All posts tagged Turkey

February 20, 2017, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The railway link between Bulgaria’s capital Sofia and Turkey’s largest city Istanbul is set to return after the completion of reconstruction on the Turkish side, some months after Bulgaria completed […]

Bulgarian carriers irked by repeated delays at border checkpoint with Turkey

February 6, 2017, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s union of international carriers has lashed out at the country’s authorities over repeated long delays at the Kapitan Andreevo border ch ...

Turkey, Greece at odds as Athens denies Turkish coup extradition request

January 27, 2017, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

Turkey has threatened to cancel a migrant readmission deal with Greece after Greece’s Supreme Court rejected a request from Turkey for the extraditi ...

Frozen Danube causes traffic problems at Bulgaria’s checkpoints at Turkish border

January 13, 2017, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Queues of lorries stretching several kilometres built up at two of Bulgaria’s checkpoints at the Turkish border on January 13 as the icing over of t ...

  • An envoy, an assassin and a mystery in the heart of Ankara
    December 23, 2016, by Asli Aydintasbas of the ECFR

    Coming at the tail end of an annus horriblis in global affairs, the assassination of the Russian ambassador Andrey Karlov by a Turkish police officer initially had analysts wondering whether […]

  • Russian ambassador to Turkey killed in shooting
    December 19, 2016, by VOANews

    The Russian ambassador to Turkey was shot and killed in the Turkish capital Ankara on Monday. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova confirmed Andrei Karlov had died of his wounds. […]