News archive of December 2018
Public transport services in Athens will be slowing down over the New Year's holiday, operator OASA announced.
On January 1-3 and 6, buses and trolley buses will run at less frequent intervals, according to the Sunday schedule, while on December 31, they will start pulling off Athens's streets by around 9 p.m.
The director of Istanbul undercover police units announced on Dec. 29 that security measures have been upgraded for New Year celebrations in Turkey's most populous city.
Turkish police seized at least 100 kilograms of heroin in eastern Turkey on Dec. 30.
The European Union is not trying to keep Britain in and wants to start discussing future ties the moment the UK parliament approves Brexit, partly to focus on its own unity ahead of May elections, the head of the bloc's executive has said.
Colombia's foreign minister on Dec. 29 condemned an alleged plot to kill President Ivan Duque and said three Venezuelan citizens had been detained in possession of "weapons of war."
Turkey sent military reinforcements to its southern Gaziantep province near Syrian border on Saturday, according to Anadolu Agency correspondent in the area.
For the fourth Saturday in the row, anti-government protesters gathered in the Serbian capital Belgrade to raise their voice against political violence, thus demanding resignations of officials as well.
Columns of people marched near or past most of the major institutions, including parliament, government buildings, but also the public broadcaster, RTS.