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09 November 2010 [13:17]

Iran favors visa-free travel for the region‎

Head of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization Hamid Baqaei says he favors visa-free travels to Iran for Islamic countries and neighboring states.
09 November 2010 [11:40]

Turkish President meets with British PM

Turkish President Abdullah Gul met with British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday as part of his visit to the United Kingdom.
08 November 2010 [11:55]

Turkey's headscarf problem solved, says the president

Turkey has reached an effective compromise on the headscarf in universities, according to President Abdullah Gül.
05 November 2010 [11:50]

Turkey, Venezuela sign energy deal

The Turkish energy minister said on Thursday that the latest energy agreement signed by Turkey and Venezuela would lead the way to numerous cooperation opportunities for both countries.
04 November 2010 [12:30]

Deadly landslide hits Turkish city

04 November 2010 [10:10]

Turkey hands over PABSEC presidency to Ukraine

Turkey handed over the rotating chairmanship of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (PABSEC) to Ukraine on Wednesday.
03 November 2010 [11:44]

Iran making progress despite sanctions

A senior Iranian lawmaker says US-engineered sanctions against Iran have failed to stop the country from steady progress.
02 November 2010 [16:30]

Turkish FM sees no threat from any neighbors

The Turkish foreign affairs minister said on Monday that Turkey had no threat perception from any of its neighboring countries.
01 November 2010 [11:15]

Progress on Nagorno-Karabakh talks fuel optimism for Turkey-Armenia deal

Progress on the Nagorno-Karabakh talks will have a positive impact on reviving the suspended efforts to reconcile Turkey and Armenia, Turkish diplomatic sources have said.
01 November 2010 [11:07]

Turkey lifts ban on access to YouTube

01 November 2010 [10:36]

Turkey welcomes joint declaration by Presidents of Azerbaijan, Armenia and Russia - Foreign Ministry

Turkey welcomes the adoption of the joint declaration by Presidents of Azerbaijan, Armenia and Russia at the Astrakhan summit, Anadolu Agency reported.
30 October 2010 [11:28]

Heavy rains sweep across Turkey

Torrential rain has been sweeping Turkey since Tuesday night, causing chaos for travelers and flooding homes.
29 October 2010 [11:43]

Toygun armed Armenian robs a store

28 October 2010 [15:38]

Turkish FM visits Uighur region during China visit

Ahmet Davutoglu, who has become the first Turkish foreign minister ever to visit Uighur Autonomous Region in China, toured historical sites in Kashgar city.
28 October 2010 [10:23]

Turkish Presidential Administration Secretary General: Turkish-Azerbaijani relations will develop further

Turkish-Azerbaijani relations will further develop, Secretary General of the Turkish Presidential Administration Mustafa Isen said.
27 October 2010 [11:12]

Georgia slightly declines in TI corruption index

Georgia has fallen from 66th place to 68th out of 178 countries on the Transparency International’s (TI) 2010 Corruption Perceptions Index released on October 26.
26 October 2010 [14:33]

Ambassador: Council for Strategic Cooperation to further intensify Azerbaijani-Turkish relations

Interview with Turkish ambassador to Azerbaijan Hulusi Kilic on the eve of October 29 - Republic Day in Turkey.
26 October 2010 [13:35]

Turkey finds eight bln tons of oil shale reserve

Mineral Research & Exploration (MTA) Directorate General of Turkey has found shale reserve for eight billion tons of oil in central Anatolia.
26 October 2010 [11:54]

Iran loads fuel into Bushehr N plant

25 October 2010 [09:45]

Iran, Armenia to finalize FTA

Iran and Armenia will sign a free trade agreement (FTA) during the Armenian Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan's upcoming visit to Tehran.
21 October 2010 [14:30]

GUAM countries will approve organization's future plans within OSCE summit

Within the OSCE summit Dec.1-2 Astana will host the ministerial of GUAM countries, GUAM Secretary General Valeri Chechelashvili said.
20 October 2010 [13:35]

Phillip Gordon: Azerbaijan and Armenia should achieve reconciliation

U.S. Deputy Secretary of State has clarified the U.S. position on the normalization of Armenian-Turkish relations.
19 October 2010 [14:15]

Turkish PM to skip Greek climate summit if Netanyahu participates

Turkey's prime minister said Monday he will not attend a climate change summit in Greece on Friday if his Israeli counterpart is there, Reuters news agency reported.
19 October 2010 [10:47]

Turkey's PM to patent "RTE" brand

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan made two patent applications for the trademark "RTE", his initials.
18 October 2010 [16:25]

CIS Press Club opens in Moscow

A presentation of a CIS Press Club established by the CIS Interstate Humanitarian Cooperation Foundation, took place in Moscow.