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March 21, 2018 1:34 PM Pakistan Food Festival kicks off in Ankara

ISLAMABAD: A two days “Pakistan Food Festival” started Wednesday at the Embassy of Pakistan in Ankara as part of the Pakistan Day celebrations, where a variety of dishes of Pakistani cuisine will be presented. Ambassador of Pakistan to Turkey Muhammad Syrus Sajjad Qazi at the launch of the Pakistan Food Festival said Pakistan’s rich and delicious cuisine

March 18, 2018 12:00 AM S Africa credit downgrade may do less damage than feared

LONDON: South Africa will learn soon whether Cyril Ramaphosa´s first month as president has saved the country's last remaining investment grade rating, but even if it hasn´t, a broader rise in optimism should limit the damage. Moody´s, with a downgrade review on South Africa since last November, is to make a decision by March 23. A cut to junk - following 2

March 17, 2018 12:00 AM Turkey seeks up to 15 years jail for opposition daily staff

ISTANBUL: Turkish prosecutors on Friday demanded prison sentences of up to 15 years for 13 staff from the opposition Cumhuriyet newspaper, the daily and state media reported. A total of 17 current and former writers, cartoonists and executives from Cumhuriyet ("Republic") are currently on trial on terror charges in a case which has raised alarm over press 3

March 17, 2018 12:00 AM Turkish fire on Syria’s Afrin kills 18 civilians

BEIRUT: Turkish artillery fire on the Kurdish-majority enclave of Afrin in northern Syria killed at least 18 civilians on Friday, a monitor said. "Since midnight (2200 GMT Thursday), 18 civilians, including five children, were killed by Turkish artillery fire on the city of Afrin," the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. "There is fighting on the northern 3

March 15, 2018 12:00 AM Turkish tariffs weigh down Pakistan’s exports

KARACHI: Increase in duties on Pakistan’s exports by Turkish authorities drastically reduced the country’s outbound shipments to Turkey, a senior industry official said on Wednesday, stressing need for free trade agreement (FTA) between the two countries to improve bilateral trade. Vice President Mazhar Ali Nasir of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce 7

March 14, 2018 12:00 AM Turkish military has encircled Syria’s Afrin town

ANKARA/BEIRUT: Turkey´s military and its rebel allies have encircled the northern Syrian town of Afrin, the Turkish armed forces said on Tuesday, a substantial advance in Turkey´s offensive against Kurdish fighters across its southern border. Turkey launched its operation "Olive Branch" in northern Syria nearly two months ago to sweep the Syrian Kurdish 7

March 14, 2018 12:00 AM Russian military says will respond if US strikes Syria

MOSCOW: The Russian military will respond to a U.S. strike on Syria, targeting any missiles and launchers involved in such an attack, the RIA news agency reported on Tuesday. RIA cited Valery Gerasimov, head of the General Staff, as saying that Moscow would retaliate if the lives of Russian servicemen in Syria were threatened. Turkish military says has encircled 6

March 7, 2018 9:24 AM Saudi crown prince includes Turkey, Iran in his definition of 'axis of evil'

Saudi Arabia's crown prince says Qatar will not be barred from an Arab summit in Riyadh later this month, but predicted the standoff with Doha could last a long time. Prince Mohammed bin Salman's comments were made to local editors during a visit to Egypt this week and published Wednesday in the independent Al-Shorouk newspaper. Saudi Arabia, the United 4

March 6, 2018 12:00 AM Turkey asks Germany to extradite Kurd

ANKARA: Turkey has asked German authorities to detain and extradite a prominent Syrian Kurdish leader who was briefly arrested in the Czech Republic last month, state media reported on Monday. Saleh Muslim, the former co-chair of the Democratic Union Party (PYD), was detained late on February 24 at an upmarket Prague hotel before a court released him last week. Turkey 9

March 5, 2018 12:00 AM Roma end Napoli’s 10-win streak

ROME: Napoli’s 10-match winning streak in Serie A came to an end on Saturday when they slumped to a shock 4-2 home defeat to AS Roma as the leaders suffered just their second league loss this season. The result kept Napoli on top of the table but their lead is now just one point after Juventus earlier defeated Lazio courtesy of an injury-time strike 10