News archive of July 2018
The government has convened in a meeting to analyse the measures taken by the authorities against an African swine fever outbreak that affects Romania.
British travel company Thomas Cook Group said its annual profit would come in at the lower end of expectations after hot summer weather in Europe affected late holiday bookings.
A 21-year-old woman in southern Turkey has gained seven kilograms in 23 minutes after eating 255 shish kebabs to win a restaurant’s contest. Click through for the story in photos...
A 21-year-old woman in southern Turkey has broken a record by eating 315 shish kebabs in 46 minutes. Click through for the story in photos...
Six MPs from the non-Serb ethnic minority parliamentary group 6+ have asked Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj to dismiss deputy foreign minister, Gjergj Dedaj, after he referred to Turkey and Serbia as "cruel rulers" who are seeking to regain their influence in Kosovo, one of then told BIRN on Tuesday.
The 400 days of technocratic governance meant a year of paralysis to the Romanian people and a losing year to Romania as far as the environment was concerned, Environmental Minister Gratiela Gavrilescu told a meeting on Tuesday that took stock of her activity in office.
Three men involved in the killing of a man, who had allegedly attempted to abduct two children in Istanbul's Maltepe district last week, have been released by the authorities.
Conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis slammed the government's 'deplorable' reaction to the deadly wildfire that ripped through the east coast of Attica, killing more than 90 people and injuring scores, saying his party will ensure that responsibility is attributed to those who failed to prevent the disaster.