6 die in car crash in Turkey
A bus crashed killing six people and injuring twelve in the Turkish province of Tokat, Trend reports.
The surviving victims were taken to the nearest hospital.
Jan 30 2015 - 18:04
The assailant shooting a police station at the center of Istanbul has been identified as a woman. The suspect left the scene of crime. No one was injured, Trend reports.
Jan 30 2015 - 16:56
An unidentified assailant opened fire at a police station on the Taksim Square in Istanbul at 3.30pm today. No one was injured. The shooter dropped the gun and left the crime scene, RIA Novosti reports.
Jan 30 2015 - 14:49
Bad weather has caused the cancellation of 103 Turkish Airline flights. The flights were cancelled due to an upcoming snowstorm in Istanbul. The airline cancelled domestic and international flights scheduled after 18:00 (MSK).
Jan 30 2015 - 11:08
A passenger bus overturned in Turkey’s south-east province of Bingol as the bus driver lost control, 48 people were injured. All the injured were taken to nearby hospitals, two of them were listed in critical condition, the Turkish newspaper Milliyet reported. A criminal case has been launched into the accident.
Jan 29 2015 - 13:33
The Foreign Ministers of Azerbaijan, Turkey and Turkmenistan at a meeting in Ashgabat will discuss energy projects that are important not only for the region but also for Europe, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu said today. According to the Turkish Foreign Minister, of special importance is the joint work of the three countries, "Novosti-Azerbaijan" reported, referring to the Turkish news agency Anadolu.
Jan 28 2015 - 16:32
In the next two years Turkey will finally be ready to become a full member of the EU, the Turkish minister for EU Affairs Volkan Bozkir said. According to the minister, the goal of Turkey is also to raise the standard of living in the country to the level of the EU, Trend reports with reference to the Anadolu agency.
Jan 28 2015 - 16:08
A test train official launch ceremony will be held today as part of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway construction project on the territory of Georgia - Kartsakhi- Akhalkalaki (the Georgian-Turkish border). Georgian Minister of Economy Giorgi Kvirikashvili and Transport Minister Ziya Mammadov will attend the official ceremony, Trend cited the Georgian ministry of economy.
Jan 28 2015 - 14:40
Gazprom CEO Alexey Miller and Turkish Energy and Natural Resources Minister Taner Yildiz have agreed on the route of the new Russian gas pipeline to Europe, which has been called "Turkish Stream."