Generous Turkey donates $1.7 billion to developing nations

In the last year Turkey has donated an unprecedented $1.7 billion to developing and underdeveloped nations, all despite the current economic crisis that is engulfing the rest of the world. Of that $1.7 billion, nearly $1 billion of that have been donations in humanitarian aid to suffering countries such as Somalia. The total breakdown of … Continue reading

Turkish Foreign Ministry set to open up local offices

The Turkish Foreign Ministry has announced plans to open local domestic communication offices all around Turkey. Currently there are only two offices in Turkey, one in Istanbul and another in Izmir. Current plans calls for three new offices to be opened in the southern province of Antalya, the Thracian province of Edirne, and another province … Continue reading

Turkey and Azerbaijan look to grow trade

Turkey’s Science, Industry & Technology Minister: Nihat Ergun has stated that Turkey and Azerbaijan should work more together in order to increase the current trade between the two countries. Azerbaijan and Turkey currently have a $1.65 billion trade volume between the two countries, following a meeting with Azerbaijan’s Communication and Information Technology Minister Ali Abbasov, … Continue reading

US Secretary of State urges Israel to reconcile with Turkey

It has been reported that US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton has stressed the importance to Israel of reconciliation with Turkey during her talks with Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak. The Turkish-Israeli relations were damaged last year after a raid on the Mavi Marmara by Israeli naval commandos. The ship was carrying humanitarian aid to … Continue reading