The U.N. Security Council unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea, banning textile exports and restricting shipments of oil products to punish Pyongyang for its sixth and largest nuclear test.
Russia’s Agriculture Ministry and Russia’s agriculture safety watchdog are considering partially resuming tomato imports from Turkey in October until April or May next year, the Kommersant daily reported on Sept. 11.
Category: SELİN NASİ
News reports emerged last week that Israel had struck Syrian positions in Hama; it is already well-known that Israel has been periodically hitting alleged Hezbollah arms shipments to Lebanon since the start of the Syrian war.
Category: ÜNAL ÇEVİKÖZ
The Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE) was signed in Paris on Nov. 19, 1990.
Iraqi authorities are holding 1,400 foreign wives and children of suspected Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants in a camp after government forces expelled the jihadist group from one of its last remaining strongholds in Iraq, security and aid officials said.
Turkey has been knocked out of EuroBasket 2017 after being defeated by tournament favorite Spain 73-56 on Sept. 10 evening
Russians shunned the polls on Sept. 10 for local elections which are the last vote before the presidential elections in March next year, with very low turnout rates as the opposition cried foul.
Chinese conglomerate CEFC will buy a 14.16 percent stake in Russian oil major Rosneft for $9.1 billion from a consortium of Glencore and the Qatar Investment Authority, strengthening the energy partnership between Moscow and Beijing.
The Zapad 2017 military drills jointly conducted by Russia and Belarus every four year are scheduled to take place in Belarus, the Kaliningrad enclave, and Russia’s western regions bordering the Baltics and Poland on Sept. 14-20
Category: GÜVEN SAK
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The Turkish national basketball team will play against Spain on Sept. 10 in the Round of 16 of Eurobasket 2017 after failing to beat Latvia.
Russia said on Sept. 8 to have killed several top commanders of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group in an airstrike in Syria, including the “minister of war” who has a bounty on his head.
Germany has no right to block a planned update of Turkey’s Customs Union with the European Union, Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci said on Sept. 7, touching on a simmering row between Ankara and Berlin.
World leaders have been pushing for tougher sanctions on North Korea after its latest and the most powerful nuclear test on Sept. 3, while Pyongyang pledged to take “powerful counter measures” to respond to U.S. pressure or any new sanctions against it over its missile programme.
Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Hundreds of fake Facebook accounts, probably run from Russia, spent about $100,000 on ads aimed at stirring up divisive issues such as gun control and race relations during the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the social network said on Sept. 6.
More than 160,000 Rohingya refugees have now crossed into Bangladesh in the last fortnight to escape fighting between militants and Myanmar’s military, the United Nations stated on Sept. 7.
Turkey’s national football team has carried its hopes of claiming a berth in the next year’s World Cup to the last two qualification games by beating Croatia 1-0 at home on Sept. 5
Turkey will provide 10,000 tons of aid to help Rohingya Muslims who have fled violence in Myanmar, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan stated on Sept. 6, calling on world leaders to do more to help.
Istanbul fishermen who set sail in the Marmara Sea after the end of the five-month seasonal fishing ban on Sept. 1, have come across schools of mackerel, a fish that used to be plentiful but has rarely been seen in recent years.
Some 7.5 million tourists visited the Mediterranean resort of Antalya in the first eight months of the year despite a steady decrease in arrivals from 10 key European markets, data showed on Sept. 6.
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