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Erdogan Pledges Support for Death Penalty at Last Turkey Anti-Coup Rally

Turkey is ready to reinstate the death penalty, given the people’s will, Turkish Presidet Recep Tayyip Erdogan has reiterated.

World » Southeast Europe | August 7, 2016, Sunday // 22:07 | Viewed: 6578

Torrential Rains in Skopje Kill 21, Six Missing

Twenty-one people lost their lives in Macedonia as torrential rains hit the capital Skopje and its surroundings, state news agency MIA says.

World » Southeast Europe | August 7, 2016, Sunday // 17:16 | Viewed: 7481

Turkey Coup: Millions Expected to Join Pro-Democracy Rally in Istanbul

Turkey's biggest city Istanbul braces for the biggest anti-coup demonstration following the July 15 military coup attempt.

World » Southeast Europe | August 7, 2016, Sunday // 14:09 | Viewed: 1999

U.S. Played No Role in Coup Attempt in Turkey, Ambassador Says

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World | August 6, 2016, Saturday // 16:31 | Viewed: 1758

Lawyers for Exiled Turkish Cleric Blamed for Coup Attempt Fear for His Life - WSJ

Lawyers for the exiled Turkish businessman and cleric Fethullah Gulen, who lives in the United States, have said they fear for his life, The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.

World | August 6, 2016, Saturday // 13:04 | Viewed: 3345

Russia’s Innovative Unit at Novovoronezh NPP Releases First Electricity to the Grid

An innovative, Generation III+ power unit at Novovoronezh NPP was connected to the national grid and produced the first 240 MW of electricity, Rosenergoatom, part of Rosatom, announced on Friday.

World » Russia | August 5, 2016, Friday // 16:24 | Viewed: 2286

Putin, Borisov Discuss Joint Energy Projects over the Phone

Cooperation in the implementation of joint energy projects was in the focus of a conversation between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, TASS reported on Friday.

World » Russia | August 5, 2016, Friday // 15:47 | Viewed: 2284

Migrant Arrivals by Sea in Europe Exceed 262,000 in 2016 So Far - IOM

A total of 262,039 migrants or refugees entered Europe by sea in 2016 through August 3, arriving mostly in Greece and Italy, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) announced on Friday.

World » Southeast Europe | August 5, 2016, Friday // 15:04 | Viewed: 5094

Some 57,000 Identified Migrants, Refugees Reside in Greece

There were 57,015 identified refugees and migrants in Greece as of August 5, Greek news agency AMNA reported on Friday citing official figures.

World » Southeast Europe | August 5, 2016, Friday // 14:36 | Viewed: 2164

Angela Merkel’s Approval Rating Plummets after Attacks in Germany - Poll

Public support for German Chancellor Angela Merkel has dropped in the wake of a recent series of attacks in the country, mainly on account of the government’s welcoming policy towards refugees, a new poll showed on Thursday.

World | August 5, 2016, Friday // 11:03 | Viewed: 3556

John Kerry Expected to Visit Turkey in August

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is expected to visit Turkey by the end of the month, Turkish daily Hurriyet has reported.

World | August 5, 2016, Friday // 10:04 | Viewed: 49677

EU Slaps Definitive Duties on Some Steel Imports from China, Russia

The EU has imposed definitive anti-dumping dutieson imports of cold-rolled flat steel products from China and Russia.

World » EU | August 4, 2016, Thursday // 22:05 | Viewed: 1872

Turkey to Seek Political Solution to Syrian Conflict in Cooperation with Russia – Erdogan Spokesman

The relationship between Turkey and Russia, the crisis in Syria and the fight against terrorism will be high on the agenda of the forthcoming meeting of the presidents of the two countries, a Turkish official has said.

World » Russia | August 4, 2016, Thursday // 20:47 | Viewed: 2483

Croatia’s Vesna Pusic Leaves Race for Top UN Job

Former Croatian Foreign Minister Vesna Pusic has withdrawn her nomination for the position of United Nations Secretary-General.

World | August 4, 2016, Thursday // 15:49 | Viewed: 2015

Knife Attack in London Leaves 1 Dead, 5 Injured

A woman has died and six have been injured in a knife attack in central London, international media report.

World | August 4, 2016, Thursday // 06:31 | Viewed: 3340

CoE Head 'Understands' Turkey, but Urges Adherence to Rule of Law

Council of Europe (CoE) Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland has called on Turkey to adopt judicial safeguards while responding to a failed coup attempt that rocked the country on July 15.

World » Southeast Europe | August 3, 2016, Wednesday // 19:56 | Viewed: 2441

Turkey Plans New Intelligence Structure, PM Yildirim Says

Turkey’s government plans to establish a new intelligence structure following last month’s failed coup attempt, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has said.

World » Southeast Europe | August 3, 2016, Wednesday // 15:09 | Viewed: 1846

S&P Upgrades Four Greek Banks after Athens Eases Capital Controls

Ratings agency Standard and Poor’s upgraded Alpha Bank, Eurobank Ergasias, National Bank of Greece and Piraeus Bank to CCC+ from SD (selective default), with a stable outlook, Greek newspaper Kathimerini reported on Tuesday.

World » Southeast Europe | August 3, 2016, Wednesday // 09:47 | Viewed: 2238

Turkey’s President Assures International Investors of Safe Environment

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has assured foreign investors that the country is stable amidst a three-month state of emergency declared after the July 15 failed coup attempt.

World » Southeast Europe | August 2, 2016, Tuesday // 18:19 | Viewed: 1943

Over 257,000 Migrants Enter Europe by Sea in 2016, Fatalities Top 3,000 - IOM

An estimated 257,186 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2016 through 27 July, arriving mostly in Greece and Italy, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) announced on Tuesday.

World | August 2, 2016, Tuesday // 15:35 | Viewed: 1811

Turkey's Economy Lost USD 100 B Due to Coup Attempt - Official

Turkish Customs and Trade Minister Bülent Tüfenkci has said his country's economy has already lost around USD 100 M as a result of the failed coup attempt of July 15.

World » Southeast Europe | August 2, 2016, Tuesday // 12:09 | Viewed: 1714