News archive of August 2018
Three Turkish teams are set to play in the group stages of the 2018-19 UEFA Europa League.
At least five people were injured, two of them seriously, on Friday when a van carrying 24 undocumented migrants overturned on the Egnatia highway in northern Greece.
The vehicle, which had Greek license plates, flipped over while on the Kipoi-Alexandroupolis section of the motorway.
The injured were transferred by ambulance to the University Hospital in Alexandroupoli.
Turkey and the Netherlands have decided to reinstate ambassadors as soon as possible as part of a decision to normalize relations, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on Aug. 31.
Podgorica-based daily Pobjeda reports this.
According to the interpretation by the current Montenegro government and some historians, the Great National Assembly of the Serb People in Montenegro in 1918, known as Podgorica Assembly was organized contrary to the former Montenegro Constitution and its legal system.
A businessman in Turkey's southeastern province of Diyarbakır is in hot waters after a large house he built on top of another building has recently come under public scrutiny.
Patriarch Kirill of the Orthodox Church of Moscow visited Bartholomew I, the patriarch of the Greek Orthodox Church based in Istanbul, on Aug. 31 in an eleventh hour bid to prevent the Ukrainian church from being separated from Moscow.
Transport Minister Lucian Sova and Director General of the Constanta National Maritime Port Administration (CNAPM) Nicolae Dan Tivilichi signed a funding contract involving European funds worth almost 230 million lei for upgrading the Constanta port infrastructure, at the company's main offices on Friday.
He repeated he was against any ideas about land swap or border correction between Kosovo and Serbia, Pristina based Zeri newspaper writes.
Answering the question in a special press conference about why he wasn't participating in Kosovo dialogue in Brussels Haradinaj said he wasn't rejecting his constitutional obligations but that he simply didn't have the time for the dialogue.