Black Sea

If the US does not act the Caucasus will be under Russian control

Since the Black Sea and its littorals have become contested zones between Russia and the West, it behooves us to think cogently about U.S. interests …

Russia

Putin and Erdogan to discuss Trump's move on Jerusalem

The two men agree that US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital is a bad idea. They will discuss what, if …

World News

Iron Age Royal city with temples, burial tombs of suspected ancient king discovered in Turkey

Archaeologists also unearthed a 50-meter-deep tunnel, likely an ancient civilisation's ingenious way to store water.<p>1 of 2<p>Archaelogists have …

Iron Age

Turkey's whistled 'bird language' under threat from mobiles

<b>The United Nations cultural agency has named the "bird language" of Black Sea villagers in northern Turkey as an endangered part of world heritage in need of urgent protection.</b><p>About 10,000 people, mostly in the Canakci district of Giresun Province, use the language - a highly-developed system of …

Language

Soaring Freight Costs Will Squeeze Traders, Boost Food Prices

It’s getting more expensive to transport commodities around the world, threatening to squeeze profits for global traders and raise food prices.<p>The …

Business

Putin strongman calendar selling 'like hot cakes' in UK, claims Russian media - we're not so sure

But checks can't find a single British shop that stocked the calendar of Russia leader in action.<p>The Kremlin has been drawn into a war of words with …

Russia

Samsun governor complains about tech giant Samsung’s web search primacy

SAMSUN - Doğan News Agency<p>The governor of the Black Sea province of Samsun has voiced his uneasiness about the prominence of South Korean technology …

Turkey

Russia continues to bomb IS terrorists in Syria

Russia continues to bomb IS terrorists in Syria<p>Russian Tupolev Tu-22 long-range strategic bombers conduct an air strike at an unknown location in …

News (China)

Russia is a pariah of sport, yet Fifa is content to ignore the drug scandals and go full steam ahead for the 2018 World Cup

Football has long since slipped from any ethical moorings. At present, it is lurching like a runaway raft down the murkiest waters of the Volga. A snapshot of tomorrow’s World Cup draw at the Kremlin, where the shadow of malfeasance hangs so heavily that Fifa has had to clarify the occasion will …

FIFA

Turkey’s 11-month exports hit over $142 billion as automotive exports rise

TOKAT<p>Turkey’s exports from this January to November reached $142.7 billion, marking a 10.7 percent rise from the same period last year, mainly due to …

Economy

A Russian fighter jet got way too close for comfort over the Black Sea

The violent wake left by the superheated air tossed the US Poseidon into a 15-degree roll from which the pilots had to urgently recover.<p>The deadly …

Russia

30 pct of Turkish Stream offshore construction completed: Company

ISTANBUL<p>Some 30 percent of the offshore construction of the Turkish Stream Pipeline has been completed, the project company announced in a statement …

Turkey

Merkel promises Erdoğan she will speed up refugee aid

ANKARA<p>German Chancellor Angela Merkel told President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan late on Nov. 30 that she will work to speed up the delivery of promised EU …

Turkey

Confédération Européenne de Volleyball

29/11/2017 16:41 <br>Russia to host 2018 #EuroBeachVolleyU20 in Anapa <br>2018 CEV U20 Beach Volleyball European Championship<p><b>Luxembourg, November 29, 2017.</b> …

Beach Volleyball

Russian fighter knocks US spy jet into roll over Black Sea

The U.S. military says a Russian fighter flew within 50 feet of a U.S. Navy reconnaissance jet over the Black Sea with full afterburners on, causing …

Russia

A. Partridge and the Black Sea: Roland Orzabal reviews XTC’s latest reissue

SDE special guest contributor <b>Roland Orzabal</b> of <b></b>Tears For Fears on the making of XTC’s classic album, its influence on his own work and his verdict on …

Vinyl Records

West offers Turkey more than Iran, Russia: Tillerson

WASHINGTON<p>Western countries can offer Turkey more benefits than Russia and Iran, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Nov. 29.<p>“Iran and …

Turkey

Russian fighter makes ‘unsafe’ interception of U.S. Navy plane over Black Sea

A Russian fighter jet flew within 50 feet of an American reconnaissance plane in an "unsafe" maneuver that caused "violent turbulence" for the U.S. aircraft, the military said late Monday.<p>The Russian Sukhoi Su-30 intercepted the P-8A Poseidon while it was flying in international airspace over the …

World News

U.S. Military Jets Have 'No Business' in Black Sea, Says Russian General After 'Unsafe' Intercept

<i>Update</i>| After the U.S. accused Russia of buzzing one of its jets in an “unsafe” way over the Black Sea, a decorated Russian general has fired back, …

Russia

Romania: coastguard rescues 66 migrants on ship in Black Sea

Romania's coastguard on Tuesday rescued 66 migrants, including dozens of children, aboard a Turkish ship on the Black Sea after the vessel issued a …

Russia

U.S. general backs Germany to host new NATO operations command

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany is best suited to host a new NATO military logistics command, the top U.S. Army general in Europe said on Tuesday.<p>NATO allies this month backed plans for two new military headquarters - an Atlantic command and a logistics command - to help protect Europe in the event of a …

World News

Russian Jet Buzzes US Navy Spy Plane Over Black Sea

A Russian Su-30 fighter jet buzzed a Navy reconnaissance plane flying in the Black Sea while conducting a routine patrol in international airspace …

Russia

UN envoy hopeful Syria talks will bear fruit

<b>The United Nations special envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, has expressed hope that an upcoming meeting on the Arab country in the Swiss city of</b> …

Syria

11 dead in hotel fire in Georgia’s Black Sea resort

A fire at a luxury hotel in the Georgian Black Sea resort city of Batumi left 11 people dead and 21 others hurt, officials said on Saturday.<p>The fire …

Russia

Fire at Black Sea Resort Hotel in Georgia Kills 11

MOSCOW — A fire at a luxury hotel in the Black Sea resort of Batumi, Georgia, killed 11 people and injured 21 more, the police said on Saturday.<p>Ten of those killed were Georgians, a police statement said, and the other was a citizen of Iran.<p>The blaze broke out at the Leogrand Hotel on Friday night, …

World News

Fire at hotel hosting Miss Georgia beauty pageant kills 11 people

A fire at a luxury hotel in Georgia has killed 11 people and injured 21, officials have said.<p>Contestants in the Miss Georgia beauty pageant were …

Georgia (Country)

Israeli injured in deadly hotel fire in Georgia’s Black Sea resort

At least 12 people died and a dozen were injured on Friday as a fire ripped through an upmarket hotel in Georgia’s Black Sea resort city of Batumi, …

Russia

Georgia fire: 11 Killed in hotel blaze at Black Sea resort, officials say

ES News Email<p>Eleven people have died and 21 others hurt in a fire at a luxury hotel in the Georgian Black Sea resort city of Batumi, officials …

Russia

12 dead in hotel fire in Georgia’s Black Sea resort

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — The Georgian Interior Ministry says 12 people have died in a fire in a hotel in the Black Sea resort city of Batumi.<p>Russia’s …

Russia

Eleven killed in fire at luxury hotel in Georgia's Black Sea resort

Eleven people have been killed and 21 others hurt in a fire at a luxury hotel in the Georgian Black Sea resort city of Batumi, officials said.

News (Ireland)