Due to its favorable geographical location as a bridge between a supply-demand line and its dependence on energy imports, Turkey’s vision is to become an energy hub of the “region.”
Category: GÜVEN SAK
Özgecan Aslan was a 20-year-old university student. She was killed in a private bus after an attempted rape in Tarsus, between Mersin and Adana on the southern coast of Turkey. The perpetrators of the monstrous crime disfigured and burned her body. They have all been arrested. Yet the slogan “Have you heard Özgecan’s cry?” is still echoing across massive protests all over the country
TAV, Turkey’s leading brand in airport operations, posted a net profit of 218 million euros in 2014 with an increase of 64 percent compared to the previous year, the company said by a written statement late Feb. 19.
Category: MUSTAFA AYDIN
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President François Hollande brokered a truce between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Feb. 12 in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, to subdue the bloodshed in eastern Ukraine. After intense and acrimonious negotiations, the four leaders agreed on a deal that came into effect in the early hours of Feb. 15
The first ever direct China-Spain freight train - which started its journey from Yiwu, a major trading hub south of Shanghai - travelled an epic 13,000 kilometers in 21 days, reaching Madrid in December 2014.
Category: YUSUF KANLI
With news that moments after the Ukraine cease-fire went into effect, there were some serious violations, fingers were crossed with wishes that the “glimmer of hope” as described by Angela Merkel – who together with President François Hollande of France brokered the deal in talks in Minsk, Belarus with Presidents Vladimir Putin of Russia and Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine – will hold
The Kurdish peace process is a 'vital national project' that should be treated with patience, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu says
Turkey fully intends to proceed with the Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) and the Southern Gas Corridor projects, Energy Minister Taner Yıldız said Feb. 12.
NATO was set Feb. 5 to agree a major boost to its defences including six bases in eastern Europe and a spearhead force of 5,000 troops in response to what it called Russian aggression in Ukraine.
FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali bin Al Hussein criticised the organisation's "culture of intimidation" and challenged incumbent Sepp Blatter to a public debate as he kick-started his campaign on Feb. 3.
The daughter of late singer Whitney Houston was pulled unconscious from her bathtub on Jan. 31 at her Georgia home, in an eerie echo of her mother’s tragic death three years ago
NATO head Jens Stoltenberg urged the alliance Friday to brace for further challenges after a "black year" of Russian intervention in Ukraine and terror attacks on Europe's streets.
Turkey has taken the chair of the TRACECA (Transport Corridor Europe Caucasus Asia) Intergovernmental Commission for a year during the body’s 11th annual meeting Jan. 29 in Istanbul.
At least 300 people from the Turkish-speaking minority in eastern Ukraine, known as the Meskhetian Turks, have fled their houses in Slaviansk following clashes
Developments over the last few months, particularly Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent visit to Ankara, have paved Turkey’s path to becoming a regional energy center.
The Turkish state-run Ziraat Bank has been granted a banking license by the Central Bank of Azerbaijan, marking its entrance into the lucrative market.
Turkey’s banking watchdog BDDK has approved the acquisition of a majority stake in TAIB Bank by Azerbaijani lender Pasha Bank from Turkey’s Aksoy Holding
Russia’s proposal to sell gas to Europe via Turkey with the so-called ‘Turkish Stream’ will jeopardize Ankara’s strategic importance, according to an energy expert.
Thousands of officers paid homage Dec. 27 at the New York funeral of one of their own, in an emotional show of solidarity from a group that has felt targeted by recent protests over police violence.
Georgia and Turkey have enjoyed two fruitful and eventful decades of cooperation. However, one serious point of contention for Georgia is the relationship that Turkey has with one of the occupied regions of Georgia – Abkhazia.
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