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

Friday, March 17, 2017

Turkey suspends license granting to Russian suppliers of wheat, corn

Turkey has suspended issuance of licenses for duty-free import of sunflower oil, wheat and corn from Russia, President of the Grain Union Arkady Zlochevsky told TASS.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Putin expects Akkuyu nuclear power plant to become strategic investment

Russian President Vladimir Putin expects that in the near future the Akkuyu nuclear power plant will be given the status of a strategic investment.

Sunday, January 22, 2017

French Total preparing to drill off Cyprus for natural gas: ministry source

French energy company Total is preparing to make an exploratory marine drilling off Cyprus, a Ministry of Commerce and Energy source said on Saturday.

Monday, January 16, 2017

Turkish Airlines jet crash kills 32 in Kyrgyzstan

A Turkish Airlines cargo plane crashed into a village near Kyrgyzstan's main airport Monday, killing 32 people and destroying homes after attempting to land in thick fog, authorities said.

Saturday, January 07, 2017

Several deaths reported due to icy weather in Europe

Heavy snowfall and below-freezing temperatures continued to sweep across the European continent Saturday causing at least 20 deaths, and grounding airplanes and crippling ferries in Italy and Turkey.

Sunday, January 01, 2017

Istanbul nightclub attack kills 39 in New Year carnage

Thirty-nine people, including many foreigners, were killed when a gunman reportedly dressed as Santa Claus stormed an Istanbul nightclub as revellers were celebrating the New Year, the latest carnage to rock Turkey after a bloody 2016.

Sunday, December 04, 2016

Second meeting this year between Israel, Cyprus and Greece on energy issues

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades will hold a one-day summit on Thursday. The three first met together in January in Nicosia in what was hailed as the formation of a new “strategic alliance” in the eastern Mediterranean, The Jerusalem Post reported.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Russia awaits Europe's greenlight for TurkStream's gas

Russia is ready to expand the TurkStream natural gas pipeline project to Europe if the EU is willing to agree on taking its gas, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday.

Monday, September 05, 2016

Turkey offers possibility of gas supplies through Turkish Stream to border with Greece

The Turkish side offers the possibility of natural gas supply through the Turkish Stream pipeline to Turkey’s border with Greece, Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller told reporters on Monday.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Turkish Akkuyu NPP’s Special Status to Speed Up Construction

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Tuesday he believed that assigning the strategic investment status to Turkey’s Akkuyu nuclear power plant (NPP), to be built in cooperation with Russia, would speed up the construction.

Friday, July 29, 2016

Simplification of licensing in Turkey to accelerate Akkuyu project implementation : Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak

Changes to Turkey’s legislation will make it possible to accelerate the implementation of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant construction project, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Friday on the Energetics program of the Rossiya 24 TV channel.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Turkey removes all legal obstacles for construction of Akkuyu NPP

Turkey has removed all legal obstacles for construction of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant and supports the construction of the Turkish Stream pipeline, Turkey’s Energy Minister Nihat Zeybekci said after meeting Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak.

Wildfires rage amid summer heat in north Mediterranean: Greece, Spain, Turkey

Wildfires are raging amid summer heat across several areas north of the Mediterranean on Tuesday, authorities said.

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

Israeli energy company to accelerate development of Cypriot natural gas field

Israel's Delek energy group which owns one third of a Cypriot offshore natural gas field is working on plans to accelerate its development, a group official said on Tuesday.

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Cypriot Licensing Round and "data" regarding Greece

When we see how the third Cypriot licensing round is progressing, the making of comparisons with the associated data regarding Greece it's unavoidable, even though it would be a huge mistake, due to the difference of government points of view, which are so radical that the whole context is determined by the Greek side.

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Israeli Consul in Istanbul: we want to export gas via Turkey!

Consul General of Israel in Istanbul Shai Cohen said that Jerusalem would like to export natural gas via Turkey, and called such cooperation is quite natural.

Thursday, April 07, 2016

Turkey, Egypt will not be reopened for Russian tourists in 2016

Turkey and Egypt will not be reopened for Russian tourists this year, according to deputy head of Russia’s Federal Agency for Tourism Roman Skory.

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Bulgaria, Greece in action to lure Russian tourists

Both Greece and Bulgaria, two of Turkey’s neighbors, have stepped forward to lure Russian tourists, who have abstained from their most popular destination as part of Moscow sanctions on Ankara due to the downing of Russian military plane last November.

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Gazprom Slashes Gas Supplies to Turkish Companies

Russia’s largest natural gas supplier has decreased supplies to Turkey because some Turkish firms have not paid the full amount they owe, Rambler News Service reported.

Friday, February 12, 2016

Five-storey building collapses in central Istanbul (video)

A five-storey building has collapsed in dramatic fashion in the centre of Istanbul, but Turkish authorities say that no one was believed to be trapped under the rubble.

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