President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said Turkey will not allow the foundation of a Kurdish state on its southern border, reiterating earlier comments on the Democratic Union Party (PYD) and its armed wing the People’s Protection Units (YPG) in northern Syria.
Category: ÜNAL ÇEVİKÖZ
Turkey’s relations with the west are going through its most serious test in history
Category: DENİZ SİPAHİ
The fair in the Aegean province of İzmir is being named among not only Turkey’s but one of the world’s oldest fairs
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Before departing for his visit to Jordan on Aug. 21, President Tayyip Erdoğan said Turkey and Iran could soon carry out joint military operations against “terrorist organizations” in Iraq.
The Mediterranean resort of Antalya, Turkey’s leading tomato producer, made $88.3 million from tomato exports to 46 countries in the first 7.5 months of the year, according to data compiled by Anadolu Agency on Aug. 22.
Turkey and Serbia signed a trade agreement on agriculture on Aug. 22, the first since 2011.
More than a quarter of a century after the Soviet Union collapsed, Russia on Aug. 21 announced it had settled the last foreign debt it had inherited from the Soviet era.
Category: FORK & CORK
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Up until the last move by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, when she took steps to put a brake on Turkey’s already slowed down relations with the European Union, it was more possible to explain the escalation in Turkish-German tension with the German elections set to take place on Sept. 24.
Statues live. The Robert E. Lee statue in Charlottesville certainly does.
Washington will halt the issuance of all non-immigrant visas in Russia for nine days from Aug. 23 and will thereafter reduce visa operations, the United States embassy in Moscow said Aug. 21, citing the "Russian government-imposed cap" on its staff levels.
Russia hopes to finalize all necessary licenses and permits for Akkuyu, Turkey’s first nuclear plant, by the end of the year, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak has said.
South Korean and U.S. forces began computer-simulated military exercises on Aug. 21 amid tension over North Korea's weapons programmes
The entire staff of the Serbian Embassy in the Macedonian capital has been withdrawn for urgent consultations in Belgrade in a move that has further strained relations between the Balkan neighbors.
Russia's air force has destroyed a large column of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants on their way to the Syrian city of Deir al-Zor, killing over 200 militants, Russian news agencies cited Russia's Defence Ministry as saying on Aug. 21.
Turkey is the most dedicated country in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said, adding that the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) “neutralized” a total of 4,600 ISIL militants in Syria and Iraq.
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said Aug. 20. that Turkey is paying the price of terrorist organizations’ instability
Brief-stricken Spain and Finland paid homage on Aug. 20 to victims of terror assaults, as investigators turned their focus to Moroccan suspects in separate probes
From seven to eight people were wounded in a knife attack in the Russian Siberian city of Surgut, local criminal investigators said on Aug. 19, adding that the attacker had been shot dead by police.
Iran’s chief of general staff, Major General Mohammad Hossein Bageri, became the first Iranian top soldier since the Islamic Revolution in 1979 to visit Turkey on Aug. 15. Bageri held talks with his Turkish counterpart General Hulusi Akar, but not only with Akar.
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