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Greece pressures EU over Turkey ‘provocations’

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Greece on Tuesday stepped up the pressure on its EU partners to act against Turkey over its "provocative" actions in the Mediterranean. It is also...
A rescue vessel tries to put out fire emerging from an oil tanker after it collided with a cargo ship near the Yangtze River estuary, Aug. 20, 2020. Three had been rescued and 14 others went missing after an oil tanker collided with a cargo ship about 1.5 nautical miles southeast of the Yangtze River estuary early Thursday, according to the maritime authorities in Shanghai. The accident occurred at 3: 39 a.m. Thursday, when an oil tanker carrying about 3,000 tonnes of gasoline collided with a cargo ship loaded with sand and gravel, causing a fire on the deck of the oil tanker and the latter to sink. (Donghai Rescue Bureau/Handout via Xinhua)

Greece condemns Turkey’s return of survey ship, refueling tensions

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Greece on Monday condemned the return of a Turkish gas exploration vessel to contested waters in the eastern Mediterranean and accused Ankara of "systematically...
Bernhard Lippert

GFA Technical Director arrives in Turkey to watch Black Stars friendly matches

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Bernhard Lippert, the newly appointed Technical Director of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), has arrived in Turkey to watch the Black Stars friendly...
Black Stars

Black Stars, technical team arrive in Turkey for Mali, Qatar clash

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Black Stars players, Coaches, technical and Management Committee members, have arrived in Antalya, Turkey, for the International friendly games against Mali and Qatar. ...
European Union

EU warns Turkey sanctions still possible in Mediterranean gas dispute

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The European Union has decided not to sanction Turkey again at present in a dispute over Mediterranean energy resources, but warns Ankara that further...
© AFP/File | An attack which killed three soldiers and wounded 14 took place in Turkey's Mardin province, where the army has been conducting a military operation backed by a curfew against the PKK

Turkey targets pro-Kurdish party members in anti-terrorism raids

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Turkish authorities on Wednesday detained 14 people - including members of an association with close links to a pro-Kurdish opposition party - alleging...
Black Stars

Equatorial Guinea pulls out of Ghana friendly

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Equatorial Guinea has pulled out of the International friendly game against the Black Stars of Ghana scheduled for October 12 in Turkey. ...
European Union

EU sanctions violators of UN Libya arms embargo

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EU foreign ministers have agreed to sanction violators of the UN embargo on arms flowing into Libya, EU sources told dpa on Monday. The measures...
vaccine

Turkey begins clinical trials of Chinese COVID-19 vaccine

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Turkey has begun its first clinical trials of China's COVID-19 vaccine, testing it on three volunteers, the country's health minister has said. ...

Turkey seeks detention of 66 military personnel over failed coup

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Turkish prosecutors on Tuesday issued detention warrants for at least 66 military personnel over their alleged links to a network believed to be...
Makeshift Hospital

Turkey takes drastic measures against COVID-19 quarantine violations

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Turkish authorities on Friday introduced drastic measures against those who do not follow the COVID-19 quarantine conditions, the Interior Ministry said at a circular. ...

Turkey launches series of operations against 130 suspects over failed coup

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Turkish authorities on Friday launched a series of operations across the country to detain at least 130 suspects over their alleged links to a...
marijuana

5 tons of marijuana seized in southeastern Turkey

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Turkish security forces seized more than five tons of marijuana in an operation in southeastern Turkey, its Interior Minister said on Wednesday. ...
illegal immigrants

Turkey captures at least 165 illegal migrants off Mediterranean coast

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Turkish security forces on Monday caught at least 165 illegal migrants off Mediterranean coast, local media reported. The state-run Anadolu agency said...
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis

Athens: Ready for talks with Turkey, but provocations must end

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Greece says it is prepared to start a dialogue with Turkey after weeks of growing tension about control of underwater natural gas reserves, but...
Libya

In Libya, EU’s Borrell pushes for peace talks

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Josep Borrel, the European Union's (EU) high representative for foreign affairs and security policy, has been encouraged to hear that his Libyan partners are...
Turkey And Libya

Turkey, Libya agree to maintain military cooperation – ministry

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Turkey will continue to work with Libya in military training and consultancy, Turkey's Defense Ministry said on Tuesday. Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi...

Turkey orders detention of 76 over alleged links to failed coup

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Turkish prosecutors on Tuesday issued detention warrants for 76 military personnel over their suspected links to a network believed to be behind a...
Islamic State

Turkey detains senior IS member – minister

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Turkey has detained a senior member of the Islamic State (IS) group, the country's interior minister announced on Tuesday. "Daesh's so-called emir...
© AFP/File | An attack which killed three soldiers and wounded 14 took place in Turkey's Mardin province, where the army has been conducting a military operation backed by a curfew against the PKK

Turkey seeks detention of 69 suspects over failed coup

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Turkish prosecutors on Friday issued detention warrants for 69 suspects at two separate investigations over their alleged links to a network believed to be...
Illegal Immigrants

Greece rescues 96 migrants in East Aegean amid tensions with Turkey

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In one of the largest rescue operations carried out in recent months in the eastern Mediterranean, 96 migrants were salvaged on Tuesday evening in...
Gas

German FM calls on Greece, Turkey to discuss natural gas dispute

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Before his mediation trip, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Tuesday called on Greece and Turkey to discuss their territorial claims in the...
BRUSSELS, March 18, 2020 (Xinhua) -- European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen (1st L) and European Council President Charles Michel (C) attend a press conference after a video conference in Brussels, Belgium, March 17, 2020. The heads of state and government of the European Union (EU) agreed during the video conference on Tuesday to endorse a temporary restriction on travels to the EU territory amid coronavirus concerns. (European Union/Handout via Xinhua)

European Commission to ease trade rules with Pan-Euro-Mediterranean countries

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The European Commission on Monday adopted a series of proposals to make rules of origin in trade agreements with 20 partners of the European...
Accra floods

Flooding kills 6 in Turkey’s Black Sea province

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Flooding in Turkey's northern Black Sea province of Giresun killed six on Sunday, including two gendarmerie personnel, semi-official Anadolu Agency reported. Search...
People wearing masks walk on the street in Ankara, Turkey, on Aug. 7, 2020. Turkey reported 1,185 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, raising the total diagnosed cases to 238,450, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said. (Photo by Mustafa Kaya/Xinhua)

Turkey reports highest daily COVID-19 cases of past 1.5 months

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Turkey on Wednesday reported its highest number of daily COVID-19 cases for the past one and a half months, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca...
Mahatma Otoo

Mahatma Otoo Seal Transfer To Bandirmaspor In Turkey

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Ghana striker, Mahatma Otoo has sealed his transfer to Turkish outfit Bandirmaspor ahead of the next football season. The former Accra Hearts of Oak forward...
Turkey And Libya

Turkey, Libya, Malta hold trilateral meeting

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Turkey, Libya and Malta on Monday held a trilateral meeting in Turkish capital Ankara discussing cooperation and efforts to ensure stability in the eastern...
imf

Poor, youth, women hardest hit by pandemic

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Workers in food and accommodation, and wholesale and retail trade, are the hardest hit for having the least "teleworkable" jobs, with the poor, the...
Turkey And Libya

Has Turkey Colonized Libya?

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During his visit to Tripoli July 4th Turkey’s defense minister Hulusi Akar signed an agreement on military cooperation with the representatives of the Government...
Airline

Innovation is the key to airline recovery in a COVID-19 world

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From tsunamis to ash clouds and global financial crises, the travel industry has seen its share of setbacks over the past few years. The...