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Turkey: time for world probe into Saudi writer’s death

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s foreign minister says the time has come for an international investigation into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Mevlut Cavusoglu told A Haber television on Thursday that the issue would be taken up with U.N. Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Execution, Agnes Callamard, during her visit next […]
Tags: News, Turkey, Nation, Ankara Turkey, Agnes Callamard, Jamal Khashoggi Mevlut Cavusoglu


MENA merger values climb 50% in 2018: report | ZAWYA MENA Edition

MENA merger values climb 50% in 2018: report | ZAWYA MENA Edition:The value of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) announced in the Middle East and North Africa in 2018 increased by 50 percent to $54.9 billion from $36.6billion in 2017, according to a new Deals Intelligence report by Refinitiv.The 2018 Middle East and North Africa Investment Banking Analysis report states that deals involving a MENA-based company as a target were up 63 percent year-on-year to $31.4 billion - the highest level in 11 y...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Turkey, Middle East, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Mena, North Africa, Emirates NBD, Sony Corporation, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, EMI Music Publishing, Mubadala, Saudi British Bank, Alawwal Bank, Deals Intelligence


AP PHOTOS: Camels wrestle in traditional Turkish event

SELCUK, Turkey (AP) — Braveheart, Crazy Hasan, The Conqueror and Black Diamond were among the furry, hump-backed contestants in this year’s annual sporting showdown in Turkey: camel wrestling. Thousands of spectators gathered in the Aegean town of Selcuk to watch the event, a tradition that dates back 2,400 years. While smaller festivals are held across […]
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Russia and key allies vow to stand by Maduro in Venezuela crisis

Moscow considers moves to force Venezuela president from power to be illegal, says Russian politicianVenezuela’s opposition leader, Juan Guaidó, has declared himself the interim president and has won the backing of the US, the EU and most of the regional bloc called the Lima Group – but a number of key allies remained steadfast in support of president Nicolás Maduro.Russia, a major Venezuelan ally, considers moves to force Maduro from power to be illegal, Vyacheslav Volodin, the speaker of Russi...
Tags: Mexico, China, Russia, Americas, US, Eu, World news, Turkey, Moscow, Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, Interfax, Maduro, Vyacheslav Volodin, Lima Group, Juan Guaido


Chelsea's Moses set to finalise Fenerbahce loan move - sources

Steve Nicol and Raphael Honigstein agree Gonzalo Higuain will help Chelsea score goals, but they also think it increases the club's pressure to perform. Michael Ballack says Eden Hazard may be a bit too calm at Chelsea and should be more demanding of his wishes at the club. Chelsea's Victor Moses has travelled to Turkey to finalise a loan move to Fenerbahce, sources have told ESPN FC. Moses, 28, flew to Istanbul on Wednesday and is expected to join Fenerbahce until the end of...
Tags: Nigeria, Football, Sport, Turkey, Story, Chelsea, Liverpool, Tottenham, Arsenal, Transfers, Espn, Wigan, Victor Moses, Istanbul, United, Moses


Turkey to Lift Ban on Flights to Sulaymaniyah

By John Lee. Turkey’s ban on flights to Sulaymaniyah, in Iraqi Kurdistan, will reportedly be lifted. The country’s Transport Minister,*Cahit Turhann told Anadolu Agency: “Turkish Airlines will resume its flights from Istanbul to Sulaymaniyah [on Friday], seven flights a week.” According to Rudaw, Ankara has delayed the resumption of flights until Saturday due to technical issues. The ban was imposed in September 2017 following the independence referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan. (Sources: Anadolu A...
Tags: News, Iraq, Turkey, Iraq Business News, Istanbul, Kurdistan, Turkish Airlines, Anadolu Agency, Sulaymaniyah, John Lee Turkey, Cahit Turhann, Rudaw Ankara


Turkish town given rainbow paint job

Kuşadası is one of Turkey’s most heavily trafficked towns, mainly because it’s the coastal gateway to Ephesus, Turkey’s busiest cruise port. Now, people have yet another reason to visit this coastal town. A community project called “Let’s Colour” by AkzoNobel’s Marshall paint brand aims to inject new energy into Kuşadası by revitalizing over 400 homes with rainbow colors. The colorful houses are in the hillside Tepe neighborhood, chosen because of its prominent visibility, and it’s already do...
Tags: Travel, Turkey, Kusadasi, All, Marshall, AkzoNobel, Ephesus Turkey, Rainbow Paint Job, Rainbow Town, Turkey tourism, Turkish town, Tepe, Özer Kayalı


Erdogan and Putin vow closer cooperation on Syria at Moscow talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan at a meeting in Moscow on Wednesday vowed to coordinate their actions more closely in Syria. "Cooperation between Russia and Turkey is a touchstone for Syrian peace and stability," Erdogan said in translated comments at a joint press conference after their talks, which lasted around three hours. "We agreed how we'll coordinate our work in the near future," Putin said, calling the talks which included the countrie...
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Turkey, Syria, Moscow, Erdogan, Recep Tayyip Erdogan


Russia and Turkey to act to stabilize Syria's Idlib province: Putin

The Russian Foreign Ministry said earlier on Wednesday that the situation in the region, where Moscow and Ankara have tried to create a de-escalation zone, was rapidly deteriorating and that it was almost under the full control of Nusra militants. Putin said the Russian and Turkish defense ministers had already held talks on specific action that the two countries would take in Idlib and that the measures, which he didn't describe, would now be implemented. "Unfortunately there are many problem...
Tags: News, Putin, Russia, Turkey, Syria, Moscow, Ankara, Foreign Ministry, Idlib, Nusra


Sudan accepted assistance from UAE, Russia, Turkey: oil minister

Sudan received assistance from the United Arab Emirates and accepted offers of support from Russia and Turkey "in light of the current circumstances", Oil Minister Azhari Abdel Qader said on Wednesday. "We received assistance from the United Arab Emirates," he said. "And Russia and Turkey offered us assistance including fuel, wheat and others, and we accepted it as a normal matter between friendly countries in light of the current circumstances that Sudan is going through." The minister did n...
Tags: Science, Russia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Sudan, UAE Russia Turkey, Azhari Abdel Qader


Sudan accepted economic assistance from UAE, Russia, Turkey: oil minister

"We received assistance from the United Arab Emirates," he said. "And Russia and Turkey offered us assistance including fuel, wheat and others, and we accepted it as a normal matter between friendly countries in light of the current circumstances that Sudan is going through." The minister did not give details on the scale or timing of the support. Sudan has seen near-daily protests since Dec. 19, amid worsening economic conditions and calls for an end to President Omar al-Bashir's 30-year rul...
Tags: Science, Russia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Sudan, Omar al Bashir, UAE Russia Turkey


Turkey’s president in Moscow for Syria talks with Putin

MOSCOW (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has arrived in Moscow for Syria-focused talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin as their governments bargain over zones of influence in the war-torn country. The leaders share strong opposition of U.S. military presence in Syria, seeing it as an obstacle to their clout. They both have […]
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Turkey, Syria, Ap, Nation, Moscow, Recep Tayyip Erdogan


Turkey: Turkey Revises Rules For Importing Plant Protection Products And Raw Materials - Moroğlu Arseven

Turkey's Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry ("Ministry") has announced new procedures and principles for importing plant protection products and raw materials.
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Turkey: Turkey Announces Rules For Vehicles Used During Smuggling, As Well As Storage Of Goods Which Violate Intellectual Property Rights - Moroğlu Arseven

Under Turkish law, vehicles can be confiscated if they are used during the commission of crimes stated under Anti-Smuggling Law Number 5607 ("Anti-Smuggling Law").
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Central Coast Mariners sign former Reading star Jem Karacan

The A-League's bottom two couldn't be split as Central Coast Mariners and Brisbane Roar played out a draw. Central Coast Mariners grabbed their first win of the season and broke their 10-match losing streak being Melbourne City at the Central Coast Stadium. Central Coast have confirmed the signing of ex-Premier League player Jem Karacan for the remainder of the A-League season. The 29-year-old Karacan, a former Turkey youth international, arrives from a stint with English sec...
Tags: Football, Sport, Turkey, Story, Premier League, Transfers, Galatasaray, Millwall, Brisbane Roar, Central Coast Mariners, Mariners, Australian A-League, Melbourne City, Jem Karacan, Karacan, Central Coast Stadium Central Coast


Putin and Erdogan to hold Syria talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan will hold Syria talks in Moscow on Wednesday, with Turkey saying they will focus on Ankara's so-called "security zone" in northern Syria. The two leaders are on opposite sides of the conflict: Russia provides critical support to the Syrian government, while Turkey has backed rebel groups fighting President Bashar al-Assad's forces.
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Turkey, Syria, Moscow, Erdogan, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Bashar Al Assad, Ankara


Turkey: Examination Of The Provisions In Franchise Agreements With Respect To Competition Compliance - Ictem Legal

Franchise was defined by the abrogated Communique on 1998/7 as a trade system consisting of intellectual property rights as trademarks, commercial names, business marks, utility models, designs, know-how and patents
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Leyla Guven: MP on hunger strike for 77 days in Turkey

Leyla Guven was jailed for criticising a Turkish military operation. She is now struggling to drink.
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A Brief History of Cheese (aka Immortal Milk)

Featuring the ideas of cheese expert Paul Kindstedt, this TED-Ed video is a quick animated look at the history of cheese and cheesemaking over the last 10000 years. The best indication of ancient cheese-making lies in pottery fragments that migrating peoples left behind as they moved to new locations. Neolithic peoples sometimes stored cheese and butter in pottery vessels, which left embedded residues of milkfat in the pottery. Even after thousands of years, these ancient milkfat residues c...
Tags: Europe, Africa, Turkey, University Of Vermont, Jason Kottke, Fertile Crescent, Paul Kindstedt, Kindstedt


Cold Turkey Press: A Bibliography

I don’t know exactly how many chapbooks, folios, broadsides, and poetry cards Cold Turkey Press has published, but it must be in the hundreds. All of them — produced in handmade, illustrated, and limited editions — are unique manifestations of their publisher’s mind. — Jan Herman
Tags: Art, Turkey, Ajblogs, Cold Turkey Press, 01.22.19


8 of the Pros and Cons Of Hair Transplant In Turkey

Do you want to recover from the thinning of your hair? If yes, then you might consider undergoing a hair transplant in Turkey. A hair transplant, which is sometimes referred to as hair restoration, is a procedure wherein healthy hair follicles are taken from a healthy area of the scalp and transplanted to areas that suffer from hair loss. This procedure can be done in several ways, so read on this article to learn about the pros and cons of hair transplant in Turkey. Hair Transplant Pros: Sin...
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Ex-Envoy to the Anti-ISIS Coalition Says Trump Has ‘No Plan’ for What’s Next in Syria

Brett McGurk faulted the president for completely reversing Syria policy after one telephone conversation with Turkey’s president.
Tags: Defense, Turkey, Syria, Brett McGurk, ISIS Coalition Says Trump


Kosovo man jailed for 5 years for joining IS in Syria

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — A Kosovo court has convicted a man for participation in terror groups in Syria and jailed him for five years. The Pristina court on Tuesday said the man, identified only as M.D., went to Turkey together with his wife and son in March 2013 and later crossed into neighboring Syria to […]
Tags: News, Turkey, Syria, Nation, Kosovo, Tirana Albania, Pristina


'Brazilian butt lift' inquest: Fat clot killed woman

Leah Cambridge, 29, from Leeds, died after travelling to a hospital in Turkey for cosmetic surgery.
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Senegal's Demba Ba returns to Turkey with Istanbul Basaksehir

Former Senegal and Chelsea striker Demba Ba returns to play in Turkey this time with league leaders Istanbul Basaksehir.
Tags: News, Senegal, Turkey, Chelsea, Demba Ba, Istanbul Basaksehir


Turkey set for international probe into Khashoggi death

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says Turkey is preparing to take steps to launch an international investigation into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. In comments carried by state-run Anadolu Agency late Monday, Cavusoglu said Turkey had prepared the groundwork and would soon take the “necessary steps.” He did not […]
Tags: News, Turkey, Ap, Nation, Ankara Turkey, Anadolu Agency, Mevlut Cavusoglu, Cavusoglu, Khashoggi, Jamal Khashoggi


POTD: Somalian MPT-76s

Today’s photo features graduating Somalian Army conscripts being sworn in next to some new Turkish MPT-76 rifles and MG-3 general purpose machine guns made by Turkey’s state-owned small arms manufacturer MKEK. The photo was taken at a graduation ceremony for 185 Somalian officer cadets at the Somalian-Turkish Task Force Command in Mogadishu. The Ceremony was attended by […] Read More … The post POTD: Somalian MPT-76s appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Turkey, Potd, Mogadishu, Turkish Army, Photo of the Day, Rifles, Mg3, MKEK, MPT-76, Somalian Army, Somalian Turkish Task Force Command


Turkey: Potential Trade Remedy Investigations In Turkey - ACTECON

While the trade war triggered by the US and the corresponding conservative approaches adopted by almost all of most importing countries still continue, the Turkish Ministry of Trade published on 19 January 2019 a communiqué
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Turkey: Veri Sorumluları Tarafından Yerine Getirilmesi Gereken Yükümlülükler - AKTAY Legal

Kişisel Verilerin Korunması Kanunu, özel hayatın gizliliği başta olmak üzere, kişilerin temel hak ve özgürlüklerini korumayı ve kişisel verileri işleyen gerçek ve tüzel kişilerin yükümlülükleri ile uyacakları usul ve esasları düzenlemeyi amaçlar.
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Turkey: 28 Ocak Veri Koruma Günü yaklaşıyor . - Ozbek Attorney Partnership

Hatırlamayanlar için kısaca 28 Ocak'ın neden Kişisel Veri Koruma Günü olduğunu da yeri gelmişken hatırlatalım.
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