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Istanbul 'Explosion' Caused by Fire in Residential Building

A blast heard in Turkey's largest city Istanbul turned out to be the result of a fire.

World » Southeast Europe | July 19, 2016, Tuesday // 18:17 | Viewed: 2110

Hundreds of Migrants 'Reached Belgrade via Bulgaria' Last Week

Up to 300 migrants reached Belgrade on a daily basis after having crossed into Serbia from Bulgaria, a non-profit says.

World » Southeast Europe | July 19, 2016, Tuesday // 17:15 | Viewed: 1967

IS Claims Responsibility for Axe Attack in Germany

The Islamic State (IS) group has claimed responsibility for the axe attack committed in Germany, world media report.

World » EU | July 19, 2016, Tuesday // 12:47 | Viewed: 1746

Erdogan 'Ready' to Reinstate Death Penalty, Fends Off Staged Coup Claims

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said the death penalty could "always" be reintroduced, amid "demands" for its restoration that followed the failed coup attempt.

World » Southeast Europe | July 19, 2016, Tuesday // 10:30 | Viewed: 1546

Turkey 'Won't Get EU Visa Waiver This Year' - Commissioner

EU Commissioner Günther Oettinger has predicted that Brussels will not stick to the deal reached with Turkey on the migrant crisis and lift visa requirements for its nationals by the end of the year.

World » EU | July 19, 2016, Tuesday // 10:04 | Viewed: 1595

Former Turkish Air Force Chief Reportedly ‘Confesses’ to Plotting Coup Attempt

Former Turkish air force commander Gen. Akin Ozturk has reportedly confessed to planning last week's failed coup attempt, the BBC reported on Monday, citing Turkey’s Anadolu Agency.

World » Southeast Europe | July 18, 2016, Monday // 20:38 | Viewed: 1410

NATO Chief Calls on Turkey to Ensure ‘Respect for Democracy’ after Coup Attempt

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has condemned the attempted coup in Turkey and reiterated his support to the country’s democratic institutions.

World | July 18, 2016, Monday // 19:14 | Viewed: 1322

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: 1641

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: 1429

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: 1220

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: 1619

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: 1486

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: 1278

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: 1728

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: 3986

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: 1451

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: 2127

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: 1596

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: 1564

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: 1500

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: 1960