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Greek Farmers Block Briefly Road to Thessaloniki

Greek farmers protesting for a sixth consecutive day managed to close off briefly on Monday the road to Thessaloniki at the crossroads near Serres

World » Southeast Europe | January 30, 2017, Monday // 18:17 | Viewed: 1481

Macedonia's President To Start Consultations

Macedonia’s President Gjorge Ivanov will start consultations with state institutions and political parties, announced the cabinet of the head of state.

World » Southeast Europe | January 30, 2017, Monday // 16:44 | Viewed: 1332

Trial Starts in Turkey Against Gülen, 269 Coup Attempt Suspects

The biggest trial until now in relation to the unsuccessful coup attempt in Turkey last summer has started in a specially built and equipped judicial hall in the city of Izmir.

World » Southeast Europe | January 30, 2017, Monday // 16:26 | Viewed: 1362

Macedonia's Gruevski to Hand Back Govt Mandate to President

VMRO-DPMNE of Nikola Gruevski and ethnic Albanian DUI party of Ali Ahmeti have not agreed to form a new government within the 20-day deadline which expired on Sunday.

World » Southeast Europe | January 30, 2017, Monday // 07:53 | Viewed: 1616

Canada Shooting 'Leaves Six Dead'

Five people have reportedly died in a shooting at a mosque in Quebec City, Canada, media report.

World | January 30, 2017, Monday // 07:22 | Viewed: 1367

No Breakthrough in Macedonia Coalition Talks, Hours before Deadline

No decision has been taken on whether to form a government between conservative VMRO-DPMNE and ethnic Albanian DUI party in Macedonia, local media report.

World » Southeast Europe | January 29, 2017, Sunday // 21:55 | Viewed: 1475

Turkish Military Gunboat with Military Chief Sails into Greek Waters

A Turkish gunboat reportedly carrying Hulusi Akar, the Turkish armed forces' Chief of Staff, entered Greek waters on Sunday morning, English-language Kathimerini reports.

World » Southeast Europe | January 29, 2017, Sunday // 16:36 | Viewed: 1984

Macedonia's Biggest Albanian Party to Decide on Govt Coalition

The Democratic Union of Albania (DUI) on Sunday is expected to decide whether to join hands with conservative VMRO-DPMNE to form together with it the country's next government.

World » Southeast Europe | January 29, 2017, Sunday // 14:17 | Viewed: 1615

Martin Schulz Officially Nominated for Germany Elections

Former European Parliament President Martin Schulz has become the German Social Democrats' Chancellor candidate for the general election this year.

World » EU | January 29, 2017, Sunday // 13:33 | Viewed: 1177

Trump, Putin Discuss 'Equal Partnership' Prospects over Phone

The Presidents of United States and Russia talked over the phone on Saturday evening, touching issues such as Syria, the Israel-Palestina conflict, the fight against terrorism, and bilateral trade.

World | January 29, 2017, Sunday // 08:17 | Viewed: 1697

Greek Farmers Briefly Block Crossing at Bulgaria Border

Greek farmers on Saturday night sealed off the Kulata-Promachonas border crossing at the border with Bulgaria, amid heavy police presence along key roads and at junctions, Bulgaria's public radio reports.

World » Southeast Europe | January 29, 2017, Sunday // 07:50 | Viewed: 1991

Trump Bans Admission of Syrian Refugees in USA

The USA will stop admitting refugees from Syria after US President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Protection of the nation from foreign terrorist entry into the United States.

World | January 28, 2017, Saturday // 15:28 | Viewed: 1387

40 Turkish Military Request Asylum in Germany

At least 40 Turkish officers have requested asylum in Germany.

World » Southeast Europe | January 28, 2017, Saturday // 14:46 | Viewed: 1614

Turkey Might Cancel Readmission Agreement With Greece

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu stated on Friday that Turkey will take the necessary steps against Athens after the decision of the Greek Supreme Court not to extradite the eight Turkish officers who fled the country after the coup attempt on J

World » Southeast Europe | January 27, 2017, Friday // 14:28 | Viewed: 1632

May to Trump: Let's Lead the World Together

British PM Theresa May, who will become the first foreign leader to meet the new US President on Friday, called on Donald Trump in a speech in Philadelphia to renew “the special relations” between the two countries and lead together the changed world.

World | January 27, 2017, Friday // 11:54 | Viewed: 1422

Steinmeier To Hand Over Post on January 27

Frank-Walter Steinmeier will hand over officially his powers as Foreign Minister to Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel on January 27.

World » EU | January 26, 2017, Thursday // 21:52 | Viewed: 1335

EU Finance Commissioner: Euro Will Not Collapse

The currency of the Euro zone will not collapse – neither now, nor in the next 20 years, stated on Thursday the European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici.

World » EU | January 26, 2017, Thursday // 19:23 | Viewed: 1555

Austrian Police Arrest 11 People Suspected of Links to IS

Austrian police have arrested 11 people suspected of links to the terrorist organisation Islamic state, reported Austria’s information agency APA, citing the Prosecutor’s Office.

World » EU | January 26, 2017, Thursday // 18:02 | Viewed: 1447

EU Discusses Plans To Fund Refugee Centres Outside Europe

EU Interior Ministers are discussing plans for the financing of refugee centres in Africa at a meeting in Malta.

World » EU | January 26, 2017, Thursday // 17:32 | Viewed: 1545

UK's Govt Submits Draft Bill on Launching Brexit

The British government has submitted a draft bill which will allow it to initiate the legal procedure for the exit of the UK from the European Union.

World » EU | January 26, 2017, Thursday // 16:17 | Viewed: 1376

Merkel, Schulz With Equal Support for German Chancellor Post

Social Democrat Martin Schulz would receive the same level of support as German Chancellor Angela Merkel if voters could vote directly for the head of government, showed a survey of ARD TV carried out on Wednesday, cited by Reuters.

World » EU | January 26, 2017, Thursday // 16:01 | Viewed: 1532
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