have been wounded in an explosion in the southeastern Turkish region of Diyarbakır on Monday, announced security sources, cited by Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | January 16, 2017, Monday // 17:27 | Viewed: 1199

80% of Syrian Refugees To Remain in Turkey

About 20% of the nearly 3 million Syrian refugees residing in Turkey are expected to return to their homes, reported BTA.

World » Southeast Europe | January 16, 2017, Monday // 16:14 | Viewed: 1378

Belgrade Could Turn Into "New Calais"

Belgrade could turn into “a new Calais” for migrants abandoned by European authorities, announced the international humanitarian organisation Doctors Without borders.

World » Southeast Europe | January 16, 2017, Monday // 15:42 | Viewed: 1206

Turkey MPs Clear Last Article of Constitutional Changes

Lawmakers in Turkey on Sunday passed the last article of the much disputed constitutional amendments which removes the obligation for Presidents to disassociate themselves from the own party.

World » Southeast Europe | January 16, 2017, Monday // 11:13 | Viewed: 1064
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