May 29 2015 - 15:06
The Turkish Stream project has a chance to become a basis for gas supplies to the Balkans and the whole of Europe, Russia's envoy to the EU Vladimir Chizhov said."It is understandable that the gas pipeline already will not be called the Turkish Stream upon crossing Turkey’s border. I believe this project has fairly good chances to become a basis for gas supply not only in the Balkan region but also for the whole of Europe," TASS cited him as saying.
May 27 2015 - 21:15
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said that the first national passenger jet will make its first flight in 2019. It will have seats for 70 people and make use of advanced technologies, RIA Novosti reports.Davut Yilmaz, the general manager of STM (the developer of the jet), said that the project was worth $1.5 billion. In his words, the company is also working on a 32-seat jet for military purposes and emergency situations. The jet will make the first test flight in 2017, its serial production will start in 2019. A total of 48 such jets will be produced.
May 27 2015 - 13:55
70 illegal immigrants have been detained in the northwestern Turkish province of Canakkale, the Turkish news agency Anadolu said.
May 27 2015 - 12:44
Azerbaijan will celebrate Azerbaijani Republic Day on May 28.
May 26 2015 - 14:25
The mayor of the Gürsu district in Turkey, Cuneyt Yıldız, has died after being shot at his office on May 20.The doctors fought for his life for almost a week, but he passed away, RIA Novosti reports. The killer was detained later.
May 26 2015 - 12:23
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy candidate Elif Doğan Türkmen was wounded in a restaurant in the southern Turkish province of Adana.Türkmen suffered a bullet wound to her leg and was hospitalized. Police have launched an investigation into the incident.
May 25 2015 - 21:13
An propaganda bus of the ruling Justice and Development Party of Turkey has been attacked by unidentified assailants in Batman Province. No one was injured, Trend reports. Turkey will hold parliamentary polls on June 7. A total of 20 political parties are fielding their candidates.
May 25 2015 - 17:48
An unnamed bank was robbed of 50,000 liras in Istanbul at about 11.00am. The police are searching for the unidentified assailants who unarmed the guards and stole the money, Trend reports.