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Russia’s Brisco Plans Tours to Bulgaria to Make up for Ban on Travel to Egypt, Turkey

Russia’s Association of Tour Operators (ATOR) has said that travel agency Brisco will launch charter flights to Bulgaria’s Black Sea resorts in the summer to compensate for lost sales of package tours to Egypt and Turkey, TASS has reported.

World » Russia | January 17, 2016, Sunday // 16:47 | Viewed: 3230

About 1,700 Migrants per Day Reached Europe by Sea Jan 1-14 - IOM

A total of 23,664 migrants arrived in Europe by sea in the first 14 days of the year, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has announced.

World | January 17, 2016, Sunday // 15:28 | Viewed: 1650

Turkish Official Accuses Bulgaria of Overstating Migrant Problem

A Turkish Foreign Ministry official has argued Bulgaria has been exaggerating the impact of the migrant crisis, Today's Zaman reports.

World » Southeast Europe | January 16, 2016, Saturday // 14:06 | Viewed: 2765

Macedonia Political Talks 'Failed', Opposition Says

The head of Macedonia's opposition SDSM party vowed that the socialists will not take part in the early general election on April 24 if they are on scheduled.

World » Southeast Europe | January 16, 2016, Saturday // 11:17 | Viewed: 4133

Strikes of Greek Farmers 'Might Close Border Crossing with Bulgaria'

Kulata border crossing between Bulgaria and Greece might might have to be sealed off in the days to come, with Greek farmers set to protest against changes to their tax and pension status, a Bulgarian official has warned.

World » Southeast Europe | January 15, 2016, Friday // 16:58 | Viewed: 2333

Macedonian PM Submits Resignation in Compliance with Agreement

Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski submitted his resignation to the Speaker of Parliament on Friday.

World » Southeast Europe | January 15, 2016, Friday // 13:49 | Viewed: 2900

Serbian PM Considers Option of Calling Early Elections This Year

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said at a press conference in Belgrade on Thursday that he is considering the option of calling early parliamentary elections this year.

World » Southeast Europe | January 15, 2016, Friday // 11:53 | Viewed: 1596

EU’s Hahn to Assess Macedonia’s Progress on Path to Snap Election on Skopje Visit

European Commissioner Johannes Hahn will visit Macedonia on Friday to assess the progress in implementing the EU-brokered agreement for resolving the country’s long-running political crisis.

World » Southeast Europe | January 14, 2016, Thursday // 17:57 | Viewed: 1953

The Revenant Leads 2016 Oscars Nominations

The nominations for the 88th Academy Awards were announced on Thursday morning at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.

World | January 14, 2016, Thursday // 17:02 | Viewed: 1245

Number of Suspects Detained Over Istanbul Attack Increases to Seven

The number of suspects detained over the suicide attack in Istanbul on Tuesday has increased to seven.

World » Southeast Europe | January 14, 2016, Thursday // 13:02 | Viewed: 1504

Five People Killed as Attackers Target Police Station in Southeastern Turkey

Five people were killed and 39 other were injured after an attack targeted a district police department in the southeastern Turkish province of Diyarbakir late on Wednesday.

World » Southeast Europe | January 14, 2016, Thursday // 08:52 | Viewed: 1805

Multiple Bomb, Gun Attacks Leave at Least Four People Dead in Jakarta

Multiple bomb and gunfire attacks have left several people dead and other injured in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta on Thursday.

World | January 14, 2016, Thursday // 08:21 | Viewed: 1593

Belarus’ Mogilev Airport to Increase Charter Flights to Bulgaria

Belarus’ Mogilev Airport plans to increase the number of charter flights to Bulgaria by nearly 50% this year to meet demand from tourists, BelTA news agency reported on Wednesday.

World | January 13, 2016, Wednesday // 21:48 | Viewed: 2192

Turkey Arrests One Suspect over Istanbul Suicide Attack

Turkish authorities arrested a suspect believed to have been involved in the deadly suicide attack in Istanbul on Tuesday.

World » Southeast Europe | January 13, 2016, Wednesday // 15:30 | Viewed: 1526

Turkey Detains Numerous IS Suspects in Large-scale Anti-terrorist Operations

Turkish authorities detained numerous Islamic State (IS) suspects in large-scale anti-terrorist operations carried out across the country after the deadly suicide attack in Istanbul on Tuesday.

World » Southeast Europe | January 13, 2016, Wednesday // 10:51 | Viewed: 1598

South Stream Gas Pipeline Project Remains Halted, Kremlin Says

The Kremlin has dismissed a Bulgarian media report of a possible resumption of talks over the construction of the South Stream gas pipeline project in the coming weeks.

World » Russia | January 12, 2016, Tuesday // 21:23 | Viewed: 2160

Istanbul Suicide Bomber Was Foreign Member of IS Group, Turkish PM Says

Turkey’s Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has said that the suicide bomber who killed at least 10 people in Istanbul on Tuesday was a foreign member of the Islamic State group, according to hurriyetdailynews.

World » Southeast Europe | January 12, 2016, Tuesday // 18:25 | Viewed: 1600

Turkish FM Condemns Russian Strikes in Syria, Asks for International Reaction

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu criticised the continuing Russian airstrikes in Syria and in particular the recent attack on the city of Aleppo, which reportedly resulted in the death of thirty civilians.

World | January 12, 2016, Tuesday // 15:18 | Viewed: 1548

Turkish President Claims Istanbul Explosion Caused by Syrian Suicide Bomber

According to Turkish President Recep Erdogan, the explosion which occurred in a tourist area of Istanbul on Tuesday morning was the work of a Syrian suicide bomber.

World » Southeast Europe | January 12, 2016, Tuesday // 14:39 | Viewed: 1547

At Least Ten Killed, 15 Injured as Explosion Hits Tourist Area of Istanbul

At least ten people are believed to have been killed and fifteen other injured after an explosion occurred in the touristic neighbourhood of Sultanahmet in Istanbul on Tuesday morning.

World » Southeast Europe | January 12, 2016, Tuesday // 11:29 | Viewed: 1849

Commission Vice-President: EU Has to Mobilise All Resources to Deal with Refugees

The EU has to mobilise all its resources to deal with the refugee influx without undermining the security of member states.

World » EU | January 12, 2016, Tuesday // 10:18 | Viewed: 1745