Monday, 27 March 2017

Tag Archives: Turkey

Airlines must implement Electronic ban by Saturday: British goverment

Electronic hand luggage ban

LONDON: Britain’s ban on laptops and tablet computers in the cabin on flights from several Middle Eastern and North African countries must be implemented by Saturday, the government said. The airlines have until 0001 GMT Saturday (8.01am Saturday, Singapore time) to implement the measure. But passengers “should go to the airport with the expectation ...

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McDonald’s deletes Trump tweet, says Twitter account compromised

NEW YORK: McDonald’s Corp quickly deleted a tweet sent from the company’s handle slamming Donald Trump and said its official Twitter account had been compromised. The tweet, which was copied and shared widely before being deleted, came a day after the Twitter accounts of a number of major news organizations, ...

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Dutch to pay price for barring ministers: Erdogan

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ISTANBUL:  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned the Netherlands it would pay a price for preventing top ministers from holding rallies ahead of a referendum on expanding his powers, as a crisis escalated with Turkey’s key EU partners. Erdogan renewed hugely controversial accusations that the Netherlands – occupied by the ...

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Erdogan’s Nazi claim ‘unacceptable’: Angela Merkel

BERLIN: Germany’s chancellery on Monday hit out against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for likening a German ban on rallies by his ministers to “Nazi practices”, calling the comparison “absolutely unacceptable”. “The government will make this very clear” to Turkey, Peter Altmaier, chief of staff at the chancellery, told public ...

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ECO sees connectivity as key to prosperity

ISLAMABAD: Leaders of the Economic Cooperation Organisation member states agreed here on Wednesday to collectively combat terrorism and vowed to cooperate in fields like trade, energy and infrastructure development. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said the ECO member countries needed to work as a unit for progress and prosperity. He said ...

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Theresa May signs £100m fighter jet deal with Turkey

ISTANBUL: Theresa May today signed a fighter jet deal worth up to £100million with Turkey. During a visit to Ankara, the Prime Minister announced that the UK’s BAE Systems will work with Turkish Aerospace Industries on the fighter plane programme, known as TF-X. Mrs May – who was also seeking to ...

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Erdogan eyes Shanghai bloc after EU spat

ISTANBUL: President Tayyip Erdogan was quoted on Sunday as saying that Turkey did not need to join the European Union “at all costs” and could instead become part of a security bloc dominated by China, Russia and Central Asian nations. Nato member Turkey’s prospects of joining the EU look more ...

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Kashmir issue should be resolved as per UN resolution: Erdogan

ISLAMABAD: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday that the United Nations resolution should be adopted to resolve the issue of Kashmir between India and Pakistan, in accordance with the wishes of Kashmiris. Addressing a press conference beside Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at the Prime Minister House, Erdogan said that ...

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Pakistan, Turkey agree to bolster bilateral relationship

Mamnoon, Erdogan call for resolution of Kashmir dispute in accordance with will of Kashmiris ISLAMABAD – President Mamnoon Hussain and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have agreed to further expand the mutual cooperation between the two brotherly countries in diverse fields. They agreed to further deepen the existing cooperation in trade ...

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