Tag: Turkey

Russia Signs $20 Billion Deal on Turkey Nuclear Plant

May 12 (Bloomberg) — Russia signed an agreement on building a power plant with four nuclear reactors on Turkey’s southern coast at a cost of about $20 billion after more than a year of negotiations.

2 Turkish soldiers killed in gunfight with PKK

Turkish security sources declared on Wednesday that two of its soldiers were killed and another two injured in a gun battle with some Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) terrorists near the small town of Semdinli in the south-eastern province of Hakkari. Reportedly, the troops…

Israel ‘cuts arms sales to Turkey’

TEL AVIV, Israel, April 26 (UPI) — Israel will impose a temporary freeze on the sale of advanced weapons systems to Turkey, once a key ally, because of blistering criticism of the Jewish state by Turkey’s Islamist Prime Minister Recep Tayyip…

3 Turkish soldiers die in blast blamed on PKK

Anatolia news agency reported that three Turkish soldiers were killed and two others wounded in a land mine blast triggered by suspected Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) terrorists in the south-eastern province of Hakkari late on Monday.

Turkey Signals a Shift on French Participation in Nabucco

Jamestown Foundation The Turkish parliament ratified the Nabucco inter-governmental agreement (IGA) on March 4, which was signed in July 2009 at a highly-publicized ceremony in Ankara (EDM, July 14, 2009). Consequently, all IGA signatories have concluded the ratification process. The…

Belgian police arrested 30 PKK suspects

On Thursday Belgian police launched a massive operation across the country against  banned Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK). In this operation at least 30 suspected members of (PKK) were arrested.

Italian police dismantle PKK recruitment network

Italian police dismantled a recruitment network for the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in northern Italy on Friday after arresting 11 men who allegedly recruited people for the terrorist organisation.

Turkey Detains Top Military Brass In Conspiracy Probe

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish police detained former heads of the air force and navy on Monday among 40 people held in an investigation into an alleged plot to undermine the Islamist-rooted government and trigger a military coup.

Turkish police arrested 86 for suspected links to PKK

At least 86 suspected members of the Kurdish Workers’ Party (PKK) have been arrested by ahead of the 11th anniversary of the capture of rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan, state-run Anatolian news agency reported on Sunday.