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Greek PM Tsipras May Call Early Election Today

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is set to call early general election in a bid to quell a rebellion within his leftist SYRIZA party and build up support for implementing a tough bailout programme, Reuters reported on Thursday.

World » Southeast Europe | August 20, 2015, Thursday // 16:11 | Viewed: 1415

Slovakia Refuses to Accept Muslim Migrants under EU's Relocation Plan

Slovakia has said that it will only accept Christian refugees once it starts taking in its quota of 200 migrants from the Middle East under a relocation programme recently adopted by the EU.

World | August 20, 2015, Thursday // 15:43 | Viewed: 2878

Election Board Proposes Holding Snap Polls in Turkey on November 1

The Supreme Election Board proposed November 1 as the date for holding early elections in Turkey.

World » Southeast Europe | August 20, 2015, Thursday // 12:57 | Viewed: 1461

Greece Seems to Be Increasingly Heading Towards Early Elections

Greece seems to be increasingly heading towards the holding of early elections after the government of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has lost vital support from his party in parliament.

World » Southeast Europe | August 20, 2015, Thursday // 11:35 | Viewed: 1451

Twelve Soldiers Die in Latest Attacks in Southeastern Turkey

Twelve soldiers were killed in the latest series of attacks against security officials in southeastern Turkey.

World » Southeast Europe | August 20, 2015, Thursday // 08:34 | Viewed: 1372

Six Egyptian Policemen Injured as Car Bomb Hits Security Building in Cairo

A car bomb targeted a state security building in northern Cairo early on Thursday, injuring six policemen.

World | August 20, 2015, Thursday // 07:49 | Viewed: 1080

Eurozone Approves First Tranche of New Greek Bailout

Greece will receive immediately about EUR 23B, the first tranche of its third bailout programme, after eurozone finance ministers approved the disbursement on Wednesday evening, AFP reported.

World » EU | August 19, 2015, Wednesday // 21:51 | Viewed: 1429

Hungary’s Border Fence to Redirect Migrants to Bulgaria, Croatia, Serbia Says

The fence being built by Hungary along its southern border with Serbia would redirect the wave of migrants to Croatia and Bulgaria, the Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic has said

World » Southeast Europe | August 19, 2015, Wednesday // 19:28 | Viewed: 2899

Turkish Stream May Extend to Austria via Balkan Route

Greece, Hungary, Macedonia and Serbia may sign a memorandum on the construction of a gas pipeline from Turkey to Austria in the autumn, Vedomosti reported on Wednesday, citing a participant in the project

World » Southeast Europe | August 19, 2015, Wednesday // 16:35 | Viewed: 2494

German Parliament Approves Greek Bailout Deal

The third bailout deal between Greece and international lenders has been given the green light by German lawmakers.

World » EU | August 19, 2015, Wednesday // 13:21 | Viewed: 1197

Turkey's PM Gives Gov't Mandate Back to President

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has handed the mandate to form a coalition government back to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, after having failed to build an alliance with any of the three other parties elected to Parliament.

World » Southeast Europe | August 19, 2015, Wednesday // 07:34 | Viewed: 1494

Hungary to Deploy Police at Border with Serbia to Repel Migrants

Hungary said on Tuesday it will send several thousand police officers to its southern border with Serbia to deter migrant influx, international news outlets reported on Tuesday.

World » EU | August 18, 2015, Tuesday // 21:22 | Viewed: 1969

Migrants at EU’s Borders Top 100,000/Month for the First Time

The number of migrants detected at EU’s borders more than tripled to 107,500 last month compared to July 2014, surpassing the 100,000 mark in a single month for the first time since Frontex began keeping records in 2008.

World | August 18, 2015, Tuesday // 19:42 | Viewed: 1834

UN Security Council Calls on Syria to Move Towards Political Process

The United Nations (UN) Security Council called on all parties to the conflict in Syria to cease any attacks against civilians as well as the indiscriminate use of weapons in populated areas.

World | August 18, 2015, Tuesday // 15:11 | Viewed: 1235

Turkey PM to Return Gov't Mandate to President Erdogan

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has said he is to return the mandate to form a government to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after having exhausted all options "all options".

World » Southeast Europe | August 18, 2015, Tuesday // 13:23 | Viewed: 1640

Turkish Authorities Detain 293 Illegal Immigrants at Border with Bulgaria

The Turkish gendarmerie in the border town of Kirklareli detained 293 illegal immigrants in the past five days.

World » Southeast Europe | August 18, 2015, Tuesday // 10:51 | Viewed: 1752

Greece 'Might Need EUR 6 B More' Than Third Bailout

Greece might need a total of EUR 92 B to cover its financial needs, a document issued by the German Finance Ministry suggests.

World » Southeast Europe | August 18, 2015, Tuesday // 10:24 | Viewed: 1574

Latest Coalition Negotiations in Turkey Fail to Reach Agreement

The latest round of negotiations on forming a coalition government in Turkey failed to reach agreement and the country is increasingly heading for early elections.

World » Southeast Europe | August 17, 2015, Monday // 20:59 | Viewed: 1827

At Least Sixteen People Die as Bomb Explodes in Central Bangkok

At least sixteen people died and dozens were injured as a bomb exploded in central Bangkok on Monday.

World | August 17, 2015, Monday // 16:12 | Viewed: 1847

Latest Clashes in Mariupol Reportedly Kill Seven People

Seven people were reportedly killed in the latest clashes, which occurred in the coastal city of Mariupol in southeastern Ukraine overnight.

World » Ukraine | August 17, 2015, Monday // 14:56 | Viewed: 1821

China Death Toll Rises to 112 as Officials Admit Cyanide Storage

As many as 112 people have now officially been declared dead as a result of the blasts in the Chinese port city of Tianjin earlier this week.

World | August 16, 2015, Sunday // 16:45 | Viewed: 1575