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How US sanctions over a Russian weapon could rattle Turkey
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How US sanctions over a Russian weapon could rattle Turkey

Panos - May 31, 2019

Turkey is on the cusp of facing U.S. sanctions over its decision to buy a Russian S-400 missile defense system,…

The most bicycle-friendly cities in the world are…
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The most bicycle-friendly cities in the world are…

Panos - May 30, 2019

The Dutch city of Utrecht is the world’s most bicycle-friendly city. That’s according to the Bicycle Cities Index 2019, a…

Poland plans to buy 32 F-35A fighters
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Poland plans to buy 32 F-35A fighters

Panos - May 29, 2019

Poland plans to buy 32 Lockheed Martin F-35A fighters to replace Soviet-era jets, Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said on Tuesday,…

European Elections: Where turnout was highest and lowest (infographic)
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European Elections: Where turnout was highest and lowest (infographic)

makis - May 27, 2019

The main centre-right and centre-left parties have lost their 40-year old grip on the European Parliament. As the results of…

The European cities with the most positive cultural profile
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The European cities with the most positive cultural profile

Panos - May 21, 2019

European Cities Marketing in collaboration with TCI Research has revealed the cities, regardless of size, that has benefited from positive…

Syriac Christians see Turkey’s safe zone plans as an existential threat
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Syriac Christians see Turkey’s safe zone plans as an existential threat

Panos - May 20, 2019

Syriac Christians, a religious group in Syria, reject the creation of a safe zone Turkey plans to establish in northern…

The 10 most dangerous cities in the world
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The 10 most dangerous cities in the world

Panos - May 17, 2019

Some of the most dangerous and violent cities for citizens and tourists alike are located in South America. The Mexican…

Who drinks more? – Global alcoholic consumption
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Who drinks more? – Global alcoholic consumption

Panos - May 17, 2019

A study published in medical journal The Lancet this week has found that alcohol consumption is increasing across the world.…

AKP mayor implies Istanbul mayoral candidate Imamoglu has Greek roots
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AKP mayor implies Istanbul mayoral candidate Imamoglu has Greek roots

Panos - May 17, 2019

The Justice and Development Party (AKP) mayor of İstanbul’s Esenler district has said Greeks were very happy about the election…

Cracks discovered during construction of Turkey’s first nuclear plant!
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Cracks discovered during construction of Turkey’s first nuclear plant!

Panos - May 15, 2019

Work on Turkey’s first nuclear power plant has been held up by fissures discovered in the foundations, Turkish pro-government outlet…

World Bank gives credit to Belt And Road construction
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World Bank gives credit to Belt And Road construction

Panos - May 15, 2019

The organization believes that the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is an ambitious effort to improve regional cooperation and connectivity…

Turkey’s military reported that failures with Bayraktar drones hampered operations
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Turkey’s military reported that failures with Bayraktar drones hampered operations

Panos - May 14, 2019

The Turkish military discovered systematic failures and troubles with drones that were domestically manufactured by Baykar, whose owners include President…

Erdogan just committed political suicide
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Erdogan just committed political suicide

Panos - May 14, 2019

On March 31, Turkey’s Supreme Election Council annulled the Istanbul municipal elections in which the opposition had defeated Turkish President…

Artificial Intelligence: Where most money goes to
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Artificial Intelligence: Where most money goes to

Panos - May 13, 2019

Machine learning projects took home the most funding in 2019, receiving more funding than all other artificial intelligence systems combined.…

White House ratchets up trade fight
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White House ratchets up trade fight

Panos - May 08, 2019

Prospects for a speedy conclusion to the U.S.-China trade fight dimmed Monday after U.S. officials accused Beijing of reneging on…

Albanian authorities illegally remove bilingual road signs from the Greek minority populated areas
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Albanian authorities illegally remove bilingual road signs from the Greek minority populated areas

makis - May 07, 2019

The bilingual road signs in southern areas of Albania where the Greek minority lives, continue to dominate political debate in…

Gaia Spacecraft finds 3 Asteroids
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Gaia Spacecraft finds 3 Asteroids

Panos - May 07, 2019

The Gaia spacecraft just did a bit of bonus science: While the European Space Agency (ESA) mission is designed to…

Istanbul Mayoral elections to be re-run, Turkish High Court rules
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Istanbul Mayoral elections to be re-run, Turkish High Court rules

Panos - May 07, 2019

Turkey’s state-run news agency says the country’s highest electoral body has ruled for a rerun of the Istanbul mayoral election…

Passenger plane bursts into flames while landing at Moscow airport – 13 dead
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Passenger plane bursts into flames while landing at Moscow airport – 13 dead

Panos - May 06, 2019

The passenger plane, a Aeroflot Sukhoi Superjet, had made an emergency landing at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport before bursting into flames…

Barbaros has entered the EEZ of Cyprus
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Barbaros has entered the EEZ of Cyprus

makis - May 03, 2019

The Turkish Cypriot ship Barbaros entered Cyprus’s Exclusive Economic Zone on Thursday afternoon, moving in an area where hydrocarbon exploration…