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Turkey says new Russian missile deal to happen before too long: RIA

Turkey says new Russian missile deal to happen before too long: RIA

Published 02/12/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Turkey’s presidential administration has said that the purchase date for more S-400 missile systems from Russia is just a technicality and that [more…]

Istanbul metro project gets 110 million euro financing from Deutsche Bank

Istanbul metro project gets 110 million euro financing from Deutsche Bank

Published 24/11/2019

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Istanbul has secured 110 million euros ($121 million) of financing from Deutsche Bank (DBKGn.DE) for an underground transport project, the mayor of [more…]

Boeing, Airbus kept in suspense over big Dubai jet deals

Boeing, Airbus kept in suspense over big Dubai jet deals

Published 18/11/2019

DUBAI (Reuters) - Airbus (AIR.PA) and Boeing (BA.N) fought to save billions of dollars of jet deals on Sunday as host airline Emirates kept the [more…]

Turkey starts repatriation of captured Islamic State militants

Turkey starts repatriation of captured Islamic State militants

Published 11/11/2019

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey said on Monday it had deported two Islamic State militants — a German and an American — beginning a programme to [more…]

Germany does not yet know identity of people Turkey deporting: spokesman

Germany does not yet know identity of people Turkey deporting: spokesman

Published 11/11/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany does not yet know the identity of seven people Turkey plans to deport on the grounds that they have fought for [more…]

Croatia’s foreign minister says NATO is necessary

Croatia’s foreign minister says NATO is necessary

Published 11/11/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Croatian Foreign Minister Grlic Radman defended NATO on Monday following criticism of the 70-year-old alliance from the United States and France. French [more…]

Key Syrian White Helmets backer found dead in Istanbul: diplomat

Key Syrian White Helmets backer found dead in Istanbul: diplomat

Published 11/11/2019

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The founder of an organization that trained the Syrian “White Helmets” emergency response group has died in Istanbul, his neighbor and a [more…]

Golf: Hatton wins six-man playoff under floodlights to lift Turkish Open title

Golf: Hatton wins six-man playoff under floodlights to lift Turkish Open title

Published 10/11/2019

(Reuters) - England’s Tyrrell Hatton beat Austria’s Matthias Schwab on the fourth playoff hole to clinch his second Rolex Series title at the Turkish Airlines [more…]

Syrian Kurdish forces say leaving Turkish border area, Damascus welcomes move

Syrian Kurdish forces say leaving Turkish border area, Damascus welcomes move

Published 28/10/2019

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Sunday it had agreed to withdraw more than 30 km (19 miles) from the [more…]

Second Turkish soldier dead after YPG militia attack: ministry

Second Turkish soldier dead after YPG militia attack: ministry

Published 28/10/2019

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A Turkish soldier died in hospital after an attack by the Kurdish YPG militia in Syria’s Ras Al Ain region, Turkey’s Defense [more…]