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Tag: Ankara Turkey

  • Thursday, August 16th 2018 - 09:13 UTC

    Qatar to the rescue of Turkey with US$ 15bn in direct investments

    The announcement followed a meeting of the Amir with the Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday in Ankara

    Qatar has come to the rescue of Turkey and its ruler Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani issued directives to support the Turkish economy with a host of economic projects, investments and deposits worth a total of US$ 15 billion. This follows a meeting of the Amir with the Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday in Ankara.

  • Tuesday, December 20th 2016 - 05:53 UTC

    Russian ambassador to Turkey shot dead by Islamic lone wolf in Ankara

    Russia's ambassador to Ankara, Andrei Karlov, was shot dead by a lone wolf islamic killer

    The Russian ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, was killed Monday in Ankara by a former Turkish police officer who claimed revenge for Aleppo. The attacker fired at the diplomat as he opened a photo exhibition in a central neighborhood of the Turkish capital. Moscow described the incident as a “terrorist attack”. The perpetrator was “neutralized” before he could leave the building.