Ethnic groups in Asia
The Turkish Foreign Ministry said on May 26 it condemned as a "double standard" a decision by Germany to allow a rally by the Kurdish issue-focused Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) in Cologne, having previously prevented ruling party politicians from campaigning there.
Turkish and Kazakh aviation firms signed a cooperation deal in the Kazakh capital Astana on May 24 during an international exhibition.
The Sherpas and the Chinese who are looking for Boyan Petrov have not found the Bulgarian, but have found tools and materials probably used by him. The equipment and everything found will be analyzed by the rescuers, according to the latest information from the operation.
Boyan Petrov disappeared on May 3 in an attempt to conquer Shishapangma.
The top will not be climbed today - the Sherpas will search for Boyan Petrov from Camp 3 down.
This decision took Boyan Petrov's wife - Radoslava Nenova, she announced, because she doesn't want to endanger other lives. The popular Bulgarian mountaineer disappeared on May 3rd as he was climbing the 8,000m Shishapangma.
Kazakh Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov will pay an official visit to Turkey between April 18 and April 20, the Turkish Foreign Ministry announced in a statement.
The Athens metro's Panepistimio station will be closed on Tuesday from 4.30 p.m. as members of leftist groups have arranged a rally to express solidarity with Syrian Kurds in Afrin who have come under attack by Turkish forces.
The demonstration is being organized by the far-left Popular Unity party together with organizations representing Kurds living in Greece.
The prosecution has decided to stop an investigation based on the HDP lawmaker Garo Paylan’s remarks about assassination plots targetting Turkish academics, journalists and politicians living in Europe, especially Germany.