A symphonic folklore concert will be organized at the ancient city of Aizanoi in the inner Aegean province of Kütahya on July 22 to promote Aizanoi to the world, the Culture and Tourism Ministry announced in a statement
Uber on July 13 announced that it was merging in Russia and five other ex-Soviet states with the taxi hailing app of the country’s leading internet giant, Yandex.
The Turkish Foreign Ministry strongly condemned Armenia’s howitzer attack on Azerbaijan’s Fuzuli region on July 4
The old cinema building in Safranbolu, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage List and is listed as one of the world’s 20 best preserved cities, will be turned into a cinema museum and library.
Iran expects to sign a long-delayed gas deal with French oil major Total in the next few weeks, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh was quoted as saying on June 17.
DP Eurasia, the Domino’s Pizza franchise holder in Russia and Turkey, has set a price range of between 200 and 230 pence a share for its initial public offer on the London Stock Exchange, implying a market capitalization of up to 331 million pounds ($422 million).
Azeri Energy Minister Natig Aliyev died on June 9, a day after being transferred to hospital in Istanbul for treatment for a heart complaint, Azeri news agency APA-Economics reported.
Azerbaijan’s state-run energy company SOCAR, a majority stakeholder of Turkish petrochemical maker Petkim, is aiming to make an additional investment worth up to $3 billion in Turkey, SOCAR Turkey chair Vagif Aliyev has said
Turkey, Azerbaijan, and Georgia signed a deal on June 1 to help their small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) secure easier access to the global e-commerce market.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) will give priority to applications regarding press freedom and journalists, in line with a recent amendment to its bylaw, according to a May 31 report by Deutsche Welle.
Georgia on June 1 denied it was involved in the alleged abduction and handover of a pro-opposition Azerbaijani journalist to his country’s authoritarian government.
Gas from Turkmenistan could be transferred to other countries through Turkey once the Southern Gas Corridor is commissioned, the head of the Transit Petroleum Pipeline Department at Turkey’s Energy and Natural Resources Ministry said May 30
British oil company BP expects to sign a contract at the end of June extending its production sharing deal for Azerbaijan’s biggest oilfields until 2050, the company’s regional head said on May 31
The endorsement of a new road map could help reenergize Ankara-Brussels ties if Turkey softens its restrictions on fundamental freedoms, retired ambassador Ünal Çeviköz tells the Hürriyet Daily News, adding that issues of democracy will remain on the agenda if the EU does not opt for simply transactional relations with Turkey
The global network of the Fethullahist Terror Organization (FETÖ) is made up of more than 500 companies, hundreds of foundations and media outlets, and over 1,000 schools across 170 countries, a report by Turkey’s National Intelligence Agency (MİT) has stated.
The Organization of Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC), which brings together the countries of the Black Sea, is seeking to keep in step with the changes around it after a quarter-century of development. The organization is looking to direct more attention toward projects, according to BSEC Secretary-General Michael B. Christides
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on May 22 criticized Armenian Deputy Foreign Minister Ashot Hovakimiyan over his remarks largely focusing on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict during the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Summit in Istanbul.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev will pay a visit to Istanbul on May 22 to attend a summit of the Organization of the Black Sea Cooperation (BSEC) and hold talks with senior Turkish officials amid expectations that Moscow will soon lift all sanctions imposed on Turkish agricultural goods.
Turkish companies’ foreign direct investment (FDI) outflow has increased by 10 times over the past 15 years, according to an index released on May 17.
China’s Silk Road project is about connecting China and Europe through land roads. As there are many countries, with some Muslim countries along the road, Turkey can play a role in overcoming obstacles, according to TEPAV head Güven Sak.
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