Turkey Struggles To Strike Balance With Neighbors And Alies
Turkey, which not long ago was predicting its role as a regional powerhouse in a re-shaped Middle East, is scrambling to adjust foreign policies that have left it increasingly at odds with its neighbors and world powers. Turkey's approval ratings in Syria and Egypt have plummeted, with many critics saying Ankara has pursued overly sectarian policies that have exacerbated crises instead of ...
Turkey to increase its stake in TANAP gas pipeline project
* Turkey is to boost its stake on the expense of Statoil (Xetra: DNQ.DE - news) , Total (NYSE: TOT - news) * Statoil, Total may withdraw from the project * Shah Deniz II investment decision to be announced on Dec.17 BAKU, Dec 10 (Reuters) - Turkey is expected to increase its 20 percent stake in the multi-billion dollar Trans-Anatolian natural gas pipeline project (TANAP), designed to reduce ...
Christmas turkey: A new look at an old bird
He says that at traditional occasions such as Christmas, people want the same decorations and food as in previous years. “Turkey is normally served on Christmas because its meat tastes so good and is so succulent that it became a must-cook meal during ...
Turkey produces first F-35 center fuselage
ANKARA, Turkey, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- The first Turkish-made center fuselage for the F-35 Lightning II has been delivered to Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman by Turkish Aerospace Industries.
Turkey's property market is 'hotting' up
International investor interest in Turkey's residential property market is rising thanks to several years of stellar house prices. Julian Walker director at Spot Blue International Property told CNBC that property prices in Turkey "remain really quite ...
Seven dead in two carbon monoxide incidents in Turkey
ANKARA, Turkey, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Seven people, five of them children, have been killed by carbon monoxide in western Turkey in two days, investigators said Tuesday.
Turkey dinner for beginners
The Big Bird Ensure you start with a good-quality turkey and if it came home frozen, that it gets properly thawed in time to cook it. Darrel and Corrine ... allowing about an hour per pound. Once prepped (pat dry with paper towels, rub with ...
Turkey shuts border to Syria
Turkey has temporarily closed crossings to and from Syria along its border due to fighting between opposition groups inside Syria, the Turkish Commerce and Customs Ministry said Wednesday.
Is Turkey helping international jihadis head to Syria?
Turkey, which shares a land border with Syria, has become a key transit route and staging area for antigovernment forces, including Al Qaeda-linked militants. Despite intensifying Western pressure, questions linger over Turkey’s willingness to crack down on these groups. Belgium’s Interior Minister told reporters at a recent security summit in Brussels that up to 2,000 European citizens have ...
Go On Turkey, Once More For Clarity
ISTANBUL–One of the most complicated monetary policies in the world just got more complicated. For two years, Turkey’s central bank has sidestepped suggestions that it should adopt a simple policy framework, with Governor Erdem Basci ...
Turkey Inaugurates 36 Dams to Improve Water Storage
Turkey inaugurated 36 dams today as part of 3.25 billion liras ($1.6 billion) of projects to improve water storage for farmers and increase acreage for agricultural use.
Turkey closes border with Syria
JC Finley Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Turkey has closed its border crossings with Syria, citing concerns about fighting within Syria between opposition groups.
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