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At Least 4 People Died, 11 Missing in Turkey’s Black Sea Province | Voice of America - English

Voanews - 2020-09-15 11:09

16-year-old Syrian refugee murdered in Samsun

ANF - 2020-09-14 19:03
In the Turkish Black Sea province of Samsun, a 16-year-old Syrian refugee has been killed by a racist mob. ...

13/09/2020 Turkey to send second drill ship to Black Sea, says minister

ESTA - 2020-09-13 20:30

From Blairgowrie to the Black Sea – Strawberries and Nutella – Bella Caledonia

Bellacaledonia - 2020-09-13 19:28

MLKP and HBDH fighter martyred in Kars

ANF - 2020-09-02 14:37
Kurdish guerrilla fighter Koray Aspir was martyred in late August in a clash with the Turkish army in the province of Kars. He was a member of MLKP Black Sea Urban Guerrilla Unit and the guerrilla alliance HBDH. ...

Seven killed, nine missing after flooding in northern Turkey

ANF - 2020-08-24 13:16
Due to heavy rainfall, several villages in Giresun province on the Black Sea coast have been devastated by the tidal waves. Seven people died and nine are still missing. ...

6 dead, 10 missing as flooding hits Turkey’s Black Sea coast | Arab News

Arabnews - 2020-08-23 23:53

22/08/2020 Erdogan announces biggest Turkish gas find in Black Sea

ESTA - 2020-08-22 10:35

NATO Needs to Focus on the Black Sea - Defense One

Defenseone - 2020-08-06 12:47

US grows military presence expands in the Black Sea-Mediterranean area

Uwidata - 2020-08-01 15:58

Bulgaria, U.S. Express Cooperation On Black Sea Defense, Energy Diversification

Rferl - 2020-06-06 01:54

Turkey to Seek Larger Role in the Black Sea and the South Caucasus - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2020-04-02 10:54

Beyond COVID-19, Part 3: Russia-Saudi Oil War and Developments in the Black Sea

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2020-03-26 19:08
This Round Table features a conversation between Thomas J. Shattuck, Managing Editor at FPRI, and Nikolas K. Gvosdev, Black Sea Fellow in the Eurasia Program at FPRI and Professor of National Security Affairs, holding the Captain Jerome E. Levy Chair in E ...

Violations and torture reported in prisons in the Black Sea

ANF - 2020-03-05 09:28
Van Bar prepared a report of violations of rights in prisons in the Black Sea. The report also stated that the prisoner named Metin Aktin has been on hunger strike since 13 February. ...

Neutrality for the Black Sea Region Countries: Abstraction, Unattainable Goal or Effective Model? - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2020-03-04 17:38

Canal opponents in Istanbul: There is life between the seas!

ANF - 2020-02-02 17:41
There have been protests in Istanbul against the construction of a canal between the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea. The demonstration took place on the route of the planned mega-project. ...

Three Conflict Scenarios for the Black Sea in 2020 « CSS Blog Network

ETHZ - 2020-01-21 20:56

Three Conflict Scenarios for the Black Sea in 2020

FPRI - 2020-01-08 13:40

The US & the Black Sea: A Troublesome Year Ahead - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2019-12-01 15:34

Russia-Turkey deal shatters Kurds’ dreams of self-rule in Syrian Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-10-24 16:30
BEIRUT,— A Turkish-Russian deal signed in the Black Sea resort of Sochi that carves up Syrian Kurdistan sounds the death knell for Kurdish autonomy, analysts say. Syria’s Kurds had hoped that the sacrifices made in the name of the international community ...

Russia, Turkey hold talks on future of border region

Washington Post - 2019-10-22 19:29
The presidents of Turkey and Russia are meeting in the Black Sea resort town of Sochi Tuesday, hours before a five-day cease-fire in northern Syria between Turkish troops and Syrian Kurdish fighters is set to expire ...

Saudi boosts Russia ties with welcome for Black Sea wheat – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-10-05 14:37

Bitter Harvest for Kurdish Hazelnut Pickers in Turkey's Black Sea Region | Voice of America - English

Voanews - 2019-08-13 06:16

Four Ukrainians Dead As Cargo Ship Sinks Off Turkey's Black Sea Coast

Rferl - 2019-07-24 08:11

Call to boycott tourism in Turkey after racist mob attack

ANF - 2019-07-20 11:25
People in South Kurdistan issued a call to boycott holidaying in Turkey after racist mob attack in the Black Sea. ...

Iraqi Kurdish tourists beaten, arrested in Turkey for posing with Kurdistan flag

E-Kurd - 2019-07-20 06:09
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdish tourists were beaten by a group of locals in Turkey’s Trabzon province bordering the Black Sea on Thursday. Nine people were detained then released by Turkish authorities on Friday. Immediately, Kurds ...

Reduced support of voters from Turkey’s Black Sea region key to AKP defeat in Istanbul | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-13 19:19

Cargo ship sinks off Turkey’s Black Sea coast; 6 dead | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-04-06 18:15

NATO in the Black Sea: How will Russia Respond?

Intpolicydigest - 2019-04-05 13:11

NATO to seek package to deter Russia aggression in Black Sea: U.S. official

Yahoo - 2019-04-02 17:38

Turkey, Russia ramp up military cooperation with joint drills in Black Sea | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-03-09 15:00

Erdogan, Putin, Rouhani to Hold Fourth Syria Summit on Thursday

BAS News - 2019-02-13 20:30
ERBIL - Turkish, Russian, and Iranian presidents are set to meet during the fourth summit on Thursday in the Russian Black Sea city of Sochi. Russia's Vladimir Putin with his Turkish and Iranian counterparts, Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Hassan Rouhani, will ...

Putin to Hold Meetings With Erdogan, Rouhani in Russia

Waar Media - 2019-02-12 09:27
WAAR_DUHOK Russian, Turkish and Iranian presidents will hold separate meetings on the sidelines of a trilateral summit on Thursday in the Russian Black Sea city of Sochi, according to a Kremlin statement Monday. The three leaders will discuss projects an ...

6 remain missing after Black Sea ship fire | KECI

Nbcmontana - 2019-01-23 02:43

Russian rescue amid deadly blaze on two cargo ships off Crimea

BBC - 2019-01-22 00:01
Rescuers try to reach sailors as an explosion and fire on two ships in the Black Sea kill at least 11. ...

China’s Black Sea Ambitions

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-12-12 01:11
The People’s Republic of China is actively engaging Black Sea littoral states through various initiatives to open new markets for Chinese goods, facilitate the acquisition of valuable or strategic local industries, and offer loans for large development pr ...

US prepares to sail warship in Black Sea: Report | Infosurhoy

Infosurhoy - 2018-12-07 11:12

Maritime Scuffle: Russia and Ukraine in the Sea of Azov

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-12-05 00:45
On November 25, Russian border service patrol boats opened fire on two Ukrainian navy gunboats and rammed a Ukrainian tugboat as they attempted to transit through the Kerch Strait from the Black Sea into the Sea of Azov, a body of water sandwiched betwee ...

NATO to evaluate presence in Black Sea amid Azov disaster

Infosurhoy - 2018-12-01 09:48

Erdogan Calls Russia, Ukraine Leaders Over Black Sea Tension | Al Bawaba

Albawaba - 2018-11-30 20:26

Russian military fires on Ukrainian vessels in Black Sea, Ukraine says

Gulan Media - 2018-11-26 18:24

Why Russia’s Kerch strait clashes with Ukraine matter

Seth Frantzman - 2018-11-25 23:12
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN In a move to assert its authority, Russia closed the Strait of Kerch which links the Azov sea with the rest of the Black Sea and […] ...

World Poetry Day March 21, in NYC at McNally Jackson bookstore

Hiva Panahi - 2018-10-24 06:59
This year the World Poetry Day will be a memorable day to all of us, and this event is co-sponsored by the Black Sea Networks at Columbia University. That would honour the real face of the people that they are: committed and transformation of poetry such ...

World's oldest intact shipwreck found in Black Sea

Gulan Media - 2018-10-23 21:17

Kremlin: Putin to receive Finnish presidents today in Sochi

Waar Media - 2018-08-22 14:51
WAAR-DUHOK: Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Finnish counterpart Sauli Niinisto will hold talks in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi on Wednesday, August 22. According to the Kremlin press service, the two leaders are expected to discuss bilater ...

Syrian opposition delegation arrives in Sochi for talks

Waar Media - 2018-07-30 23:29
WAAR-DUHOK: A delegation of the Syrian opposition has arrived in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi to take part in the Astana-format talks, sources close to the negotiations told Russian media. The post Syrian opposition delegation arrives in Sochi f ...

Video: Russia and Turkey in the Black Sea and the South Caucasus

International Crisis Group - 2018-06-29 18:39
Crisis Group's Europe & Central Asia Program Director Magdalena Grono talks about the relations between Russia and Turkey as they reflect on the Black Sea and the South Caucasus. ...

Russia and Turkey in the Black Sea and the South Caucasus

International Crisis Group - 2018-06-28 14:49
Rivalry persists between Russia and Turkey in their shared neighbourhood of the Black Sea and the South Caucasus. But Moscow-Ankara relations have warmed overall. Building on their wider rapprochement, the two powers can work together to tamp down flare- ...

Belgium hammers Panama 3-0 in World Cup group stage match

Waar Media - 2018-06-18 21:24
WAAR-DUHOK: Belgium has hammered Panama 3-0 in a group stage match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The game was played at the Fisht stadium in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi on Monday. Belgium’s forward Dries Mertens unlocked the game on the 47th minute. ...

Greece, Turkey and the Aegean

Kathimerini - 2018-06-11 21:29
no easy exit and further complicates the Kurdish question. Russia is squeezing Turkey in the Black Sea ...

Assad meets Putin in Sochi to discuss political process in Syria

Kurdistan24 - 2018-05-18 01:30
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad met with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in the Black Sea resort of Sochi on May 17, 2018. (Photo: Sputnik) ...

Russia sending reinforcements to Syria

Waar Media - 2018-04-16 18:42
WAAR-DUHOK: Pictures showed the three vessels crammed with weapons sail through the Bosphorus strait – that links the Black Sea to the Mediterranean. Putin’s ships are allegedly heading for the Tartus naval base on the northern coast of Syria. It comes a ...

PYD to Attend Russian-Brokered Syrian Talks in Sochi: Official

BAS News - 2017-12-21 14:13
ERBIL — The Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) has stated that it is planning to attend the upcoming Syrian peace talks in the Black Sea resort of Sochi which is brokered by Russia. “We will attend the Sochi and every other meeting that concerns ...

Kremlin: Putin and Assad meet in Sochi

Waar Media - 2017-11-21 13:05
WAAR-DUHOK: On November 20, Russian President Vladimir Putin held a meeting with his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, the Kremlin press service said in a statement. “On November 20, talks took place between Rus ...

Moscow Plans to Connect Kurdistan Oil, Gas Pipeline to Black Sea: Energy Minister

BAS News - 2017-10-08 15:40
ERBIL — Russia will connect Kurdistan Region’s oil and natural gas pipelines to the Black Sea via Turkey, said Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak on Sunday. “We will connect the Kurdistan Region’s oil and gas pipeline to the Black Sea. It is an indi ...

Russian Minister: Moscow to connect Kurdistan’s oil, gas pipelines to Black Sea

Kurdistan24 - 2017-10-08 15:01

Bodies of 22 Kurds drowned in Turkey’s Black Sea repatriated

NRT - 2017-09-30 14:40

Tens dead after migrant boat sinks off Turkey’s Black Sea coast

Rûdaw - 2017-09-23 00:31
Kurds and Iraqis are believed to be among the dead ...

U.S. Service Member Still Missing After Helicopter Crashes Off Yemen

Waar Media - 2017-08-27 09:28
WAAR-DUHOK: A service member remains missing after a U.S. Black Hawk helicopter crashed off the coast of Yemen during what officials described as a training exercise. U.S. forces rescued five other troops who also went down in the crash and are still sea ...

Netanyahu to meet with Putin in Russia over Middle East conflicts

Waar Media - 2017-08-20 17:50
WAAR-DUHOK: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office says the Israeli leader will travel to Russia on Wednesday to meet with President Vladimir Putin. Netanyahu’s office said late Saturday that the meeting would take place in the Black Sea resort town ...

What will Kilicdaroglu do against Erdogan? / Murat Yetkin

KurdPress - 2017-08-16 12:30
President Tayyip Erdogan effectively started his campaign for re-election in November 2019 with a series of speeches on Aug. 7-9 in the Black Sea cities of Rize, Trabzon and Giresun. ...

Romanian Coastguards Detain 69 Iraqi Immigrants in Black Sea

BAS News - 2017-08-14 14:29
ERBIL — Romanian coastguards detained on Monday a boat carrying 69 illegal Iraqi immigrants from Turkey in the Black Sea. The boat named ‘Emek 1’, which sailed under the Turkish flag, was detained by a coastguard patrol in the Black Sea, about 10 miles f ...

Hundreds of Russian athletes file cases against Paralympic suspension

Kurdistan24 - 2017-06-26 09:01
Russian Paralympic torchbearer Aleksey Ashapatov attends a training session at Yunost sports ground in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Aug. 8, 2016. (Photo: REUTERS/Kazbek Basayev) ...

Putin, Erdogan discuss construction of gas pipeline in phone call

KurdPress - 2017-06-25 07:28
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin exchanged a phone call on Friday, June 23, to mark the start of Turkish Stream pipeline construction in the deep sea part in the Black Sea. ...

Russia Black Sea air crash: Pilot error blamed

BBC - 2017-06-01 13:11
December's Black Sea crash that killed 92 happened after the pilot got disorientated, officials say. ...

Russian intelligence ship sinks off Turkey's Black Sea coast

NRT - 2017-04-27 21:28

Turkey's Erdogan courts nationalists, Kurds alike with hard line on PKK

Reuters - 2017-04-07 17:40
DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) - In rallies from the Kurdish southeast to the northern Black Sea coast, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has seemed to attempt the impossible: win over both nationalists and Kurds with threats to make spring a "black winter" ...

NATO: Defense Ministers will discuss presence in the Black Sea region

Waar Media - 2017-02-14 15:52
WAAR-DUHOK: The NATO member-countries’ Defense Ministers will discuss efforts aimed at stepping up the alliance’s presence in the Black Sea region, including an increase in the number of port visits, at a meeting in Brussels, NATO Secretary General, Jens ...

Ukraine says military cargo plane shot at from Russian-held gas rig

Reuters - 2017-02-01 16:27
KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's Defence Minister Stepan Poltorak said on Wednesday a Ukrainian military cargo plane had been shot at with a firearm from a Russian-held gas rig on the Black Sea. ...

Russia says does not rule out 'terrorist act' in Black Sea jet crash

NRT - 2016-12-29 13:50

Russia says no sign of fire or blast in Black Sea jet crash wreckage: TASS

Reuters - 2016-12-29 10:32
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's Defense Ministry said on Thursday that no signs of damage from an explosion or fire had been found on the wreckage of a military plane that crashed into the Black Sea on Sunday, killing all 92 people on board, the TASS news age ...

Flight recorder of Russia’s crashed plane found in Black Sea

Orient News - 2016-12-29 02:00

Russia finds first flight recorder from Black Sea crash jet

Reuters - 2016-12-27 08:30
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian authorities have found a flight recorder in the wreckage of a military plane that crashed into the Black Sea on Sunday, killing all 92 on board, Russian agencies cited the Defence Ministry as saying on Tuesday. ...

Search continues in the Black Sea for victims of Russian plane crash

NRT - 2016-12-26 13:33

Russia mourns 92 killed in Black Sea jet crash, hunts for black box

Reuters - 2016-12-26 10:26
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia held a national day of mourning on Monday, a day after a Syria-bound military plane crashed into the Black Sea killing all 92 people on board, and expanded a search operation to try to recover passengers' bodies and the jet's bla ...

All 92 on Syria-bound Russian military jet killed in crash, including 60 from Red Army Choir

Reuters - 2016-12-26 01:06
MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian military plane carrying 92 people, including dozens of Red Army Choir singers, dancers and orchestra members, crashed into the Black Sea on its way to Syria on Sunday, killing everyone on board, Russian authorities said. ...

Russian military plane crashes in Black Sea, 'killing 92'

BBC - 2016-12-26 01:02
All 92 people on board a Russian military plane are feared dead after it crashed into the Black Sea. ...

Russian military plane ‘carrying 92’ crashes

Roji Kurd - 2016-12-26 00:10
A Russian Defence Ministry TU-154 plane that had disappeared from radar over the Black Sea with 92 people on board has crashed, the Interfax news agency reported on Sunday, citing an unidentified source. A rescue team had found the crash site in the Black ...

91 people were on board Russian plane disappears from radar near Sochi, crashes into Black Sea

NRT - 2016-12-25 08:59

Russian plane disappears from radar near Sochi, crashes into Black Sea

NRT - 2016-12-25 08:59

Erdogan restates he would approve capital punishment

Kurdistan24 - 2016-10-15 14:12
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaking to several hundred people who were chanting "death penalty" in the northern Black Sea city of Trabzon, Oct. 14, 2016. (Photo: DHA) ...

As Moscow-Ankara patch ties, Putin in Turkey for energy deals and trade

Rûdaw - 2016-10-10 13:55
Russia wants to finalize an agreement on a pipeline under the Black Sea ...

Turkish Army, PKK fight in Black Sea and Kurdish regions

Kurdistan24 - 2016-09-30 18:57
Turkish Army vehicles waiting in a village in the Ordu Province of the Black Sea Region in northern Turkey during an operation against the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) fighters, 30/09/2016 (Photo: DHA) ...

Is PKK moving the war closer to the Black Sea?

Rûdaw - 2016-09-02 21:49
'The PKK's influence in this area is limited' ...

Four Turkish soldiers killed in PKK attacks

Kurd Press - 2016-08-07 00:56
Four Turkish forces were killed and eight others were wounded on July 31 in two separate attacks by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the Black Sea province of Ordu and the southeastern province of Hakkari, Dogan News Agency said. ...

HBDH: 11 riot police killed in Trabzon

ANF - 2016-07-21 22:49
HBDH claimed responsibility for the action that targeted riot police in the Black Sea province of Trabzon on July 19. ...

The amazing speed of Turkey’s foreign policy U-turn /Asli Aydintasbas

Kurd Press - 2016-07-09 21:46
This is what the end of 2015 looked like for Turkey: Ankara had no ambassadors in Syria, Israel, Egypt; had to recall its envoys from Moscow and Iraq at various points due to bilateral tensions; could not sail ships in the Black Sea or fly planes on the ...

Russia, Turkey to ‘coordinate’ over Syria policy

Waarmedia - 2016-07-02 20:59
Waar, Duhok: Russia and Turkey agreed on Friday to “coordinate” their policies over Syria, the countries’ foreign ministers said at the meeting in Russia’s Black Sea resort of Sochi. “We can talk with Russia on every issue, positive or negative, because t ...

AKP's polling clerk voted eight times

ANF - 2015-11-01 20:11
A polling clerk affiliated with AKP has cast repeated votes in the province of Trabzon in Black Sea region. ...

Racist attack on Kurds on the beach

ANF - 2014-07-30 10:54
A group of 15 young Kurds who went to swim at Kilyos, on the Black Sea coast near Istanbul, were attacked by officials at the beach because they were talking to each other in Kurdish. Two youths we ...

Demirtaş condemns attacks in Rize and Samsun

ANF - 2014-07-27 13:54
HDP Presidential candidate Selahattin Demirtaş has condemned attacks on HDP members campaigning in the Black Sea coastal cities of Rize and Samsun, blaming Prime Minister Erdoğan’s recent hostil ...

Russian Jet Passed Within 1K Yards of US Warship

Peyamner - 2014-04-15 10:10
PNA - A Russian fighter jet made multiple, close-range passes near an American warship in the Black Sea for more than 90 minutes Saturday amid escalating tensions in the region, a US military official said yesterday. ...

Miners in Zonguldak on strike against working conditions

ANF - 2013-11-22 14:20
Hundreds of miners working for the Üzülmez Company affiliated to the Turkish Hardcoal Authority (TTK) have gone on strike in the Zonguldak province in Black Sea region on Friday morning. ...

New groups of guerrillas reached Media Defense Areas

ANF - 2013-08-23 14:52
New groups of guerrillas from the regions of Black Sea, Dersim and Serhat have arrived in Media Defense Areas in the scope of the withdrawal process which started on 8 May after the call Kurdish leade ...

PKK starts withdrawing from eastern Black Sea

Gulan Media - 2013-04-22 03:56

Forty two students taken into custody at Samsun University

ANF - 2013-04-12 11:28
Forty two students have been taken into custody at the University of Samsun, province in the Black Sea region, as a result of police intervention which came following a quarrel between left-wing and n ...

Artists support Koyuncu

ANF - 2013-03-26 11:40
Niyazi Koyuncu, brother of Black Sea singer Kazım Koyuncu who lost his life after battling with cancer, was criticized by some nationalist circles for his concert at Newroz celebrations in Diyarbakır ...

HDK delegation attacked in Black Sea

ANF - 2013-02-20 18:50
A group of nationalists in the northern province of Sinop attempted to attack the People's Democratic Congress (HDK) delegation on tour in the Black Sea region since 17 January. Hundreds of nat ...

HDK cancels Black Sea tour due to violent protests

ANF - 2013-02-20 18:50
Violent protests and attacks on the People's Democratic Congress (HDK) delegation have led to the cancellation of the delegation's tour in the Black Sea region which began two days ago. In ...

Kürkçü MP: Police were slow in Sinop

ANF - 2013-02-20 18:50
Speaking to ANF about the lynch attempt the People's Democratic Congress (HDK) delegation suffered during the Black Sea tour they then called off, Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) Mersin deputy Ert ...
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