Britain said 34 high-rise apartment blocks had failed fire safety checks carried out after the deadly Grenfell Tower blaze, including several in north London where residents were forced to evacuate amid chaotic scenes.
Donald Trump tells a crowd in the US that a ‘solar wall’ can be built on the sunny border with Mexico to produce energy and eventually cut the costs of the much-debated plan
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).
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FOLDED CORNER - ‘Vano and Niko and Other Stories’ by Erlom Akhvlediani, translated by Mikheil Kakabadze (Dalkey Archive Press, $15.95, 124 pages)
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.
Giresun Island in the Black Sea region is known for its myths as well as its historical ruins. Dramatizations of ancient Greeks and Turks are made on the island for tourists
A top secret U.S. report showing that hackers from Russian military intelligence tried repeatedly to break into U.S. voting systems before last year’s presidential election have raised new alarms about the extent of Moscow’s meddling
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.
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
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Brussels, the capital of the European Union, has been under the spotlight last week because of the NATO Heads of State meeting.
The number of foreign tourists visiting Turkey saw a huge increase in April, with the number of arrivals from Russia jumping around 485 percent, after months of difficulties amid a series of negative incidents, from bomb attacks to a diplomatic crisis with Russia and a failed coup attempt.
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
Iraq has announced it would ban tomato imports from Turkey as of May 21 to protect its own producers, according to an official statement from the Turkish Economy Ministry.
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.
Years ago, during the harvest season, I was strolling in the streets of Kalecik, a small town close to Ankara, when I noticed a strange handwritten note on a box of grapes for sale.
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.
Behind the kitsch and glitz of the Eurovision Song Contest, to be hosted on May 13 by Kiev, lie a host of geopolitical tensions
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