Wed, Jun 19 2013
Illegal immigration remains a problem for a number of EU's Mediterranean countries, including Spain, Greece and Malta.
The Human Rights Watch organisation demands that the newly elected Pasok government in Greece comply with European laws for immigrants and cease illegally expelling asylum seekers across the Evros River into Turkey
Greek police apprehended two foreign nationals in Kilkis, northern Greece, on September 26 in possession of a large quantity of forged euro notes made in Bulgaria
Greek counter terrorism police units raided a private house in the congested Halandri borough of Athens, arresting four and confiscating explosives. Authorities believe attack was politically motivated ahead of October 4 elections.
The volunteer teacher was snatched from his home in northwestern Pakistan while "selflessly serving the people of Kalash" the Pakistani newspaper The News International reported.
The civil protection authority declared a state of emergency in more than a dozen municipalities on Evia after torrential rain early on Saturday led to flooding in various parts of the island. Meanwhile the Black Sea of Turkey remains on flood alert
The alleged 7.8 billion deal is one of the largest government-to-government arms sales in years, which will put Turkey once more as one of the top country's on the United States' selling list
Governments in Prague and Bucharest could soon join Sofia in instituting temporary moratoriums on shale gas exploration.
Coalition around ruling Democratic Party has largest share of vote in Serbia's parliamentary election, according to exit polls.
Centre-right New Democracy is said by exit polls to have largest share of votes, but diminished even from its 2009 defeat, while socialists Pasok – the 2009 victors – gets somewhere around 14 to 17 per cent.
An agreement reached with the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) will allow voters with dual citizenship in Kosovo to vote in the upcoming parliamentary and presidential elections in Serbia.
Twenty radical Muslims suspected of being members of a terrorist group that has been linked to the murder of five fishermen in early April.