News archive of August 2018

Impromptu Haradinaj -Thaci meeting ends with a deal?

The meeting between the two heads of state took place on Wednesday morning in the Assembly of the Republic of Kosovo.

Chairman of Assembly and Deputy Prime Ministers Behgjet Pacolli, Fatmir Limaj and Dardan Gashi also attended the meeting, writes the Gazeta Express and reports Kossev portal.

'Professional tourist' on duty in Turkey's west

Efe Tanay has the best job in Turkey, which requires him to travel to lush tourist destinations in an Aegean province until the end of August. 

Fitch says lira depreciation heightens risks for Turkish banks

The sharp fall in the Turkish Lira this month heightens risks for Turkey's banks, and a marked reduction in banks' ability to refinance, protracted large deposit outflows or significantly deteriorating asset quality could lead to further negative rating actions, Fitch Ratings has said.

One million property owners in for a nasty ENFIA surprise

Around one million property owners are facing a significantly higher ENFIA bill this year, with the hike coming to as much as 100 percent depending on the location and features of a given property, as notifications started going out on Tuesday night.

Turkey condemns another furlough for Greek militant

Turkey has condemned Greek authorities' decision to grant another furlough to a far-left militant who is serving multiple life sentences in Greece for murder.

Zeytinli Rock Festival kicks off

The Zeytinli Rock Festival kicked off on Aug. 29 in Edremit's Zeytinli Dalyan Beach in the western province of Balıkesir. The festival welcomed 32,000 music lovers on its first day.