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PM Vucic opens utility equipment factory in Senta

SENTA - Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic opened a RASCO-TAMP Ltd. utility equipment factory in Senta on Tuesday and said that the Croatian investors need not worry about exports to Eastern markets, the EU or other countries.

Egyptians call for boycott of Turkish products

Egyptian writers and political movements have called for a boycott of Turkish products in response to what they describe as “unjustified” attacks on Egypt by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

President, PM hold surprise midnight meeting

Turkey’s president and prime minister held an unannounced midnight meeting Sept. 30, on the eve of the critical decisions the country will make regarding the fight against extremist jihadists in Iraq and Syria.

Turkish MPs to Decide on Green Light to Syria, Iraq Intervention

Parliament in Turkey is expected to discuss and vote on an authorization to send troops against Islamic State (IS) fighters.

Speaker Cemil Cicek explained Monday the government sought approval from the legislature before the Eid al-Adha holiday starting this weekend, Cihan news agency reports him as saying.

Undefeated Turkey to take on Mozambique at worlds

Having won its first two games and secured the top spot in its group, host Turkey plays Mozambique at the 2014 FIBA Women’s World Championship

A Turkish land operation in Iraq and Syria?

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu is having a Cabinet meeting today, Sept. 30, to discuss the latest situation on the borders with Iraq and Syria regarding the international fight against ISIL

Downgrading Turkey’s note ‘would be wrong’

The reassessment of Turkey’s credit rating would be a fair thing to do in light of the country's economic resilience against many challenging factors, the finance minister says

Four Balkan States Agree to Reduce Roaming Fees to EU Level

Montenegro, Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Macedonia have agreed on a gradual decrease of roaming charges for mobile communications.

The four countries will also demand from Brussels to consider changes to roaming prices for their citizens visiting the union, BGNES wire service quotes Serbia's Trade Minister Rasim Ljajic as saying.

'Joy of Europe' begins on October 2

BELGRADE - Belgrade will become a place of joy and creativity that children from across the globe will share with their peers and adults as part of the event titled "Joy of Europe" from October 2-5.

This year's event will be 45th in a row, and will start off with a carnival, meaning that participants will stage a walk through Belgrade's pedestrian zone.