Turkey’s parliament passed a law regulating social media on Wednesday, that critics said will increase censorship and help authorities silence dissent. President Tayyip Erdogan‘s ruling AK Party, which has a majority with an allied nationalist party, had backed the bill.
SVE NEWS & TASS Sharing Series – Russian, Turkish troops conduct joint patrol in Syria’s Al Hasakah province
AL HASAKAH /Syria/, July 20. /TASS/. Russian and Turkish troops have carried out a joint patrol mission in Syria’s Al Hasakah province in accordance with a memorandum adopted by the presidents of Russia and Turkey, officer from the Russian Center
SVE NEWS & CNBC Sharing Series – Turkey suspends flights to Iran, Afghanistan due to coronavirus outbreak
Turkey has suspended flights to Iran and Afghanistan as part of measures against the coronavirus outbreak, the Transport Ministry said on Sunday. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that 25 million people may have been infected with the coronavirus
SVE NEWS & CNBC Sharing Series – As inflation jumps, Turkey faces the prospect of another currency crisis
Turkey’s lira this week slipped to its weakest level since hitting a record low in early May after inflation for the month of June was reported at 12.6%, a figure that topped economists’ expectations. With rapidly shrinking foreign reserves to
SVE NEWS & TASS Sharing Series – Turkey tested Russia’s S-400 air defense systems on US-made planes last year – source
ANKARA, July 8. /TASS/. Turkey tested Russian-made S-400 air defense systems on US-made F-16 fighter jets in November 2019, a source close to the Turkish defense industry told TASS on Tuesday. Earlier in the day, several media reported with reference
ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey has dispatched a planeload of personal protective equipment to support the United States as it grapples with the coronavirus outbreak. A Turkish military cargo carrying the medical equipment took off from an air base near the capital Ankara
SVE NEWS & CNBC Sharing Series – Turkey’s economy is in trouble as experts worry it could become a new coronavirus hotspot
Turkey is on shaky ground and its currency depreciating as controversial monetary moves and fast-rising coronavirus cases threaten to plunge an already fragile economy into much more danger. The country of 82 million is one of the few in Europe
Turkey’s parliament on Tuesday passed a law that will allow the release of tens of thousands of prisoners to ease overcrowding in jails and protect detainees from the coronavirus, but which critics slam for excluding those jailed on terrorism charges.
SVE NEWS & CNN Sharing Series – US is out of the picture in Syria-Turkey crisis. Putin now owns this mess
Moscow (CNN)As US President Donald Trump hailed the agreement his administration negotiated with the Turks for northern Syria as “a great day for civilization,” the Turks quickly dumped cold water over the White House’s euphoria, refusing to even call the deal a
The Kurds in Syria say the Syrian government has agreed to send its army to the northern border to try to halt Turkey’s offensive against them. Syrian state media earlier reported that government forces had been deployed to the north.