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TAP’s Construction Starts in Albania

TAP’s Construction Starts in Albania

The construction of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) has started in Albania, TAP reported on Sept.30. The occasion was marked by an inauguration ceremony near the town of Fier, attended by the Prime Minister of Albania, Edi Rama, Minister of Energy and Industry, Damian Gjiknuri, and TAP Managing Director, Ian …

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Zhecho Stankov: Bulgaria Interested in Azerbaijani Gas

Zhecho Stankov: Bulgaria Interested in Azerbaijani Gas

Bulgaria is interested in early supplies of Azerbaijani gas, said Bulgarian Deputy Energy Minister Zhecho Stankov. Stankov made the remarks during the meeting with Azerbaijan’s Deputy Energy Ministers Gulmammad Javadov and Natig Abbasov. The Bulgarian official said that Azerbaijan is a reliable strategic partner of Bulgaria. During the meeting, the sides discussed …

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Istanbul Demolishing 3 Skyscrapers to Preserve City Skyline

After a huge and lengthy legal battle fought on various fronts by developers, municipalities and the Council of State, the Turkish government has ordered the partial destruction or total demolition of multiple large buildings said to threaten the historic architectural heritage of Istanbul (above image via Gokorg). When speaking of skylines, …

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Port of Baku to Cooperate With Bulgarian Ports

Port of Baku to Cooperate With Bulgarian Ports

Azerbaijan and Bulgaria, which have well-established bilateral ties, may soon expand their cooperation to the sphere of port service operations. The Baku International Sea Trade Port (Port of Baku), the oldest and largest port on the Caspian Sea signed a memorandum of understanding with the Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Company. The document, …

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Anti-Tobacco Conference: China, India, Others May be Barred

Anti-Tobacco Conference: China, India, Others May be Barred

To avert compromised outcome, countries owning tobacco entities may be barred from participating in the 2016 anti-tobacco conference scheduled to hold in New Delhi, India. In a document, organizers called for support for the conference to “ensure the exclusion of representatives and officials from fully or partially state-owned tobacco industries, …

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This is how China’s New Silk Road Initiative could Impact European Trade

Much has been written about the Belt and Road initiative since Xi Jinping made it Beijing’s flagship initiative in September 2013. There are many interpretations of the initiative’s ultimate objectives, but one objective is clear. The belt and road scheme will bring huge improvements in regional and international connectivity through …

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Tobacco Institute Seeks Farmer, Industry Representation in COP 7

Tobacco Institute Seeks Farmer, Industry Representation in COP 7

Institute says anti-tobacco lobbying has led to drop in demand for locally grown crop, impacting livelihood of Indian farmers. The Tobacco Institute of India (TII), which represents the country’s farmers, manufacturers, exporters and ancillaries of cigarette segment of the tobacco industry, has requested the Indian government to allow tobacco farmers …

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Shimon Peres, Nobel Winner And Giant of Israeli Politics, Dies at 93

Leading political figure served twice as prime minister, once as president and won Nobel peace prize. Shimon Peres, one of Israel’s defining political figures and a Nobel peace prize laureate, has died at the age of 93, two weeks after suffering a stroke. Peres had twice served as prime minister of …

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