Erdogan: S-400 missile deal with Russia to be finalized

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Cyprus tells EU members it will block Turkey

26.11.2009 13:35 GMT

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Turkey needs to open its ports and airports to traffic from Cyprus as part of its bid to join the European Union, EU Enlargement Commissioner Olli Rehn said.

Turkish MP: Discussion of Armenian accords depends on Azerbaijan

26.11.2009 13:17 GMT

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The Turkish parliament's foreign affairs commission will not discuss ratification of the protocols on normalizing relations with Armenia if Azerbaijan is unhappy, a member of the commission, Bolu Metin Yilmaz, said on Wednesday.

Armenian, Turkish foreign ministers' meeting not scheduled yet

26.11.2009 13:03 GMT

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A meeting between the Armenian and Turkish foreign ministers has not yet been scheduled, Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman Burak Ozugergin said on Wednesday.

Turkish envoy's wife hosts charity event in Baku

25.11.2009 21:47 GMT

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The International Women's Club in Baku held a charity event today hosted by Gunay Kilic, wife of the Turkish ambassador.

Turkey trying to drag out ratification - Armenian political scientist

25.11.2009 21:46 GMT

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Turkey is trying to drag out ratification of the Armenian-Turkish protocols until April, political scientist Alexander Manasyan told a news conference in Yerevan on Wednesday.

Far-right Dutch MP "unwelcome" in Turkey

25.11.2009 20:17 GMT

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Far-right Dutch lawmaker Geert Wilders, a vocal critic of Islam, is "unwelcome" in Turkey, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Tuesday following reports that the controversial politician plans to visit.

Turkish nationalist leader denies responsibility for Izmir stoning

25.11.2009 19:07 GMT

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The leader of the Turkish Nationalist Movement Party, Devlet Bahceli, has dismissed allegations that he was behind the stoning of a convoy of the Democratic Society Party, the political wing of the separatist Kurdistan Workers' Party, in Izmir on Sunday.

Georgia steamboat sank in Azov

25.11.2009 18:12 GMT

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Two steamboats have crashed with one of them sank.

Turkish state employees go on a strike

25.11.2009 18:09 GMT

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Turkish state employees have gone on a strike.

Turkish political scientist says Armenians will leave Azerbaijan’s lands

25.11.2009 17:37 GMT

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"Negotiations on Karabakh will be effective if pressure is imposed on Armenia.

Turkish PM met with Muammar Gaddafi

25.11.2009 16:05 GMT

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Arriving on a two-day official visit in Libya, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, Turkish Ilhas website reports.

European Parliament Chief expressed support for Turkey’s EU bid

25.11.2009 14:14 GMT

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EP President Jerzy Buzek says he was "misunderstood" for a comment he made to Spanish newspaper El Pais on Turkey's EU process.

Turkey's foreign minister denies neo-Ottoman remarks

25.11.2009 13:36 GMT

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Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has denied that he ever described himself as a "neo-Ottoman".

Turkey called on Israel to improve the situation in Gaza

25.11.2009 13:29 GMT

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Turkey yesterday gave a conditional go-ahead to efforts to mend strained ties with Israel, saying Israel’s hard-line government must prove that it is committed to peace with the Palestinians.

Turkish diplomat: We demand Armenia to quit occupied lands

24.11.2009 21:34 GMT

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Turkey used to have strained relations with Greece and the thaw occurred owing to economic cooperation.

Dashnaktsutyun will change in governing leadership if protocols ratified

24.11.2009 20:36 GMT

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Azerbaijan, Turkey to agree gas price by year end

24.11.2009 20:31 GMT

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The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) expects to complete talks on gas prices with Turkey's BOTAS pipeline company by the end of 2009, SOCAR President Rovnag Abdullayev told Azerbaijan's ANS TV channel.

Libya, Turkey agree to lift visa requirements

24.11.2009 20:13 GMT

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The Turkish and Libyan prime ministers agreed to lift the mutual visa requirements between the two countries during a visit to Tripoli by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Trade and Industry Minister Zafer Chaglayan.

EU draft resolution urges ratification of Turkey-Armenia accords

24.11.2009 20:03 GMT

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Current and potential candidate countries must continue reform to stay on track for eventual EU membership, says a resolution approved by the European Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee on Monday and scheduled for a plenary vote on 26 November.

World’s largest earthquake-proof building completed in Istanbul

24.11.2009 18:36 GMT

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Istanbul’s brand new Sabiha Gokchen International Airport airport terminal opened on October 31st of this year and is now the world’s largest earthquake-proof building.

Turkish Energy Minister to visit Russia for nuclear power talks

24.11.2009 18:33 GMT

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Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz is expected to visit Russia in December for talks on nuclear power plant construction in Turkey, Turkish media reported on Tuesday.

Turkey not looking to restore empire - Azerbaijani MP

24.11.2009 18:18 GMT

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The Turkish foreign minister is not talking about the restoration of the empire when he speaks about the government's policy of neo-Ottomanism, Azerbaijani MP Fazil Mustafa said on Tuesday.

Turkish foreign minister: We are neo-Ottomans

24.11.2009 16:41 GMT

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Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has acknowledged his policy of "neo-Ottomanism" to members of the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party, according to a report in Takvim newspaper published on 23 November.

Turkish parliament speaker: No one can say when the protocols will be ratified

24.11.2009 15:36 GMT

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“We want to normalize relations with all our neighbors including Armenia.

Both USA and Russia are interested in adjusting the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh

24.11.2009 15:36 GMT

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Interview with US congressman Michael E. McMahon

Turkish Diaspora in Europe opposes opening of borders with Armenia

24.11.2009 14:57 GMT

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Representatives of the Coordination Council of the Azerbaijani and Turkish Diaspora Organizations consider it incorrect to open borders with Armenia without the settlement of the Karabakh conflict.

Turkish-Azerbaijani ties are quite close and serious - expert

24.11.2009 14:11 GMT

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Death toll from swine flu in Turkey exceeds 100

24.11.2009 14:02 GMT

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The number of deaths in Turkey resulting from the H1N1 virus, commonly known as swine flu, has risen to 112, according to a statement released by the Health Ministry on Monday.

Azerbaijani and Turkish FMs have phone talk

24.11.2009 13:46 GMT

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Armenian Parliament speaker held a meeting with his Turkish counterpart

24.11.2009 13:39 GMT

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Speaker of Azerbaijani parliament meets with Russian and Turkish counterparts

24.11.2009 13:23 GMT

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Azerbaijani delegation touched on Armenia’s aggression against Azerbaijan, occupied territories, problem of refugees and IDPs in every meeting of the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC).

SOCAR not to deprive Turkey of gas for political clashes with Azerbaijan

23.11.2009 20:29 GMT

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The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) does not confuse political relations between the countries with their commercial negotiations on gas supplies and transit via Turkey.

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