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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: 2839

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: 3645

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: 1607

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: 2418

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: 1962

Germany Proposes to Strip Islamist Militants of Citizenship

Germany unveiled tough new anti-terror measures on Thursday after last month’s attacks claimed by the Islamic State group.

World » EU | August 11, 2016, Thursday // 21:10 | Viewed: 100882

Serbian Parliament Approves PM Vucic’s New Government

Serbia’s parliament endorsed the new government proposed by Prime Minister designate Aleksandar Vucic, Tanjug reported on Thursday.

World » Southeast Europe | August 11, 2016, Thursday // 19:55 | Viewed: 2349

Turkey Gives US Ultimatum over Gülen Extradition

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said the United States will have to make a choice between Ankara and the movement of US-based preacher Fethullah Gülen, which it refers to as a terrorist organization called FETÖ.

World » Southeast Europe | August 11, 2016, Thursday // 12:11 | Viewed: 2126

Hungary Mulls Appointing New Police Officers over 'Migrant Influx'

Hungary plans to appoint some 3000 more police officers to deal with what it describes as migratory pressure on its southern borders, an official has said.

World » EU | August 11, 2016, Thursday // 08:30 | Viewed: 2342

Canada Thwarts 'Potential Terror Threat'

Canadian police have said an unspecified potential terror threat has been countered, without giving details.

World | August 11, 2016, Thursday // 06:52 | Viewed: 1725

Turkey’s Membership ‘Not in Question’, NATO Says

NATO has said that Turkey’s membership of the Alliance isn't in question.

World | August 10, 2016, Wednesday // 19:47 | Viewed: 1741

IOM Records Almost 264,000 Migrants Arrivals by Sea in Europe in 2016

An estimated 263,636 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea in 2016 through 7 August, according to the latest tally released by the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

World | August 10, 2016, Wednesday // 15:24 | Viewed: 1749

Turkish Admiral Seeking Asylum in US - Reuters

A Turkish military officer has sought asylum in the United States following July's failed coup attempt in his homeland, Reuters has reported, citing US officials.

World | August 10, 2016, Wednesday // 11:13 | Viewed: 3371

Bulgarian Politician Attended Turkey Anti-Coup Rally

Kasim Dal, the deputy head of a party within the Reformist Bloc coalition, was at Istanbul's Yenikapı square of Sunday, during the last pro-democracy rally.

World » Southeast Europe | August 9, 2016, Tuesday // 12:39 | Viewed: 6615

Death Toll of Skopje Floods Rises to 22, 100 Injured

The body of a missing child has been found after the floods caused by torrential rains in Macedonia's capital Skopje, local media report.

World » Southeast Europe | August 9, 2016, Tuesday // 10:39 | Viewed: 7736

Putin, Erdogan to Meet for 1st Time after Russian Warplane Incident

The Presidents of Russia and Turkey are due to meet in St Petersburg for the first time after the downing of a Russian fighter-bomber by the Turkish Air Force in November.

World | August 9, 2016, Tuesday // 08:07 | Viewed: 1992

EU’s Civil Protection Mechanism Activated in Response to Floods in Macedonia

Macedonia on Monday activated the EU's Civil Protection Mechanism following last week’s flash floods that killed at least 22 people in the capital Skopje.

World » EU | August 8, 2016, Monday // 21:33 | Viewed: 1704

Bulgaria to Send 20 T Mineral Water to Macedonia’s Flood-Affected Skopje Area

Bulgaria will send 20 tonnes of mineral water to the residents of Macedonia’s capital Skopje struggling with the devastation caused by a severe rainstorm and flash flooding that killed at least 21 people.

World » Southeast Europe | August 8, 2016, Monday // 15:44 | Viewed: 2177

Turkey Ready to Move 'Promptly' on Turkish Stream Project, Erdogan Tells TASS

Turkey is ready to take steps immediately towards the implementation of the Turkish Stream gas pipeline project, the country’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said.

World » Southeast Europe | August 8, 2016, Monday // 13:42 | Viewed: 5772

Bulgaria Sends Rescue Teams to Flood-hit Macedonia

Bulgaria has sent four emergency rescue teams to help the citizens of Macedonia’s capital Skopje tackle the consequences of devastating floods that killed at least 21 people, Sofia-based bTV reported on Monday.

World » Southeast Europe | August 8, 2016, Monday // 08:40 | Viewed: 6073