EU foreign ministers to assess grounds for sanctions against Turkey over Mediterranean gas dispute on Monday before EU leaders decide to execute their threat to impose punitive measures

Map. History of Balkans conflict

27 February 2021
Greek Foreign Minister: It is clear that action must be taken against Turkey
Greece: European consensus that Turkey will not deal with positive signs and de-escalation
Macron: France intervened in the eastern Mediterranean to prevent the domination of Turkish unilateral moves
Macron: We want to protect the maritime sovereignty of the countries of the Eastern Mediterranean
Macron: We reject undermining the sovereignty of the countries of the Eastern Mediterranean
26 prominent Croatian doctors and scientists issued a public letter yesterday, with recommendations for overcoming the severe public health and social crisis. "We also distance ourselves from estimates that the virus had weakened in any way," they added
Senior EU diplomat says there haven't really been positive developments since October with Turkey. Asked if that means sanctions are inevitable, diplo says "This is moving in a certain direction
Sisi: Eastern Mediterranean issues require coordination and consultation with France
Turkish rescuers saved boat with migrants in Aegean Sea2 month ago
Turkish rescuers saved boat with migrants in Aegean Sea
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Germany threatens Turkey with consequences if it does not de-escalate the eastern Mediterranean
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Germany: European ministers will take action against Turkey if it does not de-escalate the eastern Mediterranean
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Germany: We worked to facilitate European dialogue with Turkey, but there were many provocations
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Germany: The European Union will consider taking measures against Turkey in the eastern Mediterranean conflict
The Social Democratic Party scored a surprise win in Romania's parliamentary elections on Sunday, but its chances of forming a government appear slim
European sanctions may target Turkish entities and personalities
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Erdogan accuses Greece and Cyprus of exploiting the European Union
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Erdogan attacks the European Union, accusing it of "strategic blindness"
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Greek media: Athens will invite European Union ambassadors to impose an arms embargo on Turkey
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Greek media: The imposition of an arms embargo on Turkey will be discussed during the European summit
EU foreign ministers to assess grounds for sanctions against Turkey over Mediterranean gas dispute on Monday before EU leaders decide to execute their threat to impose punitive measures
Neck and neck PM Orban said "PNL is the winner of the elections" and stressed that votes are still being counted. Centre-right USR/PLUS, a possible partner for PNL, is at 16% according to the same exit-polls
Image captured during Medusa-10 Multinational Exercise showing the Egyptian Navy Mistral-class LHD with the Hellenic Navy Jason-class landing ship & in the background the towers of the New city of El-Alamein on Egypt's Northwest coast.2 month ago
Image captured during Medusa-10 Multinational Exercise showing the Egyptian Navy Mistral-class LHD with the Hellenic Navy Jason-class landing ship & in the background the towers of the New city of El-Alamein on Egypt's Northwest coast.
Basescu says PMP ready to send PSD into opposition
Romanian opposition Social Democratic Party scored a surprise victory in today's general election where it won some 30.5% of the vote according to exit polls. Ruling National Liberal Party received some 29%, and the USR PLUS alliance scoring 15.9%
Protest over rejected mail-in ballots in Bosnia's Gornji Vakuf-Uskoplje
Three hours before polling stations close in Romania, nearly 28% of the electorate voted in today's general election – nearly 6.5 percentage points lower than was registered during the last general election in December 2016.
Over the past four years, Serbia funnelled at least €33.8 million to Serbs in former Yugoslav republics. More than half of this amount went to Bosnia and Herzegovina's Republika Srpska, followed by Montenegro, Croatia, North Macedonia and Slovenia
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Greece: Turkey threatens the stability of Europe, the Arab countries and the Caucasus region
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Greece accuses Turkey of sponsoring extremist fighters and throwing them in foreign conflicts
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Greece accuses Turkey of contesting European countries over their sovereign rights
Demonstration in Chisinau is over
Maia Sandu urged the government of Ion Chicu to step down to hold parliamentary elections
Demonstration at noon in Chisinau
Another protest today in Chisinau demanding early parliamentary elections and the resignation of the government
Athens Exarcheia: Mass arrests in Navarinou street among health workers, trade unionists who wanted to commemorate AlexandrosGrigoropoulos2 month ago
Athens Exarcheia: Mass arrests in Navarinou street among health workers, trade unionists who wanted to commemorate #AlexandrosGrigoropoulos
By 12 pm CET, voter turnout in Romania's general elections passed just over 10%, official data shows. Political parties and expert fear that the COVID19 pandemic has deterred people from voting.
2 month ago
Police conduct 4,142 checks for violations of COVID19 measures, report 107 citizens and 4 establishments
Romanian citizens head to the polls to cast their ballots in today's general election. Amid an economic fallout due to the coronavirus pandemic, will PM Ludovic Orban win reelection - and be able to secure a strong majority in parliament
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 16 km WSW of Mamurras, Albania
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