Tag: Turkey

Turkish doctors warn about situation in hospitals after recent spike

In the past week, the numbers went above 1,000 this week.

Turkey and Greece exchange harsh words over Hagia Sophia prayers

Turkey and Greece exchanged harsh words on Saturday over the conversion of Istanbul's Hagia Sophia into a mosque, a day after Islamic prayers were held at the ancient site for the first time in nine decades.

Malta-Turkey talks on Libya, immigration continue

The situation in Libya – as well as its impact on migration flows to Malta – was again discussed in talks involving the Maltese and Turkish governments, with Home Affairs Minister Byron Camilleri paying an official visit to Ankara.

Libyan crisis discussed as Bartolo meets Turkish counterpart in Ankara

Foreign Minister Evarist Bartolo met his Turkish counterpart Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu in Ankara on Tuesday, with the situation in Libya a key topic during discussions.

Erdogan, Trump agree to work more closely in Libya to ensure...

Trump and Erdogan also discussed bilateral ties and a trade target of $100 billion, the presidency said.

Turkey asks EU to correct ‘mistake’ of travel list exclusion

Turkey said on Wednesday it is disappointed by the European Union's decision to exclude it from a list of countries recommended for non-essential travel and called on the bloc to correct the "mistake" as soon as possible.

Turkey vows more support to secure gains in Libya conflict

President Tayyip Erdogan vowed on Thursday to ramp up Turkey's support for its ally in Libya to lock in recent military gains, and promised joint exploration for oil at sea following talks in Ankara ahead of a potential ceasefire push.

Coronavirus is stifling the cries of domestic violence victims

Pope Francis, Monday morning, during his daily Mass in Casa Santa Martha, prayed for families closed up in their homes because of the pandemic.

Armenia commemorates mass killings anniversary under quarantine

Yerevan, which describes the 1915 killings of Armenians in what is now Turkey as genocide, has traditionally held annual torchlight processions to a hilltop memorial.

Turkish police block Women’s Day march in central Istanbul

Last year, on International Women's Day, the police fired tear gas to break up a crowd of women who had gathered for a march.