NATO vs Russia: dangerous games

NATO vs Russia: dangerous games

It appears that it is becoming apparent that the Black Sea has recently become more and more a site of conflict with NATO as well as Russia. Another evidence of this is Sea Breeze, a recently concluded 2021, a large-scale military exercise in the region which Ukraine has hosted, says …

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Turkey signals possible rapprochement with Syria

Washington— Recently, there have been signs of reconciliation between Turkey and Syria, which have been at odds for more than a decade as Ankara supported Syrian rebel forces fighting Damascus. Pro-government daily Hurriyet reported on September 16 that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had expressed a desire to meet his …

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Turkey accuses Greece of transferring arms to islands | New

Turkish armed forces drones captured footage of Greece transferring armored vehicles to Aegean islands without military status, Anadolu news agency reported. RELATED: Turkey: US military bases in Greece do not target Russia “The ships were revealed to be carrying 23 wheeled armored tactical vehicles to Lesvos and 18 to Samos, …

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Thomas A. Kazakos: Managing Director, Cyprus Chamber of Navigation

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Tensions high between narcotics division and FSA factions in al-Bab in Syria

ALEPPO, Syria — Tension has intensified in the town of al-Bab, in the eastern countryside of Aleppo, after a group of armed men belonging to the Hamza Departmentaffiliated with the Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA), raided the home of an official of the narcotics division of the police force and …

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Daily press briefing | Cyprus courier

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September 22 live updates: BoE hikes rates by 50bps, NATO slams ‘sham’ referendums

The British government has lifted a moratorium on fracking for natural gas despite widespread public opposition and several previous failed attempts to launch a national onshore drilling campaign. Jacob Rees-Mogg, the business secretary, said the UK was committed to becoming a net exporter of energy by 2040. He argued the …

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Syria’s water crisis culminates in cholera outbreak

A woman with cholera is treated at Al-Kasrah hospital in the eastern province of Deir Ezzor on September 17, 2022. Photo: VCG In a Syrian hospital crowded with crying women and children, Ahmad al-Mohammad writhed in pain next to his wife after contracting cholera, which reappeared for the first time …

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September 21 Live Updates: Fed Hikes Rates 75bps, NATO and Turkey Criticize Russian Tactics

©AP Robert Sarver, the beleaguered owner of the National Basketball Association’s Phoenix Suns and the WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury, said he was beginning the process of selling the two franchises a week after the league suspended him for using language racist and misogynistic. The impending sales mark the second time in …

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Can the SCO be Turkey’s alternative to the West? | News of Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has expressed his NATO member country’s intention to become a member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), suggesting that Ankara is seeking alternatives to its problematic ties with the West. Erdogan, who made the remarks after attending last week’s SCO summit in Uzbekistan, was also …

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Turkish court adjourns case against main Erdogan opponent until November

A Turkish court on Wednesday adjourned until November the trial of Istanbul Mayor Ekrem Imamoglu, a popular opponent of President Tayyip Erdogan, as police stepped up security near the courthouse after protests in support of him were banned. Imamoglu, who according to polls would be a serious challenger for Erdogan …

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Turkish-Greek tensions escalate amid NATO-Russia war

After Greek coastguard boats fired warning shots at the Comorian-flagged merchant vessel Anatolian on September 10 in international waters in the Aegean, tensions between Athens and Ankara continue to mount. Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou last week visited the Aegean islands, including Kastellorizo, Rhodes and Carpathos, two kilometers from Turkey. “Greece …

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Turkish banks suspend Russian Mir cards under pressure from US sanctions

Two of Turkey’s biggest banks have halted use of Russia’s Mir payment system after warnings from Washington about the risk of falling under US sanctions against Moscow. A spokesperson for İşbank, a private lender, said the bank has temporarily suspended use of the payment network while it assesses new guidelines …

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Turkey strikes Syrian regime outpost, kills three: War monitor

Turkish raids in northern Syria hit outposts operated by the Syrian army and Kurdish-led forces on Sunday, killing three people, a UK-based war monitor said. The raids near the Kurdish border town of Kobane targeted Syrian army and Syrian Democratic Forces positions, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The …

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Greece’s ‘hostile act’ against NATO ally Türkiye is ‘shocking’

ANKARA It is shocking that Greece engaged in a “hostile act” against another NATO ally, Türkiye, during a NATO mission over the Aegean Sea and the eastern Mediterranean, said an analyst and former American diplomat. During the August 23 “harassment” (radar lock) by a Russian-made S-300 air defense system stationed …

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US lifts restrictions on arms imports to Cyprus

The United States has lifted restrictions on arms imports to Cyprus for another year, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Saturday, a move that will likely provoke an angry reaction from Turkey (Turkiye) and will further inflame an already tense situation in the region. “Secretary of State Antony …

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Armenia Azerbaijan. Armenia-Azerbaijan border dispute escalates, Turkish Defense Ministry releases video in support of Azerbaijani military

Strong points Dispute over an area of ​​4400 km² between the borders of Armenia and Azerbaijan The two countries want their rights to the area named Nagorno-Karabakh The majority of Nagorno-Karabakh’s population is Christian. Armenia Azerbaijan: Armenia and Azerbaijan Between its borders is an area of ​​about 4400 square kilometers. …

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Exclusive: With a Russian boost, Turkey and Syria intensify their contacts

Any normalization would reshape the decade-long war in Syria Intelligence chiefs have held meetings over the past few weeks Focused on Ukraine, Moscow calls for a political solution in Syria ANKARA/BEIRUT, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Turkey’s intelligence chief has held several meetings with his Syrian counterpart in Damascus over the …

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Russia’s losses in Ukraine are Turkey’s gains | Russia–Ukraine War

“The return of Crimea to Ukraine, of which it is an inseparable part, is essentially a requirement of international law.” In itself, this startling comment by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, delivered via video link at the Crimean Platform Summit last month, would not have surprised anyone who follows Turkish-Russian …

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Azerbaijani-Armenian clashes erupt amid NATO war with Russia in Ukraine

Fighting broke out between Azeri and Armenian forces on the night of September 12–13, as Azeri forces crossed the border with Armenia and attacked Armenian positions around the towns of Vardenis, Goris, Sotk and Jermuk. Clashes continued yesterday between the two former Soviet republics, after the immediate breakdown of a …

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At least six dead after migrant boat sinks off Turkish coast

Six people including children drowned when a boat carrying migrants from Lebanon bound for Italy sunk off the coast of southwestern Turkey, the Turkish the Coast Guard said Tuesday evening. In a statement, the Coast Guard said a total of 73 migrants from four lifeboats were rescued on Tuesday while …

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Ukraine wants NATO-esque bloc to immediately defend border with Russia

A task force set up by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has called for the immediate creation of a new coalition of key partners, including the United States and several other NATO allies, to provide legally binding security guarantees in Kyiv as it attempts to eject Russian forces from its occupied …

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Wave of new rules prevent Turkish banks from lending

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UNICEF Syria Crisis – Humanitarian Situation Report (January – June 2022) – Syrian Arab Republic

In Turkey, in 2022, a total of 19,428 children and 2,773 caregivers benefited from structured and supported mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) services supported by UNICEF, In Lebanon, UNICEF maintained water and sanitation services for 321,980 refugees living in informal settlements across the country. UNICEF is also working on …

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Tensions between Turkey and Greece could disrupt NATO unity, experts warn

Washington— Turkey and Greece, both members of NATO, have been at odds for decades over territorial and airspace claims in and over the Aegean Sea. As historic rivals intensify their war of words, analysts warn of the risk that the current tension will spill over into NATO affairs at a …

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Patriarch receives honorary degree from UCY

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Turkey’s Erdogan issues new ultimatum to Europe in Black Sea grain battle as he SUPPORTS Putin | World | New

The president added that Putin was right to claim yesterday that grain exported from Ukraine under a UN-backed deal went to rich EU countries, not poor ones. This claim has since been proven to be inaccurate. Speaking at a press conference with Croatian President Zoran Milanović, Erdoğan today said Putin …

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Greek hotels top GRI guest satisfaction index in July

Visitors to Greece were satisfied with the quality and services provided by Greek hotels in July, according to the latest data released by INSETE, the research body of the Greek Confederation of Tourism (SETE). Specifically, citing data from ReviewPro, Greece had a score of 87 percent in the Global Review …

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Syrian legal activists on the front line in Turkey

Tense feelings towards Syrians in Turkey have finally boiled over, with the government implementing a host of integration measures on the refugee community. Such measures have led Syrian justice activists to fight back to protect their rights. Turkey continues to host more than 3.6 million Syrian refugeesa number that increased …

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Russia is close to creating ‘NATO Sea’, says Estonian Defense Minister

Sweden’s and Finland’s NATO membership means that the Baltic Sea will be surrounded by NATO states – and Russia. Estonia’s defense minister told Insider he would view it as a “NATO sea” that could deter Russia. This would allow countries in the region to act faster and make better use …

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Greece plans to extend land border fence with Turkey

Greece plans to extend a cement and barbed wire fence along its northern border with Turkey to prevent migrants from entering the country, its Citizen Protection Minister said on Tuesday. The 40-kilometer fence will be extended by another 140 kilometers, Takis Theodorikakos said during a visit to the Evros region. …

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In the bloody affairs of the Syrian mercenaries of Turkey

In April 2019, General Khalifa Haftar, leader of eastern Libya and head of the Libyan National Army (LNA), launched a surprise offensive against the Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli. Haftar’s forces posed a significant threat, and in response the GNA requested Turkish military support. But instead of sending …

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Macron visits Algeria amid escalating NATO war on Russia

French President Emmanuel Macron paid a three-day visit to Algeria from August 25 to 27 to strengthen the strategic influence of French imperialism in Africa. Amid NATO’s war against Russia in Ukraine, Macron has also demanded energy guarantees from Algeria, Africa’s largest natural gas exporter, as the cutoff of Russian …

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Our objectives are identical on the Cyprus solution

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Cyprus warns EU and US to wake up to Putin-Erdogan deals

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Syria warns Israel to ‘play with fire’ after alleged overnight airstrikes

Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad issued a stark warning to Israel on Thursday after Damascus accused Jerusalem of airstrikes the previous night. Mekdad said Israel was “playing with fire” and risking a wider military conflict, according to Arab media. The Syrian Foreign Ministry said in a statement: “The ongoing Israeli …

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News: A new life for Afghans who worked with NATO, 31 August 2022

A family of 8 Afghan citizens who worked for NATO has just left North Macedonia, where they were temporarily staying, to resettle in the United States. North Macedonia, together with the local Red Cross, provided housing, education and health care for the family, including support during the holy month of …

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Cyprus complains to the UN, a sheep farmer harassed in the buffer zone

NICOSIA – A farmer grazing sheep in a buffer zone along the occupied Turkish Cypriot side has been chased away by armed Turkish soldiers, the Greek Cypriot government has filed a complaint with the United Nations. While the UN previously ignored calls from President Nicos Anastasiades to intervene over Turkey’s …

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Syrians in Turkey fear the worst as Erdogan changes tone on Assad

Syrian refugees have become at the center of political debate in Turkey ahead of next year’s elections. Calls to repatriate them to war-torn Syria were once the cause of fringe right-wing parties, but have now become common as the country recovers from an economic crisis. “There is no prerequisite for …

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Turkey accuses Greece of “hostile action” against its planes | New

Radar of a Greek S-300 missile system based on the island of Crete locked on Turkish fighter jets, according to state media. Turkey said Greece used a Russian-made missile system to harass its F-16 fighter jets carrying out a reconnaissance mission in international airspace in what it called “hostile action”. …

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Energy Minister: Cyprus should start exporting first natural gas by 2026-2027

Energy Minister Natasa Pilides said that “realistically” Cyprus should start exporting its first natural gas by 2026-2027. In an interview with the Greek newspaper ‘To Vima’ on Sunday, Pilides also said that the ENI/Total consortium was drawing up a specific plan on how their discoveries off Cyprus should be exploited. …

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US-backed Syrian Kurdish forces will end ‘brutal torture’ in IS camp

At least 44 people including 14 women have been killed in Syria’s al-Hol camp since the start of the year US-backed Syrian Kurdish security forces announced on Sunday that they had launched a new operation against Islamic State militants in the al-Hol detention camp in the northwest of the country. …

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Czech Republic ratifies NATO accession protocols of Finland and Sweden

The Czech Republic joins the majority of NATO countries in approving the protocols for the accession of Finland and Sweden to the military bloc. The Czech parliament The Czech parliament on Saturday approved the NATO accession protocols of Finland and Sweden by a majority of votes. “On Saturday, 134 of …

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Europa League draw – Man United face a tricky task; Arsenal to reunite with Van Nistelrooy, PSV

Manchester United faced a tough draw in the 2022-23 Europa League group stages, while Arsenal will face Ruud van Nistelrooy’s PSV Eindhoven. United finished sixth in the Premier League last season, meaning they missed out on Champions League football this season and were entered into Friday’s draw with Arsenal, who …

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Turkish army shells civilian settlements in Ain Issa

The Turkish army attacks civilian settlements around the town of Ain Issa in northern Syria. The bombardments are currently concentrated on the villages of Mişêrfa (Mushairefah) and Siwêdiyê (Suwadiyah). It is not yet known if anyone has been injured. The attacks continue at this time. The M4 motorway is also …

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Chess in Turkey – It’s Bankasi’s birthday

A note on the name of the country we all know as Turkey: Two months ago the United Nations changed the internationally recognized name of the country from Turkey to Türkiye (pronounced turkey-yay). In this article, in order not to confuse readers, we will use colloquial Turkey and Turkish. The …

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Swedish and Finnish NATO bids put to test as officials meet with Turkish officials

ISTANBUL — Turkish, Swedish and Finnish officials met on August 26 to discuss the June deal on Nordic NATO candidacies, as Turkey doubts they will keep their promises. Stockholm and Helsinki abandoned their longstanding policies of military non-alignment following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February, announcing their intention to join …

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Don’t go to Northern Cyprus where Nigerian students are being killed daily – Abike Dabiri – The Whistler Newspaper

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Turkey must behave like a NATO ally, KNEWS

Senator Bob Menendez, Chairman of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee, calls for more action to deepen the multidimensional relationship between Greece and the United States, from defense and security to emerging technologies, economy digital technology, maritime industry and commercial shipping. The point, conveyed in an interview with Kathimerini, is …

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Photos appear to show missing, says Photiou

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Oil smuggling in Syria worsens Euphrates pollution

Spills of black oil are spotted on the banks of the Euphrates in Syria, near oil smuggling points between areas controlled by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and areas controlled by the Syrian government. The Euphrates, the longest in Western Asia and once the main source of drinking water …

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Turkey must behave as a NATO ally

“We cannot ignore Turkey’s trajectory under Erdogan… This week’s latest military activity in Syria is further proof that Erdogan is simply not a responsible actor on the world stage,” the official said. US Senator Bob Menendez at Kathimerini. [Reuters] Senator Bob Menendez, Chairman of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee, …

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Cyprus problem could be solved “in a month”

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Turkey’s economic crisis coincides with new diplomatic initiatives

As economy struggles, Erdogan pursues foreign policy achievements The Turkish economy remains in bad shape. At what point ? The country cut interest rates again despite inflation hitting 79% annualized in July, Adam Lucente reports. Unemployment exceeds 10%. Money is running out, with Turkey’s occupation of northern Syria costing around …

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A sleepy Greek port becomes a hub for American armaments, as the war in Ukraine reshapes the region

ALEXANDROUPOLI, Greece — It’s an unlikely geopolitical flashpoint: a concrete pier in a small coastal town, barely used a few years ago and still occupied only by seagulls most of the time. But the sleepy port of Alexandroupoli in northeastern Greece has played a pivotal role in increasing the US …

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Turkish Cypriot side calls for more ‘south to north’ crossings

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Turkey faces a difficult choice in Syria

Although the war in Syria is no longer in the headlines, the conflict continues to simmer. So too is the endless diplomacy as the myriad of groups and countries involved seek to strike deals that prioritize their national goals. Amidst so much quicksand, it’s no wonder that rumors and comments …

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Latvia and Turkey discuss range of issues / Article

“We appreciate the good bilateral relations, as well as the regular and open dialogue with Turkey. At a time when Russia is waging its war in Europe, close ties between allies have become even more important,” Rinkēvičs said, according to a Foreign Ministry press release. The Minister also thanked Turkey …

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Turkish troops and Kurdish fighters exchange heavy shelling in Kobane in Syria

Turkish troops and US-backed Kurdish fighters exchanged heavy shellfire in the northern Syrian border town of Kobane on Tuesday, killing one civilian as the conflict between the warring parties escalated. was intensifying. For the latest headlines, follow our Google News channel online or through the app. Artillery fire hit the …

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A look at Turkish FM’s recent statement on Syria – Middle East Monitor

Politics is sometimes compared to a game with Machiavellian actors and rogue characters who are only for themselves. A former British Prime Minister, Lord Palmerston once said, “We have no permanent allies, only permanent interests. It’s a saying many still follow in international politics, though it’s worrying that its words …

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Ship carrying first cargo of Ukrainian grain approaches Syria

BEIRUT, Aug 14 (Reuters) – The first ship to leave Ukraine under a deal to resume the country’s grain exports two weeks ago approached the Syrian port of Tartous on Sunday, officials said. two marine sources, after the vessel sailed with its transponder turned off. The Sierra Leone-flagged Razoni left …

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Turkey’s reconciliation rhetoric angers rebels

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Syria is a political minefield. The Russians support Bashar Assad’s regime. The Americans want him gone and some of Syria‘s neighbors support the American position. Daesh has sparked violence in parts of rebel-held Syria. Syrian Kurds have fought alongside anti-Assad rebels, but Turkey, which is no friend …

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Helping asylum seekers in northern Cyprus – Democracy and Society

On May 24, 2021, three Cameroonian asylum seekers left northern Cyprus to try to reach the south. They were denied protection, sparking widespread international condemnation, and were stuck in no man’s land for nearly seven months after Cypriot authorities refused to recognize their asylum claim. Their predicament stemmed in part …

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Unworthy victims: the Western press ignores the war against the Kurds

Pictures: YouTube The invasion of Ukraine and the war it sparked led to widespread coverage of the struggles of ordinary people in a surprisingly rare conflict zone. The sympathy shown for the victims of this unlawful war of aggression is both a victory for our better nature and a disturbing …

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Explanation: why is Europe carefully monitoring the deepening of Russian-Turkish relations?

Russia and Turkey agreed to strengthen economic cooperation during a meeting held in the city of Sochi, Russia, on August 5. The meeting was viewed with some concern by European countries, at a time when the West has sought to reduce the scope of its economic relations with Russia over …

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British leadership rivals Truss and Sunak pledge support for Cyprus

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US set to arbitrate Turkey-Greece-Cyprus maritime dispute

To help stabilize the Eastern Mediterranean and challenge Russia, President Biden is expected to mediate the maritime dispute between Turkey and Greece-Cyprus. Direct negotiations between Greece and Turkey have stalled indefinitely, weakening NATO and the West, as troops and resources are diverted to push back, rather than deter adversaries such …

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Hard to live, almost impossible to live without – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Ivo Daalder, former US ambassador to NATO, is chairman of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and host of the weekly “World Review with Ivo Daalder” podcast. One day last month, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan stood hand in hand with Russian President …

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Hezbollah Reveals Strategic Weapon, Intensifies Stance Against Israel

A senior Hezbollah figure announced that the party had a “strategic weapon”, which Israel could not prevent it from obtaining. The official did not specify the nature of the weapon. The party has raised the possibility of using its military arsenal to prevent Israel from extracting oil and gas from …

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Turkey’s Lake Van is now a ‘protected area’ for a sustainable future

With the recent decision published in the Official Gazette, Lake Van and its surroundings in the eastern province of Van in Turkey have been registered as a “protected, sustainable and controlled natural area” – a measure that will contribute to better protection of the bowl. To prevent pollution from flowing …

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US calls for tighter control of Turkish TB2 drones

This story was originally published by ProPublica. As countries around the world add armed drones to their arsenals, federal lawmakers are urging the Biden administration to investigate how American parts and technology ended up in what has quickly become one of the models most popular on the world market: the …

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Home Secretary welcomes EU funding to improve facilities for irregular migrants

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Turkey continues its drone war in northern Syria

A member of the Tal Tamr Military Council of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) was killed by a Turkish drone strike in Tal Jumaa on Thursday. Areas east of the Euphrates have seen an increase in Turkish drone attacks, which have killed prominent leaders and fighters of the People’s Defense …

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Turkish agriculture and industry reach highest export figures from January to July

Turkey’s agriculture and industry sectors both recorded the highest export figures in the country’s history during the January-July period, according to data released on Friday. The country’s overall exports in the first seven months of this year soared 19.1% from the same period last year to $144.4 billion (TL 2.59 …

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Kremlin acknowledges Turkey’s ‘legitimate’ security concerns over Syria

The Kremlin said Friday that Turkey has legitimate security concerns about Syria and will take them into account as Turkish and Russian leaders are to meet in the coastal city of Sochi. However, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters it was important to avoid actions that could “jeopardize the territorial …

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Why the Turkish-Greek island dispute erupts again and again | European | News and current affairs from across the continent | DW

Saber noises in the Mediterranean can seem confusing. After all, Turkey and Greece are members of the same defense alliance: NATO. And this alliance was established to come together and defend any member against a common enemy. But nevertheless, these two neighbors often seem to be on the verge of …

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Stand tall, beloved Armenia. “Pause” talks with Turkey.

Republic Square, Yerevan, April 2010 (Photo: Tony Bowden/Flickr) The “no preconditions” phase in normalization talks with Turkey is officially over. The emphasis is on the word officially, because we should know that the day when Turkish officials could no longer behave and play by the rules was long overdue. In …

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Country sheet: World Vision – Syria – Syrian Arab Republic

Attachments World Vision Syria Response has been operating in Syria, Jordan and Turkey since 2011. We provide lifesaving protection, education, WASH and health services to refugees and local communities, affected by the ongoing conflict which is in its 11th year. The war has left 6.5 million Syrian children in need …

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Champions League knockout round draw

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Champions League knockout round draw: Path of Champions first leg August 16-17 Qarabağ (Azerbaijan) or Ferencváros (Hungary) against Sheriff (Moldova) or Viktoria Plzeň (Czech Republic) Bodø/Glimt (Norway) or Žalgiris (Lithuania) against Ludogorets (Bulgaria) or Dinamo Zagreb (Croatia) Maccabi Haifa (Israel) or Apollon Limassol (Cyprus) against Red …

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Erdoğan to visit Putin in Sochi under threat of Syria offensive

Turkey strives to maintain ties with Russia while condemning its aggression Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is expected to be the first NATO leader to visit Russia since the invasion of Ukraine when visiting President Vladimir Putin on Friday. Russia and Turkey are heavily involved in Syria, with Moscow supporting …

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Russia adopts updated maritime doctrine; Lists US and NATO as top threats

US authorities have accused a Russian national of recruiting political groups in the United States to sow discord, spread pro-Moscow propaganda and interfere with US elections. The Justice Ministry said on July 29 that Aleksandr Viktorovich Ionov had been named in an indictment accusing him of working on behalf of …

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Cyprus plan to develop Aphrodite gas field pots angers Israel

Plans to be part of a regional grouping of countries to develop energy in the Mediterranean have soured on Cyprus’ intention to go ahead with its Aphrodite field on waters touching Israel’s maritime borders. Cyprus and California-based Chevron said they were moving forward despite a decade-long dispute between Cyprus and …

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Despite warnings, Turkey continues to assassinate Kurdish leaders

Over the past few days, Turkish forces have expanded their operations against Kurdish militants, both senior leaders and fighters, in a clear message that there is no longer any safe haven for them, whether in Iraq, Syria, in the cities or on the top of the mountains. Turkey said on …

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Turkey’s imperial vision and its ramifications

One sultan that President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is a fan of is the empire’s ninth sultan, Selim I, under whose rule the Ottomans grew from a regional powerhouse to a huge empire. Sometimes, to understand global geopolitical currents on a slightly deeper level, all you need is a set of …

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Turkey’s zero-waste project boosts energy savings through recycling

The Zero Waste Project launched in 2017 by the Ministry of Environment, Town Planning and Climate Change, under the patronage of First Lady Emine Erdoğan, has spearheaded Turkey’s fight against climate change. In the five years since its launch, it has helped the country save enough water to meet the …

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At least 17 dead in rare clashes in southern Syria

Majority Druze in Sweida remain largely untouched by bloody conflict in Syria At least 17 people have been killed and dozens injured in Syria’s southern Sweida province in clashes between armed residents and gangs aligned with security agencies, local media and government officials said Thursday. activists. The province’s majority Druze …

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Iranian actress Nazanin Bahrami arrested after signing statement against sexual violence

AL-MUKALLA: The Iran-backed Houthis have brutally tortured and placed abducted model Entesar Al-Hammadi in solitary confinement in Sanaa, government officials have warned. The Houthis abducted the model and actress early last year after abducting her and a friend from a Sanaa street. After her abduction, the militia tortured Al-Hammadi, subjected …

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North Cyprus Lottery image error commemorates ‘wrong’ side

Posted: July 26, 2022, 11:17 a.m. Last update: July 26, 2022, 12:47 p.m. Lottery tickets are causing a political stench in the de facto state of Northern Cyprus. This is after a lot designed to commemorate the Turkish Cypriot resistance inadvertently depicted enemy Greek Cypriot fighters rejoicing with a captured …

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Turkey preselects Rafale fighters for its air force as US Congress unlikely to authorize F-16 sales – Top Commander

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reportedly expressed interest in buying Rafale fighter jets from France during a phone call with French President Emmanuel Macron. No J-20 match: Chinese military analyst destroys new KF-21 fighters; Said incomparable even to China’s second stealth jet On July 16, the Turkish Communications Directorate said …

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Biden angered by Turkey’s stance on Russia, calls it a ‘headache’ for Washington

US President Joe Biden has described Tukey as “a source of substantial irritation” to his administration, The New York Times reported. Ankara’s position on the Ukraine crisis is part of a wider range of issues, the newspaper quoted a source as saying, referring to Biden’s comments. The US commander-in-chief’s remarks …

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Turkey plans to drill gas off Cyprus in August

Turkey has said it plans to resume gas drilling off Cyprus in August, which could spark a row with Brussels. The European Union has considered imposing sanctions on Turkey in 2020 for investigating disputed territory in the eastern Mediterranean for natural gas. Turkey had drilled near the territory claimed by …

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Syria builds three new bases to counter Turkish aggression

Syria, backed by Russian forces, is building new bases in northern Raqqa with new equipment in a bid to counter any possible Turkish aggression in the area. Three new Syrian military bases have been built around the village of Al-Tarawziya Three new Syrian military bases have been built around Al-Tarawziya …

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Why are Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Turkey considering joining the group? – Analysis – Eurasia Review

By Sinem Cengiz* At a time when organizations involved in global and regional cooperation seem to have lost momentum in their efforts to find tangible solutions to the conflicts, poverty, climate emergencies and food crises facing many countries around the world, BRICS seek to expand and introduce alternative global governance. …

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Spotlight on Iran (July 7, 2022 – July 21, 2022)

Spotlight on Iran (July 7, 2022 – July 21, 2022) – Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center Spotlight on Iran (July 7, 2022 – July 21, 2022) – Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center House Countries Iran Insight On July 19, the Iranian, Russian and Turkish presidents held …

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Tourists killed by NATO strikes in Turkey in Iraq: Yazidis suffer

Tourists killed by NATO strikes in Turkey in Iraq: Yazidis suffer Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Time Turkish armed forces killed tourists in northern Iraq. At least eight tourists – including a very young child – are known to have been killed by artillery fire. The death …

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Cypriot President: Turkish Cypriot proposals aim for partition

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The proposals put forward by the leader of Cyprus’ dissident Turkish Cypriots are an “unacceptable” new offer for the permanent partition of the ethnically divided island, the country’s Greek Cypriot president said Wednesday. President Nicos Anastasiades said in a statement that he viewed the ideas as …

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The FDS announce a general mobilization in anticipation of a Turkish attack

The military councils of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on Monday declared a general mobilization in areas under their control in northeastern Syria. They also announced the sending of military reinforcements near the borders with Turkey as Ankara continues to threaten to carry out a new offensive in the region. …

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Turkey threatens to ‘freeze’ Finland and Sweden’s NATO candidacies | News | DW

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday he would freeze Finland’s and Sweden’s bids to join NATO if they failed to fulfill promises they made last month to win Turkey’s backing. . Applications from Sweden and Finland – which decided to join NATO after decades of neutrality following Russia’s …

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