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Yalova Muslims prayed in wrong direction for 37 years

Muslims in a Turkish village of Yalova have discovered they had performed their prayers in the wrong direction for 37 years.  The Sugören mosque, which was built in the Sugören village of the Yalova province in 1981, …

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 Turkish Stream pipeline 80% complete

The Turkish Stream pipeline, due to supply Russian gas to Turkey via the Black Sea from 2019, is already 80% complete, Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller said. “The realization of large-scale Gazprom export …

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Gazprom sets global record in laying offshore gas lines

Russia's Gazprom set a new global record in laying offshore gas pipelines within the framework of the Turkish Stream project on August 26, the Russian gas holding said. The record of 6.27 km per day was set by the Pioneering Spirit …

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China to build third nuclear plant in Turkey

Turkey will cooperate with China to build a third nuclear power plant in the Thrace region northwest of Istanbul, Turkish Energy Minister Fatih Donmez said. Turkish President Tayyip Recep Erdogan …

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Israel to build island for new Tel Aviv airport

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu supported a plan for building an artificial island alongside a Tel Aviv beach to replace an airport due to be shut down. Netanyahu backed the project proposed for Israel’s …

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Gazprom to loan 2.14 bln euro to Turkish Stream operator

Russian gas company Gazprom said it would loan up to 2.14 billion euros to its subsidiary South Stream Transport B.V. which is overseeing the construction of the Turkish Stream undersea gas pipeline to Turkey from Russia. The loan will …

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First control flight held in Istanbul third airport

The first control flight has been carried out at the third airport in Istanbul, the General Directorate of State Airports Authority of Turkey (DHMI) said in a statement. It is noted that the flight was carried out under the control of …

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TANAP project to enter into service in June

The Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) project will enter into service as of June 12, Energy and Natural Resources Minister Berat Albayrak said, Hurriyet Daily News reported. “The opening …

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Date of opening Canakkale-1915 bridge revealed

The opening ceremony of the Canakkale 1915 bridge will be held on March 18, 2022, Turkey's Minister of Transport, Shipping and Communications Ahmet Arslan said. "At present, the creation of infrastructure for …

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Turkey to build 6 new football stadiums

Six new football stadiums will be built in such Turkish cities as Ankara, Elazig, Erzincan, Hakkari, Sirnak and Edirne, Turkey's Youth and Sports Ministry said in a message, noting that 820 million Turkish liras ($217 million) will …

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Iran refuses to build railway to Armenia

Iran is ready to launch the railway with Armenia, but under one condition, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Armenia Seyed Kazem Sajjadi said yesterday. …

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 Gazprom to build Turkish Stream at its own expense

Gazprom will implement the construction of the Turkish Stream gas pipeline at its own expense, Deputy CEO of the Russian holding Andrei Kruglov said in London today. "We tentatively said that the cost can be $6 bln …

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Iran to build bridge between Georgia and Armenia

Iran's company Ariana Tunnel Dam Co will construct a new Bagratashen Bridge on the Armenian-Georgian border in 2018. The construction will be financed from a loan agreement signed between Armenia and the European Bank for …

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