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Turkey Arrests Two Suspected of Planning Suicide Attacks in Ankara

Two people suspected of planning to carry out a suicide attack in Ankara on the New Year’s Eve have been arrested by the Turkish police, Anadolu Agency reported on Wednesday.

World | December 30, 2015, Wednesday // 18:45 | Viewed: 1325

David L. Phillips: “Turkey's Islamist Agenda in Kosovo”

An article “Turkey's Islamist Agenda in Kosovo” by David L.

World » Southeast Europe | December 30, 2015, Wednesday // 15:03 | Viewed: 3806

Gazprom Scraps Key Tender for Pipeline to China

Gazprom has announced it will scrap a major tender for the construction of the Power of Siberia pipeline, which is to supply China with 38 bcm of gas over a period of thirty years.

World | December 30, 2015, Wednesday // 09:50 | Viewed: 3077

Serbia 'to Help Turkey, Russia Reconcile'

Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic has accepted the request of Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoglu to assist in the reconciliation process between Ankara and Moscow, Tanjug agency quotes him as saying.

World » Southeast Europe | December 30, 2015, Wednesday // 09:22 | Viewed: 3048

110 Journalists Killed Worldwide in 2015 - Reporters Without Borders

According to the annual round-up of Reporters Without Borders released on Tuesday, a total of 110 journalists were killed in connection with their work or for unclear reasons in the course of 2015.

World | December 29, 2015, Tuesday // 20:58 | Viewed: 1431

Alleged Nemtsov Murderer Dadayev Indicted

Russia's prosecuting authority has indicted Zaur Dadayev, the person who it believes killed opposition politician Boris Nemtsov in February.

World » Russia | December 29, 2015, Tuesday // 14:49 | Viewed: 3411

Frontex Heightens Presence in Greece to Deal with Migrant Influx

The EU agency for external borders, Frontex, heightened its presence in Greece in order to support the country in dealing with the unprecedented number of migrants arriving on its islands.

World » EU | December 28, 2015, Monday // 18:03 | Viewed: 2432

Turkey Detains 21 Migrants Trying to Enter Bulgaria

Turkish authorities say they arrested 21 people who were seeking to cross illegally into Bulgaria on Saturday.

World » Southeast Europe | December 28, 2015, Monday // 10:58 | Viewed: 2192

Russia Introduces New Currency Exchange Rules

Russia's central bank has announced that anyone exchanging more than RUB 15 000 into another currency will have to provide an ID document, an address document, and information about nationality and date of birth.

World » Russia | December 28, 2015, Monday // 09:40 | Viewed: 4949

Turkey President Outlines Plans for Syria Safe Zone

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has given details on Ankara's proposal that a safe zone should be set up in Syria as a step to address the migrant crisis.

World | December 28, 2015, Monday // 08:54 | Viewed: 4008

Large-Scale Anti-Corruption Operation in Serbia Results in 79 Arrests

Serbian police arrested 79 people, including a former minister, in a comprehensive operation in the fight against corruption.

World » Southeast Europe | December 27, 2015, Sunday // 14:02 | Viewed: 1714

UN Envoy Sets January 25 as Target Date for Beginning Peace Talks in Syria

The United Nations (UN) Special Envoy for Syria has set January 25 as the target date to begin talks between the parties on ending the ongoing conflict in Syria.

World | December 27, 2015, Sunday // 10:49 | Viewed: 1207

Cyberattacks Hit Banking Services in Turkey

Several Turkish banks experienced sporadic disruption to credit card transactions on Friday in the latest wave of a two-week long cyber assault on public and financial websites, Reuters reported.

World | December 25, 2015, Friday // 15:59 | Viewed: 2088

Russia Calls for Mutual Sharing of Information on IS Group with U.S.

Russia is ready to share information with the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group on the location of militants in Syria and expects the same in return, a senior Russian military official has said.

World » Russia | December 25, 2015, Friday // 14:15 | Viewed: 2099

Filipinos Laud Miss Bulgaria for Classy Show of Support  

Miss Bulgaria Radost Todorova has taken to social media to express her love for Miss Universe 2015 Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach and the Philippines, as well as surprise over her gesture becoming a widespread meme, gmanetwork.

World | December 25, 2015, Friday // 12:02 | Viewed: 7045

UK, U.S. Warn of ‘Possible Threats’ to Westerners in Beijing

The British and U.S. governments have issued a warning about possible threats against Westerners in Beijing on or around Christmas Day, the BBC reported on Thursday.

World | December 24, 2015, Thursday // 13:22 | Viewed: 1506

Greek Parliament Legalizes Same-Sex Civil Unions 

The Greek parliament has passed a bill legalizing same-sex unions.

World | December 24, 2015, Thursday // 11:35 | Viewed: 1778

Immigration, Terrorism Top List of Most Important Issues Facing EU - Survey

Immigration has consolidated its place as the most important issue facing the EU currently, rising 20 percentage points in the last six months, a new survey requested and coordinated by the European Commission has shown.

World » EU | December 23, 2015, Wednesday // 19:27 | Viewed: 2036

Explosion at Istanbul Airport Leaves One Dead, One Wounded

An explosion at the Sabiha Gokcen airport in the Turkish city of Istanbul early on Wednesday left two women of the cleaning staff injured.

World » Southeast Europe | December 23, 2015, Wednesday // 09:22 | Viewed: 2345

Turkey, Greece to Resume Contacts over Aegean Border Dispute on Wednesday

Turkey and Greece will resume discussions aimed at resolving their dispute over their official border in the Aegean Sea following a pause of more than a year, hurriyetdailynews.

World » EU | December 22, 2015, Tuesday // 21:06 | Viewed: 2345

France Foils Plot to Attack Police, Soldiers in Orleans - Interior Minister

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has said that the country’s authorities have thwarted an attack targeting police and soldiers in the city of Orleans, france24.

World | December 22, 2015, Tuesday // 20:27 | Viewed: 1356