Wednesday, July 28, 2021

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Corona epidemic accelerates economic recession in Turkey

The Covid-19 pandemic was not the main cause of economic problems in Turkey, but it contributed to a significant decline in the economy. The country had been grappling with currency depreciation and double-digit inflation for two years when the pandemic...

US sanctions NATO ally Turkey over purchase of Russian missile defense system

Washington has decided to impose sanctions on Turkey for the purchase of S-400 missile defense systems from Russia, concluded over a year ago, by imposing sanctions on Turkey under the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA), announced on...

The European Court of Human Rights condemns Turkey of violating the right to freedom of expression

The European Court of Human Rights has convicted Turkey of violating the right to freedom of expression of two university students who have been subjected to criminal prosecutions for a long time after they published a report on the...

Erdogan’s party postpones the legal holiday to pass a law imposing restrictions on social media

The ruling Justice and Development Party in Turkey, which is led by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, is heading to postpone the legal holiday with the aim of passing new legislation before the start of the annual holiday period in...

Turkish doctor: Turkey could have as many as 145,000 undiagnosed coronavirus cases

Dr. Muhammet Emin Akkoyunlu, a chest specialist at the Medipol University Hospital, revealed that the number of Coronavirus infections in Turkey could be around 145,000. He added in a phone call on the program Para Gündem, which is presented by...

The United Nations calls for an immediate cease-fire in Syria

Secretary-General António Guterres called on Friday for an immediate ceasefire in Syria, his official spokesman said in a statement. The spokesman added that Guterres was following "with great concern" the escalation in northwestern Syria and reports that dozens of Turkish...

Erdogan regime continues to crack down: Turkey jails 7 journalists

Seven journalists and other employees of the opposition newspaper were sentenced to prison terms on Friday for helping a network that Ankara says is the mastermind behind the 2016 coup attempt, the Turkish newspaper Suzhou reported. The newspaper, which is...

TURKEY: Around 3000 illegal migrants caught in one week

The security forces of Turkey have taken up around 3,000 illegal migrants within a week, according to the official figures. In the northwestern Turkish province of Edirne alone, which borders Greece and Bulgaria, they would have held around 1,600...

Greece expects 100,000 migrants in 2020

Greece expected some 100,000 new refugees on its islands, from Turkey in the next year. In the past six months alone, the country has accepted 45,000 new refugees, said the Greek government commissioner Manos Logothetis in the first reception...

US President to sign $738 billion defense bill this week

The US Senate passed, on Tuesday, by an overwhelming majority, the annual defense bill of $738 billion, to pass to the President Donald Trump one of the most expensive defense budgets in the country's history. New bill will increase military...
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