Showing posts with label Turkey. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Turkey. Show all posts

174 people stranded in the air are rescued, almost a day after a fatal cable car accident in Turkey

 


Rescue and emergency team members work with passengers of a cable car transportation system outside Antalya, southern Turkey, Friday, April 12, 2024. (Dia Images via AP)

Apr 13, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 

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February 20, Turkey, Albania contributing to peace in Balkans as NATO allies, says Turkish President

 


Feb 20, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

On Thursday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan remarked that both Turkey and Albania, as members of the NATO alliance, contribute significantly to upholding peace and stability in the Balkans region.

February 15, Erdogan and Sisi Emphasize Cooperation to Support Stability in Libya

 


Feb 15, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

In a joint press conference between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, both leaders stressed the importance of coordination and cooperation between their countries to support efforts aimed at achieving stability in Libya.

February 14, Sisi, Erdogan agree on steps to strengthen trade and investment between Egypt & Turkey


Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan sign a joint declaration on restructuring meetings of the high-level strategic cooperation council in Cairo, 14 February 2024. Photo: AFP

Feb 14, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan signed a joint declaration on Wednesday on restructuring meetings of the high-level strategic cooperation council.

February 13, Dubai: PM Kurdistan Region, Barzani, Turkish President Erdogan in session

 


Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani (left) shaking hands with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Dubai, the UAE, Feb. 13, 2024. (Photo: KRG)

Feb 13, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are meeting in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on the sidelines of the World Government Summit.

February 13, Workers at a gold mine in Turkey are believed trapped underground (vid)

 


Feb 13, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

A landslide hit a gold mine in eastern Turkey on Tuesday, apparently trapping at least nine workers underground, officials said.

 

February 10, Turkey eyes to attain ‘complete energy independence’, says President Erdoğan

 


Feb 10, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Speaking at a gathering in Turkey’s T Black Sea province of Zonguldak, Erdoğan emphasized the determination to secure Turkey’s energy needs through proactive measures.

 

February 10, Half of Turkish men own gun, says foundation

 


This file photo shows a banner reading "No to Individual Armament"

Feb 10, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

One out of every two Turkish adult men and one out of every three houses own a gun, according to the Umut Foundation which carries out studies for the prevention of individual armament.

February 2 - ‘Hostility against Sharia is hostility against Islam," says Turkey’s Erdoğan


President Erdoğan poses with a newly graduated imam

Feb 2, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 Ankara.

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan stated that hostility against Sharia law was hostility against Islam as a whole, and called people critical of the Sharia “ignorant,” during a graduation speech at the Religious Affairs (Diyanet) Academy.

 

February 2 - Turkey central bank governor quits

 


Hafize Gaye Erkan said her resignation was for personal reasons

Feb 2, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 Ankara.

Turkey’s central bank governor Hafize Gaye Erkan has resigned just months after the country embarked on a major overhaul of economic policy that has featured huge rises in interest rates. 

 

January 31 - The Constitution's lost chance to be 'British' and the seedling of neo-Ottomanism


Jan 31, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

By Alfred Lela - Politiko

Today, in poor Albania, made into a fist and under the weight of an idiotic globalism, two events collided, seemingly unrelated, but which explain how the guts of global conflicts come and are washed away during the prayers of the Albanians.

January 29 - Nuland visits Turkey - They are dangerously arming the region

 


Jan 29, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Acting US Deputy Secretary of State Victoria Nuland will travel to Turkey on a two-day visit from January 28 to 29, the Serbian media write.

January 28 - Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan to Visit Bulgaria, Albania and Romania

 


Jan 28, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 

Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan will visit three Balkan countries, Albania, Bulgaria and Romania, said the Turkish Foreign Ministry on its account on the X social network.

January 25 - U.S. ambassador to Turkey sees rapid F-16s sale to Turkey

 


Jan 25, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The U.S. ambassador to Turkey said he anticipates that President Tayyip Erdogan will give a final sign-off on Sweden's NATO membership within days, triggering rapid steps toward U.S. Congress endorsing a sale of F-16 fighter jets to Ankara.

January 21 - Turkish top diplomat meets Hamas leader Haniyeh to discuss Gaza ceasefire

 


Immediate establishment of Gaza ceasefire, increasing humanitarian aid, releasing hostages, 2-state solution addressed

Jan 21, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 

Turkey's Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan met with Hamas’ political bureau chief, Ismail Haniyeh, according to Turkish diplomatic sources.

January 20 - First Turkish Astronaut Launched to International Space Station

 


Jan 20, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 Turkey’s first astronaut, Alper Gezeravci, took off on Thursday night with the AX-3 (Axion Mission 3) crew to the International Space Station from Kennedy Air Force Base in Florida, USA. 

January 19 - Islamist group chants 'long live Sharia' slogan at Istanbul courthouse

 


Jan 19, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 

A Turkish court on Jan. 16 ordered the release of Ahmet Bostancı, who was previously arrested for "insulting Mustafa Kemal Atatürk" after leaving a mosque in protest against prayers for Atatürk on his death anniversary and "making insulting social media posts."

January 13 – Turkey ready for cooperation in unleashing Libya's energy potential - minister

 


Jan 13, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 

Turkey 's energy minister on Saturday highlighted Libya's potential in oil and gas, reaffirming Ankara's readiness to collaborate with countries and firms to help Libya use this potential.

Israeli FM slams Turkey’s Erdogan for genocide after Turkey backs South Africa’s ICJ case

 


Jan 12, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 

Foreign Minister Israel Katz slammed Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in an X, formerly Twitter, post on Friday afternoon, as Turkey backed South Africa’s accusations of genocide at the International Court of Justice, the Jerusalem Post reports.

January 11 - Turkish, Somali foreign ministers meet in Ankara for talks

 


Jan 11, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan hosted Somalia's acting Foreign Minister Ali Mohamed Omar for talks in the capital Ankara on Thursday.