Tag: Turkey
Balkans 18:40

Turkey bans junk food and sweet advertisements that target children

urkey banned the use of promotional gifts included in junk food such as chips, chocolates and candy targeted at children and prohibited them from being advertised during television and radio shows for children, the Trade Ministry announced on Friday. According to the new regulation that aims to stifle...

Balkans 13:45

3 killed, 55 injured in 2 bus accidents in Turkey

At least three people died and 55 were injured on Wednesday in two separate bus accidents in central Turkey’s Kırşehir and the capital Ankara. Three people, including a child, died in Kırşehir province, and 35 others were injured after a bus swerved off the road and rolled over due to heavy...

World 22:05

Trump’s withdrawal from Syria allows Turkey to remain part of NATO

Last Friday President Trump had another long phone call with the Turkish President Erdogan. Thereafter he overruled all his advisers and decided to remove the U.S. boots from Syria and to also end the air war. It was this decision, and that he stuck to it, which finally made him presidential. Trump’s...

Balkans 13:17

Greek army chief says if Turks land on an islet ‘we will flatten it’

The chief of the Hellenic National Defense General Staff (GEETHA), Admiral Evangelos Apostolakis, said on Wednesday that if Turkish forces land on a rocky islet in the Aegean, it will be “flattened,” daily Kathimerini reports. “If they land on an islet, we will flatten it. And this is a red line...