Eastern Mediterranean

As Mid-East Conflict Worsens, Some Kosovars March for Palestine

"Israeli fascism and chauvinism are continuing ethnic cleansing," the marchers told the media, adding that due to the "attacks and violence used by the Israeli authorities this week alone, a total of 24 Palestinians were killed, including nine children, leaving hundreds injured".

UN: At Least Five Europe-bound Migrants Drowned Near to Libyan Coast

At least five people, including a woman and a child, drowned when a boat carrying at least 45 Europe-bound migrants capsized off Libya, a U.N. migration official said on Monday. The wreck was the latest disaster in the Mediterranean Sea involving migrants seeking a better life in Europe.

Turkish exports hit $18.8 bln in April: Minister

Managing to outpace the pre-pandemic levels, Turkish exports hit $18.8 billion this April, the country's trade minister announced on May 3, citing preliminary data.

"We achieved the highest ever April figure and also the second-highest monthly exports of all times," Mehmet Muş said in a news conference in the capital Ankara.

Berlin dismisses Turkish proposal for two-state settlement on Cyprus

The German foreign ministry has weighed in on the as yet fruitless effort to reach a Cyprus settlement, rejecting the position of Ankara and the Turkish Cypriot community which is a two-state solution that effectively recognises de jure the 46-year Turkish occupation of over one-third of the island following its 1974 invasion and occupation.

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