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
Turkey will compete in a relatively easy group in the qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, after it avoided being paired with the powerhouses of European football
Turkey has seen the steepest decrease in hotel occupancy rates in Europe, excluding Russia, according to STR Global’s June figures
UniCredit’s central and eastern Europe arm Bank Austria has boosted its banks’ liquidity to buffer impact from Greece, the head of its eastern Europe division, Carlo Vivaldi, told Austrian newspaper Kurier
Austria said on Monday it has filed a legal challenge at the European Court of Justice against EU-granted state subsidies for a new nuclear power plant in Britain
Turkey’s Women’s National Team defeated Russia 68-66 in overtime on June 27 in Buda-pest to finish EuroBasket Women 2015 in fifth place and secure a spot in the 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament
Fractious European leaders argued into the early hours on June 26 over how to handle over a migrant crisis in the Mediterranean, agreeing a plan to share out the care of desperate people fleeing war and poverty in North Africa and the Middle East
Turkey became Europe’s 10th cheapest country in terms of goods and services in 2014, the Turkish Statistics Institute (TÜİK) said in a written statement on June 25
Award-winning Armenian jazz pianist Tigran Hamasyan performed a concert on June 23 outside the Akdamar Church on the historical Akdamar Island in the eastern province of Van
The Turkish women’s basketball team will on June 24 play Serbia in the quarterfinals of Eurobasket Women 2015, hoping to qualify for the final of the continental event.
The Turkish women’s national basketball team has beaten the Czech Republic in its last group game at Eurobasket 2015, booking a spot in tomorrow’s quarterfinal clash
Award-winning Armenian jazz pianist Tigran Hamasyan performed a concert on June 21 in the historic ruins of Ani, located on the Turkish-Armenian border
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