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Kerry: US, Russia agree to share Ukraine information

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said the United States and Russia have agreed to exchange information about developments in Ukraine's restive eastern region.
November 8, 2014

Boat sinks off Turkish coast, 24 dead

A boat believed to be carrying illegal migrants sank off the coast of Turkey, leaving at least 24 people dead.
November 3, 2014

Top Turkish generals say knew of no coup plot as retrial begins

Two retired generals who led Turkey's armed forces at the time of an alleged 2003 coup plot told a retrial of hundreds of officers on Monday that they knew of no plans to topple then-Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan.
Reuters: November 3, 2014

Putin's popularity rooted in nationalism

Russia's economy was struggling even before it was hit with western sanctions for annexing Crimea from Ukraine. Despite the downward trend, President Vladimir Putin's popularity has reached an all-time high on a wave of nationalistic fervor. But analysts say the high numbers are set to drop.
November 2, 2014

Islamization trends in the Balkans

A snapshot of recent Islamization trends in the Western Balkans
Ioannis Michaletos: November 2, 2014

Greece boosts navy mission amid spat with Turkey

Greece's foreign minister says his country will boost its naval presence in the east Mediterranean as part of NATO and United Nations-approved missions — making the announcement in Cyprus
The Tribune: October 29, 2014

Greece, Egypt, Cyprus urge Turkey to quit gas search off island

The governments of Egypt, Greece and Cyprus urged Turkey on Wednesday to stop trying to chart gas deposits in areas of the east Mediterranean claimed by Cyprus, saying the work was illegal.
Reuters: October 29, 2014

Turkey-Denmark relations tense over deal with IS

There is a growing diplomatic dispute between Turkey and Denmark over the release of a Turkish man suspected of shooting a Danish writer and anti-Muslim activist.
October 29, 2014

Obama congratulates Ukraine on ‘successful’ election

President Barack Obama has congratulated the people of Ukraine on ‘holding successful parliamentary elections’ Sunday, as a partial vote count shows pro-Europe forces decisively ahead in the poll.
October 27, 2014

Russia ramps military probing in the Baltics

NATO says Russia has increased provocative military actions in and around the Baltics in recent months. They include the reported incursion of a Russian spy plane into Estonian airspace earlier this week.
October 26, 2014