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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Russia calls Turkey’s military action in Syria ‘unacceptable’ – Reuters

Lavrov made the remark alongside his visiting Syrian counterpart, Faisal Mekdad, at a press conference in the Russian capital of Moscow on Tuesday, condemning any foreign interference in Syria’s internal affairs. Lavrov stressed the importance of finding a political solution to the Syrian crisis, saying Russia and Syria were seeking …

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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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Erdogan takes on Greece over Muslim minority rights – GV Wire

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday slammed Greece for allegedly violating a regulation that has governed relations between the rivals for nearly a century. In a statement released on the 99th anniversary of the Treaty of Lausanne, Erdogan accused Athens of undermining the rights of the Muslim minority in …

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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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Turkish Togg presents a smart concept car in Istanbul

Turkey’s first indigenous car brand, Togg, is showcasing its smart vehicle in Istanbul after its debut at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2022, the consortium announced on Wednesday. The concept car is on display to visitors at the Zorlu Center shopping center on the European side of the metropolis. Togg …

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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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Commemoration of the 48th anniversary of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus

WHITESTONE, NY – July 17 at the Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church in Whitestone, the Federation of Cypriot American Organizations (FCAO), in cooperation with the Justice for Cyprus International Organizing Committee (PSEKA) and the Consulate General of Cyprus in New York, organized the commemoration of the 48th anniversary of the …

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Turkey, Iran discuss preparations for upcoming Syria summit

Senior Turkish and Iranian diplomats held a phone call on Saturday regarding preparations for an upcoming high-level meeting, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Saturday. Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu and his Iranian counterpart Hossein Amirabdollahian held the call after the Iranian Foreign Minister paid an official visit …

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Erdoğan, Macron discuss Istanbul talks on Ukrainian grain exports

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan discussed with French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday the establishment of a coordination center in Turkey for grain exports via the Black Sea, as well as bilateral relations and regional issues. In a phone call with his French counterpart, Erdoğan told Macron that it had been …

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TUR vs CYP Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Dream11 Team, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Injury Update – ICC T20 World Cup Europe Qualifier A

TUR vs CYP Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Dream11 Team, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Injury Update of ICC T20 World Cup Europe Qualifier A Match between Turkey and Cyprus. TUR vs CYP ICC T20 World Cup Europe Qualifier A Match 15 Details: The 15the ICC T20 World Cup Europe Qualifier …

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MEL Assistant – Syrian Arab Republic

Do you want to work for an organization where your personality, skills and time are worth investing in? Are you looking for an exciting job with clear goals? Welcome to Welthungerhilfe! We are one of the largest and most respected private organizations for development cooperation and humanitarian aid in Germany. …

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Time heals all wounds. But will it work with Saudi Arabia and Turkey?

Source: MENA July 14, 2022 • 11:25 a.m. ET Time heals all wounds. But will it work with Saudi Arabia and Turkey? By Pinar Dost and Jonathan Panikoff Does time erase resentments or do national interests triumph over friendships and enmities? This seems true for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan …

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Deep Platform IFRC Turkey Project Secondary Data Review (SDR) Studies Series #1 – Economic Participation of Refugees in Turkey in Times of Covid-19: Secondary Data Review (SDR) Report, August 2021 – Türkiye

Attachments OBJECTIVES AND METHODOLOGICAL NOTES There are four million refugees in Turkey, living side by side with the host community, actively participating in the same economy, formal and informal, both as employers and employees (UNHCR, 2021). IFRC Turkey, in close partnership with TRC, is making a major contribution to their …

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Anastasiades seeks other areas of beneficial cooperation with the United States

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Could the purchase of Greek F-35s cause a flare-up in US-Turkish relations?

Hellenic Air Force F-16 aircraft share a ramp with the U.S. F-15E Strike Eagle during INIOCHOS 22 at Andravida Air Base, Greece, April 4, 2022. (US Air Force/Staff Sgt. Alexandra M. Longfellow) WASHINGTON: The tables have turned for regional rivals Greece and Turkey over fighter jet acquisition plans, with Greece …

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Turkey’s UN aid to Syria likely allowed until January, vote Tuesday

An internally displaced Syrian woman walks as she holds a bag of humanitarian aid in opposition Idlib, Syria June 9, 2021. Picture taken June 9, 2021. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS, July 11 (Reuters) – The UN Security Council appears ready to …

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Could Turkey block Finland and Sweden from joining NATO? : NPR

It appears that Sweden’s and Finland’s pledges to fight militant groups have caused Turkey to drop its objections to those countries joining NATO. But this is not quite a closed subject in Turkey yet. MILES PARKS, HOST: At the end of June, NATO invited Sweden and Finland to join the …

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Fitch downgrades Turkey’s debt rating from ‘B’ to ‘B’

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Turkey, Syria and Iraq are accused of failing to prevent and punish Daesh’s genocide

On July 6, 2022, a group of international human rights lawyers published a report accusing Turkey, Syria and Iraq of failing to comply with their obligations under the United Nations Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (the Genocide Convention) in relation to the genocide of …

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Ahmed: NATO will lose a lot due to its dependence on a fragile state – ANHA | HAWARNEWS

Ilham Ahmed assessed Turkish threats to northern and eastern Syria and the risks of its expansionist policy in the region. She also criticized NATO’s alignment with the anti-Kurdish Turkish state. Ahmed also spoke about the state of emergency that was declared in northeast Syria on July 6 and explained that …

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Turkish charities reach out to the world for help from Qurban Bayram

Qurban Bayram, also known as Eid al-Adha, is the second annual Muslim holiday where worshipers are mandated to engage in charitable deeds. Charitable organizations in Turkey are taking the opportunity to channel special humanitarian aid across the country as well as around the world. This year, they will travel to …

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Turkish security forces fire on migrants, killing one child and injuring 12

Turkish Gendarmerie forces opened fire on a vehicle carrying migrants in the eastern town of Van, on the Iranian border, killing a child and injuring 12 other immigrants. The entire political and media establishment is relentlessly campaigning against refugees and bears political responsibility for this incident. It happened shortly after …

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Swedish PM condemns MPs posing with PKK flag amid Turkish row with NATO

Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson on Wednesday condemned a group of leftist MPs who posed with Kurdish militant flags as the country’s NATO bid faces Turkish pressure on such groups. NATO launched membership procedures for Sweden and Finland on Tuesday after an agreement was reached with Turkey, which had prevented …

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Turkey’s high birth rate keeps it ahead of aging Europe: Stats

As the world ages, so does Turkey. But the figures show that Turkey still has an advantage over European Union countries. On Wednesday, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) released figures on the country’s population ahead of World Population Day, which will be celebrated on July 11. The figures highlight that …

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Exclusive: Kyiv asks Turkey to investigate three more Russian ships that allegedly transported stolen grain

ISTANBUL, July 5 (Reuters) – Ukraine has asked Turkey to help investigate three Russian-flagged ships as part of Kyiv’s effort to investigate what it claims was the theft of grain from the territory occupied by Russia, according to official documents. In a June 13 letter, which has not been previously …

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Neophytou unveils a 100-point plan to modernize Cyprus

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Nordic deal boosts Turkish power in NATO, but pitfalls ahead | NATO News

Istanbul, Turkey – The last-minute deal between Turkey, Sweden and Finland to pave the way for Nordic countries to join NATO has been described as Ankara standing firmly with its Western allies in the face of aggression from Russia. In recent years, the debate has raged over whether Turkey is …

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Russian journalist accused of discrediting army sent to psychiatric hospital

Russian forces stepped up their attack on Ukraine’s Donetsk region on July 3, bombarding the key city of Sloviansk after claiming earlier in the day that they had taken all of the territory in neighboring Luhansk region. Sloviansk Mayor Vadim Lyakh reported in a Facebook post that his city had …

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Turkish anti-ship missile tested for the first time from a mobile launcher

Turkey has conducted another successful test-firing of its locally-made maritime missile, the country’s Defense Ministry announced on Saturday. Atmaca successfully hit a target in the Black Sea after being fired from land in a test that marked the first time the anti-ship missile has been tested with a mobile guided …

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Russian President Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine helped NATO

When Finland and Sweden recently announced a deal with Turkey to join NATO, it underscored just how ill-conceived Russia’s war against Ukraine was from the start. Previously, the two Nordic countries had been stalwarts of neutrality, if not somewhat suspicious of the American-led alliance. But Russian President Vladimir Putin’s war …

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Turkish Cyprus offers cooperation with Greek Cypriots on resources

The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) on Friday presented the United Nations proposals for cooperation with the Greek Cypriot administration on hydrocarbons, electricity, renewable energies and water on the basis of a solution to two states. TRNC President Ersin Tatar received Miroslav Jenca, Under-Secretary-General for Europe, Central Asia and …

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The United States would act in the Aegean confrontation

It was the custom of American presidents to have breakfast at the Willard Hotel in the 1930s, a block from the White House. The lobby was always full of people who wanted a few moments of their time to raise all sorts of issues – and that’s how lobbyists were …

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With Turkey’s economy in crisis, Erdoğan struggles abroad – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article ISTANBUL — Restaurants have invested in easy-to-clean menus so they can update their prices daily. Taxi drivers are asking passengers to increase their fares to cope with rising fuel prices. A cappuccino that cost 20 lira earlier this year now costs 30 lira. …

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June 29 live updates: Central bank chiefs call for end to low-rate era, US signals new opening to sell upgraded F-16s to Turkey

U.S. consumer goods group General Mills raised its dividend as price hikes helped lift its quarterly sales and profits amid soaring inflation and continued supply chain disruptions. The Minneapolis-based company, whose portfolio includes Häagen-Dazs ice cream and Yoplait yogurt, said it would increase its quarterly dividend by 6% to $0.54 …

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Greece orders investigation into Turkey’s ‘Turkegean’ trademark claim

Almost six months after the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) approved the use of the term “Turkegean” as a trademark by Turkey for its tourism campaigns, the Greek Minister of Development and Investments Adonis Georgiadis ordered one investigation into the matter following a local outcry. Specifically, Georgiadis ordered an …

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What Turkey gained with its leverage from NATO

quick thinking June 28, 2022 What Turkey gained with its leverage from NATO By Atlantic Council JUSTIN The door is open again. After weeks of tension, Turkey finally dropped its objection to Finland’s and Sweden’s bids to join NATO as the alliance kicked off its summit in Madrid on Tuesday. …

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Is Greece deliberately keeping the Cyprus issue unresolved?

Athens has long harbored ambitions to make Cyprus part of Greek territory like Crete and other Aegean islands, hampering the resolution of old territorial issues with Ankara, experts say. After Turkish military intervention in 1974 prevented Greece from taking over Cyprus in a military coup, the Mediterranean island’s Turkish and …

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The Bayraktars fall! Turkey’s ‘high-profile’ TB2 drones falter against Russian missiles as Ukraine limits their use

There are signs that the hype surrounding the lethality of Turkish TB-2 Bayraktar drones is being shattered. Cracks have emerged in the Ukrainian military over their continued use after upgraded Russian air defenses shot down dozens of Bayraktar drones. This manifests in the reluctance to use the US-made $10 million …

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US appreciates Turkey’s efforts to export grain from Ukraine

ANKARA The United States expressed appreciation for Turkey’s efforts to allow Ukrainian agricultural products to reach world markets through the Black Sea. class=”cf”> The issue was raised during a telephone conversation between US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken and Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu in late June, the Foreign Ministry said …

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Our view: Our commitment to EU values ​​begins and ends with Turkey

What are cookies As is common practice with almost all professional websites, https://cyprus-mail.com (our “To place”) uses cookies, which are small files downloaded to your device, to improve your experience. This document describes what information they collect, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. …

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Turkey neutralizes 7 PKK/YPG terrorists in northern Iraq and Syria

ANKARA Turkey has neutralized seven PKK/YPG terrorists in northern Iraq and northern Syria, the Ministry of National Defense announced on Saturday. “5 PKK/YPG terrorists were neutralized by our Turkish Armed Forces in the (Operation) Euphrates Shield area in northern Syria and 2 PKK terrorists in the Operation Claw-Lock area in …

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Greece have game plan ready against Turkey in NATO showdown

ATHENS – A NATO meeting in Madrid on June 29-30 is shaping up to be a heavy game between Greece and Turkey with all eyes on Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the ring – s ‘they speak. Erdogan says Mitsotakis ‘doesn’t exist’ for him and …

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Israel helps fight wildfires in Turkish-backed northern Cyprus

NICOSIA, Cyprus — Israel on Thursday sent two water-dropping planes to help fight a large wildfire that burned at least 10,000 acres (4,000 hectares) of forest in the foothills of the Pentadaktylos mountain range in the escaped to ethnically divided northern Cyprus. The two Israeli planes joined two other planes …

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“QUEST” Initiative for Refugees and Displaced Persons – Syrian Arab Republic

June 20, World Refugee Day Launched by the State of Qatar in 2016, QUEST is an initiative that aims to provide multi-sectoral support to conflict-affected Syrians inside and outside Syria. In its early days, Quest sought to ensure that children and young people, who have suffered the consequences of the …

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