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Opening remarks by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg
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July 28, 2015, by VOANews

NATO held an unusual emergency meeting Tuesday to support Turkey, whose President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his forces are pressing their campaign against Islamic State militants and Kurdish rebels in […]

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Political, financial temperature rising in Athens

July 28, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The Greek government is in a race against time to seal a deal with creditors on the new bailout program before August 20, when an ECB debt repayment i ...

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Turkey requests Nato meeting

July 27, 2015, by VOANews

The U.S. is backing Turkey’s two-pronged air offensive and artillery strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria and Kurdish rebel targets ...

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Hungary plans tougher measures against border jumpers

July 26, 2015, by The Budapest Times

The government will move to change Hungary’s criminal code to make illegal migration a criminal offence rather than a misdemeanour, Minister in Char ...


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    Turkish jets pound Islamic State targets in Syria
    July 24, 2015, by VOANews

    Turkey says it has carried out a series of airstrikes on Islamic State targets in Syria, further expanding its involvement in the battle against the extremist group. Three Turkish air […]

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    Greek government gears up for crucial prior action vote
    July 22, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The Greek Prime Minister is feeling the political weight on his shoulders ahead of Wednesday’s vote of prior actions in parliament where he stands to lose more rebel Syriza MPs. […]

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    Turkey boosts border security after suicide attack
    July 22, 2015, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    The Turkish government has announced it will step up border security following Monday’s suicide bombing in the town of Suruc, on the border with Syria. In a statement, the prime […]