A Pegasus Airlines jet narrowly avoided the Black Sea on Saturday after skidding off the runway at Trabzon Airport in Turkey. The Boeing 737-800 aircraft came to a halt on the side of a cliff, its nose just meters from the water’s edge below after leaving the runway shortly after touchdown.
15 Jan 2018, business.mega.mu
The Turkish government expanded its crackdown on dissent and free expression over the weekend, purging nearly 4,000 more public officials, blocking access to Wikipedia and banning television matchmaking shows.
01 May 2017, business.mega.mu
A Turkish police officer who angrily denounced the bloodshed in Syria killed the Russian ambassador to Turkey in Ankara on Monday, shooting the diplomat in front of a room full of horrified spectators at an art gallery in an assassination captured on video and quickly shared around the world.
20 Dec 2016, business.mega.mu
The European Parliament has voted to suspend Turkey's EU membership talks because of the Turkish government's crackdown since a coup attempt in July.
24 Nov 2016, business.mega.mu
The European Union is considering freezing negotiations over Turkey’s decadeslong bid to join the bloc as tensions flare over the measures the government has taken in the wake of July’s failed coup attempt.
09 Nov 2016, business.mega.mu
Turkish police detained the editor and a dozen senior staff from the main secularist opposition newspaper on Monday, a day after 10,000 more civil servants were sacked over suspected links to a failed July coup.
31 Oct 2016, business.mega.mu
Contribuer à la croissance du marché touristique mauricien. Tel est l’objectif de la compagnie aérienne Turkish Airlines.
05 Sep 2016, business.mega.mu
A Qatar Airways aircraft made an emergency landing at Istanbul's Ataturk airport on Thursday because of a suspected bird strike shortly after take off, according to a spokeswoman for the airline.
18 Aug 2016, business.mega.mu
Turkey on Wednesday deepened a crackdown on suspected followers of a U.S.-based cleric it blames for a failed coup, dismissing nearly 1,700 military personnel and shutting 131 media outlets, moves that may spark more concern among its Western allies.
28 Jul 2016, business.mega.mu
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the nation is imposing a three-month state of emergency in the aftermath of last week's bloody coup attempt.
21 Jul 2016, business.mega.mu
More than 50,000 people have been rounded up, sacked or suspended from their jobs by Turkey's government in the wake of last week's failed coup.
20 Jul 2016, business.mega.mu
As many as 27 men accused of masterminding the failed coup attempt against the Turkish government arrived in court in the capital Ankara Monday, as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan refused to rule out bringing back the death sentence for those involved in the ill-fated takeover attempt.
18 Jul 2016, business.mega.mu
As dawn broke in Turkey on Saturday, it remained unclear whether a military attempt to wrest control from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had been successful.
16 Jul 2016, business.mega.mu
Turkey pointed the finger at Islamic State on Wednesday for a triple suicide bombing and gun attack that killed 42 people at Istanbul's main airport, and President Tayyip Erdogan called it a turning point in the global fight against terrorism.
30 Jun 2016, business.mega.mu
29 Jun 2016, business.mega.mu
A car bomb ripped through a police bus in central Istanbul during the morning rush hour on Tuesday, killing 11 people and wounding 36 near the main tourist district, a major university and the mayor's office.
07 Jun 2016, business.mega.mu
A car filled with explosives blew up in a public square in the heart of Ankara, the Turkish capital, on Sunday evening, killing more than 30 people in the latest of a string of terrorist attacks that have destabilized the country.
14 Mar 2016, business.mega.mu
Turkish authorities detained three Russian nationals suspected of links with Islamic State following a suicide bomb attack in Istanbul that killed 10 tourists, media reports said on Wednesday.
13 Jan 2016, business.mega.mu
An overnight explosion at an airport in Istanbul killed one person and damaged three planes hundreds of meters apart, Turkish media said, triggering a security alert as authorities sought to determine if a bomb was responsible.
23 Dec 2015, business.mega.mu
Russian President Vladimir Putin, pugnacious as always, called the Turkish downing of a Russian war plane "an enemy act" and rejected international efforts to oust Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad.
17 Dec 2015, business.mega.mu