‘Provocations’: Erdogan decries Western policy towards Russia

As the Ukraine war rages, Turkey’s president accuses Western nations of provoking Russia. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused Western nations of provoking Russia, as he hailed Ankara’s policy of “balance” regarding Russia’s war in Ukraine. Erdogan has maintained ties with Russian President Vladimir Putin, while trying to maintain neutrality in the conflict.The Turkish…

Turkmenistan votes, president’s son expected to win.

Nine candidates are on the ballot but Serdar Berdymukhamedov, son of the incumbent, is expected to triumph. Published by Faith Barbara Namagembe at 1143 EAT on Friday 12/03/2022. Voting is under way in Turkmenistan for a tightly controlled snap election, with the son of outgoing President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov poised to win the ballot in the…

Top Russia, Ukraine diplomats in Turkey for first talks.

Negotiations mediated by Ankara are the first high-level contact between the two sides since Moscow’s invasion of its ex-Soviet neighbour. Published by Faith Barbara Namagembe at 1127 EAT on Thursday 10/03/2022. The foreign ministers of Russia and Ukraine are set for face-to-face talks in Turkey in the first high-level contact between the two sides since…

Erdogan seeks to boost ties with Africa in four-day visit.

The Turkish president wants to boost business ties with African countries. Updated on Wednesday 22/02/2022 at 1158 EAT. Turkey’s president has promised to boost relations with African countries as he visited the Senegalese capital Dakar during a four-day tour of Central and West Africa. “We will continue to enhance our relations with African countries on…

HTP Tusks Saudi Arabia on Jamal Ahmad Khashoggi Murder.

Heal The Planet Global Organisation-HTP is due to seek United Nations Inquiry into the death of Jamal Ahmad Khashoggi (13 October 1958 – 2 October 2018) . He was a Saudi Arabian journalist, author, and a former general manager and editor-in-chief of Al-Arab News Channel. He also served as editor for the Saudi Arabian newspaper…