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ISIL Nightclub Attack Victims Commemorated on First Anniversary in Istanbul

Victims of an Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) attack on a nightclub were commemorated on its first anniversary in Istanbul on Dec.

World » Southeast Europe | January 1, 2018, Monday // 17:32 | Viewed: 2594

Turkey Vows to Mend Ties with Europe

Turkey wants to mend ties with prominent European countries, like Germany and the Netherlands, and there are signs for improvement in bilateral relationships following months-long tensions, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, informing about his pote

World » Southeast Europe | December 28, 2017, Thursday // 13:45 | Viewed: 2740

Erdoğan:Trump Should Have Called me Before Jerusalem Decision

 President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Dec.

World » Southeast Europe | December 24, 2017, Sunday // 16:46 | Viewed: 3022

Turkey Wants to Resolve ‘Trust Problem’ with EU

Turkey is willing to solve a “trust problem” with the European Union, a Turkish government official said, Hurriyet reported.

World » Southeast Europe | December 21, 2017, Thursday // 09:44 | Viewed: 2361

Around 10 People Injured in Clashes at Moria Migrant Camp on Lesvos

Around 10 people were rushed to hospital on Lesvos on Tuesday night following violent clashes between rival groups in the Moria refugee and migrant camp, Ekathimerini reported.

World » Southeast Europe | December 20, 2017, Wednesday // 11:42 | Viewed: 2862

Migrants in Serbia's North Brave Winter to Cross to EU

Mudassir, 18, from Pakistan’s city of Peshawar has tried to enter the European Union 30 times but was always caught and sent back to his starting point in Serbia, reported Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | December 20, 2017, Wednesday // 09:43 | Viewed: 2439

Turkish EU Minister:Turkey-EU Relations a 'Win-Win'

Turkish EU Minister Omer Celik said on Monday that Turkey's relation with EU was not "a relation of neediness but a win-win relation", Anadolu Agency reported.

World » Southeast Europe | December 19, 2017, Tuesday // 11:27 | Viewed: 2361

Terror Suspects Plotted to Attack Erdogan

A Greek newspaper on Sunday claimed that nine far-left terrorist suspects had plotted to assassinate Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during his visit to the country earlier this month, Anadolu Agency reported.

World » Southeast Europe | December 18, 2017, Monday // 09:42 | Viewed: 2524

Kosovo's Bid For Council of Europe Membership in January 2018

 Kosovo Deputy Prime Minister, Enver Hoxhaj, said during Government’s meeting on Friday that during this month or January 2018 at latest, Kosovo will submit its application for membership into the Council of Europe, Gazeta Express reported.

World » Southeast Europe | December 15, 2017, Friday // 15:36 | Viewed: 3367

General Strike to Disrupt Public Transport, Government Services

Thursday's general strike, called last week by the country’s two main umbrella labor unions to protest ongoing austerity, will disrupt public transport as well as halting most government and state services, Ekathimerini reported.

World » Southeast Europe | December 14, 2017, Thursday // 09:29 | Viewed: 2802

Turkey Says World Must Recognise East Jerusalem as Palestinian Capital

Muslim nations must press the world to recognise East Jerusalem as the capital of a Palestinian state, Turkey said on Wednesday as it opened an Islamic summit called in response to a U.

World » Southeast Europe | December 13, 2017, Wednesday // 09:40 | Viewed: 2572

Kosovo Expexts to Have Final Peace Treaty with Serbia by the End of 2018

Kosovo's First Deputy Speaker and Foreign Minister, Behgjet Isa Pacolli, said he expects to have a final peace treaty with Serbia by the end of 2018.

World » Southeast Europe | December 11, 2017, Monday // 11:25 | Viewed: 3135

Greek President Tells Turkey's Erdogan no Treaty Revision

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Thursday ruled out a revision of an international treaty defining the borders of Greece and Turkey, Reuters reported.

World » Southeast Europe | December 7, 2017, Thursday // 14:08 | Viewed: 3650

Turkey's Erdogan Says U.S. Decision on Jerusalem Disregards United Nations

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday the United States’ decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital completely disregarded a 1980 United Nations resolution regarding the status of the city, according to Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | December 7, 2017, Thursday // 09:30 | Viewed: 2367

Turkey Warns U.S. that Jerusalem Embassy Move is 'Grave Mistake'

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on Wednesday that it would be a “grave mistake” for the United States to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem and that he had warned U.

World » Southeast Europe | December 6, 2017, Wednesday // 12:01 | Viewed: 3562

Police Detain 26 ISIL Suspects in Istanbul

At least 26 foreigners have been detained for their suspected links to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in counterterror operations in Istanbul, police sources said on Dec.

World » Southeast Europe | December 6, 2017, Wednesday // 11:47 | Viewed: 2245

Serbian President: Serbia Could Achieve Full EU Membership as Early as 2023

Serbia could achieve full EU membership as early as 2023, and even 2022 is not ruled out if we resolve the relations with Pristina in case that is the be-all-end-all requirement for our progress toward the EU, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said late

World » Southeast Europe | December 5, 2017, Tuesday // 14:13 | Viewed: 3386

Erdogan: Turkey Could Break off Ties with Israel over Jerusalem

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday Turkey could go as far as breaking off diplomatic ties with Israel if the United States formally recognizes Jerusalem as the Israeli capital, a move he said would be a “red line” for Muslims, Reuters reported.

World » Southeast Europe | December 5, 2017, Tuesday // 13:54 | Viewed: 2249

Ekathimerini: Push to Move Migrants From Islands to Mainland

Municipal officials from the islands of Lesvos, Chios and Samos, which are bearing the brunt of an increased influx of migrants from neighboring Turkey, are due in Athens on Tuesday to press the government for action to ease the pressure on their local co

World » Southeast Europe | December 5, 2017, Tuesday // 10:31 | Viewed: 2514

Turkey Demands ‘Full Solidarity’ From NATO Allies

Ankara demands “full solidarity” from its allies in the fight against terrorism, Turkey’s Permanent Representative to NATO Fatih Ceylan has said, Hurriyet reported.

World » Southeast Europe | December 4, 2017, Monday // 14:58 | Viewed: 3362

Greece Moves Hundreds of Asylum Seekers from Lesbos to Mainland

Greek authorities on Thursday said they have moved a few hundred asylum seekers from the island of Lesbos to the mainland in an effort to ease overcrowding in its camps, Ekathimerini reported.

World » Southeast Europe | November 30, 2017, Thursday // 13:45 | Viewed: 2648
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