Ecuadorian Government ratifies cooperation with Turkey

With 11 votes, the Commission on Sovereignty, Integration, International Relations and Global Security, has adopted a favorable report regarding the ratification of the Cooperation Agreement between Ecuador and Turkey. This international instrument will allow both nations to...

Violent protests after mining tragedy in Turkey

Immersed in grief, outrage and anger, a group of demonstrators protested violently against the government of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the Turkish town of Soma, where at least 238 miners died in an explosion at the mining site of Soma Holding, Turkey’s largest...

Turkish mine blast leaves 238 dead so far

The corpses rescued from the univen mine, yesterday (Tuesday, May 13) in western Turkey, already rise to 238, while others 120 miners may still be trapped, according to advanced data given today today by the Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who promised to investigate...

The woman in red and black, icons of the revolt in Turkey

A woman dressed in red who protested in defense of a green area in Istanbul, received a tear gas in the face. Another, dressed in black, protested against the Turkish government, she received a strong jet of water in the chest. The two pictures were seen around the world through...

25 people are arrested in Turkey for inciting protests in Twitter

In Turkey, 25 people were arrested for “spreading false information” through social networks to provoke protests, reported the official Turkish news agency, Anadolu. Yesterday morning in the city of Izmir, the police arrested people in their homes, with charges of...

Turkish economy is hit by protests

After five days of public protests, the consequences have begun to affect the Turkish government and the tourism sector. In recent days, about 40% of hotel reservations in the Istanbul region have been canceled. The Union of Hotels and Tourism Investors confirmed that there are...

Syrian Jet Strikes Near Border With Turkey

The town of Ras al-Ayn in Syria, which is controlled by the Syrian rebels, was attacked by jet fighters of the Syrian regime. The town is located a few yards near the border with Turkey, which increases the fear of any counter attacks after the deployment of 500 troops. Nezir...

There could be a Regional War between Turkey and Syria

The Syria Civil War has increased the tensions with Turkey, their neighboring country and once an ally, with whom they have exchanged artillery shots in the border for several days. The Prime Minister of Turkey Tayyip Erdogan stated, “Although Turkey does not want war, it is...