Istanbul

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 15th, 2013
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Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Saturday met with Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and President of the autonomous region of Somaliland Ahmed Mahamoud Silanyo in the second round of talks mediated by Turkey in capital Ankara. Davutoglu met Somali President Mohamud before the two joi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe Soccer
Mar 12th, 2013
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An in-form Schalke will be confident of progressing to the quarter-finals of the Champions League when they host Galatasaray on Tuesday. The German side will go into the second-leg match with a slight advantage after managing to score an away goal in their 1-1 draw in the first leg at the Turk Teleko...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe Soccer
Mar 7th, 2013
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In a startlingly frank interview Turkish referee Cuneyt Cakir has admitted the real reason behind his decision to send off Nani during United’s Champions League game against Real Madrid at Old Trafford. The whole of the footballing world was completely gobsmacked when what looked like a caution at be...
By IndepthAfrica
In Documents
Jun 4th, 2012
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Key Documents of the 2nd Istanbul International Conference on Somalia Istanbul, Turkey, 31 May – 01 June 2012 I.    Statement by the Chairperson of the AU Commission Excellency Rt. Hon. Erdogan, Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey, Excellency Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, President of the Transiti...
By IndepthAfrica
In African Union (AU)
Jun 4th, 2012
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The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), Dr. Jean Ping, participated in the 2nd Istanbul International Conference on Somalia, which took place on 31 May and 01 June 2012, in Istanbul, Turkey, under the theme: “Preparing Somalia’s Future Goals for 2015″. On the margins ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 20th, 2012
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Nigeria skipper, Joseph Ikpo Yobo and his Fenerbahce teammates have been told to beat rivals, Galatasaray in Sunday’s Turkish League championship play-off encounter and pocket bonuses worth two million Turkish Liras. According to Hurriyet Daily News, matches involving both Istanbul giants are treated...
By benim
In Libya
Apr 22nd, 2011
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The U.S. Treasury Department said on Friday that a senior official will visit Turkey and France next week to discuss how to apply pressure on Libya. The Treasury Department said David Cohen, acting undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence, also will stress the need for tough implementa...
By benim
In Libya
Mar 26th, 2011
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Addis Ababa – The African Union wants to meet Libyan opposition leaders to discuss a roadmap to end the conflict in Libya, the pan-African organisation said on Saturday. An AU ad hoc committee on Libya met in Addis Ababa on Friday for consultations on the roadmap and “interacted” wi...
By benim
In Libya
Mar 26th, 2011
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Ajdabiya – Libyan rebels regained control of the eastern gateway city of Ajdabiya on Saturday after international airstrikes on Muammar Gaddafi’s forces, in the first major turnaround for an uprising that once appeared on the verge of defeat. In a western city the opposition lost to Gaddafi, a ...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Mar 26th, 2011
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Tripoli – At least 114 people have been killed and 445 wounded in four days of coalition strikes on Libya, a health ministry official said on Friday. “From March 20 to March 23, raids (by the coalition) killed 114 people and wounded 445 others,” the official, Khaled Omar, told a new...