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Erdogan upsets Russia with Assad statements

By   /  30/11/2016  /  Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Erdogan upsets Russia with Assad statements

Turkish President Reccep Tayyip Erdogan fuelled Russia’s reservations concerning Ankara’s goals in Syria. In a speech he gave at a conference in Istanbul the Turkish President stated that “the reason for the presence of the Turkish Armed Forces in Syria is to overthrow the tyrant Bashar Al Assad who exercises state terrorism. We did not […]

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Greece-Turkey’s relations a European issue, says President Pavlopoulos

By   /  30/11/2016  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Greece-Turkey’s relations a European issue, says President Pavlopoulos

Anyone who considers that the international law is the law of the strong is wrong, Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos said on Wednesday during the oath ceremony of Foreign Ministry’s new attachés. “There is no Turkish republic in northern Cyprus, there is only invasion and occupation,” Pavlopoulos stressed. “We neither demand, nor do we deliver. We […]

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Huge crowds turned out for Fidel Castro funeral in Havana, PM comments in tweet

By   /  30/11/2016  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Huge crowds turned out for Fidel Castro funeral in Havana, PM comments in tweet

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, the only currently serving European leader to attend Fidel Castro’s funeral in Cuba, on Wednesday posted a tweet commenting on the huge crowds that turned out to bid a final farewell to Castro in Havana, noting it was “one of the largest gatherings I have ever seen”. “Last night in Havana, […]

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BiH in need of social dialog

By   /  30/11/2016  /  BA Social, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Headlines, Social  /  Comments Off on BiH in need of social dialog

Centre for civic initiative BiH initiated and held the conference named “Social Dialogue and Reforms” with the aim to bring all participants of social dialogue in BiH on one place, in order to openly exchange views on the challenges and problems with which they are faced in  the process of the social dialogue, at all […]

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Survey: Greeks angry and pessimistic about the future

By   /  30/11/2016  /  GR Politics, GR Social, Greece, Headlines, Social, XK Politics  /  Comments Off on Survey: Greeks angry and pessimistic about the future

As the Greek government struggles to convince creditors to address its bulging debt and difficult talks over a second review of the country’s bailout program enter a critical phase, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his administration continue to suffer in opinion polls. A monthly barometer compiled by pollster Public Issue showed Wednesday that the overwhelming […]

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FM Kasoulides has a meeting with the British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

By   /  30/11/2016  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on FM Kasoulides has a meeting with the British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Ioannis Kasoulides, met today 30 November 2016, in Lefkosia, with the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom, Mr Boris Johnson. In the framework of his visit to Cyprus, Mr Johnson was also received by the President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades. The […]

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President of Cyprus holds meeting with British Foreign Secretary

By   /  30/11/2016  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on President of Cyprus holds meeting with British Foreign Secretary

Unacceptable remarks like those of the President of Turkey about Cyprus undermine the climate of trust that should be cultivated and should exist, the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, noted. In his remarks to reporters today at the Presidential Palace, and asked to comment on the statement, this morning, by the visiting […]

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Two fuel tankers collide in Turkey’s Marmara Sea

By   /  30/11/2016  /  Social, TR Social, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Two fuel tankers collide in Turkey’s Marmara Sea

Two fuel tankers collided at the entrance of the Dardanelles Strait early on Nov. 30, Doğan News Agency has reported. A Turkish-flagged fuel tanker called Beşiktaş Bosphorus, filled with 140,000 tons of fuel oil, was heading to Trieste in Italy from Novorossyisk in Russia. The other tanker, a Bahamas-flagged fuel tanker called Chryssi that was […]

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Court rules for house arrest for former justices in Gülen probe

By   /  30/11/2016  /  Politics, Social, TR Politics, TR Social, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Court rules for house arrest for former justices in Gülen probe

Three former members of the Supreme Council of Judges and Prosecutors (HSYK), to be tried over links to the movement of U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen, were ruled to be kept under house arrest pending trial on Nov. 29. The ruling came after prosecutors objected to the suspects’ conditional release following their confessions related to […]

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North of Kosovo will soon become part of a single judiciary system

By   /  30/11/2016  /  Kosovo, Social, XK Social  /  Comments Off on North of Kosovo will soon become part of a single judiciary system

Kosovo’s Minister for Dialogue, Edita Tahiri has declared that the talks being held in Brussels with Serbia’s delegation concerning issues of the justice system, have been productive and that they will continue today. “We’re very close to deciding a final date for the introduction of a single judiciary system in the northern part of our […]

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