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Hanged Erdoğan effigy in Stockholm further strains Turkiye-Sweden relations

Turkiye remains unimpressed with the response of Swedish officials after protesters hung an effigy of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan from a lamppost in the capital Stockholm on Thursday. Sweden’s Foreign Minister, Tobias Billström branded the stunt as “abohorrent”, while Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson claimed the protesters were trying to sabotage Sweden’s application to join […]

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From the brutal murders of Koray Alpergin & Halil Falyalı, to the new Ercan Airport, and Leyla Kazim’s BBC debut, here are T-VINE’s top stories of 2022

As we reach the end of the 2022, we look back at some of our biggest stories of the year, reflecting the highs and the lows of the British Turkish community. For many mainstream media in Britain, the defining moments of 2022 will include the death of Queen Elizabeth II, the Ukraine War, the climate […]

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Energy deal between Azerbaijan, Georgia, Hungary and Romania will “strengthen Europe’s energy security”, says ambassador

The strategic importance of a new green energy deal, inked by the leaders of Azerbaijan, Georgia, Hungary and Romania on 17 December, was underlined by a key Azerbaijani diplomat. Azerbaijan’s ambassador to Hungary, Tahir Taghizadeh, told T-VINE that the agreement, is “a crucially important new step for Azerbaijan, together with our European partners, all in […]

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TRNC Local Elections 2022: UBP’s Mahmut Özçınar wins record 7th term, but opposition take big 3 cities

North Cyprus’ left wing opposition parties emerged victorious from Sunday’s Local Elections, after their candidates came first in the three big Mayoral races. Incumbent Mehmet Harmancı of the Communal Democracy Party (TDP) won comfortably in the capital Lefkoşa, while candidates for the main opposition Republican Turkish Party, Murat Şenkul and Süleyman Uluçay, won hard fought […]