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Erdogan: Coup Over

After a night of explosions, gunfire and tanks rolling along the streets, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told Turkey Saturday that an attempted military coup was over and the government was in charge. However, the sounds of fighting were still being reported in Ankara and Istanbul after the chaotic attempt by …

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Tourist flow from Russia to Turkey may be Restored this Summer

Tourist flow from Russia to Turkey may be Restored this Summer

Tourist flow from Russia to Turkey may be restored this summer, member of Russian Federation Council’s International Affairs Committee Igor Morozov said, RIA Novosti reported. “It is possible to get permission for organized tourist trips within 10-14 days,” Morozov said. “Turkey will be already able to receive tourists from Russia …

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Turkey Ratifies Energy Agreement With Georgia

Turkey Ratifies Energy Agreement With Georgia

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ratified the agreement with Georgia on cooperation in energy sphere, ‘Resmi Gazete’ online newspaper reported. The two countries signed the agreement on cooperation in energy sphere on Apr.9 of 2015. Georgian State Electrosystem (GSE) has started to carry out the functions of a transit corridor …

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Istanbul Tourist Area hit by Suicide Bomber

Istanbul Tourist Area hit by Suicide Bomber

A suicide bomb attack at a major tourist shopping area in the Turkish city of Istanbul has killed at least four people, officials say. Up to 20 were injured, some seriously, reports say. The area – Istiklal Street – is reportedly crowded at weekends. Last Sunday, an attack in the capital, Ankara, …

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Erdogan: Turkey to Become World-leading Tourist Destination

Erdogan: Turkey to Become World-leading Tourist Destination

Turkey will become the leading tourist destination, the country’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, the Turkish newspaper Star reported. Over the 13-year rule of the Justice and Development Party (AKP), Turkey achieved great successes in the field of tourism, the president said. Erdogan said that Turkey will do everything possible to …

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Turkey Heads Towards Renewed General Election

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President Erdogan decides on ‘renewal of parliamentary elections’ a day after deadline for coalition government expires Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has decided on the “renewal” of the general election after the deadline to form a government expired following the June 7 polls, the presidency has announced. The announcement came late …

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