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Turkey Recalls Envoy to Vienna ‘to Revise' Ties after Austria Bans Anti-coup Rally

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said that Ankara has recalled its ambassador to Vienna after the Austrian authorities banned a meeting against last month’s coup attempt in Turkey.

World » Southeast Europe | August 22, 2016, Monday // 22:56 | Viewed: 1586

Austria’s Interior Minister Proposes No Asylum for Law-Breaking Refugees

Austria’s Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka has said that refugees who have broken the law should have no right to asylum in the country.

World » EU | August 22, 2016, Monday // 13:42 | Viewed: 1878

Death Toll from Gaziantep Suicide Bombing Rises to 54

The death toll from Saturday’s suicide bombing in the Turkish city of Gaziantep has increased to 54, Hurriyet daily has reported.

World | August 22, 2016, Monday // 12:17 | Viewed: 2881

Bulgaria Confirms Support for Serbia’s Bid to Join the EU

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has reiterated Bulgaria’s consistent support for the European perspective of Serbia and the right of the Serbian citizens to be part of the European community.

World » Southeast Europe | August 22, 2016, Monday // 10:33 | Viewed: 2018

EU Expresses Sympathy with Turkey over Gaziantep Bombing

The European Union has expressed its condolences to to the families and friends of those killed in a suicide bombing in the Turkish city of Gaziantep and wished a speedy recovery to all injured.

World | August 22, 2016, Monday // 09:03 | Viewed: 2736

Terrorist at Turkish Wedding was a 12-14 year-old child

According to the latest information provided by Turkish authorities, the terrorist responsible for the attack at a local wedding was in fact a teenager.

World | August 21, 2016, Sunday // 16:57 | Viewed: 2357

Migrant Arrivals by Sea in Europe in 2016 Surpass 266,000 -  IOM

A total of 1,513 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea from August 12 through August 17, according to the latest figures released by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) on Friday.

World | August 19, 2016, Friday // 14:12 | Viewed: 3153

Turkey Aims at ''Stability and Cooperation" in Black Sea Region - Foreign Minister Cavusoglu

Turkey wants the Black Sea region to be “a center of stability and cooperation” rather than an area of tension, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said.

World » Southeast Europe | August 18, 2016, Thursday // 16:18 | Viewed: 2225

Serbian Border Patrols Discover over 3,000 Irregular Migrants since July 22

Joint army and police patrols at Serbia’s borders have found 3,112 migrants who attempted to cross illegally into the country since July 22, the Defence Ministry in Belgrade announced on Thursday.

World » Southeast Europe | August 18, 2016, Thursday // 15:01 | Viewed: 5661

U.S. Reportedly Transferring Nukes from Turkey to Romania

With relations between Washington and Ankara worsening after last month's coup attempt, the United States has started moving nuclear weapons from Turkey to Romania, EurActiv.com reported on Thursday, citing two independent sources.

World | August 18, 2016, Thursday // 11:51 | Viewed: 3624

Bulgaria Issues Travel Warning for Ukraine

The foreign ministry in Sofia has advised Bulgarian citizens travelling to Ukraine to avoid sites of public gatherings in view of “heightened public tensions” and protests in major Ukrainian cities.

World » Ukraine | August 17, 2016, Wednesday // 15:10 | Viewed: 5857

Bulgaria Sends EUR 60,000 of Humanitarian Aid to Flood-stricken Macedonia

Bulgaria has sent BGN 120,000 worth (EUR 60,000) of humanitarian aid to the people of Skopje suffering the consequences of the devastating flood that hit the Macedonian capital city earlier this month.

World » Southeast Europe | August 17, 2016, Wednesday // 12:44 | Viewed: 1778

Turkey to Release 38,000 Inmates to Cope with Prison Overcrowding after Coup Attempt

Turkey’s Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said that the government issued a decree paving the way for the conditional release of 38,000 prisoners, the AP reported on Wednesday.

World » Southeast Europe | August 17, 2016, Wednesday // 11:27 | Viewed: 1844

Serbia Prevents Over 2,000 Migrants from Crossing from Bulgaria since July 22

Serbia has turned back 2,275 irregular migrants from entering from Bulgaria since deploying joint army and police patrols on its side of the border on July 22, AP has reported citing a Serbian military spokesman.

World » Southeast Europe | August 16, 2016, Tuesday // 09:48 | Viewed: 5974

Bulgaria Turns over to Turkey Two Suspected Kurdish Activists, Media Reports Say

Bulgaria has turned over to the Turkish authorities two men suspected of participation in a “terrorist group in Turkey,” Sofia-based news outlet BGNES revealed on Sunday citing Turkish media reports.

World » Southeast Europe | August 14, 2016, Sunday // 17:37 | Viewed: 3160

Greece to Seek Help from Bulgaria, Cyprus to Find Suspected Tax Evaders

Greece intends to sign agreements with Bulgaria and Cyprus which will allow Athens to look into suspected tax evasion by Greek-owned companies registered in the two countries, Greek newspaper Kathimerini has reported.

World » Southeast Europe | August 14, 2016, Sunday // 15:57 | Viewed: 2841

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden to Visit Turkey Aug 24

United States Vice President Joe Biden will visit Turkey on August 24, CNN has reported.

World | August 14, 2016, Sunday // 12:43 | Viewed: 1815

Migrant Arrivals by Sea in Europe Top 264,000 in 2016 - IOM

An estimated 264,513 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea in 2016 through 11 August, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has reported.

World | August 14, 2016, Sunday // 12:12 | Viewed: 3646

Turkey Urges U.S. to Extradite Cleric Blamed for Organising Coup Attempt

The relations between Turkey and the United States will be “inevitably affected” if Washington fails to grant Ankara’s request to extradite a cleric suspected of orchestrating the failed coup attempt in Turkey, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu ha

World » Southeast Europe | August 14, 2016, Sunday // 11:33 | Viewed: 1608

EU Provides EUR 150,000 in Aid to Flood-Affected People in Macedonia  

The European Commission has announced EUR 150,000 in fresh humanitarian aid to help people affected by the recent deadly floods in Macedonia.

World » Southeast Europe | August 14, 2016, Sunday // 10:22 | Viewed: 2419

Turkish Media Praise Bulgaria's PM for Handing Over Gülen Backer

A number of Turkish newspapers have quoted Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov as saying the Bulgarian government is ready to let Turkey "take all of [Gülen supporters'] heads away" for the sake of good relations.

World » Southeast Europe | August 13, 2016, Saturday // 12:41 | Viewed: 1963