EU nations have agreed at a summit held in Brussels on Sept. 23 to give an additional 1.1 billion euros in aid to the UN agencies dealing with the refugee crisis in the Syria-neighboring countries, pledging greater cooperation and dialogue with Turkey
Europe “disgraced itself” when EU ministers failed to reach an agreement on a quota plan to share the burden of refugees around the continent, German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel said Sept. 15.
European ministers will hold emergency talks on Sept.14 on plans to distribute migrants around the continent, after Germany reintroduced border controls admitting it could no longer cope with the influx.
With the recent decrease in tourist numbers visiting Turkey, many hotels are facing an oversupply of rooms this season after years of rapid expansion, according to sector representatives
Eastern European countries rejected migrant quotas on Sept. 11, exposing a deep rift on the continent over how to respond to the crisis as new footage raised further questions about Hungary's treatment of floods of refugees
A tough test awaits Turkey on Sept. 12 at Eurobasket 2015 when it takes on title favorite France, led by all-time Eurobasket top scorer Tony Parker, for a quarterfinal berth.
The Turkish economy is expected to grow only 3 percent this year, a reduction from the government’s target of 4 percent growth, Deputy Prime Minister Cevdet Yılmaz told Anadolu Agency on Sept. 11.
Turkey keeps its hopes alive of progress to Euro 2016 after defeating the Netherlands 3-0 in a Group A qualifier in Konya
Thousands of exhausted migrants streamed into Austria from Hungary on Sept. 5, after Vienna and Berlin agreed to take in thousands of refugees desperate to start new lives in Western Europe.
Turkey and the Netherlands will meet for a crucial rendezvous in the Central Anatolian province of Konya on Sept. 6 after both teams lost points late on Sept. 3 in their bid to qualify for the Euro 2016 finals in France.
EU Commission Juncker is set to lay out plans for migrants ahead of an emergency meeting on Sept 14
Austrian police found the decomposing bodies of up to 50 migrants in an abandoned truck on Aug. 27, sparking a cross-border hunt for the people-smugglers responsible for the latest tragedy in Europe's migrant crisis.
Turkey has fined smugglers of bio-diversity found in the country a total of 2.6 million Turkish Liras in the last five years.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and western Balkan leaders will gather in Vienna Aug. 27 in a bid to find a coherent approach to tackling the biggest migration crisis to hit Europe since World War II
Emerging market assets resumed their slide on Aug. 26, shrugging off China’s interest rate cut and focusing on growing signs of economic weakness in the world’s second-largest economy and across the developing world
Turkish football heavyweight and last year’s league title runner-up Fenerbahçe will host Greek rival Atromitos Aug. 27 in the UEFA Europa League play-offs second leg game in Istanbul, with the advantage of a 1-0 win away in the first game.
Investors have been leaving Turkey for the last couple of months, pushing the lira, which plunged from 2.75 to around 2.9 in 10 days into the ground
Transparency International has criticized the poor criminal liability of legal entities in Turkey, in addition to political interference in foreign bribery investigations, in a report titled “Exporting Corruption” that was revealed Aug. 20
Georgia’s main electricity grid and 15 hydro power plants are for sale by their owner Czech privately-held Energo-Pro, the company said on Aug. 12.
Senior EU officials will confer by telephone late on Aug. 7 on progress in negotiations between Greece and its international creditors on a third bailout for the near-bankrupt euro zone country with Germany reported to be warning against haste
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