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Priest Killed in Hostage Siege in Normandy

Two men armed with knives have been "neutralized" after taking four people hostage in the French city of Rouen, Normandy, police say.

World » EU | July 26, 2016, Tuesday // 12:06 | Viewed: 7059

Erdogan, Putin to Meet in Two Weeks

Turkish officials have reportedly said that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to meet with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in August, TASS news agency reports.

World » Russia | July 26, 2016, Tuesday // 09:56 | Viewed: 2027

Ansbach Attacker 'Had Islamist Videos, Addressed IS'

Police found Islamist videos on the mobile devices and a laptop used by 27-year-old Syrian who blew himself up in Ansbach, Bavaria, officials say.

World » EU | July 25, 2016, Monday // 17:03 | Viewed: 1636

Juncker Says Turkey 'In No Position' to be EU Member

All negotiations for Turkey to join the EU will stop immediately if Turkey reintroduces the death penalty, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has said.

World » EU | July 25, 2016, Monday // 11:23 | Viewed: 2381

Suicide Blast Outside Music Festival in Germany Leaves 12 Injured

A man has blown himself up the town of Ansbach, southern Germany, injuring 12 people, German media report.

World » EU | July 25, 2016, Monday // 06:57 | Viewed: 6902

Three-Way Summit to Lay Basis for Supplying Turkmen Gas to Europe

The basis for possible future deliveries of natural gas from Turkmenistan to Europe is expected to laid at a meeting of the presidents of Turkey, Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan, the Associated Press has reported, citing a Turkish diplomat.

World | July 24, 2016, Sunday // 14:48 | Viewed: 2772

Migrants Arrivals by Sea in Europe Top 242,000 so far in 2016 – IOM

An estimated 242,179 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea in 2016 through 20 July, arriving mostly in Italy and Greece, according to the International Organisation for Migration (IOM).

World | July 24, 2016, Sunday // 10:51 | Viewed: 3193

Some 4,700 People Remanded in Custody in Turkey over Failed Coup Attempt

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said  that 4,704 people have been remanded in custody over alleged links to the July 15 failed coup so far, Anadolu Agency reported on Saturday

World » Southeast Europe | July 23, 2016, Saturday // 15:53 | Viewed: 1848

Turkish Airlines to Maintain Normal Operations during Emergency Rule

All Turkish Airlines operations and flights are proceeding uninterrupted following last week’s thwarted coup attempt in Turkey and will continue that way, the country’s flag carrier has announced.

World | July 22, 2016, Friday // 17:33 | Viewed: 3098

France Charges Five Suspects over Nice Truck Attack

French anti-terrorism judges have formally charged five suspects of plotting the terrorist attack in Nice on July 14.

World | July 22, 2016, Friday // 14:06 | Viewed: 2824

EU’s Mogherini Calls on Turkey to Respect Human Rights during Emergency Rule

Turkey should not be using democratic institutions to undercut human rights, the EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has said.

World » EU | July 22, 2016, Friday // 10:01 | Viewed: 1752

Turkey to Suspend Human Rights Convention during State of Emergency

Turkey will suspend the European Convention on Human Rights during a state of emergency it declared after last week’s failed coup, the country’s Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus has said.

World | July 21, 2016, Thursday // 16:32 | Viewed: 2800

Germany Calls on Turkey to Show Restraint in Response to Thwarted Coup Attempt

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has urged the Turkish government to show restraint in its response to the foiled coup attempt and end the three-month state of emergency as quickly as possible.

World | July 21, 2016, Thursday // 12:19 | Viewed: 2637

Austria Summons Turkey’s Envoy to Protest Pro-Erdogan March in Vienna

Austria’s Foreign Ministry has summoned Turkey’s ambassador to Vienna to discuss the political course Ankara is taking in the wake of the failed coup attempt against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

World | July 21, 2016, Thursday // 11:37 | Viewed: 2095

Bulgaria to Assume EU Presidency Six Months Early on 1 January 2018

Bulgaria will assume the rotating presidency of the European Council on 1 January 2018, six months earlier than initially planned, the country’s public radio broadcaster BNR announced on Thursday.

World » EU | July 21, 2016, Thursday // 09:11 | Viewed: 7357

Number of Terror Attacks in EU Rises in 2015: Europol

A total of 151 people died and over 360 were injured as a result of terrorist attacks in the EUlast year, Europol has announced.

World » EU | July 21, 2016, Thursday // 08:32 | Viewed: 7250

Erdogan Announces Three-Month State of Emergency

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared a three-month state of emergency in the country.

World » Southeast Europe | July 20, 2016, Wednesday // 23:55 | Viewed: 4290

Turkey Charges 99 Generals, Admirals over Coup Attempt

Turkey has brought charges against 99 generals and admirals over their alleged links to last week's foiled coup attempt in the country, the BBC reports.

World » Southeast Europe | July 20, 2016, Wednesday // 18:01 | Viewed: 1561

Turkey Halts Scientific Cooperation with Rest of World

Turkey's Council of Higher Education (YÖK) has announced that all universities should suspend academic assignments abroad, Anadolu Agency has said.

World » Southeast Europe | July 20, 2016, Wednesday // 14:29 | Viewed: 4773

Britain Gives Up 2017 EU Presidency

The UK has said it will not host the rotating Council of EU Presidency in the second half of 2017, German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung says.

World » EU | July 20, 2016, Wednesday // 11:39 | Viewed: 1832

Belarusian Journalist Killed in Explosion in Kiev

Journalist Pavlo Sheremet died in a blast in Kiev, Ukrainian and Russian media report.

World » Ukraine | July 20, 2016, Wednesday // 10:24 | Viewed: 7230