All posts tagged Turkey

  • Anti-government protests subside in Turkey
    June 2, 2013, by VOANews

    Residents of Istanbul and Ankara woke up to a quiet morning Sunday as demonstrations against the government of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan appeared to have subsided for now. Thousands […]

  • Foundations for third Bosphorus bridge to be laid on May 29
    May 29, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The Turkish government was scheduled to hold a ceremony on May 29 2013 marking the foundations being laid for the third bridge constructed over the Bosphorus. On the 560th anniversary […]

  • Turkey floats gas pipeline plan with Israel
    April 15, 2013, by VOANews

    As diplomatic relations between Israel and Turkey thaw, Turkey’s energy minister says that a pipeline project between the two countries could become possible.  Ankara is keen to make the country […]

  • Russia, Turkey resolve to find solution on Syria crisis
    December 4, 2012, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says his country is working with Turkey to resolve the ongoing crisis in Syria – an issue on which the two countries sharply disagree. He made […]

  • Putin’s Turkey visit could smooth Syria relations
    December 3, 2012, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Russian President Vladmir Putin is scheduled to visit Turkey on December 3.  The visit comes as the two countries remain at odds over Syria, with Moscow supporting President Bashar al-Assad […]