Tag: Turkey
Sport 12.06.19 | 22:40

Macedonian handball team beats Turkey 24:26

The Macedonian national handball team beat Turkey in an away qualifier, which sets the stage for the final showdown against Greece on Sunday. It was a thrilling game, and Macedonia was done two goals at the half time (13:11).  In the second half, Nikola Mitreski was placed at the goal and this made...

Macedonia 18.04.19 | 15:39

Kathimerini: Ankara putting the squeeze on Skopje

Turkey is reportedly threatening to delay the ratification of North Macedonia’s NATO accession protocol if the Balkan country does not extradite 15 Turkish nationals Ankara accuses of taking part in a failed coup in 2016, Kathimerini reports. According to the newspaper, Ankara insists that the 15 Turkish...

Macedonia 06.04.19 | 23:02

Sekerinska warns Turkey could delay Macedonia’s entry into NATO if Gulen supporters are not extradited

Defense Minister Radmila Sekerinska confirmed that Turkey demands steps to counter the Fethullah Gulen supporters in Macedonia , and warned that failure to extradite them could lead to delays in the Turkish ratification of the Macedonian NATO membership. Previously, Interior Minister Oliver Spasovski...

Balkans 15.03.19 | 16:27

Erdogan inaugurates Europe’s biggest city hospital

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan inaugurated Europe’s biggest city hospital in the capital Ankara on Thursday, Anadolu Agency reported. Erdogan attended the opening ceremony of Ankara Bilkent City Hospital, the world’s third biggest hospital which was constructed in one-go. “As we did in the...

Balkans 06.02.19 | 21:20

Two dead, six injured in Istanbul building collapse

Two people were killed and six wounded in the collapse of a seven-storey building on Wednesday, the Istanbul governor said in a statement. People remain trapped under the rubble, the governor said, without giving an exact number. The building was located in Kartal, a densely populated district on the...

Balkans 30.01.19 | 21:02

Turkey raids target dozens, including pilots, over ties to 2016 coup

Anti-terror police units in Ankara and elsewhere were seeking to detain 73 people, including pilots, over alleged links to the 2016 failed coup, state news agency Anadolu said on Wednesday. The chief public prosecutor’s office in Ankara issued detention warrants for the 63 suspects, including 46 active-duty...

Balkans 01.01.19 | 18:40

Turkey bans junk food and sweet advertisements that target children

urkey banned the use of promotional gifts included in junk food such as chips, chocolates and candy targeted at children and prohibited them from being advertised during television and radio shows for children, the Trade Ministry announced on Friday. According to the new regulation that aims to stifle...

Balkans 26.12.18 | 13:45

3 killed, 55 injured in 2 bus accidents in Turkey

At least three people died and 55 were injured on Wednesday in two separate bus accidents in central Turkey’s Kırşehir and the capital Ankara. Three people, including a child, died in Kırşehir province, and 35 others were injured after a bus swerved off the road and rolled over due to heavy...

World 22.12.18 | 22:05

Trump’s withdrawal from Syria allows Turkey to remain part of NATO

Last Friday President Trump had another long phone call with the Turkish President Erdogan. Thereafter he overruled all his advisers and decided to remove the U.S. boots from Syria and to also end the air war. It was this decision, and that he stuck to it, which finally made him presidential. Trump’s...

Balkans 20.12.18 | 13:17

Greek army chief says if Turks land on an islet ‘we will flatten it’

The chief of the Hellenic National Defense General Staff (GEETHA), Admiral Evangelos Apostolakis, said on Wednesday that if Turkish forces land on a rocky islet in the Aegean, it will be “flattened,” daily Kathimerini reports. “If they land on an islet, we will flatten it. And this is a red line...