All posts tagged Turkey

January 13, 2017, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Queues of lorries stretching several kilometres built up at two of Bulgaria’s checkpoints at the Turkish border on January 13 as the icing over of the Danube River caused the […]


Officials: Turkey close to identifying gunman in New Year’s attack

January 3, 2017, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

Turkish authorities say they are close to identifying the gunman being sought in connection with the New Year’s attack on an Istanbul nightclub ...

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An envoy, an assassin and a mystery in the heart of Ankara

December 23, 2016, by Asli Aydintasbas of the ECFR

Coming at the tail end of an annus horriblis in global affairs, the assassination of the Russian ambassador Andrey Karlov by a Turkish police officer ...


Bulgarian President Plevneliev condemns murder of Russian ambassador to Turkey

December 19, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev strongly condemns the terrorist attack and murder of the Russian ambassador in Ankara, Andrey Karlov, the Presid ...

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    Russian ambassador to Turkey killed in shooting
    December 19, 2016, by VOANews

    The Russian ambassador to Turkey was shot and killed in the Turkish capital Ankara on Monday. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova confirmed Andrei Karlov had died of his wounds. […]