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Turkish aid agency completes 44 projects in Croatia, open park in Afghanistan

ZAGREB, Croatia (By Lejla Biogradlija) — The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) has completed 44 projects in Croatia, an agency official was quoted as telling Turkey’s Anatolia news agency. Hasim Koc, a TIKA coordinator in the capital Zagreb, said the projects, mostly in the education field, were conducted in last three years. TIKA launched its first aid activities in ... Read More »

Documentary film “Pakistan Chowk” premieres in Turkey

The documentary film “Pakistan Chowk” by Mahera Omar premieres in Turkey ISTANBUL- Pakistan Chowk, a documentary film by Mahera Omar, had its world premiere at the 12th Istanbul International Architecture and Urban Films Festival. Situated in the heart of the historic Arambagh neighbourhood, the once vibrant community space in Karachi had in recent years become a favourite jaunt of drug addicts ... Read More »

Turkey’s Erdogan opens world’s biggest airport in Istanbul

Turkey opens 'world's largest airport' in Istanbul

Turkey opens world’s biggest Airport with a grand ceremony on Republic Day Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan opened a new $11.7 billion airport outside Istanbul that will be one of the world’s largest airport when it will be fully operational in January. The new airport, located some 20 miles outside Istanbul on the coast of the Black Sea, will cover 76.5 ... Read More »

Erdogan wants Istanbul trial over ‘planned’ Khashoggi murder

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish President Erdogan calls on Saudis to put Khashoggi murder suspects on trial in Istanbul Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said journalist Jamal Khashoggi “was murdered in a ferocious manner” in a “planned incident,” laying out a timeline of events from the moment Saudis arrived in Istanbul. “Jamal Khashoggi was the victim of a ferocious murder,” Erdogan said, adding that ... Read More »

Pakistan Navy Ship SAIF, PC-3 Orion aircraft participates in Turkey’s Mavi Balina 2018

ANKARA — Pakistan Navy Ship, PNS SAIF (FFG 253), with an embarked Z9EC Helicopter is participating in multinational naval exercise “Mavi Balina 2018” and will be hosted by the Turkish Navy during 28 September to 7 October 2018. According to a report Pakistan Navy P3C-Orion aircraft is also participating in the exercise from Dalaman Airbase in Turkey. “Mavi Balina 2018” defence exercise is being ... Read More »

Pakistan and Turkey turning towards strategic alliance in the region

ISTANBUL (Special Report by TRT) — With close bonds forged from birth, Turkey and Pakistan stand to gain everything from building enduring strategic ties. The question is not why, but when. Pakistan’s relationship with the modern Republic of Turkey goes back well before its inception. The two countries have shared a close bond for seven decades since Pakistan’s independence from British ... Read More »

World leaders congratulate Imran Khan on becoming Pakistan’s PM

Leaders from across the world are felicitating Imran Khan as he took the oath as the new Prime Minister of Pakistan on Saturday. China Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang appreciated his Pakistani counterpart’s positive remarks on supporting the development of China-Pakistan relations. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang congratulated Imran Khan as the new PM of Pakistan. He said he would work ... Read More »

US-Turkey relations enter crisis mode as Trump doubles tariffs

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Donald Trump doubles Turkey tariffs ‘against World Trade Organisation rules’ as lira falls by 20% US President Donald Trump imposed higher tariffs on metal imports from Turkey, sending the country’s lira currency to a new record low. Trump doubled the U.S. tariffs on Turkish aluminum and steel imports to 20 percent and 50 percent, respectively. Due to this harsh move, the Turkish ... Read More »

Pakistan, Turkey agree to expand collaboration on disaster management

 ANKARA —  Pakistan and Turkey have agreed to work together to further intensify mutual collaboration in the field of disaster management and would conduct joint exercises to gain further experience. This was agreed during the meeting between Lt. General Omar Mahmood Hayat, Chairman of Pakistan’s National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), and Dr. Mehmet Güllüoğlu, President of Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency ... Read More »

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