News archive of July 2018

Report Dispels Myth About Bulgaria's 'Underpaid' Police

Although Bulgaria has one of the lowest levels of overall public spending in the European Union, outcomes from this spending still lag behind the EU average, especially in policing and firefighting, a new World Bank report says.

Construction cost index jumped in May: Data

Turkey's construction cost index (CCI) jumped slightly more than 23 percent in May from the same month of the previous year, according to official data, mainly due to the rise in both material and labor costs.

Ex-Manchester United star Anderson joins Turkey's Adana

Brazilian midfielder Anderson, who spent almost a decade at Manchester United, has joined Turkish First League side Adana Demirspor on a three-year deal, the club announced on Monday.    

Berberoğlu's wife says she 'expects justice' from Court of Cassation

The wife of jailed lawmaker Enis Berberoğlu has said their lawyers have appealed against a recent Court of Cassation ruling rejecting to stop legal proceedings against the deputy, demanding Berberoğlu gets acquitted of the charges.

Spain Rescues over 200 Migrants from 21 Boats off Gibraltar

MADRID - Spain said it had plucked more than 200 migrants from the Mediterranean Sea on Sunday as the country's interior minister headed to Mauritania to try to boost cooperation in the fight against illegal immigration.

Polls Show Half of Britons Want New Brexit Referendum

Two-thirds of Britons now think the government will end up with a bad deal when Britain leaves the European Union early next year, and half want the chance to vote on what happens next.

Hundreds Stranded on Indonesian Mountain after Earthquake

SEMBALUN, Indonesia (AP) — Hundreds of tourists stranded on Mount Rinjani on the Indonesian island of Lombok by an earthquake that killed 16 people and triggered landslides are making their way off the mountain, shaken by their experience but mostly unharmed, an official said Monday.