Turkish Fugitive Crime Boss Leaks New Scandalous Facts Incriminating Top Officials – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

From alleged drug trafficking and a murder cover-up to weapons transfers to Islamic militants, a convicted crime ringleader has been dishing the dirt on members of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling party through a series of tell-all videos that have captivated the nation and turned him into an unlikely Read more…

Turkey Is Ready to Buy Russian S-400 Defense System Despite Sanctions – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

Turkey will purchase an additional Russian-made S-400 air defense system, the head of Turkey‘s Defense Industries Administration said. “We have a basic agreement on the supply of the second batch of the Russian S-400 system, and there are some technical issues regarding transport operations,” Ismail Demir said in a television interview earlier this week. “Ankara is Read more…

Bulgaria’s Interior Minister: Only isolated attempts at illegal crossing of border with Turkey

Additional gendarmerie have been deployed at Bulgaria’s border with Turkey, given the increased attempted movement of migrants across the Turkish border to Bulgaria and Greece, but there have been only isolated attempts at illegal crossings into Bulgaria, Interior Minister Mladen Marinov told journalists on February 28. “In the meantime, we Read more…

Bulgaria and Greece Boost Border Controls after Turkey Said it Won’t Stop the Refugees from Entering the EU – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

Bulgaria joined Greece on Friday in boosting border controls after Turkey said it would no longer prevent refugees from going to Europe. “We sent police forces to our borders (with Turkey) early in the morning. It is worrying that the Turkish border guards have withdrawn,” Prime Minister Boyko Borisov told journalists. Read more…

Turkey Offers an Initiative for Cooperation between the Turkish and Bulgarian Police to Secure the Borders more Effectively – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

Turkey is preparing an initiative for cooperation between the Turkish and Bulgarian police in order to secure the common borders more effectively, Aksam newspaper said. Common border patrols for border protection can be formed, the newspaper added. Turkey has negotiated such an initiative with Serbia. According to a protocol between the two countries, Turkish border guards will Read more…

Turkish Authorities Prevented a Large-Scale Terrorist Attack in Turkey – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

So far, 7 people have been arrested. Turkish authorities have prevented a large-scale terrorist attack. So far, seven people have been arrested and reportedly involved in the terrorist act. According to local authorities, the main suspect has a leading position in the judicial institution. Explosives and about 30,000 Turkish pounds Read more…

Turkey Arrested Syrians Preparing a Terrorist Attack for New Year’s Eve – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

Turkish police detained five Syrian nationals in Ankara preparing a terrorist attack on New Year’s Eve celebrations, according to a TV station quoted by BGNES. They are affiliated with the Islamic State terrorist group. At present, there are terrorist groups only in Syria‘s Idlib province. The government army has launched an offensive Read more…

Turkey Is Arming Ukraine with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

Leading Turkish developer of unmanned aerial vehicles Baykar has delivered another batch of drones Bayraktar TB2 in Ukraine. Three aircraft, ammunition, simulator, camera systems and ground data terminals were delivered to the Ukrainian Air Force. The newly delivered drones are being tested at an air base in Starokostiantyniv in Western Ukraine, Read more…