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September 23, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

In the latest twist in the controversy about polling stations in Turkey planned for Bulgaria’s October 5 2014 early parliamentary elections, the Central Election Commission has rejected claims that any […]

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130 000 Syrian Kurds flee to Turkey as IS nears border

September 23, 2014, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

More than 130,000 refugees have flooded into Turkey from Syria in the past few days, as the jihadist group Islamic State bears down on the Syrian bord ...

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Turkey closes border to Syrian refugees

September 21, 2014, by VOANews

Clashes erupted on September 21 2014 as Turkey closed its border with northern Syria to halt a massive influx of Kurdish refugees fleeing the juggern ...

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Bulgarian elections 2014: Election commission rejects court decision on closing polling stations in Turkey

September 20, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Central Election Commission (CEC) has decided not to comply with a ruling by the Supreme Administrative Court not to open eight polli ...


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    Islamic State militants release 49 Turkish hostages
    September 20, 2014, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Turkey’s prime minister said 49 Turkish hostages seized by Islamic State militants in Iraq in June have been freed. Turkey had cited the hostages as a roadblock to participating in […]

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    Bulgaria approves co-operation programmes with neighboring countries
    September 18, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgaria’s cabinet has approved a series of cross-border co-operation programmes with Romania, Greece, Turkey, Serbia and Macedonia. The programmes are to be submitted to the European Commission for approval, following […]

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    Turkish government accused of attempt to take down bank
    September 16, 2014, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Turkey’s government is being accused of seeking to destroy one of the country’s banks, which has become embroiled in a political feud. The struggle is adding to growing investor concerns […]