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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: 2584

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: 1768

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: 1950

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: 1838

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: 4002

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: 8591

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: 9233

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: 2193

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: 1942

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: 2260

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: 6372

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: 6685

Three Turks Detained en Route to Bulgaria over Possible 'Gülen Links'

Turkish police arrested three people trying to leave the country while being investigated over possible affiliation to Ali Çelik, a TV board member allegedly linked to Fethullah Gülen.

World » Southeast Europe | August 7, 2016, Sunday // 22:48 | Viewed: 2006

Erdogan Pledges Support for Death Penalty at Last Turkey Anti-Coup Rally

Turkey is ready to reinstate the death penalty, given the people’s will, Turkish Presidet Recep Tayyip Erdogan has reiterated.

World » Southeast Europe | August 7, 2016, Sunday // 22:07 | Viewed: 6572

Torrential Rains in Skopje Kill 21, Six Missing

Twenty-one people lost their lives in Macedonia as torrential rains hit the capital Skopje and its surroundings, state news agency MIA says.

World » Southeast Europe | August 7, 2016, Sunday // 17:16 | Viewed: 7477

Turkey Coup: Millions Expected to Join Pro-Democracy Rally in Istanbul

Turkey's biggest city Istanbul braces for the biggest anti-coup demonstration following the July 15 military coup attempt.

World » Southeast Europe | August 7, 2016, Sunday // 14:09 | Viewed: 1999

U.S. Played No Role in Coup Attempt in Turkey, Ambassador Says

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World | August 6, 2016, Saturday // 16:31 | Viewed: 1758

Lawyers for Exiled Turkish Cleric Blamed for Coup Attempt Fear for His Life - WSJ

Lawyers for the exiled Turkish businessman and cleric Fethullah Gulen, who lives in the United States, have said they fear for his life, The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.

World | August 6, 2016, Saturday // 13:04 | Viewed: 3341

Russia’s Innovative Unit at Novovoronezh NPP Releases First Electricity to the Grid

An innovative, Generation III+ power unit at Novovoronezh NPP was connected to the national grid and produced the first 240 MW of electricity, Rosenergoatom, part of Rosatom, announced on Friday.

World » Russia | August 5, 2016, Friday // 16:24 | Viewed: 2284

Putin, Borisov Discuss Joint Energy Projects over the Phone

Cooperation in the implementation of joint energy projects was in the focus of a conversation between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, TASS reported on Friday.

World » Russia | August 5, 2016, Friday // 15:47 | Viewed: 2282

Migrant Arrivals by Sea in Europe Exceed 262,000 in 2016 So Far - IOM

A total of 262,039 migrants or refugees entered Europe by sea in 2016 through August 3, arriving mostly in Greece and Italy, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) announced on Friday.

World » Southeast Europe | August 5, 2016, Friday // 15:04 | Viewed: 5090