Donald Trump’s victory upended the predictable anti-Russian focus of Hillary Clinton’s foreign policy, which would have featured a strong presence in the Balkans to preserve her husband’s legacy and push the remaining states into the EU and NATO.
Police said they moved Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic and his family to “a safe location” on Oct. 29 after uncovering a weapons cache including a rocket-propelled grenade launcher near his parents’ home which he regularly visits.
Turkish Culture Minister Nabi Avcı inaugurated an exhibition on Ottoman scholar and intellectual Matrakçı Nasuh at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris on Oct. 27.
Ambassador Hüseyin Müftüoğlu has been appointed as the new spokesperson of Turkey’s Foreign Ministry, from his current position as chairman of the South-Eastern Europe Defense Ministerial - Coordination Committee (SEDM-CC).
The German Foreign Ministry has cancelled a long-planned concert by the Dresden Sinfoniker orchestra in Istanbul on Nov. 13 that was to commemorate the killings of Armenians in 1915 after protests by Ankara, orchestra director Markus Rindt said on Oct. 26.
Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Turkey won the Counter Strike GO (Global Offensive) World Championship held in the Serbian capital Belgrade on Oct. 9, daily Hürriyet has reported
On a cobblestone street in central Belgrade, amid designer boutiques and trendy snack bars, stands a small perfume shop that is the last keeper of a dying craft and a witness to the Serbian capital's turbulent history
An exhibition of the work of renowned Ottoman miniaturist Matrakci Nasuh is set to open in Tokyo next week
About 150 migrants, mainly from Afghanistan and Pakistan, on July 25 started a hunger strike in a field in Serbia on the border with Hungary to demand passage to the European Union
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu met Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in the Russian resort of Sochi at an economic meeting on July 1
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has expressed his “regret and sorrow” to Russian President Vladimir Putin in a letter addressing the downing of a Russian jet and the killing of two Russian pilots in 2015, expressing his desire to restore bilateral ties, the Turkish and Russian presidencies have said
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange started his fifth year camped out in the Ecuadoran embassy in London on June 19, an occasion his supporters were to mark with events celebrating whistleblowers
A long-awaited governmental decree involving a significant reshuffle of key ambassadorial posts is finally set to go into force, as Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has already begun personally informing the ambassadors subject to the reshuffle of their reassignment
As part of the “Selam Opera!” initiative, realized by the Komische Oper Berlin, a group of opera artists will perform a series of concerts across Europe - on the route taken by Turks travelling to Turkey from Germany
A Turkish Airlines Boeing 777 carrying 300 passengers and crew made an unscheduled landing on May 26 at Belgrade’s Nikola Tesla Airport after an unattended cellphone was found onboard
An exhibition of Ottoman scholar and intellectual Matrakçı Nasuh’s works will open in Vienna on May 25
Serbia’s pro-western Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic won a resounding endorsement in the April 24 general election for his policy of pursuing European Union membership, securing four more years in power with a parliamentary majority
Slovenian league leaders Olimpija Ljubljana sacked coach Marko Nikolic on April 18, a week after he reportedly called Nigerian forward Blessing Eleke a "black idiot".
Dino Merlin, a renowned singer/songwriter from Bosnia and Herzegovina, will perform in Istanbul on April 23
Category: MEHMET Y. YILMAZ
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, whom we are hosting in Istanbul today, lost his 46-year-old son to cancer last May
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