Turkey targets ‘weakest link’ Cyprus in regional dominance bid

By |januar 20th, 2020|Cypriot conflict, Cyprus, EastMed pipeline, News, North Cyprus, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan|

Striving to extend its influence in the eastern Mediterranean where tensions revolve around energy resources, Turkey sees Cyprus as the weakest link in a regional alliance buffering Ankara's ambitions, analysts told AFP.

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EU warns Turkey off Mediterranean gas exploration plans

By |januar 20th, 2020|Cypriot conflict, exclusive economic zone, Gas, Mediterranean, News, North Cyprus, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey|

The European Union has urged Turkey to drop plans to drill for oil and gas around Cyprus and the eastern Mediterranean, saying such exploration was "illegal".

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Libya peace talks in Moscow fall short of ceasefire deal

By |januar 14th, 2020|Angela Merkel, Fayez al-Sarraj, Giuseppe Conte, Khalifa Haftar, Libya, Mehmet Cavusoglu, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Russia, Sergei Lavrov, Turkey, Vladimir Putin|

Libya’s warring leaders made some progress at indirect peace talks in Moscow on Monday (13 January) but failed to agree on an open-ended ceasefire to end a nine-month war over the capital Tripoli.

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Turkey, Russia launch Turkish Stream pipeline carrying gas to Europe

By |januar 9th, 2020|Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, gazprom, Hungary, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Russia, Serbia, Turkey, Turkish Stream, Vladimir Putin|

The presidents of Turkey and Russia on Wednesday (8 January) formally launched the Turkish Stream pipeline which will carry Russian natural gas to southern Europe through Turkey, part of Moscow’s efforts to reduce shipments via Ukraine.

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Libya PM in Brussels as EU seeks ways to ease crisis

By |januar 8th, 2020|Fayez al-Sarraj, Josep Borrell, Libya, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan|

EU leaders met the head of Libya's UN-recognised government on Wednesday (8 January) as they scramble to contain the escalating crisis on their southern flank amid concerns about illegal migration and terrorism.

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Turkey mulls sending allied Syrian fighters to Libya

By |december 31st, 2019|Bashar al-Assad, Fayez al-Sarraj, Greece, Khalifa Haftar, Kurds, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Syrian war, Turkey|

Turkey is considering sending allied Syrian fighters to Libya as part of its planned military support for the embattled government in Tripoli, four senior Turkish sources said on Monday (30 December), with one adding that Ankara was leaning toward the ...

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Additional line to Turkish Stream would face US sanctions

By |december 30th, 2019|Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, Donald Trump, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Serbia, Turkish Stream, US sanctions, Vladimir Putin|

EXCLUSIVE: US sanctions will apply to any additional lines to the Russia-sponsored pipeline Turkish Stream, EURACTIV has learned. Serbia has already competed and Bulgaria is building expensive infrastructure to import gas from Turkish Stream and carry ...

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Turkey debuts home-made electric car

By |december 30th, 2019|News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan|

Turkey unveiled its first fully domestically-produced car on Friday (27 December), saying it aimed to eventually produce up to 175,000 a year of the electric vehicle in a project expected to cost 22 billion lira (€3.3 billion) over 13 years.

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Tunisia denies joining a Turkey-led alliance in Libyan crisis

By |december 27th, 2019|Libyan Crisis, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Tunisia|

The Tunisian Presidency has denied claims that the country would join an alliance with Turkey and Algeria in light of the ongoing crisis in Libya and insisted it wanted to preserve its neutral status, without taking part in any coalitions.

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Turkey’s top court rules Wikipedia ban breaches freedom of expression

By |december 26th, 2019|News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, wikipedia|

With six out of 10 votes, Turkey's Constitutional Court on Thursday ruled that the government's ban on access to online encyclopedia Wikipedia violated freedom of expression, the official Anadolu news agency reported.

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