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Turkish Airlines cancel Sharm el-Sheikh flights

Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines announced on its website on Tuesday that the scheduled flights between Istanbul and Egyptian city Sharm el-Sheikh have been cancelled until Jan. 1.


Turkey assess effects of Russia’s sanctions

Turkish Minister of Economy Nihat ZeybekciThe Turkish Ministry of Economy said it was assessing the damage to the country’s exporting sector after Moscow announced it would stop importing fruit and vegetable from Turkey as part of a package of sanctions announced on Saturday in a Kremlin decree signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin if Ankara did not apologise for shooting down a Russian warplane last week.


Davutoglu: Turkey won’t apologise for downing Russian jet

Russian Su-24 fighter jet that was shot down

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Ankara does not need to apologise for doing its duty.


EU asks Netanyahu for clarify plans to suspend ties

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini

European Union Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini asked Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to clarify his announcement to suspend ties with the EU, reported yesterday.


Germany’s war on Daesh in Syria to cost €134 million

German Defence Minister,  Ursula von der Leyen

The cost of Germany’s participation in the war against Daesh in Syria next year is expected to cost €134 million, Germany’s ARD news reported yesterday.


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