Category: News – Turkey

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Turkey, Pakistan announce strengthening partnership at UN General Assembly

The “Pakistan-Turkey relationship has transformed into a strategic partnership” the Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said in New York last week according to national broadcaster Radio Pakistan. The comments came amid side-line talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who also reaffirmed Ankara’s commitment to a continued mutually beneficial partnership at the United Nations […]

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Miracle escape after private jet crashes at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport

A small private aircraft heading for North Cyprus has crashed and burst into flames on the runway of Istanbul’s biggest airport earlier this evening. Miraculously the jet’s two pilots, a cabin crew member and sole passenger survived. According to state-run news agency Anadolu, the jet, registered as TC-KON, had reported a malfunction soon after take […]

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Turkey, Kazakhstan sign new investment deal worth $590 million

  Turkey’s President Erdoğan has led another successful political and trade delegation abroad, this time to Kazakhstan. On Saturday, Turkish and Kazakh companies signed new agreements encompassing a broad range of sectors including construction, machine production, energy, and chemical manufacturing, collectively worth $590 million. Details of the new deal were announced in a statement issued […]

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Turkey, the US and the Middle East: a damning divergence?

  Late last month, Trump Administration Secretary of Defense James Mattis touched down in Ankara on a tour of Middle Eastern and Black Sea capitals. The Secretary’s Turkey visit, part of a trip that also included stops in Amman, Baghdad, Erbil and Kiev came as an effort to smooth out feathers already ruffled in the […]

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Turkey, Indonesia deepen ties through increased military and defence co-operation

  Turkey is continuing to extend its relations with Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim country and biggest economy in Southeast Asia. Details emerged a few days ago of new bilateral projects that will enhance the defence strategies of both nations. According to a news report in Daily Sabah, military collaboration between Turkey and Indonesia is […]

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Learn about post-Brexit business opportunities at TBCCI Forum in Istanbul

  While British politicians and media squabble over how best to manage ‘Brexit’, entrepreneurs are busy eyeing-up new trade opportunities. Turkey and Britain already enjoy significant trade levels – bilateral trade volume between the two nations reached £13.22 bn in 2016 – which is set to grow after the UK’s exit from the European Union […]