World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkish and Palestinian telecommunications companies signed an agreement whereby Palestine would be connected with the rest of the world through cable communications.
The agreement was signed in Ramallah at a ceremony attended by the Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad, Turk Telekom Group's CEO Hakam Kanafani, Turk Telekom International and Wholesale Sales Department's head Mehmet Toros, CEO of Pantel company Gregg Betz and CEO of Paltel company Memduh al-Aqr.
Speaking to the Anadolu Agency (AA) at the ceremony, al-Aqr said that "with this agreement, Palestine will be in direct touch with the rest of the world without need for Israeli companies".
Turk Telekom's Toros said that they were proud with the new partnership.
Prime Minister Fayyad stated that the partnership would help the Palestinian economy.
Airport in Hakkari border province is named after Saladin, Kurdish-origin Muslim conqueror of al-Quds
As part of Cultural Diplomacy, the Pakistan Embassy in Ankara organized this year’s Chughtai Art Awards competition in the Konya province.
Most of Tuesday’s dailies cover Turkish President Erdogan’s response to a New York Times’s editorial and Galatasaray’s Turkish Super League title win
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has slammed the New York times in an editorial, telling them not to meddle with Turkey's affairs.
WFER will be milestone for Turkey's energy sector to promote importance as global energy player: Energy watchdog head
Maggie Bogda was smoking outside a bar in Istanbul’s Besiktas district when a gunman, who was refused entry inside, opened fire, local reports say
President Erdogan's remarks come amid easing of tensions between the two sides of the disputed island
Monday’s papers cover Turkish PM's election rallies and the narrowing race for the Turkish Super League title
AK Party MP candidate Ramazan Demir was injured in knife attack in Turkey's south-central province of Adana
A new platform dock for the Turkish Naval Forces has become the most expensive defense project to be attempted in Turkey.
Turkey will host the Sixth World Forum on Energy Regulation and it is hoped it will be bridge for energy regulators from different parts of world.
Turkish dailies on Friday covered CHP's unveiling of a new campaign promise- to create a new megacity - and reported on the opening of a new space center in Ankara.
Turkey's 52nd airport, built on an artificial island along the seashore of Ordu, will be opened by President Erdogan and PM Davutoglu Friday afternoon
Turkish prime minister says suspect in twin attacks on opposition offices had been member of Marxist group
This year, arrangements have been made to hold the art competition in Konya
International training on electricity distribution provided to developing nations