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Eni executive: drilling off Cyprus could be put on hold

Added: 23.02.2018 18:19 | 0 views | 0 comments


NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The head of Italian energy firm Eni said Thursday that planned drilling in search of gas off Cyprus could be put on hold until Turkey can be convinced to pull back its warships preventing a rig from reaching the site.

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Pro-Kurdish party says Turkey lying about 'no civilian deaths' in Afrin

Added: 23.02.2018 18:09 | 0 views | 0 comments


Turkey's main pro-Kurdish party accused the government of "spreading misinformation" about no civilian deaths in its latest Syrian offensive on Thursday, calling on Ankara to halt the operation. Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said earlier Thursday that no civilian had been killed -- or suffered so much as "a nose bleed" -- in Turkey's air and ground campaign in the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in northern Syria.

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Turkey summons Dutch diplomat over Armenian 'genocide' decision

Added: 23.02.2018 17:04 | 0 views | 0 comments


Turkey summoned the Dutch charge d'affaires on Friday to complain about the Netherlands parliament recognizing the massacre of as many as 1.5 million Armenians in 1915 as genocide, the Turkish foreign ministry said. The parliamentary motion, which the Dutch government said would not become official policy, risks further worsening relations already strained over the Netherlands barring Turkish ministers from campaigning for a 2017 referendum that gave President Tayyip Erdogan more power. A second motion called for a high-level Dutch government official to attend Armenia's genocide remembrance day on April 24.

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Eni executive: drilling off Cyprus could be put on hold

Added: 23.02.2018 16:34 | 0 views | 0 comments


NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The head of Italian energy firm Eni said Thursday that planned drilling in search of gas off Cyprus could be put on hold until Turkey can be convinced to pull back its warships preventing a rig from reaching the site.

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EU warns Turkey after its warships force gas rig to halt

Added: 23.02.2018 15:17 | 0 views | 0 comments

Cyprus' energy minister says Turkish warships "threatened to use force" to stop a renewed attempt by a rig to reach an area off the east Mediterranean island nation where Italian company Eni was scheduled to drill for gas.

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[Ticker] EU leaders express solidarity with Cyprus in Turkey drill row

Added: 23.02.2018 14:41 | 0 views | 0 comments

EU leaders on Friday expressed solidarity with Cyprus and Greece after Nicosia accused Turkey of threatening to use force against a drillship chartered by Italy's Eni in the eastern Mediterranea sea. European Council president Donald Tusk told reporters that leaders "urgently call on Turkey to terminate these activities" that have led to recent tensions, and said Greece and Cyprus had the "sovereign right" to explore for resources.

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Stakes rise in Turkey's Afrin assault as pro-Assad militia arrive

Added: 23.02.2018 14:39 | 0 views | 0 comments

Turkey warned on Wednesday that pro-Damascus forces would face "serious consequences" for entering Syria's Afrin region to help Kurdish fighters repel a Turkish offensive. The Syrian Kurdish YPG militia said Turkish planes bombed a town in Afrin and fighting raged on the ground on Wednesday.

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Pro-Kurdish party says Turkey lying about 'no civilian deaths' in Afrin

Added: 23.02.2018 13:14 | 0 views | 0 comments


Turkey's main pro-Kurdish party accused the government of "spreading misinformation" about no civilian deaths in its latest Syrian offensive on Thursday, calling on Ankara to halt the operation. Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said earlier Thursday that no civilian had been killed -- or suffered so much as "a nose bleed" -- in Turkey's air and ground campaign in the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in northern Syria.

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Stakes rise in Turkey's Afrin assault as pro-Assad militia arrive

Added: 23.02.2018 12:34 | 0 views | 0 comments

Turkey warned on Wednesday that pro-Damascus forces would face "serious consequences" for entering Syria's Afrin region to help Kurdish fighters repel a Turkish offensive. The Syrian Kurdish YPG militia said Turkish planes bombed a town in Afrin and fighting raged on the ground on Wednesday.

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Exploit, divide, disrupt: How the Russians used cyber techniques to rattle the U.S.

Added: 23.02.2018 11:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

On "The Takeout" this week, CSIS Russia cyber expert Jim Lewis explains how Wal-Mart turkeys and Botox are intertwined in U.S. conflict with Russia

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