Turkey and the Netherlands will meet for a crucial rendezvous in the Central Anatolian province of Konya on Sept. 6 after both teams lost points late on Sept. 3 in their bid to qualify for the Euro 2016 finals in France.
Azerbaijan on Sept. 1 sentenced award-winning investigative journalist and anti-graft campaigner Khadija Ismayilova to seven and a half years in jail on corruption charges she denounced as trumped-up, her lawyer said
An international seminar held recently in Kazakhstan with the participation of leading historians and archaeologists provided information about findings in the Altay Mountains
A court in ex-Soviet Azerbaijan on Aug. 26 slapped jail terms of between 12 and 14 years on three men for fighting in Syria, a source familiar with the case told AFP.
Leading mobile operator in Turkey Turkcell has decided to establish a consumer financing company with a capital ceiling of up to 500 million Turkish Liras ($171.5 million), it said in a written statement to the Public Disclosure Platform on Aug. 27
Tarihi Sultanahmet Köftecisi (The Historical Sultanahmet Meatball Restaurant) said it has signed a number of master franchising agreements for 60 new branches across Europe in a press release on Aug. 28
Turkey has introduced visa requirements for Libyans, due to security concerns, the Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Aug. 27
Gas flow on the Shah Deniz pipeline carrying natural gas from Azerbaijan was halted by an explosion in Turkey on Aug. 24 evening, energy sector officials said, with one saying it was thought Kurdish militants had sabotaged the pipeline
Israel has reportedly purchased as much as 77 percent of its oil supplies from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in northern Iraq, providing them with an essential source of funding in their campaign against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), a new report in the Financial Times revealed on Aug. 24
At least five Armenian troops have been killed in border clashes with Azerbaijani soldiers, said Azerbaijani officials on Aug. 24.
Despite the new Iran nuclear deal, Iranian gas may not flow to Europe through Turkey even if the sanctions are lifted. There are several reasons for this.
Prosecutors in ex-Soviet Azerbaijan on Aug. 21 demanded a nine-year jail term for a top investigative journalist, in a graft trial activists say is revenge for her reporting on high-level corruption.
The weakness of the Turkish Lira against the U.S. dollar has placed an extra 11 billion lira ($3.82 billion) burden on Turkey’s natural gas bill since the beginning of the year, Energy Minister Taner Yıldız said on Aug. 19
Baku, the capital city of Azerbaijan, is a city which does not sound very attractive at first (it is not listed among the top places to see, yet is a candidate), but it has overshadowed many European cities with its transformation over the last five years
Turkish police have captured an Azerbaijani citizen at Ankara’s Esenboğa Airport, after a tip-off that the man aboard a plane arriving from Azerbaijan intended to proceed to Syria in order to join the ranks of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
The Cyprus issue, in spite of being the most controversial topic of Turkish politics and Turkish Foreign Policy, has been on the table with minimum progress toward a solution for years.
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Singapore celebrated the semi-centennial of its independence over the weekend. Under the leadership of its founder, Lee Kuan Yew, who passed away in March, it rose from being a poor country with no resources to one of the wealthiest and most developed states in the world.
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Turkey’s top soldier is assuming his responsibilities at a very critical time.
Turkish club Fenerbahçe’s star-studded squad will not be playing in the Champions League this season after losing a third qualifying ground tie against Shakthar Donetsk
An explosion has hit the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars-Erzurum gas pipeline in eastern Turkey, a provincial governor has told Anadolu Agency
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