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China rapidly building coronavirus hospital in Wuhan

China rapidly building coronavirus hospital in Wuhan

China is rapidly building a new thousand-bed hospital to treat victims of a new coronavirus in Wuhan, mobilising machinery to get it ready by early next week, state media says. The new hospital is being built around a holiday …

Five people killed by landslide in Tashkent metro

Five people killed by landslide in Tashkent metro

Five people were killed by a landslide in the open section of a construction site of Yunusabad metro line in Tashkent, Uzbekistan's Emergency Department said. The accident took place on December 18at about 10 a.m local time. …

TANAP to be fully inaugurated in November 30

TANAP to be fully inaugurated in November 30

The Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP), which will deliver Azerbaijani gas to Europe, will be fully inaugurated in November 30, Turkey's Energy and Natural Resources Minister Fatih Dönmez said. …

TAV Airports-led consortium in talks to acquire Almaty airport

TAV Airports-led consortium in talks to acquire Almaty airport

A consortium led by TAV Airports (in which Groupe ADP is 46.12% shareholder) and VPE Capital has entered discussions to acquire Almaty International Airport in Kazakhstan. TAV Airports and ADP said that a deal could be agreed within …

Volkswagen postpones decision on Turkey plant - media

Volkswagen postpones decision on Turkey plant - media

Volkswagen has postponed the final decision whether to build a car plant in Turkey, a company spokesman said, amid international criticism of the country’s military operation in Syria and concerns about potential reputational fallout. …

Tokayev visits Karaganda region

Tokayev visits Karaganda region

President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev during his working trip to Karaganda region visited the new children’s hospital, Akorda press service reported. The new healthcare facility is designed for 300 …

Salehi: construction of Bushehr NPP ahead of schedule

Salehi: construction of Bushehr NPP ahead of schedule

Construction of the second and the third power units of the Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) is implemented at a quick pace and even ahead of schedule, head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi said. …

 Turkey's largest national park being built in Yalova

Turkey's largest national park being built in Yalova

Turkey's largest national park is being built in the northwestern Yalova Province, Turkish media reported. The national park is being created on the coast of the Sea of ​​Marmara in a total area of ​​1.4 million square meters. The …

Israel approves new homes for Palestinians in West Bank

Israel approves new homes for Palestinians in West Bank

Israel has approved the construction of 6,000 new homes for Jewish settlers and 700 new homes for Palestinians in an area of the West Bank where it has full control, an Israeli official said. The announcement for Area C housing …

Nuclear power plant might appear in Almaty region

Nuclear power plant might appear in Almaty region

The Kazakh authorities decided that the nuclear power plant might be built in Ulken village, Almaty region, Kazakh Energy Minister Magzum Mirzagaliyev said during the Senate meeting. According to him, there is no …

 Russian President invites Erdogan to Simferopol

Russian President invites Erdogan to Simferopol

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he has arrived Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to the opening of the Central Mosque in Simferopol. "I’ve invited Turkish President Erdogan. He …

Bushehr-2 and Bushehr-3 under construction in Iran

Bushehr-2 and Bushehr-3 under construction in Iran

Bushehr-2 and Bushehr-3 nuclear power plants are under construction and the required infrastructure are prepared, head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi said on the sidelines of a cabinet …

 Erdogan promises to build new canal in Ankara

Erdogan promises to build new canal in Ankara

A new canal with a length of 9.2 kilometers will be built in Ankara, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. He recalled that the Justice and Development ruling party pays close attention to the development of …

Novak holds meeting with Turkish ambassador

Novak holds meeting with Turkish ambassador

  Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak held a meeting with new Turkish ambassador to Russia Mehmet Samsar, the energy ministry said. The sides discussed the major energy projects of …

Saudi Arabia to spend $27 bln on industrial strategy

Saudi Arabia to spend $27 bln on industrial strategy

Saudi Arabia's government  plans to spend 100 billion riyals ($27 billion) in 2019 and 2020 as part of a new industrial strategy aimed at weaning the kingdom off oil income, creating jobs, and attracting as much as 1.6 trillion riyals in …