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Turkish FM Condemns Russian Strikes in Syria, Asks for International Reaction

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu criticised the continuing Russian airstrikes in Syria and in particular the recent attack on the city of Aleppo, which reportedly resulted in the death of thirty civilians.

World | January 12, 2016, Tuesday // 15:18 | Viewed: 1547

Turkish President Claims Istanbul Explosion Caused by Syrian Suicide Bomber

According to Turkish President Recep Erdogan, the explosion which occurred in a tourist area of Istanbul on Tuesday morning was the work of a Syrian suicide bomber.

World » Southeast Europe | January 12, 2016, Tuesday // 14:39 | Viewed: 1547

At Least Ten Killed, 15 Injured as Explosion Hits Tourist Area of Istanbul

At least ten people are believed to have been killed and fifteen other injured after an explosion occurred in the touristic neighbourhood of Sultanahmet in Istanbul on Tuesday morning.

World » Southeast Europe | January 12, 2016, Tuesday // 11:29 | Viewed: 1848

Commission Vice-President: EU Has to Mobilise All Resources to Deal with Refugees

The EU has to mobilise all its resources to deal with the refugee influx without undermining the security of member states.

World » EU | January 12, 2016, Tuesday // 10:18 | Viewed: 1743

Lionel Messi Wins Record Fifth Ballon d'Or

Argentinian football star and player of Barcelona Lionel Messi was awarded his fifth Ballon d'Or at a ceremony in Zurich on Monday.

World | January 11, 2016, Monday // 20:56 | Viewed: 1136

Germany Confirms Migrants Involved in New Year's Assaults on Women in Cologne

An official report confirmed that migrants were involved in the assaults targeting women, which occurred on New Year's Eve in the German city of Cologne.

World » EU | January 11, 2016, Monday // 18:58 | Viewed: 1876

Former Greek Minister Mitsotakis Wins New Democracy Leadership

Kyriakos Mitsotakis, a former Administrative Reform Minister, on Sunday narrowly won a vote determining the next leader of conservative New Democracy party.

World » Southeast Europe | January 11, 2016, Monday // 09:00 | Viewed: 2866

Swedish Airport Evacuated over Suspected Explosive Substance Found on Bag

Swedish authorities have evacuated part of Stockholm-Skavsta Airport after suspected traces of an explosive substance were found on a passenger’s bag during flight check-in on Sunday.

World | January 10, 2016, Sunday // 16:57 | Viewed: 2570

IOM Reports Rise in Migrant Deaths in Mediterranean Crossings in January

Forty-six migrants or refugees have been reported dead or missing in the Mediterranean in the first six days of 2016, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has reported.

World | January 10, 2016, Sunday // 12:53 | Viewed: 2718

Protest in Kosovo Against Deal with Serbia Turns Violent

Demonstrators in Kosovo fought with police and set fire to the government's headquarters in Pristina on Saturday in protest over a deal with Serbia giving greater power to the Serb minority, Reuters reported.

World » Southeast Europe | January 10, 2016, Sunday // 11:59 | Viewed: 3257

Merkel Proposes Tougher Migrant Deportation Laws amid Protests

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has proposed that asylum seekers on probation or who committed any kind of crime should be sent back to their countries of origin.

World » EU | January 9, 2016, Saturday // 16:25 | Viewed: 2074

Turkey Enforces Visa Restrictions for Syrian Citizens

Turkey has introduced, as of January 08, 2016, visa requirements for Syrians entering the country by air or sea.

World | January 8, 2016, Friday // 17:31 | Viewed: 1860

Stasi Buildings Become Landmarks of Dictatorship

The central station of the Ministry of State Security of East Germany (Stasi) will be transformed into a historical site with museums, exhibitions and archives, DPA news agency has announced.

World » EU | January 8, 2016, Friday // 17:06 | Viewed: 2015

Fingerprint of Fugitive Paris Attacks Suspect Found in Brussels Flat

The Belgian prosecutors investigating the November 2015 deadly attacks in Paris have discovered a fingerprint belonging to fugitive Salah Abdeslam, together with traces of explosives and suicide belts, in a flat in Brussels.

World | January 8, 2016, Friday // 13:06 | Viewed: 1455

Hungarian PM: EU Should Admit Bulgaria to Schengen to Halt Migrant Influx

According to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, Bulgaria should be admitted to the Schengen Area in order for the EU to be able to deal more effectively with the ongoing refugee crisis.

World » EU | January 8, 2016, Friday // 11:48 | Viewed: 3876

After Germany and Austria, Finland Also Reports Assaults on Women on New Year’s Eve

Finnish police have revealed an unusually high level of sexual harassment in Helsinki on New Year’s Eve and said they had been tipped off about plans by groups of asylum seekers to sexually harass women, AFP has reported.

World | January 8, 2016, Friday // 11:08 | Viewed: 3432

EU Unsatisfied with Turkey’s Cooperation on Stemming Migrant Influx

European Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans would visit Turkey on Monday to discuss Ankara’s efforts to hold back migrants sailing to Greece’s Aegean islands, Reuters reported on Thursday.

World » EU | January 7, 2016, Thursday // 21:35 | Viewed: 2300

EU Jobless Rate Hits Post-2009 Low in November 2015 - Eurostat

The unemployment rate in the European Union (EU28) has decreased to 9.1% in November 2015, from 9.2% in October, and from 10.0% in November 2014.

World » EU | January 7, 2016, Thursday // 20:59 | Viewed: 2575

EU to Invest EUR 1 B in Regions on Both Sides of External Borders

The European Commission has adopted a package of cross-border cooperation programmes totaling EUR 1 B to back social and economic development in the regions on both sides of the EU’s external borders.

World » EU | January 7, 2016, Thursday // 20:38 | Viewed: 3306

Romania Busts International Group of ATM Malware Attackers

Romanian authorities have cracked down on an international criminal group, which emptied cash from ATMs across Europe using malicious software.

World » Southeast Europe | January 7, 2016, Thursday // 16:49 | Viewed: 3012

UN, IAEA Chiefs Condemn Nuclear Test Reported by North Korea

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Wednesday that the underground nuclear test announced by North Korea is “deeply troubling” .

World | January 6, 2016, Wednesday // 19:37 | Viewed: 1284