At least 30 people died on Aug. 27 when a boat carrying around 200 migrants bound for Europe sank in the Mediterranean off the coast of Libya, the country's coast guard said.
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.
Turkish jets will soon fly alongside U.S.-led coalition aircrafts in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), a Pentagon official said on Aug. 27
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
Yanis Varoufakis will not take part in "sad" elections expected next month in Greece and will instead focus on setting up a new movement to "restore democracy" across Europe, the former Greek finance minister told Reuters on Aug. 27
Serbia and Kosovo reached a "landmark" agreement in several key areas on Aug. 25 in a major step towards normalising ties after war and Pristina's unilateral declaration of independence, the EU said.
As Record numbers of migrants bid to cross Serbian-Hungarian border to touch the European Union soil, unrest flares briefly at reception center
Category: AHMET HAKAN
Dear lieutenant colonel Mehmet Bey,
When you were holding the Turkish flag-wrapped coffin of your soldier brother, crying “Ali, Ali…”
I felt your pain deep inside of me,
A new wave of migrants began entering the European Union from Serbia on Aug. 24 as the leaders of France and Germany called for a unified response to the continent's biggest migrant crisis since World War II.
Bulgaria’s army stepped in on Aug. 25 to buttress the southwestern border with Macedonia, which has been hit in recent days by an unprecedented influx of migrants.
A 45-day deadline to form a coalition government ended on Aug. 23 without a result, with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan expected to call a snap election and assign Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu to form an interim government.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande will meet in Berlin on Aug. 24 to give a new push to European efforts to tackle the biggest migrant crisis in 50 years.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Aug. 24 accused Russia of sending major military backup to pro-Moscow rebels, speaking just ahead of talks on the conflict with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande.
More than 1,500 mostly Syrian refugees, trapped in a no-man's land for three days, entered Macedonia from Greece on Aug. 22, after police allowed them to pass despite earlier trying to hold back the crowd using stun grenades.
FDI in Turkey reached $6.3 billion in the first half of the year, marking a drop of 9.6 percent compared the same period last year, the Economy Ministry stated on Aug. 21.
Thousands of rain-soaked migrants, mostly Syrian refugees, were trapped on Aug. 22 on the border between Greece and Macedonia. Migrants make their way through Macedonia and Serbia via Turkey and Greece or Bulgaria.
Turkish security forces have detained 435 migrants and Syrian refugees along with three suspected people smugglers, before they embarked on an attempt to cross the Aegean Sea to Greece.
Food prices will increase in the coming months, as it is not possible for agricultural producers to endure such a huge loss in the Turkish Lira, said a sector representative, adding his company’s maximum lira-U.S. dollar parity projection for this year was 2.7 before the election
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced his resignation and called for snap elections on Aug. 20, as he went on the offensive to defend the country's massive bailout after it triggered a rebellion within his own hard-left party.
Britain and Iran will reopen their respective embassies in the coming days, an Iranian official said on Aug. 20, four years after their closure when protesters angry over nuclear sanctions stormed the UK mission in Tehran.
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