3 People Wounded in Explosion in Turkey's Diyarbakır

Three people have been wounded in an explosion in the southeastern Turkish region of Diyarbakır on Monday, announced security sources, cited by Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | January 16, 2017, Monday // 17:27 | Viewed: 1163

80% of Syrian Refugees To Remain in Turkey

About 20% of the nearly 3 million Syrian refugees residing in Turkey are expected to return to their homes, reported BTA.

World » Southeast Europe | January 16, 2017, Monday // 16:14 | Viewed: 1293

Belgrade Could Turn Into "New Calais"

Belgrade could turn into “a new Calais” for migrants abandoned by European authorities, announced the international humanitarian organisation Doctors Without borders.

World » Southeast Europe | January 16, 2017, Monday // 15:42 | Viewed: 1169

Turkey MPs Clear Last Article of Constitutional Changes

Lawmakers in Turkey on Sunday passed the last article of the much disputed constitutional amendments which removes the obligation for Presidents to disassociate themselves from the own party.

World » Southeast Europe | January 16, 2017, Monday // 11:13 | Viewed: 1031

At Least 37 Dead as Turkish Plane Crashes on Homes in Kyrgyzstan

A Turkish cargo plane has crashed on homes near Manas airport, officials say.

World | January 16, 2017, Monday // 09:26 | Viewed: 1433

Serbia's ex-FM Running for President

Former Serbian Foreign Minister Vuk Jeremic has said he will run in the presidential election this spring.

World » Southeast Europe | January 16, 2017, Monday // 07:46 | Viewed: 1142

Turkish MPs Adopt Three More Articles of Constitutional Reform

Lawmakers in Turkey have approved new articles of a proposed consitutional reform package allowing for changes to the country's top judicial body, regulation of the annual budget and a switch of the government system, local media report.

World » Southeast Europe | January 15, 2017, Sunday // 15:59 | Viewed: 1145

Greek Farmers Brace for New Border Blockades

Greek farmers stand ready to sep up new roadblocks on the country's borders after negotiations with the government have reached a deadlock, Bulgaria's public radio says.

World » Southeast Europe | January 15, 2017, Sunday // 14:09 | Viewed: 1372

Serbia, Kosovo in Row over 'Plans to Attack Train'

Tensions grew between Serbia and Kosovo on Saturday after Belgrade ordered that a train be halted before entering the Kosovar territory due to reports of a planned attack.

World » Southeast Europe | January 15, 2017, Sunday // 10:18 | Viewed: 1409

Turkey To Grant Citizenship to Rich Foreigners

Turkey will grant citizenship to foreigners if they fulfill certain financial conditions, read a decision of the authorities published in the State Gazette on January 12, reported BGNES.

World » Southeast Europe | January 13, 2017, Friday // 12:39 | Viewed: 1501

Germany To Start Returning Migrants to Greece As Of March

Germany will begin to return asylum-seeking refugees to Greece as of March, announced a spokesperson of the Interior Ministry, reported BGNES.

World » EU | January 13, 2017, Friday // 11:28 | Viewed: 1794

Turkish Parliament Approves Key Points of Constitutional Reform

The Turkish Parliament has approved key points of the constitutional reform which will allow the president to be a member of a political party and issue decrees.

World » Southeast Europe | January 13, 2017, Friday // 10:30 | Viewed: 1183

Constitutional Reforms Debate Causes Mass Fight in Turkish Parliament

The debate on the constitutional reforms which have to turn Turkey from a parliamentary into a presidential republic, insisted on by the current head of state Recep Erdoğan, started in a very tense atmosphere in Parliament and led to a mass fight after te

World » Southeast Europe | January 12, 2017, Thursday // 21:50 | Viewed: 1860

Hungary’s Jobbik Gives Up Far-Right Image

The main opposition party in Hungary Jobbik is trying to cut ties with its past as a far-right, anti-Semitic, radical formation.

World » EU | January 12, 2017, Thursday // 21:44 | Viewed: 1899

Polish Opposition Ends Sejm Blockade

Deputies from the Polish opposition have ended the blockade of the Sejm which started four months ago due to the restricted access of the media to the work of Parliament.

World » EU | January 12, 2017, Thursday // 17:29 | Viewed: 1070

Malta’s EU Presidency To Improve Bulgaria’s Access to Schengen Border Systems

Malta’s rotating presidency of the council of the European Union will work towards an improvement of the access of Bulgaria to Schengen border systems for the exchange of information in spite of the existing problem with joining the Schengen area, announc

World » EU | January 12, 2017, Thursday // 16:39 | Viewed: 1359

Hungary To Target Soros-Linked NGOs

Hungary plans to take serious steps against non-governmental organisations linked to the billionaire George Soros after the election of Donald Trump as President of the USA.

World » EU | January 11, 2017, Wednesday // 21:27 | Viewed: 1309

Outspoken Putin Critic Appointed Canada’s Foreign Minister

Canada’s Prime Minister has appointed an outspoken critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin as Foreign Minister.

World | January 11, 2017, Wednesday // 21:23 | Viewed: 1068

Turkish MPs Allow Constitutional Changes

The Turkish Parliament voted late on Monday night to change the constitution of the country.

World » Southeast Europe | January 10, 2017, Tuesday // 21:54 | Viewed: 1198

EC To Tighten Rules On Protection of Personal Data Submitted Via Internet

The European Commission wants to tighten the rules for the processing of personal data from electronic services such as WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Skype, Gmail, iMessage and Viber.

World » EU | January 10, 2017, Tuesday // 19:15 | Viewed: 1235

Moroccan Authorities Ban Production, Sale of Burkas

Moroccan authorities have banned the production and sale of burkas due to security considerations.

World | January 10, 2017, Tuesday // 18:52 | Viewed: 1179
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