Showing posts with label International News. Show all posts
Showing posts with label International News. Show all posts

Ukraine says ship carrying wheat leaves port for Egypt


A file photo of Vessel Aroyat. Photo :AFP

Sept 22, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


A ship carrying wheat has left a Ukrainian port and was heading to Egypt, the second such trip since Russia reimposed its Black Sea blockade in July, Ukranian Infrastructure Minister said Friday.


Balkans: Money from the West flowing to pro-Russian oriented media in Serbia and the region

Sept 21, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


Serbia, Bulgaria, and other countries in the region have media that openly favor in Russian side in its aggression against Ukraine and deliberately release disinformation on this conflict, while at the same time, they get funding from the West for their operations, it was said during the discussion organized in Brussels on Tuesday, organized by Balkan Free Media Initiative (BFMI).

Libyan Foreign Ministry Extends Condolences to Greece over Death of 5 Rescuers in Libya


Libyan Foreign Ministry Extends Condolences to Greece over Death of 5 Rescuers in Libya

Sept 19, 2023.  Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The Foreign Minister of the Libyan Parliament-designated government expressed its condolences and sympathy to Greece, following the death of five members of a rescue team in Libya.

Joe Biden will urge UN to expand Security Council


Currently, the Security Council has five permanent members: Russia, Great Britain, China, the United States and France

 Sept 18, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

US President Joe Biden will reaffirm Washington’s intent to expand the UN Security Council during his speech at the UN General Assembly, US National Security Council Strategic Communications Coordinator John Kirby said in his interview for The Daily Telegraph.

EU Chief to visit Lampedusa with Italian PM amid surging migrant arrivals


Sept 16, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


The sharp increase in arrivals has reignited the debate over the distribution of responsibility among European nations for hosting asylum seekers

European Parliament leftist party slams Turkey for denying entry to Turkish Cypriots

Sept 12, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


The Left in the European Parliament, a left-wing political group of the European Parliament established in 1995, condemned Ankara on Tuesday for denying entry to Turkish Cypriots, under the “vague pretext of national security concerns.”

Russian media show video of Kim Jong Un's arrival in Russia


Sept 12, 2023. Posted by  
Balkan Periscope - Hellas


While visiting Russia, Kim is scheduled to hold a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, who was most recently in the eastern port city of Vladivostok, located on the Pacific coast.

Following Outcry Zelensky Calls for Public Disclosure of Officials' Assets


Zelensky said government officials’ wealth and income declarations must be open to the public immediately, not hidden for a year.


Sept 12, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


Ukrainian President Zelensky said electronic financial declarations by officials should "immediately" be available to the public, vetoing a law that triggered a scandal across Ukraine.

Ukraine: In Odessa, SSU has detained officials who were selling fake "seafarer's certificates," allowing individuals to evade travel abroad


Sept 12, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


The Security Service of Ukraine has uncovered another scheme involving evasion of mobilization and illegal emigration abroad in the Odessa region.

Turkey's Erdogan: “We say that there is no corridor without Turkey”


Ιndia's Prime Minister Narendra Modi (right) with Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of the G20 Leaders' Summit in New Delhi.

Turkish president says Ankara is backing a rival scheme to connect the Gulf to Turkey through Iraq, called the Development Road Project

Sept 12, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday pushed back against plans announced by the

Ukraine disappointed with G20 Declaration


Sept 9, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


The G20 group adopted a consensus declaration at a summit on Saturday that avoided condemning Russia for the war in Ukraine but called on all states not to use force to grab territory. Kyiv is not entirely happy with the outcome. However, European countries such as Germany and the U.K. boast that this kind of consensus was what they were aiming for.

Kim Kardashian, Eric Esrailian issue plea to President Biden to prevent another Armenian Genocide


Sept 8, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


Entrepreneur and activists Kim Kardashian and Dr. Eric Esrailian are sending a message to President Joe Biden in the hopes of preventing another Armenian Genocide.

Russia calls 'unacceptable' attempts to incite enmity with Armenia


Sept 8,2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman on Friday called "unacceptable" attempts to incite enmity between Russia and Armenia.

Greece 13th member of Three Seas Initiative; associate status for Ukraine, Moldova


Sept 6, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


The office of the President of Romania, Klaus Iohannis, announced during the Three Seas Initiative (3SI) Summit in Bucharest, which started on Wednesday, that an agreement will be signed to include Greece as the 13th participating country in this group, while Ukraine and Moldova will obtain associate state status.

Hakan Fidan:Türkiye entered a new and positive era in its relations with Greece


Turkish Foreign Minister Fidan declares a new dawn in relations During joint Press Conference with Greek counterpart Giorgos Gerapetritis in Ankara

Sept 5, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


"Ankara and Athens hold differing viewpoints in the Aegean and Mediterranean regions. Following discussions with Gerapetritis on the long-standing disputes between their nations, Fidan conveyed the necessity for both sides to introduce fresh approaches to address these issues," Fidan stressed in his remarks during a press conference.

Iranian President to Turkey’s FM: Respect for Sovereignty, Integrity of Other States Key in Anti-Terror Fight

Sept 4, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi stressed that respect for national sovereignty and territorial integrity of all countries is the most effective way to counter terrorism.

Armenia: Our reliance on Russia for security was a strategic mistake


Armenian Prime Minister Pashinyan
( right) shakes hands with Russian Prime Minister Mishustin

Sept 4, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


Yesterday, in an interview with the well-known Italian newspaper La Repubblica, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan sharply expressed his opinion on the foreign policy of his country. According to him, Armenia's dependence on Russia in the sphere of security has become a "strategic mistake".

Ankara strongly condemns destruction of tombstones at Muslim cemetery in Rodopi

Sept 04,2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


Türkiye strongly condemned destruction of tombstones in a Turkish cemetery in the Greek city Rodopi, a spokesman for the Turkish Foreign Ministry said on Sunday.

US and international community must take action to protect Armenians from Azerbaijan’s aggression – Rep. Schiff

September 2, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

On Artsakh’s Independence Day, I am thinking of the people in Artsakh who are being forced to bear a months-long, and deadly blockade, Member of the US House of Representatives Adam Schiff said on social media.

LNG imports from Russia rise, despite cuts in pipeline gas


August 31, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

European Union countries have increased their imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Russia compared with before the Ukraine war, despite the EU’s aim to quit Russian fossil fuels within a few years, an analysis by campaigners showed.