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Revival of Death Penalty in Turkey to End EU Accession Talks, Germany Warns

A return of capital punishment in Turkey will end the country’s EU accession talks, Germany has warned.

World » EU | July 18, 2016, Monday // 18:00 | Viewed: 1949

Kazakh Authorities Complete Anti-Terror Operation in Almaty, Lower Alert Level

The Kazakh authorities completed an anti-terrorism operation in Almaty launched after gun attacks by suspected Islamist militants that left dead three police officers and a civilian, ITAR-TASS reported on Monday.

World | July 18, 2016, Monday // 17:24 | Viewed: 1501

Three Police, Civilian Killed in Kazakhstan’s Almaty by Suspected Islamist Militants

At least three police officers and a civilian were killed in attacks by suspected Islamist militants in Kazakhstan's financial capital Almaty, Reuters reported on Monday.

World | July 18, 2016, Monday // 16:15 | Viewed: 1305

Turkey’s Parliament Reportedly Being Evacuated over Potential Attack  

People were said to be leaving Turkey’s parliament building over information about an imminent attack, TASS reported on Monday afternoon.

World » Southeast Europe | July 18, 2016, Monday // 15:42 | Viewed: 1744

Bulgaria Downplays Serbia's Concerns with Migrant Inflow

Serbia has no reason to be worried with regard to border security, the Bulgarian Interior Ministry's Chief Secretary has said.

World » Southeast Europe | July 18, 2016, Monday // 14:39 | Viewed: 1665

Judiciary Purge 'Necessary, But Not Enough', Erdogan Says

Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Ankara for a second night in support for the government and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after a military coup attempt was foiled.

World » Southeast Europe | July 18, 2016, Monday // 10:54 | Viewed: 1383

Turkey Coup: Bulgaria's PM Concerned over Violence, Revenge

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has expressed his concern about the "escalation of revanchism and the spiral of violence" emerging in Turkey in the aftermath of the failed military coup attempt.

World » Southeast Europe | July 18, 2016, Monday // 09:01 | Viewed: 1848

Serbia Sending Army, Police along Bulgarian Border over Migrants

Serbia's government has approved the establishment of joint military and police teams that will be deployed at the borders with Bulgaria and Macedonia to control the inflow of migrants.

World » Southeast Europe | July 18, 2016, Monday // 07:49 | Viewed: 4549

One Killed, 2 Injured in Takeover of Armenia Police Station

Armenian authorities have said a police officer has died and two others have been killed as a group of armed men have stormed a police station in the capital Yerevan, taking hostages.

World | July 17, 2016, Sunday // 15:10 | Viewed: 1512

Turkey Coup Arrests Reach 6000 - Official

Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag has said as many as 6000 have been detained since an attempted coup on Friday evening.

World » Southeast Europe | July 17, 2016, Sunday // 13:36 | Viewed: 3418

US-Turkey Tensions Up over Coup Attempt

US Secretary of State John Kerry has said Turkey should avoid "public insinuations" about his country's involvement in the military coup attempt that rocked the nation late on Friday.

World | July 17, 2016, Sunday // 12:42 | Viewed: 2389

French Police Arrest 2 over Nice Attack

Two people have been detained by French authorities in relation to the lorry attack in Nice that left 84 dead and hundreds injured on Bastille Day.

World » EU | July 17, 2016, Sunday // 11:44 | Viewed: 6509

Two Flights betweeen Sofia, Istanbul Cancelled on Sunday

Two of the flights connecting Sofia and Istanbul and scheduled for Sunday have been cancelled, Sofia Airport says.

World » Southeast Europe | July 17, 2016, Sunday // 10:17 | Viewed: 1626

More Than 2800 Arrested, 2700 Judges Dismissed after Turkey Coup Attempt

Some 2839 Turkish Armed Forces officers have been arrested as of Saturday evening, less than 24 hours after an attempted coup d'etat in Turkey was thwarted, officials say.

World » Southeast Europe | July 16, 2016, Saturday // 23:01 | Viewed: 2099

Large-Scale Arrests of Soldiers, Purge of Judges Take Place in Turkey After Failed Coup

Large-scale arrests of soldiers and purge of judges have taken place in Turkey after the unsuccessful attempt for a coup carried out by a group within the Turkish military overnight.

World » Southeast Europe | July 16, 2016, Saturday // 17:23 | Viewed: 1568

Heads of Turkish Air Force, Fleet Reportedly Held Hostage by Coup Plotters

Turkey's commander of the air force, General Abidin Unal as well as Fleet Commander Veysel Kosele have reportedly been held hostage by participants in the unsuccessful attempt for coup carried out by a group within the Turkish military overnight.

World » Southeast Europe | July 16, 2016, Saturday // 15:06 | Viewed: 1957

Eight Participants in Turkey's Military Coup Seek Asylum in Greece

Eight suspected participants in the unsuccessful attempt for coup carried out by a group within the Turkish military overnight, have sought political asylum in Greece.

World » Southeast Europe | July 16, 2016, Saturday // 14:24 | Viewed: 1829

Airspace Over Turkey's Marmara Region Reportedly Closed to Civilian Flights

The airspace over Turkey's northwestern region of Marmara has reportedly been closed to civilian flights.

World » Southeast Europe | July 16, 2016, Saturday // 13:40 | Viewed: 1671

Turkey Reopens Checkpoints Along Border with Bulgaria

Turkey has reopened checkpoints along the border with Bulgaria, which had been closed during the unsuccessful attempt for coup carried out by a group within the Turkish military overnight.

World » Southeast Europe | July 16, 2016, Saturday // 12:36 | Viewed: 2584

Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Nice Bastille Day Attack

Islamic State (IS) has claimed responsibility for the attack in the French coastal city of Nice, which claimed the lives of at least 84 people and left around fifty other critically injured on Thursday evening.

World | July 16, 2016, Saturday // 11:59 | Viewed: 2265

Clashes During Attempted Coup in Turkey Leave Over 100 Military, 47 Civilians Dead

The number of people killed in the unsuccessful attempt for coup carried out by a group within the Turkish military overnight has increased to 150.

World » Southeast Europe | July 16, 2016, Saturday // 10:52 | Viewed: 2389