On its 47th anniversary, veterans recalled Turkey's Cyprus Peace Operation launched by the Turkish Armed Forces (TAF) to bring peace and safety to the island and to the Turkish Cypriots who had suffered from years of persecution.
Yaşar Gevrek and Ersoy Taluğ as 1974 Cyprus Peace Operation veterans told Anadolu Agency of their experiences and how the operation unfolded.
By George Gilson
Exactly 47 years after Turkey's invasion of Cyprus, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in the Turkish-occupied Cyprus to celebrate the invasion that led to the occupation of 40 percent of the island and the ethnic cleansing of the north, leaving 200,000 Greek Cypriots refugees in their own land.
The Foreign Affairs Ministry joins international condemnation of the malicious cyber activities targeted at the Microsoft Exchange Server and the hacking campaign of the APT40 group.
The National Weather Administration (ANM) issued on Monday new Code Yellow and Code Orange warnings of unstable weather, including scorching heat spells, valid in most of Romania. According to the forecast, a Code Yellow warning of heightened heat and thermal discomfort in Oltenia, Muntenia, Dobrogea and southern Moldavia will be in place today.
By Yannis Kartalis
Exactly 47 years after Turkey's first invasion of Cyprus, Ankara for the 20 July anniversary is planning a second "invasion", not military this time but by dispatching a huge contingent comprised of Turkey's governmental, military, and party leadership, headed by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.