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Bulgaria ranks 28th in the Foreign Policy Magazine's "Baseline Profitability Index", measuring countries' attractiveness for foreign investors.
Among the countries of the Balkan peninsula, Bulgaria is the highest ranked. Right behind, in 29th place, is ranked Macedonia. Romania is 43rd, Albania 53rd, Serbia 55th, Slovenia 74th, Turkey 79th, Croatia 90th, and Greece 101st.
Nine activists have been detained in a protest staged by Greenpeace Mediterranean against the Nuclear Plants Summit in Istanbul on May 30.
The activists had hung a 28 square-meter poster carrying the words âNuclear disaster starts hereâ on the outside wall of the hotel in ÅiÅli where the summit was held, and greeted attendees with the same poster at the buildingâs entrance.
The rift between Turkeyâs government and the movement of Fethullah GÃ¼len is a âfamily matter,â U.S. Ambassador to Turkey Francis J. Ricciardone has said, responding to questions as to whether Washington was considering deporting the U.S.-based Islamic scholar after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip ErdoÄanâs appeal.
BELGRADE - Avoilet, a new charter airline from Serbia, which is owned by Air Serbia, has been opened at the Nikola Tesla airport in Belgrade.
The flights will cover Egypt, Greece, Italy, Spain and Turkey during this year's summer season, Air Serbia said on Friday.
Aviolet will use Boeing B737-300, which have a spacious economy class with 144 seats.
MevlÃ¼t ErdinÃ§ and Caner Erkin scored in the second half as Turkey beat World Cup-bound Honduras 2-0 in an international friendly on Wednesday night.
ErdinÃ§ opened the scoring in the 70th minute with a shot from in front and was involved again in the 83rd when he passed to Erkin, who drove a shot into the back of the net.
Social media has become a factor threatening countries in the new world order, Turkeyâs chief of staff, Gen. Necdet Ãzel, said May 29 at a military drill in Ä°zmir.
âDifferent threats have occurred in the new world order. Countries are being subjected to colorful changes and seasonal revolutions formed by information technology and social media, Ãzel said.
Not just because this is the land of young men who apologize when they are (physically) slapped by their prime minister, or are insulted by him.
Just last week an Islamist newspaperâs front-page headline explained in big, bold letters why the mining disaster in the town of the slap-fetish happened: The bossâ son-in-law is Jewish!
The separate meetings with Turkish and Greek Cypriot negotiators held by French Foreign Ministry executives in Paris created some nerve on the Greek Cypriot side. In the very near future, negotiators Kudret Ãzersay and Andreas Mavroyannis will travel to London, for talks at the foreign office thereâ¦
The Trans-Anatolian gas pipeline (TANAP) that will carry Azeri gas to Turkey will be shielded and monitored with high-technology lasers, sensors and cameras against potential threats he Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP), a $12 billion investment that is projected to carry Azerbaijani gas to western Turkey, will be constantly monitored and protected via high-tech methods, accor
Serkan DemirtaÅ firstname.lastname@example.org Revising Internet policies and continuing necessary economic and political reforms are in the interests of Turkey, Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt has suggested, stressing that the countryâs only path forward is through Europe.
Well, indeed, thank God there has been no bloodshed. However, the issue is growing; the outlawed Kurdistan Workersâ Party (PKK) has mentioned a âcome back.â