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

Cyprus wants 'as many boats as possible' to bring aid to Gaza

 


Mar 21, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Cyprus hopes as “many boats as possible” will leave its shores to take aid to Gaza as a second ship waits to depart from Larnaca, Foreign Minister Constantinos Kombos said on Thursday.

February 29 - Sudan’s General Hemedti in Tripoli for talks with Dbeibeh


Feb 29, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Commander of Sudan’s Rapid Support Forces (RSF) General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, also known as Hemedti, arrived in Tripoli  today where he met the prime minister of the Government of National Unity (GUN) of Libya, Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh, with whom he had “fruitful and constructive” discussions on developments in Sudan, according to a statement by Dagalo via X.

February 16, Alexei Navalny, the fiercest foe of Russia’s Putin, has died, Russian authorities say

 


Feb 16, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Alexei Navalny, the fiercest foe of Russian President Vladimir Putin who crusaded against official corruption and staged massive anti-Kremlin protests, died in prison Friday, Russia’s prison agency said. He was 47.

 

February 15, Erdogan and Sisi Emphasize Cooperation to Support Stability in Libya

 


Feb 15, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

In a joint press conference between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, both leaders stressed the importance of coordination and cooperation between their countries to support efforts aimed at achieving stability in Libya.

February 15, France and Ukraine to sign a security agreement in Paris in the presence of President Zelenskyy

 


Feb 15, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Paris.

French President Emmanuel Macron will sign a bilateral security agreement with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Friday in Paris as part of a trip that will also go through Germany, the French presidency said in a statement.

 

February 14, Sisi, Erdogan agree on steps to strengthen trade and investment between Egypt & Turkey


Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan sign a joint declaration on restructuring meetings of the high-level strategic cooperation council in Cairo, 14 February 2024. Photo: AFP

Feb 14, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan signed a joint declaration on Wednesday on restructuring meetings of the high-level strategic cooperation council.

February 14, Iran’s gas network stable after ‘sabotage acts’: Official

 


Feb 14, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 Tehran.

Iran’s gas transmission network is stable after sabotage acts targeted natural gas pipelines in two provinces in the center and south of the country, says the dispatching director of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC).

February 13, Protesting Greek farmers debate next moves after government offers some concessions

 


Feb 13, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Athens.

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis offered some concessions Tuesday to farming unionists who are threatening to block roads around the country amid protests over high production costs.

 

February 13, Workers at a gold mine in Turkey are believed trapped underground (vid)

 


Feb 13, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

A landslide hit a gold mine in eastern Turkey on Tuesday, apparently trapping at least nine workers underground, officials said.

 

February 11, Orbán: We will lose Serbia


Serbia must access the European Union as soon as possible, otherwise Belgrade will choose cooperation with other partners, and Brussels will lose this country.

 

Feb 11, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

This opinion was expressed by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán.

February 7, Alert! Borrell was taken to a shelter

 


Feb 7, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

EU High Representative for Foreign Policy and Security, Josep Borrell, who is on a two-day visit to Ukraine, announced that he spent the morning in a shelter.

February 6, UN chief's personal envoy for Cyprus visits the island

 


Feb 6, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres's personal envoy for Cyprus visited the divİded island over the weekend, a UN spokesperson said on Tuesday.

February 6, Speaker of Bulgaria's Parliament in Ukraine: We are committed to strategic assistance to Kiev

 


Feb 6, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 

The Speaker of Bulgaria’s Parliament, Rosen Zhelyazkov, arrived on an official visit to Ukraine on February 6. 

February 5, King Charles III diagnosed with cancer, Buckingham Palace says

 


Feb 5, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

King Charles has been diagnosed with a form of cancer, says Buckingham Palace.

February 5, Seasonal workers agreement with Greece creates 10K job opportunities for Egyptians

 


Feb 5, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Cairo.

Egyptian Ambassador to Athens Omar Amer stated in a press interview with ANA-MPA that the seasonal workers agreement between the two countries, whose implementation began in 2023, would create job opportunities for 10,000 Egyptians.

 

February 5, Iran Navy to hold joint exercise with Russia, China: Cmdr.

 


Feb 5, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 Tehran.

The Iranian Navy will hold joint drills with naval forces from Russia and China, with the aim of safeguarding regional security, the commander of the Iranian Navy has announced.

February 5, Russian Foreign Ministry summons israeli ambassador over controversial remarks

 


Feb 5, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 

The Russian Foreign Ministry has taken a firm stance against the newly appointed israeli ambassador, Simona Halperin, following her recent comments in an interview with the Kommersant newspaper.

 

February 2 - Turkey central bank governor quits

 


Hafize Gaye Erkan said her resignation was for personal reasons

Feb 2, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 Ankara.

Turkey’s central bank governor Hafize Gaye Erkan has resigned just months after the country embarked on a major overhaul of economic policy that has featured huge rises in interest rates. 

 

February 2 - U.S. Embassy in Armenia softens travel prohibition for its employees to travel to cities bordering Azerbaijan

 


Feb 2, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 Baku

The U.S. Embassy in Armenia has softened the prohibition on its employees traveling to cities bordering Azerbaijan, according to Αzeri media.

February 1 - Spain’s Podemos party urges boycott of Israel in Eurovision


Feb 1, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

In parliament, Spain's far-left Podemos party on Thursday officially urged the government to take a clear stand against Israel's participation in the Eurovision Song Contest.