All posts tagged Turkey

Davutoglu may 17 2015 photo AKP party
May 5, 2016, by VOANews

Turkey’s prime minister is reportedly stepping down from his role following a dramatic day in domestic politics. The ruling AK Party is set to hold an extraordinary congress on May […]

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EC: Turkey will get visa exemption if Ankara meets all benchmarks

May 4, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission (EC) said on May 4 that it was proposing to the European Parliament and Council of the European Union to lift the visa require ...

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EU visa block threatens EU-Turkey migrant deal

May 4, 2016, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

Turkish citizens could soon benefit from visa-free travel to Europe, as part of the deal between the EU and Ankara to stem the flow of refugees. In re ...

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Turkish MPs may be stripped of immunity

May 3, 2016, by VOANews

Punches and water were thrown during a Turkish parliamentary committee meeting late Monday night before a bill that would strip deputies of their immu ...

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    Mitov: Schengen area needs to be kept as it is
    April 25, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria Daniel Mitov gave an exclusive interview to IBNA. The head of Bulgarian diplomacy spoke of his country’s relations with the EU, Russia, the Republic of […]

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    Merkel heads to Turkey to try to save EU migrant deal
    April 23, 2016, by VOANews

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other European Union officials will travel to Turkey this weekend to try to smooth over tensions that have arisen since the two sides signed a […]

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    EU: Turkey needs urgent reforms in key areas
    April 15, 2016, by VOANews

    The European Union has accused Turkey of “backsliding” on democracy and urged Ankara to conduct “a structured and more frequent political dialogue on key thematic issues.” Members of the European […]