Turkey first NATO member to sign for S-400s: Tech chief

3 May 2019 0

Russia ‘ready to cooperate’ if Turkey wants to buy Su-57 fighter jets, says Head of Russian state-run tech corporation Turkey is the first NATO country to sign a contract for the Russian S-400 missile defense system, the head of a Russian state-owned umbrella company for export-oriented defense and civilian industries said on Thursday.  Despite unprecedented pressure regarding the S-400 deal, Turkey continues holding a very direct and consistent position regarding implementation of all the contract Read More

From Antarctica, Turkish scientist fetches 3 meteorites

9 February 2019 0

Studying precious space rocks will teach us more about solar system, says Antarctic researcher Mehmet Yesiltas Three meteorites found in the frozen wasteland of Antarctica should advance our knowledge of the solar system, according to the Turkish scientist who collected the rocks. “Along with the work I did in eastern Antarctica during this expedition, I feel happiness and pride at taking three meteorites that I found during my research on the plateau here back home Read More

Trump: Erdogan said Turkey to eradicate Daesh in Syria

24 December 2018 0

U.S. President Donald Trump has said his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan “very strongly informed” him that Turkey “will eradicate whatever is left of” Daesh in Syria. In a Twitter post late Sunday in the U.S., Trump wrote: “President @RT_Erdogan of Turkey has very strongly informed me that he will eradicate whatever is left of ISIS [meaning Daesh] in Syria …. and he is a man who can do it plus, Turkey is right ‘next Read More

Turkish Airlines tops country’s Fortune 500 list

27 September 2018 0

National flag carrier ranks first among largest 500 companies based on exports volume Turkey’s national flag carrier Turkish Airlines topped Fortune 500 list for Turkey based on exports volume, the company said on Thursday. The Turkish Airlines has been leading Turkey’s Fortune 500 list since 2008, and ranked again first with exports volume of $8.05 billion in 2018, the statement read. “Our efforts being deemed worthy of such precious awards give us courage while preparing Read More

European media praise Russian-Turkish summit on Syria

18 September 2018 0

Agreement in Sochi will prevent more bloodshed in Idlib, say dailies The summit between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Sochi Monday night has been covered extensively in European newspapers on Tuesday. The two leaders met in the Russian resort city to discuss the situation in the Syrian province of Idlib, on which an all-out assault by Syrian regime forces was feared. The story was on the front page of Read More

Dutch politician calls off anti-Islam cartoon contest

31 August 2018 0

Right-wing Geert Wilders announced in June a contest to draw cartoons of Prophet Mohammad drawing global criticism An anti-Islam cartoon contest depicting Prophet Mohammad to be held by a Dutch lawmaker was cancelled on Thursday. Geert Wilders, leader of the right-wing Party for Freedom, in a statement said the contest which was expected to take place in the Dutch Parliament was cancelled due to “security reasons”. He claimed that not only his own life but Read More

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