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Refugees in Greece Demand Transfer to Germany, Start Hunger Strike

A group of mainly Syrian women and children who have been stranded in Greece pitched tents opposite parliament in Athens on Wednesday in a protest against delays in reuniting with relatives in Germany, reported Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | November 14, 2017, Tuesday // 11:48 | Viewed: 2322

Erdogan Says Those Who See no Military Solution in Syria Should Pull Troops Out

Turkey’s President  Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that those who do not believe in a military solution in Syria should pull their troops out, after Russia and the United States said no military solution was possible in Syria, according to Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | November 13, 2017, Monday // 14:22 | Viewed: 1828

Turkish, Qatari Defense Ministers Meet in Doha

Turkish National Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli met his Qatari counterpart Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah in Doha on Saturday amid a Saudi-led embargo on the tiny Gulf nation, Anadolu Agency reported.

World » Southeast Europe | November 5, 2017, Sunday // 11:31 | Viewed: 3143

Romania’s Largest Union Organization Prepares For General Strike

The National Confederation of Free Unions in Romania CNSLR – Fratia, the largest national union organization in the country, announced that it has decided to start the procedures to trigger the general strike in the economy, Romania Insider reports.

World » Southeast Europe | November 3, 2017, Friday // 14:26 | Viewed: 3016

Iraqi Authorities Take Control of Main Border Crossing with Turkey

Iraqi authorities took control of the main land crossing with Turkey, in the Kurdish area of Fish-Khabur, a customs official said on Tuesday, Reuters reported.

World » Southeast Europe | October 31, 2017, Tuesday // 11:32 | Viewed: 3460

Macedonia's Opposition Rejects Results of Municipal Vote

Macedonia’s main opposition leader cried foul over local election results after gains for the ruling party in a second round of polls on Sunday, and demanded a snap parliamentary vote, reported Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | October 30, 2017, Monday // 08:42 | Viewed: 2477

Turkey Seeks to Boost Bilateral Trade with Bosnia

Turkey's Minister of Food, Agriculture and Livestock Ahmet Esref Fakibaba said on Thursday increasing trade volume with Bosnia is one of the major goals of his country, Anadolu Agency reports.

World » Southeast Europe | October 27, 2017, Friday // 08:15 | Viewed: 4336

The EU is Damaging its Credibility Over Turkey

Authoritarian leaders do not simply come and go.

World » Southeast Europe | October 26, 2017, Thursday // 11:22 | Viewed: 4240

Former Turkish Minister Launches Party to Challenge Erdogan

A prominent Turkish nationalist politician and former minister announced on Wednesday she was forming a new party which could pose a significant challenge to President Tayyip Erdogan in elections due within two years, Reuters reported.

World » Southeast Europe | October 25, 2017, Wednesday // 16:57 | Viewed: 12261

Budapest Thankful For Ankara's Efforts to Prevent EU Migrant Crisis

Turkey's efforts to curb the mass influx of migrants into the European Union and its helping hand is widely appreciated in Budapest, former Minister and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's senior adviser Géza Szőcs said, Daily Sabah writeds.

World » Southeast Europe | October 24, 2017, Tuesday // 10:26 | Viewed: 2537

Turkey Orders Arrest of 110 People Over Gulen Links

Turkish authorities issued arrest warrants for 110 people from a seized company over alleged links to the U.

World » Southeast Europe | October 20, 2017, Friday // 11:31 | Viewed: 4390

Tensions Rise on Aegean Islands as Migrants Continue to Arrive

As dozens of migrants continue to land daily on the shores of eastern Aegean islands, and tensions rise in reception centers, local communities are becoming increasingly divided over growing migrant populations, Ekathimerini writes.

World » Southeast Europe | October 20, 2017, Friday // 10:29 | Viewed: 4550

Recep Erdogan: 'All Countries Located Close to Turkey are Part of Its Interests'

''All countries located close to Turkey are part of its interests'', Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said during the meeting of mayors of the settlements, reported BGNES.

World » Southeast Europe | October 18, 2017, Wednesday // 17:56 | Viewed: 2675

Turkey's Talks With U.S. on Visa Crisis Going in 'Good Direction', Erdogan Spokesman Says

Turkey’s talks with the United States over an on-going visa crisis are headed in a “good direction”, President Tayyip Erdogan’s spokesman said on Wednesday, quoted by Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | October 18, 2017, Wednesday // 14:59 | Viewed: 2399

Turnout in Today's Elections in Macedonia is 27.11% at 13:00 Local Time

The turnout in today's elections in Macedonia is 27.

World » Southeast Europe | October 15, 2017, Sunday // 15:41 | Viewed: 2277

Turkey Army Says Installing 'Observation Posts' in Syria's Idlib

Turkish forces that entered Syria’s Idlib province late on Thursday have started setting up observation positions that appear aimed at containing a Kurdish militia, a senior rebel involved in the operation said early on Friday, Reuters reported.

World » Southeast Europe | October 13, 2017, Friday // 11:36 | Viewed: 1961

Local Elections will be Held in the Republic of Macedonia on October 15

On Sunday, October 15, local elections will be held in the Republic of Macedonia.

World » Southeast Europe | October 13, 2017, Friday // 10:52 | Viewed: 4713

Turkey Detains 7 People Over Explosion at Tupras Refinery

Turkish authorities have detained seven people over Wednesday’s explosion in a storage tank at a Tupras refinery which killed four people, broadcaster NTV said on Thursday, Reuters reported.

World » Southeast Europe | October 12, 2017, Thursday // 10:57 | Viewed: 1922

Greek Parliament Approves Law Allowing Legal Gender Change

Greece's parliament has approved a new law that will make it easier for people to change their legal gender, reported BBC.

World » Southeast Europe | October 11, 2017, Wednesday // 13:24 | Viewed: 4726

Turkish PM Says Visa Dispute with U.S. Must be Fixed Quickly

The United States decision to suspend visa services in Turkey has punished citizens of both countries, Turkey’s prime minister said on Tuesday, accusing Washington of taking an emotional and inappropriate step against an ally.

World » Southeast Europe | October 10, 2017, Tuesday // 15:56 | Viewed: 4525

Turkish Court Issues Detention Warrants for 70 FETÖ-Linked Military Staff

Detention warrants have been issued for 70 Gülenist Terror Group (FETÖ)-linked suspects in the military in Konya-based operations carried out in seven Turkish provinces, reports said Tuesday, Daily Sabah reported.

World » Southeast Europe | October 10, 2017, Tuesday // 14:57 | Viewed: 4342
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