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Protest in Istanbul against bloodshed in Syria's E.Ghouta

Added: 24.02.2018 7:27 | 0 views | 0 comments

More than 350 civilians have been killed in the five-day-old blitz by the Syrian regime led by President Bashar al-Assad in the rebel-held enclave near Damascus. Regime supporter Russia has been accused of taking part in air strikes but the Kremlin denied involvement, on Wednesday calling the accusations "groundless". The demonstrators, most of them Syrians, chanted slogans against Damascus as well as Moscow and another regime supporter, Iran, an AFP correspondent said.


Turkey says won’t allow ‘one-sided’ gas search off Cyprus

Added: 22.02.2018 9:27 | 1 views | 0 comments

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Turkey’s energy minister says his country won’t allow Cyprus’ government to carry out a “unilateral” gas search off the east Mediterranean island. Berak Albayrak told an energy forum in Istanbul on Thursday that Turkey will block an offshore hydrocarbon search as long as there isn’t an accord to reunify ethnically split [...]


Oman Air unveils departures to Istanbul, Casablanca, and Moscow for 2018

Added: 22.02.2018 3:43 | 0 views | 0 comments

Oman Air is launching three new routes this year: to Istanbul, Turkey in June, Casablanca, Morocco in July, and Moscow, Russia in October. While Istanbul and Moscow will be served by Oman Air’s Boeing 737-800, Casablanca will be served by 787-8.


5 ways to go local in Istanbul

Added: 17.02.2018 22:02 | 0 views | 0 comments

Straddling both Europe and Asia, there’s no doubt that Turkey’s vibrant capital city of Istanbul has plenty to offer, when it comes to great food, drink, shopping and much more. While there are a number of big businesses to help you get a top Turkish experience on your visit, it’s worth looking at independent operators to get an authentic …


[Ticker] Turkey jails journalists for life

Added: 16.02.2018 10:05 | 0 views | 0 comments

Three journalists - brothers Ahmet and Mehmet Altan, and Nazli Ilicak - were sentenced to prison for life on Friday by a court in Istanbul. They are accused of having participated in the failed July 2016 coup against president Erdogan through "subliminal messages" on TV and in articles. The sentence was declared just hours after another journalist, German-Turkish Deniz Yucel, was freed after a year in prison over espionage charges.


Turkish court sentences six journalists to life in prison over 2016 failed coup

Added: 16.02.2018 8:16 | 0 views | 0 comments

Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency says an Istanbul court has sentenced six Turkish journalists accused of involvement in a 2016 coup attempt to life in prison.


6 journalists sentenced to life in prison over failed coup in Turkey

Added: 16.02.2018 7:52 | 0 views | 0 comments

Turkey's state-run news agency says a court in Istanbul has sentenced six journalists accused of involvement in a 2016 coup attempt to life prison terms.
Anadolu Agency says those sentenced on Friday include Ahmet Altan, the former editor-in-chief of Taraf newspaper, his brother, journalist and...


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