Balkans

Armenian Genocide centennial to be commemorated in Diyarbakir

ARMR Radio 24 December 2014

The Gomidas Institute, with the support of the Turkish Human Rights Association, is organizing a series of commemorative events in Diyarbakir between April 22 and 24, 2015 to

 

Events dedicated to 100th anniversary of Armenian Genocide to launch in Greece from January

ARMENPRESS 9 December 2014

The launch of the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide will be held in Greece on January 18. The Central Committee of Greece for the 100th

 

Armenian Genocide centennial to be commemorated in Istanbul

ARMENPRESS 9 December 2014

On the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide the April 24 remembrance events to be held in Turkey will have unprecedented dimensions. Armenpress reports, citing the

 

Radical Islam Suspects to Remain Under Arrest, Bulgarian Court of Appeal Says

novinite.com 9 December 2014

The Plovdiv Court of Appeal on Thursday upheld the ruling of the Pazardzhik District Court to keep under arrest seven Bulgarian nationals accused of preaching radical Islam as

 

Arkan's Balkan 'Tigers' escape accountability

Al Jazeera 9 December 2014

It was the afternoon of April 2, 1992, in Bijeljina, in eastern Bosnia - where Trbic was captured. The leader of the Serbian Volunteer Guard, known as the "Tigers", was sitting

 

Opinion: Bosnia is still Europe's black-hole of corruption

DW 9 December 2014
By Benjamin Pargan

Either the representatives of the European Union have the patience of saints, or they're politically and strategically blind. Or they actually don't have a choice. The Bosnian

 

Georgian Chechens Increasingly Play Key Roles in Both Islamic State and Its Rivals

Modern Tokyo Times 9 December 2014
By Mairbek Vatchagaev

After the followers of Sheikh Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi proclaimed their allegiance to the Islamic State (IS) organization (sedmitza.ru, June 30), some of the rebel forces opposed

 

Support for Islamic State spreads to Bulgaria: six face charges

Christian Today 3 December 2014

A Bulgarian imam and six others detained during a special operation by security forces earlier this week have been charged with supporting the ultra-radical militant group

 

IS Recruits Followers in Bulgarian-Language Video

novinite.com 3 December 2014

Shortly before last week's operation of the State Agency for National Security against extremism, a video with Bulgarian-language captions was released on the internet, in

 

Video: ‘Time of Violence’ – The true story how Christians lived under Islam

The Muslimim Issue 1 December 2014

Year is 1668. The Turkish siege of the Venetian fortress of Candia (now Iraklion in Crete) has been lasting for a second decade now. The Rhodope Mountain is seen as a strategically

 

Pope Francis expects gestures on Armenian Genocide centennial, hopes Turkey will open the Armenia border

ARMR Radio 1 December 2014

Pope Francis says he hopes Turkey will open its border with Armenia. The Pope made the remark Nov. 30 during a 45-minute news conference on his flight to Rome after a three-day

 

Destination Germany for Syrian refugees in Europe

DW 1 December 2014

Ali Najaf and his family fled from civil war in Syria to Bulgaria and eventually to Germany in search of a better life. Krasimir Yankov reports on a Syrian refugee making his

 

Mosque in Bulgaria’s Pazardzhik, focus of anti-terrorism raid, not under jurisdiction of Chief Mufti

Turkish Weekly 1 December 2014

The Ebu Bekir mosque in the Bulgarian town of Pazardzhik that was a focus of a security operation against alleged radical Islamic terrorism is not under the jurisdiction of the

 

'Honor Killings' Persist in Russia's Dagestan, Chechnya

The Moscow Times 25 November 2014
By Allison Quinn

Early last Monday morning, a photo of a young Dagestani woman believed to have been suffocated by her own father appeared briefly before being deleted. It was not removed

 

Turkey's Ambassador Suleyman Gokce Criticises Plans For Fence Along Border

novinite.com 18 November 2014

Turkey's ambassador to Bulgaria Suleyman Gokce said that his country was against the construction of a fence along the entire border between Bulgaria and Turkey. "Turkey

 

Bosnia arrests 11 on suspicion of fighting in Mideast

Pan Armenian 17 November 2014

Police in Bosnia on Thursday, Nov 13, arrested 11 people on suspicion of fighting alongside Islamist militants in Syria and Iraq or recruiting and raising money for such

 

The deeper implications of the Ofsted Report - Actions are louder than denials

Sharia Watch UK 13 November 2014
By Sam Solomon

It is poetic justice that the "plan” which kick-started recent events in the British school system-and now proclaimed to be a "hoax”—both fits the description of the

 

There really is no difference between Muslims and Christians, right?

Leader and Times 13 November 2014
By Earl Watt

A common thread among nonbelievers says that there is little or no difference between Muslims and Christians, believing that Jews, Christians and Muslims, basically, have the

 

Troops from Hungary, Iceland, Ireland and Italy leaves Afghanistan

Balochwarna News 12 November 2014

The Hungarian, Iceland and Italian troops are preparing to leave Afghanistan as the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) mission concludes by the end of next

 

New "Bulgarian" connection in the global jihad II. - The Tatar link

StandartNews 11 November 2014

It is a little known fact that in the ranks of the Taliban, the jihadists set up "Jamaat Bulgar" in honor of the medieval Muslim state Volga Bulgaria. They later were joined by

 
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