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EU stands by the Turkish people, Mogherini says

EU stands by the Turkish people, Mogherini says

Another tragic terrorist attack in Turkey, European Union Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini wrote in Twitter June 28, Trend reports. "The EU stands by the Turkish people. Our heart is with them all", Mogherini wrote. …

Ban Ki-moon condemns terrorist attack in Istanbul

Ban Ki-moon condemns terrorist attack in Istanbul

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for stepped-up cooperation in the fight against terrorism.  The U.N. chief "stands firmly by Turkey as it confronts this threat and stresses the need to intensify …

Hollande condemns terrorist attack at Ataturk airport

Hollande condemns terrorist attack at Ataturk airport

French President Francois Hollande condemned terrorist attack at Istanbul's Ataturk airport. "As I unfortunately did before in other circumstances also about Turkey, I also want to strongly …

Terrorist attack at Ataturk airport

Terrorist attack at Ataturk airport

Ataturk International Airport has resumed its work, there are both arrivals and departures of flights, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, who arrived on the scene, stated. "Investigative measures are still …

Istanbul airport explosions: 28 dead, 60 injured

Istanbul airport explosions: 28 dead, 60 injured

At least 28 people have been killed and 60 others wounded in the attack on Istanbul Ataturk Airport in Turkey. Several attackers blew themselves up at Turkey’s largest airport after a confrontation with police on Tuesday night, according to Turkish authorities and television reports. Earlier, the justice minister, Bekir Bozdag, said that one of the attackers had fired an automatic weapon before detonating explosives, The New York Times reports. According to the TV channel CNN Turk, a Turkish government official said that the police fired shots at two suspected attackers at the entryway to the airport’s international terminal, in an effort to stop them before they reached the building’s security checkpoint. The two suspects then blew themselves up, the official said.

 Moscow, Baku and Tehran preparing trilateral summit

Moscow, Baku and Tehran preparing trilateral summit

Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov has confirmed that preparations are underway for the meeting between the leaders of Azerbaijan, Iran and Russia. "Yes, preparations for such meeting are underway," TASS cited him as saying. Peskov did not specify the date and the location of the meeting. "We will inform you about it when the dates are finally coordinated and confirmed," he promised. At the same time Vladimir Putin's press secretary noted that the negotiations will be held at the beginning of the second half of the year.

Kazakhstan building new sea port similar to Baku's Alat

Kazakhstan building new sea port similar to Baku's Alat

Kazakhstan is building a new port on the Caspian shore, which will be similar to Azerbaijan's Baku International Sea Trade Port, the Deputy Chairman of the State Revenue Committee of the Kazakh Finance Ministry, Gosman Amrin, …

Iran to stage international rail industry show

Iran to stage international rail industry show

Iran is going to stage an international rail industry exhibition from May 15 to 18, said the exhibition's secretary Ali Mohtasham Amiri, Trend reports. Over 350 Iranian and 110 foreign companies will show off their …

Delhi invests 20 billion dollars in Chabahar Iranian port

Delhi invests 20 billion dollars in Chabahar Iranian port

India plans to invest 20 billion dollars in the development of the Iranian port of Chabahar, the Indian Minister of Oil and Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan, said after the meeting with his Iranian counterpart, Bijan …

Fire starts in Istanbul's Ataturk Airport

Fire starts in Istanbul's Ataturk Airport

A fire occurred on the territory of Ataturk Airport in Istanbul, local media reported. It was caused by the ignition of construction materials. The fire caused panic at the airport, Trend writes, referring to the Turkish newspaper …

 Turkish Airlines cancels three flights to Baku

Turkish Airlines cancels three flights to Baku

The Turkish Airlines company has canceled three Istanbul-Baku flights due to bad weather conditions. The corresponding message was posted on the website of the company. The first flight was scheduled for 8:15 am local time, the second …

Two people injured in explosion at Istanbul airport

Two people injured in explosion at Istanbul airport

Two people were injured in an explosion at Istanbul's Sabiha Gokcen airport, which happened at 2:15 am, Turkish media report. Units of the Turkish special forces arrived at the area to check all the vehicles at the airport. The …