Post Tagged with: "Turkey"

Experts: Probability of visa-free regime between EU and Turkey approaches zero

February 26, 2016 3:00 pm0 comments

The European Union is ready to offer Turkey an accelerated path to giving its citizens visa-free travel in return for Turkish help with the migration crisis, Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, stated after the EU Summit in Brussels, Belgium, on October 15, 2015. “We have agreed with our […]

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Russian military op in Syria focuses on bringing peace, security back to region

October 19, 2015 3:03 pm1 comment
Russian military op in Syria focuses on bringing peace, security back to region

Over the first 7 days of the military operation in Syria that started on September 30, 2015, after request for help from President Bashar Assad, Russian Air Force dealt more damage to the Islamic State terrorist group than the United States did over the past year, report German journalists as […]

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Migration crisis a test for European ideas, politicians, future prospects

September 29, 2015 11:43 am0 comments
Migration crisis a test for European ideas, politicians, future prospects

The leaders of the European Union will discuss the migration crisis during an extraordinary meeting summoned by the European Council President Donald Tusk on Wednesday, September 23. On September 17, he announced the plans to visit the refugee camps in Egypt and Jordan this week before the meeting. The idea […]

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Experts worldwide think Turkish Stream gas pipeline project has potential

August 26, 2015 5:05 pm0 comments
Experts worldwide think Turkish Stream gas pipeline project has potential

The intergovernmental agreements between Moscow and Ankara on the construction of the Turkish Stream pipeline and the agreed 10.25% natural gas discount will both be signed on the same day after the new Turkish government forms in autumn 2015, announced Taner Yildiz, Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, on […]

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Turkish Stream Project Success Promises Benefits, Profits to many South-Eastern EU States

April 23, 2015 9:00 am0 comments
Turkish Stream Project Success Promises Benefits, Profits to many South-Eastern EU States

Greece is interested in expanding its energy cooperation with Moscow and the construction of an extension pipeline to the Turkish Stream project, said the Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras during his meeting with the President of Russia Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, April 8. According to Mr. Tsipras, the project will attract […]

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South Stream fell to political crises and tough Brussels stance

January 23, 2015 4:06 pm0 comments
South Stream fell to political crises and tough Brussels stance

International energy community, politicians and experts continue the debate over the reasons and possible consequences of the decision to shut down the South Stream gas pipeline. The project cancelled by the President of Russia Vladimir Putin was to supply up to 63 billion cubic meters of gas to Southern and […]

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Istanbul’s Isolated

September 4, 2013 10:03 pm0 comments
Istanbul’s Isolated

There’s something to be said about sitting on a couch weeks on end, waiting for something exciting to happen. I have a tendency to put others before myself. Maybe it’s not the right move, but it’s a brave one! For the average Joe, going on summer break is like a […]

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Turkish Protests indicate growing independence of civil society

June 17, 2013 2:28 pm0 comments
Turkish Protests indicate growing independence of civil society

International observers and representatives of the expert community continue to discuss the situation in Turkey, engulfed by a series of protests, which started with a rally in Gezi Park to oppose its demolition as part of a redevelopment plan. This peaceful environmental action turned into a wave of anti-government protests, […]

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