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Turkey to Seek Political Solution to Syrian Conflict in Cooperation with Russia – Erdogan Spokesman

The relationship between Turkey and Russia, the crisis in Syria and the fight against terrorism will be high on the agenda of the forthcoming meeting of the presidents of the two countries, a Turkish official has said.

World » Russia | August 4, 2016, Thursday // 20:47 | Viewed: 2209

Croatia’s Vesna Pusic Leaves Race for Top UN Job

Former Croatian Foreign Minister Vesna Pusic has withdrawn her nomination for the position of United Nations Secretary-General.

World | August 4, 2016, Thursday // 15:49 | Viewed: 1885

Knife Attack in London Leaves 1 Dead, 5 Injured

A woman has died and six have been injured in a knife attack in central London, international media report.

World | August 4, 2016, Thursday // 06:31 | Viewed: 2687

CoE Head 'Understands' Turkey, but Urges Adherence to Rule of Law

Council of Europe (CoE) Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland has called on Turkey to adopt judicial safeguards while responding to a failed coup attempt that rocked the country on July 15.

World » Southeast Europe | August 3, 2016, Wednesday // 19:56 | Viewed: 2382

Turkey Plans New Intelligence Structure, PM Yildirim Says

Turkey’s government plans to establish a new intelligence structure following last month’s failed coup attempt, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has said.

World » Southeast Europe | August 3, 2016, Wednesday // 15:09 | Viewed: 1794

S&P Upgrades Four Greek Banks after Athens Eases Capital Controls

Ratings agency Standard and Poor’s upgraded Alpha Bank, Eurobank Ergasias, National Bank of Greece and Piraeus Bank to CCC+ from SD (selective default), with a stable outlook, Greek newspaper Kathimerini reported on Tuesday.

World » Southeast Europe | August 3, 2016, Wednesday // 09:47 | Viewed: 2086

Turkey’s President Assures International Investors of Safe Environment

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has assured foreign investors that the country is stable amidst a three-month state of emergency declared after the July 15 failed coup attempt.

World » Southeast Europe | August 2, 2016, Tuesday // 18:19 | Viewed: 1891

Over 257,000 Migrants Enter Europe by Sea in 2016, Fatalities Top 3,000 - IOM

An estimated 257,186 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2016 through 27 July, arriving mostly in Greece and Italy, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) announced on Tuesday.

World | August 2, 2016, Tuesday // 15:35 | Viewed: 1752

Turkey's Economy Lost USD 100 B Due to Coup Attempt - Official

Turkish Customs and Trade Minister Bülent Tüfenkci has said his country's economy has already lost around USD 100 M as a result of the failed coup attempt of July 15.

World » Southeast Europe | August 2, 2016, Tuesday // 12:09 | Viewed: 1671

Turkey Ties Migrant Deal to EU Visa Waiver

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Cavusoglu has warned his country will not hold on to the migrant deal reached with the EU unless the latter proceeds the visa liberalization the two sides agreed on in the spring.

World » Southeast Europe | August 1, 2016, Monday // 12:16 | Viewed: 5073

Turkey to Demand Extradition of 'Gülenist' from Bulgaria

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has said a delegation will be sent to Bulgaria to demand the extradition of a man allegedly affiliated to US-based cleric Fethullah Gülen, the public radio has said.

World » Southeast Europe | August 1, 2016, Monday // 11:04 | Viewed: 2470

Turkey Restructrures Army, Seeks Changes to Intelligence

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has announced changes to the armed forces's organizational structure following the failed coup attempt on July 15.

World » Southeast Europe | July 31, 2016, Sunday // 10:04 | Viewed: 2532

Greece’s PM to Discuss Cooperation in Energy, Transport on Bulgaria Visit

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will visit Bulgaria on Monday for talks expected to focus on energy and transport, Greek newspaper Kathimerini has reported.

World » Southeast Europe | July 30, 2016, Saturday // 20:42 | Viewed: 2325

Diplomats Say Russia Targets Bulgaria, 6 Other EU States in Drive to Kill Sanctions - Reuters

Bulgaria and six other EU Member States of southern and eastern Europe is one of the main targets of Russia’s efforts to end the economic sanctions of the bloc imposed over the Ukraine crisis, Reuters has reported, citing diplomats.

World » Russia | July 30, 2016, Saturday // 11:52 | Viewed: 3592

Over 250,000 Migrants Arrive in Europe by Sea in 2016 - IOM

A total of 251,557 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2016 through 27 July, arriving mostly in Greece and Italy, according to the International Organisation for Migration (IOM).

World | July 30, 2016, Saturday // 10:28 | Viewed: 2086

Red Cross Warns of Worsening Humanitarian Situation in Iraq  

With fighting in Iraq intensifying, up to one million more people could be forced to flee their homes in the coming weeks and months, posing a massive humanitarian problem for the country, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has said.

World | July 29, 2016, Friday // 14:47 | Viewed: 1924

Migrant Arrivals in Greece Increase after Failed Coup Attempt in Turkey

The number of migrants arriving in Greece has increased following the failed July 15 coup attempt in Turkey, AFP has reported, citing officials.

World » Southeast Europe | July 29, 2016, Friday // 12:20 | Viewed: 5303

Germany to Stick to Open-Door Policy on Refugees, Chancellor Merkel Says

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday defended her open-door policy towards refugees, despite a series of attacks in the country in July.

World » EU | July 28, 2016, Thursday // 23:17 | Viewed: 2070

France to Form National Guard to Help Counter Terror Attacks

French President Francois Hollande announced on Thursday the creation of a National Guard which will be tasked with protecting the citizens from terror attacks.

World | July 28, 2016, Thursday // 15:10 | Viewed: 72592

Two Top Generals Resign in Turkey before Supreme Council Meeting

Two members of Turkey's Supreme Military Council (YAŞ) stepped down on Thursday morning, little before a meeting of the committe aimed at restucturing it in the aftermath of a failed coup attempt, Turkish media report.

World » Southeast Europe | July 28, 2016, Thursday // 14:05 | Viewed: 4573

Putin Incorporates Crimea into Southern Federal District

Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved the unification of the Crimean Peninsula with the Southern Federal District, previously known as the North Caucasian Federal District, TASS reports.

World » Russia | July 28, 2016, Thursday // 13:23 | Viewed: 69966