Faced with public outcry over chronic power cuts and rising pollution, Iranian officials have targeted energy-intensive cryptocurrency mining farms. But are they just a scapegoat?
President Erdogan says he wants to improve ties with EU and is hoping for same "goodwill" from 27-nation bloc. Separately, FM Cavusoglu calls for EU accession reforms, saying "Turkey is in Europe, and Europe is part of our destiny."
President-elect Joe Biden confirmed Pete Buttigieg's nomination to head the Department of Transportation and Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm as his energy secretary.
Turkey's new Treasury and Finance Minister Lutfi Elvan is sworn in, following the resignation of Berat Albayrak, who stepped down from the post citing health issues.
“Available data suggest that we might have news of discovery at Turkali-1, at least as significant and plentiful as in the Tuna-1 well,” the Turkish president said.
Yavuz will be accompanied by three other Turkish ships, according to a maritime notice that added "all vessels are strongly advised not to enter" the area.
The US should welcome any discovery that can decrease Turkey's reliance on Russian energy, with the added bonus of a boost in trade with the US.
Turkey, Turkish Cypriots, Greece, and Greek Cypriots can end the energy dilemma in the Eastern Mediterranean through dialogue, while keeping interests of all legitimate stakeholders in mind.
Ankara has condemned a deal entailing oil extraction, processing and trade between Delta Crescent Energy and the PYD/YPG-linked SDF in Syria, saying it is equivalent to financing terrorism.
Turkey steps up energy investments by opening its first domestic solar panel factory in August.
Thursday's fire has caused significant damage at Iran's Natanz nuclear facility that could slow the development of advanced centrifuges, an Iranian nuclear official said on Sunday.
Prejudice towards black people persists both in South Asian countries and their diasporas abroad. It stems from both colonialism and caste-based hierarchies.
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