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 Two planes collide at Turkey's Ataturk airport

A Scat Airlines aircraft flying to Aktau has collided with a Turkish Airlines plane lying to Taipei on the runway at the Ataturk international airport in Istanbul. According to the Turkish media, the tail of the THY aircraft has been …

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Istanbul metro back in service after floods

Some metro lines suspended due to flood water returned to normal service on July 19, the Doğan News Agency reported. Metro lines between Yenikapı-Otogar and Yenikapı-Kirazlı stations in Istanbul were back in service as of 10:50 a.m. on …

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Heavy rainfall causes floods in Istanbul - media

Heavy rainfall has caused floods in Istanbul, inundating roads, underpasses and subway lines and causing havoc in the city. The DHA news agency said people stranded in homes due to flooding in the district of Silivri — one of the …

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OPEC+ prepare continuity strategy

Participants in the OPEC+ oil production limiting agreement are working on the continuity strategy instead of preparing the strategy for exit from the deal expiring in March 2018, OPEC Secretary General Mohammed Barkindo said on the sidelines of …

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BOTAS and Gazprom agree on Turkish Stream financing

Turkey's state-owned crude oil and natural gas pipelines and trading company BOTAS and Russia's energy giant Gazprom have reached an agreement on financing the Turkish Stream gas pipeline project on the Turkish territory, BOTAS General …

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Ankara considers Turkish Stream key project

Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Berat Albayrak said late Sunday that Turkey is a reliable partner for energy projects. "We will support regional infrastructure projects as long as they contribute …

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Russia and OPEC to discuss oil in Istanbul

Secretary General of Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Mohammed Barkindo and Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak will hold talks at the 22nd World Petroleum Congress (WPC) in …

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Record-breaking heat observed in Turkey

As whole Turkey is under the effect of the heat wave coming from North Africa, a record heat of 37.2 degrees Celsius (98.96°F) was observed in Istanbul, Daily Sabah reports. Meteorological engineer Adil Tek, the …

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Erdogan, Shoigu to meet in Istanbul

A meeting between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu will be held today. Talks will be held in Istanbul at 15:00 (Moscow time), RIA Novosti reported citing …

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Foreign ministers of BSEC states in Istanbul

Istanbul will host the meeting of the foreign ministers of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) states on June 29. The latest developments in the region will be discussed during the 39th meeting, the heads of the foreign ministers …

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