Malindo Air, Turkish airlines announce interline partnership

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on Malindo Air, Turkish airlines announce interline partnership 

KUALA LUMPUR, June 17 — Malindo Air has teamed up with Turkish Airlines to tap new markets as well as enable passengers to find connections easier when traveling between ASEAN and Europe.

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Turkey urgently needs to revive energy, trade ties with Russia – Think Tank

May 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Turkey urgently needs to revive energy, trade ties with Russia – Think Tank 

WASHINGTON, May 11 — Turkey urgently needs to restore its diplomatic and economic relations with Russia to address its energy needs and lagging economy, a Turkish professor of international relations wrote in a report.

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UAE could replace Turkey in deliveries of fruits, vegetables to Russia

February 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on UAE could replace Turkey in deliveries of fruits, vegetables to Russia 

DUBAI, Feb. 22 — The United Arab Emirates (UAE) can replace Turkey in deliveries of vegetables and fruits to Russia, Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev said Sunday.

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Swine flu death toll rises to 57 in Turkey

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ANKARA, Jan. 29 — Death toll from swine flu has risen to 57 since the beginning of this winter, Turkish Health Minister Mehmet Muezzinoglu said on Thursday.

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Security Council renews mandate of peacekeeping mission in Cyprus

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UNITED NATIONS, Jan. 29 — The UN Security Council on Thursday extended the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) for an additional six months until July 31, 2016, while increasing its force levels by 28 troops to 888 to facilitate ongoing confidence-building measures on the island.

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Iran aims to attract 20M Russian tourists

January 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on Iran aims to attract 20M Russian tourists 

SARI, Jan. 21 — Iran aims to attract 20 million Russian tourists, head of tourism commission of Iran Chamber of Commerce Ahmad Asghari said on Wednesday.

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3 die due to suspected swine flu in Turkey

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ANKARA, Jan. 3 — Three people, including two Syrians, died while under treatment due to suspected swine flu in southern Adana province of Turkey, private Dogan News Agency reported on Saturday.

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Pro-Kurdish party should ‘pay price’ for calling for Anatolia autonomy

January 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on Pro-Kurdish party should ‘pay price’ for calling for Anatolia autonomy 

MOSCOW, Jan. 2 — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called the statements of pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party’s (HDP) leaders for more autonomy in southeastern Anatolia region "definitely a constitutional crime."

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Turkish labs processing Afghan opium into Heroin to deliver to Europe

December 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Turkish labs processing Afghan opium into Heroin to deliver to Europe 

MOSCOW, Dec. 22 — Turkish laboratories are processing Afghan opium into heroin for deliveries to Europe, the director of Russia’s Federal Narcotics Control Service said Tuesday.

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US defense chief to discuss Baghdad-Ankara crisis on Iraq trip

December 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on US defense chief to discuss Baghdad-Ankara crisis on Iraq trip 

MOSCOW, Dec. 16 — US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter will discuss the issue of Turkish forces entering Iraq as well as the US-led anti-terror coalition's support for Baghdad during his visit to the country, a spokesman for the Iraqi Defense Ministry told Sputnik on Wednesday.

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