Turkey Punishes TV Channels for Critical Coverage Ahead of Elections
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"The RTUK made it clear in today's meeting that it aims to bring critical broadcasters in line before the election," Tasci wrote on Twitter.
Greek Journalists to Sue Turkish Religious Authority For Destroyed Cameras
Earthquake victims mourn relatives who lost their lives in the powerful earthquakes, in Kahramanmaras, Turkey, 5 March 2023. Photo: EPA-EFE/SEDAT SUNA
The reporters were in Turkey covering the deadly earthquake that killed more than 50,000 people and left millions without homes. All three are freelancers and received official journalistic accreditation from the Turkish state.
Dendias, Cavusoglu announce mutual support for international body bids
Following a meeting between Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in Brussels, the two men announced that Ankara will vote for Greece's candidacy in the elections for a non-permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council, while Athens will support Turkey for general-secretary of the International Maritime Organization.
Dendias to meet Turkish counterpart on sidelines of donors’ conference in Brussels
Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias said he will meet with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in Brussels Monday on the sidelines of a conference hosted by the EU aimed at ramping up funds from international donors to help the victims of the devastating earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria.
The meeting will take place at 2 p.m. Greek time, Dendias said.
EU to hold donors’ conference for quake-hit Türkiye, Syria
A donors' conference to be jointly organized by the EU Commission and EU's term president, Sweden, will be launched on March 20 in Brussels to get pledges from the international institutions, financial bodies, countries and other relevant institutions for Türkiye and Syria, which have been severely hit by the earthquakes of Feb. 6.
Defense minister open to meeting with Turkish counterpart
Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos has said he would not rule out a meeting with his Turkish counterpart, Hulusi Akar, in the near future, an invitation for which has already been extended from the Turkish side.
Ankara sending out signal for improved relations
Turkey wants to "share the wealth of the Aegean," its defense minister, Hulusi Akar, said at the weekend, while Ankara seeks to maintain a low tone in Greek-Turkish relations and is sending signals of cooperation to Athens. In interviews with CNN Turk TV and the Anadolu Agency, Akar referred positively to the phone conversation he had with his Greek counterpart Nikos Panagiotopoulos.
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SIPRI: Turkey Arms Exports Grew by 69 per cent in 2018-2022
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visits a drone factory. Photo: Turkish Presidency
Turkey's global share of the trade also increased in the period 2018-2022, by 0.5 per cent. Turkey's arms exports comprise 1.1 per cent of all global arms exports.
EU’s donors’ conference for Türkiye, Syria postponed to March 20
The European Union has announced that a donors' conference for Türkiye and Syria after devastating earthquakes will take place on March 20 instead of March 16 in Brussels.
Turkey’s southeast exodus after earthquake puts manufacturing at risk
Mehmet Alkan, a shoe-sole manufacturer in Turkey's earthquake-hit south, doesn't know what will become of his company after some of his 220 employees died and half fled, reflecting the difficult transformation ahead for industry in the region.