Eastern Mediterranean

Romania can become a hub for Israeli goods to the European Community

 Israeli officials have voiced interest in making a series of investment in the development of sea and inland transportation around the Port of Constanta and on the waterway of the Danube corridor, according to Chairman of the Romania Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIR), Mihai Daraban. According to him, Romania can thus become a hub for Israeli goods to the European Community.

Turkish Cypriot leader points to rise of far right in southern Cyprus

Turkish Cypriot President Ersin Tatar said May 31 there was a significant increase in votes for the far-right ultra-nationalist National Popular Front (ELAM) in the latest legislative elections in the Greek Administration of Southern Cyprus (GASC). 

The leader of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) was speaking to Anadolu Agency on the results of the polls held Sunday.

Int’l peace rally set out for Cappadocia

The Turkey stage of the 15th Europa-Orient and East-West Friendship and Peace Rally, one of the world's leading automobile rallies, has set out for Turkey's Cappadocia from the capital city of Ankara.

Foreign Affairs Deputy Minister Faruk Kaymakcı bid farewell to the cars taking part in the rally from the Directorate for EU Affairs building in Ankara.

Foreign tourist arrivals in Turkey bounce back in April

Turkey saw a significant recovery in foreign tourist arrivals on an annual basis in April following a gloomy period amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to official data released on May 24.

The country attracted 790,687 foreign visitors this April, which skyrocketed by 3,162 percent from the same month of last year, Turkey's Culture and Tourism Ministry said.