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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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Turkey Soldiers launch ‘illegal action’ – PM Yildirim

Turkey Soldiers launch 'illegal action' - PM Yildirim

Turkey’s PM has denounced an “illegal action” by a military “group”, with bridges closed in Istanbul and aircraft flying low over the capital, Ankara. Binali Yildirim said the military action was not authorised but it was not a coup. He said that the government remained in charge. Traffic has been stopped …

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Three Turkish Companies Keen to Supply Pipes for TANAP

Three Turkish Companies Keen to Supply Pipes for TANAP

The Trans Anatolian Pipeline (TANAP) consortium has received proposals from three Turkish companies via a tender for supply of pipes to build TANAP’s next section, Sabah newspaper reported July 14. The three companies are Borusan Mannesmann, Umran Steel Pipe and the consortium of Emek Boru Steel Pipe, NOKSEL and Erciyas …

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Will Georgia Replace Turkish Resorts?

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In the first quarter of 2016 Georgia hosted 1 134 436 visitors, up 14.7% compared to the same period of 2015. The existing regional situation in 2015 has made considerable affect on quantity of visitors in the first quarter of 2016. Paata Bairakhtari, an analyst for the Association of Young …

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Tourist flow from Russia to Turkey may be Restored this Summer

Tourist flow from Russia to Turkey may be Restored this Summer

Tourist flow from Russia to Turkey may be restored this summer, member of Russian Federation Council’s International Affairs Committee Igor Morozov said, RIA Novosti reported. “It is possible to get permission for organized tourist trips within 10-14 days,” Morozov said. “Turkey will be already able to receive tourists from Russia …

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Turkey Accelerates Construction of Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway

Turkey Accelerates Construction of Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway

Turkey will accelerate Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway construction, – Ahmet Arslan, minister of Transport, Navigation and Communications has declared to the local media. He noted, that today should visit Kars province and see ongoing construction. “The project is important for Turkey and whole region. Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway will provide transformation of Kars province …

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Project Check In Georgia is Represented in Turkey

Project Check In Georgia is Represented in Turkey

Project Check In Georgia has been introduced to the leading tour operators of Turkey in Istanbul. The project was represented by George Chogovadze, head of Tourism National Administration and George Aptsiauri, head of Culture Promotion Department at Ministry of Culture. The aim of the meeting, held in Istanbul, is to provide …

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Russia Can Resume Agricultural Import from Turkey

Russia Can Resume Agricultural Import from Turkey

Russia can resume the import of agricultural products from Turkey, the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock of Turkey told Trend Apr.28. However, the ministry didn’t specify the time of resuming the import of Turkish agricultural products to Russia. Ankara and Moscow discussed this issue Apr.27 during the visit of a …

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Turkey Ratifies Energy Agreement With Georgia

Turkey Ratifies Energy Agreement With Georgia

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ratified the agreement with Georgia on cooperation in energy sphere, ‘Resmi Gazete’ online newspaper reported. The two countries signed the agreement on cooperation in energy sphere on Apr.9 of 2015. Georgian State Electrosystem (GSE) has started to carry out the functions of a transit corridor …

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SOCAR Interested in Acquiring Gas Station Network in Turkey

SOCAR Interested in Acquiring Gas Station Network in Turkey

Azerbaijan’s state energy company SOCAR is interested in purchasing assets of the gas station network belonging to the Austrian energy company OMV in Turkey as a part of the company’s investment strategy. SOCAR’s interest in acquisition of gas station in Turkey is associated with the launch of the Star Refinery …

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Turkey Establishes G4.5 Technologies

Turkey Establishes G4.5 Technologies

Turkey has moved to the G4.5 technology. The advantage of G4.5 connection, as compared to the G4 technology, is that it provides comparatively new capabilities and faster transfer of mobile connection and information processing. Binali Ildirim, the Minister of Transport and Communications of Turkey, noted that the G4.5 technology provides …

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EU-US Trade Agreement May Negatively Affect Turkish Economy

The signing of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreement between the EU and the US, which provides for duty free import of the US goods, may have a negative impact on the Turkish economy, the country’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, the Turkish TV channel. Erdogan made the …

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