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Erdogan's rhetoric raises diplomatic tensions

Turkey’s prime minister has been criticizing U.S. policies in the Middle East, particularly regarding the conflict in Syria and fighting between Israel and Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.
July 24, 2014

New Balkan drug trafficking route passes through Bulgaria, Romania, says Europol

Major Balkan route for drug trafficking from South America to Europe is no longer passing through Serbia but rather through Bulgaria and Romania, says a report of Europol
July 23, 2014

2 Ukrainian military jets shot down

The Ukrainian defense ministry says two of its military fighter jets have been shot down in eastern Ukraine.
July 23, 2014

Train carrying crash victims' remains arrives in Ukraine-held city

The remains of some of the nearly 300 victims of the Malaysia Airlines plane downed over Ukraine were making their way to the Netherlands on Tuesday as a senior Ukrainian separatist leader handed over the plane's black boxes to Malaysian experts.
July 22, 2014

Vest: German Chancellor part of negotiations over naming dispute

German Chancellor Angela Merkel admitted to being included in the negotiations over the naming dispute between the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) and Greece,
July 21, 2014

Besiktas join Olympiakos in the race for Fulham striker

Besiktas have entered talks with Fulham over Bryan Ruiz. July 21, 2014

Ukraine gives up lead on airliner investigation

Ukraine has offered to give the lead in the investigation into the downing of the Malaysian airliner last week to the Netherlands, the country that had the most citizens on board.
July 21, 2014

Malaysian Minister: Air crash 'outrage against human decency'

Malaysia's transport minister said it would be an "outrage against human decency" if it's determined that a Malaysia Airlines plane was deliberately shot down over eastern Ukraine.
July 18, 2014

Venizelos on Malaysian Airlines flight crash

overnment Vice-President and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos made the following statement regarding the crashing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 on Ukrainian territory, near the border with Russia:
July 18, 2014

Obama slaps toughest sanctions yet on Russia

U.S. President Barack Obama has announced new economic sanctions on Russian banks and energy companies for Moscow's support of the pro-Russian separatist rebellion in Ukraine.
July 16, 2014