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Turkey to maintain humanitarian foreign policy in 2021: Minister

Turkey will continue to implement an entrepreneurial and humanitarian foreign policy in the field and at the table in 2021, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on Nov. 28.

Çavuşoğlu comments came during a presentation on the ministry's budget and structure as well as foreign policy goals and priorities at the Plan and Budget Commission of Parliament.

Swiss Ambassador: Reform Fund Linked to the Inclusion of Roma had 28,000 beneficiaries

The Reform Fund Linked to the Inclusion of Roma and Other Vulnerable Groups had approximately 28,000 beneficiaries in such fields as education, healthcare, housing, community and economic development, according to the Ambassador of the Swiss Confederation to Romania, Arthur Mattli.

Albania Opposition Chief Probed Over Permits

The head of Albania's main opposition party faces a probe concerning 17 building permits issued by the municipality of Tirana when Basha was mayor from 2011 until 2015.

A source in the general prosecutor's office told BIRN that the probe into Basha follows charges filed by the National Agency for Planning, AKPT, over a number of building permits.

Projects worth EUR 50 million will be ready by mid-2015

BELGRADE - Serbia's Minister of Economy Zeljko Sertic said on Thursday 6 projects would be completed by mid-2015, which would allow Serbia to count on EUR 50 million in funding from the Eu.

These projects, based on which Serbia will be able to apply for funding from EU institutions, were created in cooperation with the National Agency for Regional Development.