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Why Difficult to Connect Israel to Southern Gas Corridor?

Why Difficult to Connect Israel to Southern Gas Corridor?

The practicalities and specifically, the infrastructure needs of connecting Israeli gas to the Southern Gas Corridor will make it difficult to accomplish, Agnia Grigas, energy and political risks expert, non-resident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council, told Trend Oct.17. Earlier, Cemil Ertem, advisor to the Turkish president, said that Turkey …

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Russia to Discuss Gas Transit Through Turkey with EC

Russia to Discuss Gas Transit Through Turkey with EC

Russia will continue to stay in contact with the European Commission and the European Union countries regarding the feasibility of gas transit through Turkey, RIA Novosti reported citing Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak. Undoubtedly, we will continue contacts with the European Commission and our counterparts from other countries in order …

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TAP’s Location in Italy has Least Environmental Impact

TAP’s Location in Italy has Least Environmental Impact

TAP will be able to proceed with the replanting of the olive trees along the route in Italy, starting from the micro tunneling area, from November 2016, Lisa Givert, TAP Head of Communications, told Trend Oct.17. She was commenting on protests in Italy’s Puglia region demanding the pipeline re-routed away …

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Michael Jackson Tops Forbes’ Highest-paid Dead Celebrities List

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Jackson raked an estimated $140 million in the past year for his estate, Forbes said on Wednesday. It is Jackson’s second straight year atop the list. He regained the title in 2013, a year after being pushed into second place by actress Elizabeth Taylor. According to Forbes, “Only few celebrities …

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Bob Dylan wins the Nobel Prize in Literature

Bob Dylan wins the Nobel Prize in Literature

Dylan was given the award for creating ‘new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition’. Singer-songwriter Bob Dylan has been awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature. The prize was awarded by the Swedish Academy in Stockholm which said the 75-year-old received the prize “for having created new poetic expressions …

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SES and ESTM Launch Satellite Installer Training Course in Senegal

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State-of-the-art satellite installer training programme to become a fixed course in the curriculum. SES (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG), the world-leading satellite operator, along with its local partner Ecole Supérieure Multinationale des Télécommunications (ESMT) located in Dakar, today announced the launch of the SES ELEVATE satellite installer training …

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Southern Gas Corridor Beneficial to Everybody – Bulgarian official

Southern Gas Corridor Beneficial to Everybody – Bulgarian official

The Southern Gas Corridor project is beneficial to everybody, Zhecho Stankov, Bulgarian deputy energy minister, said. Stankov made the remarks during the 23rd World Energy Congress in Istanbul, Turkish media reported. He added that Bulgaria pays special attention to the project. “Many countries and companies have united efforts to implement the …

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Turkish Stream Not a Rival to TANAP

Turkish Stream Not a Rival to TANAP

Turkish Stream is not a rival to the Trans-Anatolian Gas Pipeline (TANAP), Saltuk Duzyol, head of TANAP consortium, said in an interview with TRT Haber on Oct. 13. He said TANAP has two contracts for gas transportation for a period of 15 years, which guarantees its stable income. “Turkish Stream …

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Azerbaijan Built 200 km of Railways Since 2016

Azerbaijan Built 200 km of Railways Since 2016

Azerbaijan Railways CJSC has built nearly 200 kilometers of railways since early 2016, Javid Gurbanov, head of Azerbaijan Railways CJSC, told reporters in Baku Oct. 13. He said that the construction and renovation of Azerbaijan’s railways continues. “On Oct. 12, we commissioned the updated production base for the construction of …

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Regional Human Development Report 2016

Global narratives on inequalities and how best to address them have not yet fully connected with the transition and developing economies of Europe, Turkey, and Central Asia. This is partly because of the region’s largely post-socialist heritage, which left relatively equal distributions of income, relatively broad access to social services, …

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China Developing Railway Corridor in Turkmenistan

China Developing Railway Corridor in Turkmenistan

China is developing a railway corridor to Iran through Turkmenistan, the ‘Neutral Turkmenistan’ newspaper reported Oct. 11. The total length of the China-Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran railway route is around 10,000 kilometers and travel time is around two weeks, which is, on average, two times faster than by sea. According to the report, …

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