Daily Archives: September 11, 2020

Black Sea gas strengthens Turkey’s hand in geopolitics

Is Turkey on the cusp of turning into a regional energy power? from Al Jazeera English https://ift.tt/3hzAyhl

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Turkey’s main opposition CHP calls for investigation into 2007 plane crash in Isparta

Duvar English Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has submitted a parliamentary motion demanding an investigation into a plane crash in southwest Turkey in 2017, ANKA news agency reported on Sept. 3. An Atlasjet plane crashed on a rocky mountain … Continue reading

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CHP News: Death penalty debate designed to pardon FETÖ members: CHP

Recent statements from the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and its ally Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) for calls to reinstate the death penalty is an effort to grant a “disguised amnesty” for the member of fugitive FETÖ members, Republican … Continue reading

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Russia ready to mediate in Eastern Mediterranean crisis: Lavrov

Amid tensions between Turkey and Greece over oil-and-gas exploration rights, Russian foreign minister promotes dialogue. from Al Jazeera English https://ift.tt/2GCz5t3

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CHP chair says jailed Kavala, Demirtaş ‘will wear prison time as badge of honor’

Duvar English Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) chairman Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said that Selahattain Demirtaş, the jailed former co-chair of Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), and renowned civil activist Osman Kavala are behind bars in an unlawful way. Council … Continue reading

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Turkish districts join Istanbul municipalities’ banter on who has best views

Duvar English Approval ratings for Turkey’s mayors from main opposition CHP climb in first year in office Two Istanbul district municipalities got into a brawl about who had better views on Sept. 5, but the joke quickly escalated into a … Continue reading

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Fire destroys Europe’s largest migrant camp on Lesbos, forces thousands to flee

Reuters Thousands of migrants fled fires early on Sept. 9 that tore through an overcrowded camp under coronavirus lockdown on the Greek island of Lesbos, but there were no reports of any casualties. A migration ministry official said the Moria … Continue reading

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CHP News: CHP vows to come to power with ‘friends’ as it celebrates 97th year

The opposition alliance will come to power in the next elections as Turkey has entered a new process, the head of the main opposition has vowed as his Republican People’s Party (CHP) has celebrated its 97th anniversary. from Hürriyet Daily … Continue reading

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GE Renewable Energy Brings Two More Wind Farms to Life in Turkey

Renewable Energy Brings Two More Wind Farms to Life in Turkey GE Renewable Energy announced that it has completed the installation and commissioning of the 53 MW Kirazli and 32 MW Meryem wind farms in Turkey. These two wind farms … Continue reading

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East Med crisis: Greek PM raises sanctions threat against Turkey

Europe should hit Ankara with ‘meaningful sanctions’ if Turkey fails to withdraw from Eastern Med, says Mitsotakis. from Al Jazeera English https://ift.tt/3hi8UV4

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Main opposition CHP spokesperson tests positive for COVID-19

Duvar English Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) spokesperson Faik Öztrak has announced that he contracted the novel coronavirus. Öztrak, 66, said that he is in good health and entered home quarantine. The CHP spokesperson also asked everyone who … Continue reading

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‘Turkey-Cyprus dispute holding up EU’s Belarus sanctions’

Reuters Erdoğan warns EU to ‘behave responsibly’ in Eastern Mediterranean European Union sanctions on Belarus are being delayed by a separate dispute between Cyprus and Turkey over energy resources in the Eastern Mediterranean, four EU diplomats said, in the latest sign … Continue reading

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Macron says EU wants to reengage a dialogue with Turkey over Eastern Med crisis

Duvar English / Reuters After a summit of Mediterranean leaders, French President Emmanuel Macron has said that Europe wants to renew dialogue with Turkey amid heightened tensions over the Eastern Mediterranean. Erdoğan warns EU to ‘behave responsibly’ in Eastern Mediterranean … Continue reading

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