Foreign jihadist fighters are using safe houses in southern Turkey to cross into Syria to fight against government forces, the BBC has learnt.
BBC: December 7, 2013
Turkish EU Minister Egemen Bağış has been quick to respond to remarks from a Greek Cypriot member of the European Parliament (EP) that likened him to “a small salesman,” saying Takis Hadjigeorgiou’s words are “null and void.”
Hurriyet Daily News: December 6, 2013
U.S. prosecutors are charging 49 current and former Russian diplomats and family members with fraud in an illegal scheme to get health benefits intended for the poor.
December 5, 2013
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Moscow will not interfere in the political unrest in neighboring Ukraine and says other nations should stay out of the dispute as well.
December 4, 2013
Prime Minister of FYR Macedonia, Nikola Gruevski has lost all hopes for a solution to the name dispute with Greece in the next few months.
December 4, 2013
Police in Iceland killed a person for the first time in the nation’s history after they responded to shots fired at officers on Monday.
MSNBC: December 3, 2013
Perched on the tip of Istanbul's historic peninsula, Hagia Sophia -- with its spectacular dome, elegant curves and towering minarets -- is an iconic sight for millions of tourists visiting the city each year.
AFP: December 3, 2013
More than 1,000 kilos of marijuana were seized by the Albanian and Greek police officers in two separate special operations carried out close to the Greek-Albanian border, Sitel TV reported.
December 1, 2013
Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni and Turkish EU Minister Egemen Bağış met at a reception on Nov. 27 to open a new Greek tourism office in Istanbul.
November 29, 2013
A group of radical Islamists has been arrested in Moscow with bombs, hand grenades and guns seized, Russian police say.
BBC: November 27, 2013