China, Turkey seal nuclear partnership

Instead of distancing itself from its Western partners after the failed coup attempt of July 15, Turkey is trying to upgrade technological capabilities and secure access to clean energy through the nuclear deal with China. Beijing’s SNPTC is in the… Read More › sci tech news Continue reading China, Turkey seal nuclear partnership

After St. Petersburg, what’s next for Turkish-Russian relations?

While the meeting between Turkish President Recep Erdoğan and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Aug 9 produced concrete results in restoring economic ties, the two countries remained divided on the question of Syria. However, they agreed to regularly meet and discuss their respective positions… Read More ›
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Turkey, Russia take steps for reconciliation ahead of Erdoğan-Putin meeting

ISTANBUL – On the evening of August 31, the newly built stadium in Antalya on Turkey’s Mediterranean coast will host a soccer match between the national teams of Turkey and Russia. It is scheduled as a “friendly” match, although relations… Read More ›
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Turkey seeks damage control for economy after failed coup attempt

ISTANBUL–As the smoke settles in the aftermath of the failed coup attempt in Turkey, keeping the economy on track emerges as a vital priority for the country’s policy makers. A GDP growth rate of 4.8% in the first quarter of… Read More ›
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China in the Balkans: Montenegro and Bosnia Herzegovina open new frontiers

Second of three parts Two decades after the Yugoslav wars of the 1990s, the Balkan region is still going through a rigorous process of reconstruction and reconciliation. Time has not healed all the wounds in this part of the world… Read More ›
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Serbia wants to do business with China but its future lies in Europe

Two decades after the Yugoslav wars of the 1990s, the Balkan region is still going through a rigorous process of reconstruction and reconciliation. Time has not healed all the wounds in this part of the world yet, but efforts are… Read More ›
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