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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: 1201

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: 1195

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: 1456

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: 1478

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: 1563

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: 1905

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: 1240

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: 1920

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: 1983

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: 1132

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: 1439

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: 1373

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: 1077

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: 1252

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: 1290

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: 1199

Three People Die After Roof Collapses in Istanbul Mosque

Three people died and ten more were wounded after the roof of a tent collapsed under the pressure of snow in the yard of a popular mosque in Istanbul, reported Focus agency.

World » Southeast Europe | January 10, 2017, Tuesday // 18:32 | Viewed: 1194

Romania's Parliament To Investigate EUR 2 B Budget Shortage

The leadership of the Romanian Parliament (the permanent bureaus of the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate) has launched an inspection on suspicions of the disappearance of EUR 2 B from the treasury of the country.

World » Southeast Europe | January 10, 2017, Tuesday // 17:35 | Viewed: 1275

Turkey Supports Turkish Lira After It Depreciates To Record Low Level

Turkey’s Central Bank announced measures in support of the national currency after it reached a new record minimum  against  the background of investors’ apprehensions that the country might concentrate executive power in the hands of the president, repor

World » Southeast Europe | January 10, 2017, Tuesday // 16:18 | Viewed: 1309

Macedonia's Gruevski Handed Mandate to Form Govt

VMRO-DPMNE leader Nikola Gruevski has been given a mandate to form the next government of Macedonia, state-run MIA news agency reports.

World » Southeast Europe | January 9, 2017, Monday // 16:23 | Viewed: 1394

Four Killed as Lorry Plows into Jerusalem Market Crowd

At least four people died on Sunday as a truck rammed into a crowd in Jerusalem, local media say.

World | January 8, 2017, Sunday // 15:03 | Viewed: 1066
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