The 39th committee session of UNESCO started June 28 in Bonn. Diyarbakır’s Hevsel Gardens and historic city walls are among the sites bidding for World Heritage status
Category: UĞUR GÜRSES
Everyone is curious how the crisis in Greece will unfold.
Tens of thousands of Greeks rallied on June 29 to back their leftwing government's rejection of a tough international bailout after a clash with foreign lenders pushed Greece close to financial chaos and forced a shutdown of its banking system.
The European Union has extended a freeze on sanctions targeting Iran by one week, EU officials said June 30, as tense talks on agreeing a nuclear deal continued in Vienna
Greece confirmed it would fail to make a key IMF repayment due on June 30, fanning fears of a chaotic eurozone exit on the same day the country's international bailout expires
Category: ARIANA FERENTINOU
I had thought the storm between Greece and its creditors would end last week
In his recent book, Henry Kissinger traces the origin of what he called “world order” back to the famous peace treaty concluded in the German region of Westphalia in 1648, after a century of sectarian and political conflicts, and 30 and 80 years of religious wars in Europe
Greek and EU leaders have voiced contradicting messages about the upcoming referendum on the bailout package, as Greece struggled to adjust to shuttered banks, closed cash machines and a climate of rumors and conspiracy theories
Tunisia said it would arm tourism police and deploy hundreds of reinforcements as authorities moved to boost security after a jihadist gunned down 38 people at a seaside resort in an attack claimed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)
An increase in the number of German tourists coming to Turkey helped offset a dramatic decline in the number of overseas visitors to the country during the first five months of 2015, according to data from the Tourism Ministry.
Prime Minister David Cameron warned June 29 that Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants based in Syria and Iraq were planning specific attacks against Britain and posed an existential threat to the West
Turkey eased to a straight sets victory over Poland to claim the women’s volleyball gold medal at the European Games on June 27
Hundreds of armed police patrolled the streets of Tunisia’s beach resorts on June 28 and the government said it will deploy hundreds more inside hotels after the Islamist militant attack in Sousse that killed 39 foreigners, mostly Britons
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called a referendum on austerity demands from foreign creditors on June 27, rejecting an 'ultimatum' from lenders and putting a deal that could determine Greece's future in Europe to a risky popular vote.
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
The Justice and Development Party (AKP) has announced its candidate for the parliamentary speaker’s office, nominating incumbent Defense Minister İsmet Yılmaz.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth urged Europe on June 24 to guard against division in the continent, at a state banquet in Berlin where Germany's president declared: "the European Union needs Great Britain".
French MPs on June 24 approved a landmark deal with the United States in which France agreed to pay $60 million in overall compensation to foreign nationals deported to Nazi death camps on French trains in World War II.
President Barack Obama on June 24 moved to defuse tensions after revelations of US spying on three French presidents angered France, while WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange called for legal action over Washington's snooping and promised more disclosures to come.
A 33-year-old Turkish man extradited to New York appeared in court on June 24 on charges that he organized three cyber attacks costing the global financial system $55 million, prosecutors said.
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