Latest News from Turkey
Two migrants have drowned and dozens are reported missing after two vessels capsized in the Aegean Sea, Monday.
Some 65 migrants of different nationalities were trying to reach Greek coast from Turkey by sea. The two small ships have capsized near the Greek island of Samos, the Greek coast-guard announced Monday, cited by Bulgarian Telegraph Agency (BTA).
Turkey looks at Norway as a potential supplier of liquefied natural gas (LNG), as its Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said while on a visit to Oslo.
At a press meeting with his Norwegian counterpart Tord Lien, Yildiz announced his country had requested to buy up to 6 B cubic meters of gas, according to The World Bulletin.
EULEX said detention on remand has been extended until July 7 for Kelmendi, who was arrested on May 5, 2013 by Kosovo police acting on an international arrest warrant. Fuad Nikqi, suspected of assisting Kelmendi, was also arrested.
A EULEX prosecutor then opened an investigation into the case based on the same offences that Kelmendi has been accused of in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Bulgarian government has authorized the deployment of eight officers in a NATO operation for enhancing air defense of Turkey, the cabinet's press office announced, Wednesday.
The planned participation is on a rotation basis. It will be implemented in the period June 2014 - January 2015. Bulgarian troops will be part of NATO's 2nd communications battalion.
Police in Istanbul and Edirne have dismantled a crime group which engaged in illegal trafficking of immigrants from Middle East countries to Bulgaria and Greece.
The 12-strong crime group was uncovered as a result of several months of tracking by special police units, according to reports of dnevnik.bg.
A Syrian refugee family has found comfort and acceptance in the southern Bulgarian village of Krushevo.
Jeilan and her 18-year old son and 14-year old daughter escaped the horror of Syria's civil war 7 months ago. The mother is still mourning the loss of her 8-month old baby, whose life could have been saved if there had been adequate medical treatment.
Train service to Sofia, Belgrade and Skopje will resume on May 10th. Also in business news: Turkey's Veibo Group will invest in a production facility in Macedonia's northeast, creating 5,000 jobs.