All posts tagged Turkey

April 22, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The US Navy frigate the USS Taylor has passed through the Dardanelles Strait, returning to the Black Sea after repairs and a few days after Nato said that it was […]

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Drought in Turkey may prompt electricity imports from Bulgaria, Georgia and Iran

April 22, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Drought that has left water levels in reservoirs running seriously low, especially in eastern and south-eastern Anatolia, may prompt Turkey to import ...

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Turkish PM Erdogan’s presidential bid faces bumpy road

April 10, 2014, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

With Turkey’s ruling party having won a resounding victory in nationwide local elections on March 30, observers claim the door has opened up for ...

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Turkey vote tally under increased scrutiny

April 7, 2014, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

The recent elections in Turkey are under increased scrutiny, with results being challenged across the country not only by political parties, but also, ...

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    Turkey restores access to Twitter
    April 3, 2014, by VOANews

    Turkey’s government says it has lifted its ban on the social media network Twitter, a day after the country’s top court said the ban violated free speech. The country’s telecommunications […]

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    Turkish media comments on Erdogan’s victory
    March 30, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    “The truth is that the AKP has maintained its force in spite of the problems in recent months. The conspiracy theory developed by the Erdogan government played a role in […]

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    Erdogan – the winner of the elections
    March 30, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan is the winner of the March 30 2014 local elections in Turkey. Despite the dozens of corruption scandals that led four ministers to resign and despite the […]