Showing posts with label Turkey. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Turkey. Show all posts

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Turkey, Russia agree 10.25 pct natural gas discount, Ankara to get $1 bln payment-Erdogan

Turkey, Russia agree 10.25 pct natural gas discount
Turkey and Russia have reached a retroactive agreement for a 10.25 percent discount on the natural gas Ankara buys from Moscow, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday.

Sunday, May 06, 2018

Turkey's capital Ankara hit by flood, 4 injured

Ankara hit by flood
Turkey's capital Ankara was hit by flood following heavy rain in Saturday afternoon, injuring at least four people.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Turkey, Azerbaijan strengthen energy cooperation

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Turkey and Azerbaijan will soon launch the Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Project (TANAP) to transport Caspian natural gas to Turkey before it reaches Europe, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Akkuyu nuclear plant construction to start in 2018: Erdogan

Akkuyu nuclear plant
Construction on Turkey's first nuclear power plant will begin in 2018, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday, adding that the plant's inauguration would be held "very soon" with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Friday, March 16, 2018

US State Dept supports Cyprus’ right to search for offshore gas

saipem, eni
A senior US State Department official has repeated Washington’s support for Cyprus’ right to carry out an offshore search for oil and gas, AP reported. Assistant Secretary of State Wess Mitchell said after talks with Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades on Friday in Nicosia that the US also wants to see a resumption of talks to reunify the ethnically divided island nation.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Saipem 12000 : Eni rig sails for Morocco after Turkey blocks Cyprus search

Saipem 12000
An Italian drillship blocked by the Turkish navy from exploring for gas off Cyprus was on Tuesday headed for Morocco, a website monitoring sea traffic showed.

Monday, February 19, 2018

Deathly breath of the Greek god: Ancient ‘gate to hell’ still emitting poison gas centuries after mysterious deaths

Deathly breath of the Greek god
Scientists studying an [Greek] ancient site in Turkey, once thought to be a gate to hell, have found that the deaths recounted at the stone grotto in historical texts were most likely caused by noxious natural gas.

Friday, February 09, 2018

Turkey, Egypt Clash Over Gas Exploration Rights in Eastern Mediterranean

hypergigantic Zohr reserve
Tensions between Cairo and Ankara remerged this week after Turkey’s foreign minister announced that oil exploration projects would start in the eastern Mediterranean Sea where Cyprus and Egypt have already divided up the rights.

Monday, November 13, 2017

Powerful quake strikes border area of Iraq and Iran, killing at least 133

Powerful quake strikes border area of Iraq and Iran, killing at least 133
Powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck the border area between Iran and Iraq on Sunday night, causing at least 133 deaths and hundreds of injured in both countries.

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Iran Calls on Neighbors to Comply With Water Deals

water resources
A senior Iranian official urged the neighboring countries to respect the agreements they have signed with Iran on using the shared water resources.

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Two New Earthquakes Hit Coast of Greek Island of Kos : Geodynamics Institute

Two New Earthquakes Hit Coast of Greek Island of Kos
 On Friday, a 6.7 magnitude earthquake hit the Turkish and Greek coastline of the Aegean Sea, leaving two people on the island of Kos dead and over a hundred more injured.

Friday, July 21, 2017

Two killed in 6.7-magnitude quake off Greece and Turkey resorts

6.7-magnitude quake off Greece and Turkey resorts
At least two people have been killed and dozens more injured on the Greek island of Kos, after a strong earthquake in the Aegean Sea.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Video: Heavy rain causes roads to flood, travel chaos in Istanbul

Istanbul floods 2017 july
Heavy rains that fell in recent hours caused the streets of Turkey's most populous city Istanbul to flood on Tuesday and led to major travel disruption.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Construction of Akkuyu Nuclear Plant to start in Sept.

The construction of Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant will start in September this year, top officials of Cengiz-Kolin-Kalyon (CKK), a Turkish consortium of contracting conglomerates, said on Tuesday, a sign of a desire to bolster Russia-Turkey cooperation on several fronts.

Monday, June 12, 2017

One woman missing hours after strong quake hits Lesvos/Séisme de magnitude 6,3 en mer Egée ressenti en Grèce et en Turquie

Firefighters were searching for the resident of a partially damaged home in the village of Vrisa, on the island of Lesvos, on Monday afternoon in the wake of a strong earthquake that struck the area.

Thursday, May 04, 2017

Putin orders Gazprom to start laying pipes along Turkish Stream’s sea route

Gazprom will be ready to start laying pipes on the Turkish Stream offshore section in several days, the company's CEO Alexei Miller told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Iran, EU to Hold Talks on Export of Electricity and Gas via Turkey: EU Official

European Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Canete said the issue of exports of energy from Iran to Europe is slated to be discussed with Iranian energy and oil ministers on Saturday.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Le secteur touristique en Turquie continue à souffrir

Le secteur touristique en Turquie n'a pas fini de manger son pain noir. Les revenus issus de cette activité ont en effet reculé de 17,1% au premier trimestre par rapport à la même période de 2016, selon des statistiques officielles publiées vendredi.

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Gaza's sole power plant runs out of fuel

The Gaza Strip's only functioning power plant was out of action Sunday after running out of fuel, the head of the territory's electricity provider told AFP.

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