News archive of January 2019

Turkey says will continue to pursue 'terrorist fugitives' abroad

Turkey reiterated its call on Wednesday for countries to extradite people it considers to be members of the outlawed Gulen religious movement, which the government has blamed for the failed July 2016 coup attempt.

Opposition DS leaves National, local assemblies

They will also leave the Belgrade and other city and local assemblies.

They decided to leave all city assemblies in which the elementary democratic principle and procedures are not respected, the Beta agency was told by that party.

As stated, the Presidency has decided to support an "agreement with the people", whose is an integral part is to leave parliaments.

Foreign arrivals, tourism revenues in Turkey rose last year

The number of foreign tourists visiting Turkey increased by a strong 21.84 percent to a total of 39.5 million people in 2018, the country's Culture and Tourism Ministry announced on Jan. 31. Informal Meeting of EU Defence Ministers at Palace of Parliament

Defence ministers from EU Member States gathered at an informal meeting on Thursday morning at the Palace of Parliament to analyze the prospects for the implementation of the EU's Global Strategy for the Common Foreign and Security Policy, an event organized by the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the EU.

EU official to BiH Presidency: Step up reforms

And citizens have protested against this, among other places, in Banjaluka.

EU's commissioner in charge of neighborhood policy and enlargement negotiations said this in Brussels on Wednesday during a meeting with members of the Bosnia-Herzegovina Presidency members.

Constitutional Review Committee completes work

The Greek Parliament's Constitutional Revision Committee, the body responsible for examining the government's proposed amendments to the Constitution, completed its work on Wednesday night, voting on the entirety of the proposals submitted by Greece's political parties and lawmakers.

The result of the vote, which is not binding for lawmakers, will now be discussed at the plenary.

Istanbul police seize over 1 ton of drug in large bust

Istanbul police on Jan. 31 seized some 1,350 kilogram (2,976 pounds) of illegal drugs including heroin and skunk weed in separate operations across the city, governor said.