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Moscow and Ankara start Akkuyu NPP project

Russia and Turkey have started the creation of a consortium for the construction of the first Turkish nuclear power plant project Akkuyu. Akkuyu NPP project includes four power units with Russian VVER-1200 3+ generation …

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Turkey deploys 80 tanks to Syria border

Turkey sent 80 military vehicles to its southern border with Syria, the Anadolu news agency reported with reference to military sources. The deployment was part of reinforcements for troops stationed along the border. The vehicles were …

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Four killed in bus accident in Turkey's Antalya

At least four people were killed in a tour bus accident in Turkey's southern province of Antalya on Sunday, local media reported. The tour bus was out of control on the way from Antalya to Adrasan, and fell off a 25-meter cliff in …

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TurAz Qartalı - 2017 exercises start in Azerbaijan

The joint tactical exercises of the Azerbaijani and Turkish air forces dubbed 'TurAz Qartalı 2017' were launched in Azerbaijan today The exercises involve up to 30 aircraft of the air forces of Azerbaijan and Turkey, including …

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Islamic Development Bank plans to acquire Turkish Adabank

The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) intends to acquire the Turkish Adabank, the head of the Banking Supervision Authority of Turkey (BDDK), Ali Akben said. He also noted, if the deal is signed, Adabank will be issued a license to operate on an …

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US charges against Turkish ex-minister 'political'

Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag on Thursday said U.S. charges against a Turkish former minister for violating U.S.-Iran sanctions were "politically motivated", Anadolu Agency reports. Speaking at Anadolu Agency's …

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Germany to reduce arms exports to Turkey

Berlin does not plan to cease completely the arms exports to Turkey against the backdrop of a crisis in relations between the two countries, official spokesman Steffen Seibert said at a briefing today. He specified that Germany will …

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Erdogan urges mayors of Turkish cities to work well

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sharply criticized the mayors of some Turkish cities, where the monuments and sculptures of him were built. "Some mayors built monuments and sculptures, and when I heard this, I was very …

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Erdoğan slams NATO worries on Russian S-400 deal

Turkey will continue to take its own security measures, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Wednesday, dismissing Western concern over the NATO member's agreement to procure an S-400 air missile defense system from Russia, Daily Sabah …

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Turkey pulled up the draw bridge, Juncker says

The President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker has said Turkey will not be joining the European Union (EU) in the foreseeable future in a flagship speech, Express reports. Mr Junker said justice and fundamental values have …

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Astana-6 kicks off in Kazakhstan

The sixth round of negotiations on the settlement of the Syrian crisis - Astana-6 -began today in the capital of Kazakhstan with the meetings of working groups of the countries-guarantors of the truce in Syria. The main topic of the …

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