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Turkey Defiant as German Relations Slump to a Postwar Low

Turkey Defiant as German Relations Slump to a Postwar Low

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said his country wouldn’t give in to threats, as relations with its NATO ally Germany slumped to their lowest since World War II. Cavusoglu was responding to an announcement by German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel earlier Thursday of a “re-orientation” of German policy toward Turkey, in …

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Rosneft Increases Petroleum Product Supplies to Turkey

Rosneft Increases Petroleum Product Supplies to Turkey

Rosneft announces on supply increase of petroleum product to Turkey. Rosneft signed a number of documents with Turkey’s leading energy companies on the sidelines of the top level negotiations between the President of Russia Vladimir Putin and the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Rosneft and Demiroren Group Companies signed …

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New Istanbul Airport is set to Open in 2018: Erdoğan

New Istanbul Airport is set to Open in 2018: Erdoğan

The first section of Istanbul’s third airport is planned to open in 2018, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said, underlining the economic importance of the government-backed construction projects.  “The construction of our new airport which will be the biggest in the World is going at full speed. We are going to …

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Erdogan: BTK Railway to Revive Historical Silk Road

The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway will revive the historical Silk Road, President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, TRT Haber TV channel reported Nov. 9. Erdogan noted that Turkey will be connected by a continuous railway with China with the help of the BTK. Earlier, Turkish Minister of Transport, Shipping and …

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Turkey’s President Asks Republic of Georgia to Close Its Casinos

Turkey's President Asks Republic of Georgia to Close Its Casinos

The president of Turkey wants the Republic of Georgia to close its casinos, apparently because too many Turks are crossing the border to get their gamble on. On Tuesday, Georgian media reported that Turkish President Recep Erdogan Tayyp (pictured) had asked former Georgian Prime Minister and current billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili to …

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Russia Needs ‘Ironclad Guarantees’ to Resume Work on South Stream Project

Russia Needs 'Ironclad Guarantees' to Resume Work on South Stream Project

Russia needs “ironclad guarantees” to resume work on the South Stream pipeline project after it was stalled due to opposition from the European Commission, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Aug. 9 following the talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Sputnik International reported. Putin noted that Russia saw that Bulgaria …

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Problems in Main Partner Country Affects Georgia too

Problems in Main Partner Country Affects Georgia too

The situation in Turkey over the past 2 years could be described as instable. Acts of terrorism shook the peaceful life of Turkish citizens in 2015, while this year the situation was aggravated by attempt of military coup. Despite the failed coup d’etat, problems are only multiplied in our neighboring …

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The Coup Failed, But Erdogan’s Wrath Keeps Investors on Edge

The Coup Failed, But Erdogan’s Wrath Keeps Investors on Edge

Fresh from an election victory that secured his party’s rule for four years, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu in January assured investors in London that Turkey was a safe place for their cash. Four months later he was forced to resign and two months on from that, F-16 fighter jets bombed …

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Erdogan: Coup Over

After a night of explosions, gunfire and tanks rolling along the streets, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told Turkey Saturday that an attempted military coup was over and the government was in charge. However, the sounds of fighting were still being reported in Ankara and Istanbul after the chaotic attempt by …

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