Day: September 16, 2020

Bombardier and Alstom Sign Definitive Agreement for Sale of Transportation Business

September 16, 2020

Sale based on enterprise value of $8.4 billion (EUR 7.15B), reflecting a post-MOU $350M (€300M) price reduction, offset by positive foreign currency impact Net proceeds to Bombardier expected to be ~$4.0B at closing Closing now expected in the first quarter of 2021, subject to customary closing conditions and remaining regulatory approvals All amounts in this […]

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Turkish, Russian military delegations to discuss Idlib

September 16, 2020

A meeting between Turkish and Russian military delegations will be held at Turkey’s National Defense Ministry in the Turkish capital Ankara on Wednesday.   According to the ministry, during the meeting, developments in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province, and the current situation on the field will be discussed.   Idlib falls within a de-escalation zone forged […]

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Turkish police arrest 106 over FETO terror links

September 16, 2020

Police in Turkey remanded in custody 106 people over their suspected links to the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), the group behind the 2016 defeated coup attempt, security sources said on Wednesday.   Prosecutors in Istanbul had issued warrants for 132 suspects, including 82 active soldiers and 50 dismissed or retired soldiers from the Turkish Armed […]

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Turkey urges India to ease restrictions in Kashmir

September 16, 2020

Turkey on Tuesday reiterated its call to the Indian government to ease the current restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir.   “We sincerely desire that Kashmir issue is resolved through peaceful means between India and Pakistan on the basis of the relevant UN resolutions,” according to a statement by Turkey at the 45th Session of the […]

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Denver Nuggets make NBA history, move to West finals

September 16, 2020

The Denver Nuggets have made NBA history as the first team ever to overcome a 3-1 deficit twice in the same playoffs.   The Nuggets moved to the Western Conference finals late Tuesday after defeating the Los Angeles Clippers 104-89 to win the series 4-3.   Denver’s duo of Jamal Murray and Nikola Jokic had […]

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Turkey: Over 310 kg of heroin seized, suspect arrested

September 16, 2020

Over 310 kilograms of heroin were seized and a suspect arrested in eastern Turkey on Wednesday, a security source said.   A total of 310.8 kilograms (over 685 pounds) of heroin were found in liquid form in the fuel tank of a tow truck in Van province’s Gurpinar district, said the source, requesting anonymity due […]

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INFOGRAPHIC – Turkey set to host 7th Istanbul Mediation Conference

September 16, 2020

Turkey is set to host the 7th Istanbul Mediation Conference on Sept. 17 with the attendance of high-level representatives of international organizations.   With its efforts in recent years, Turkey has become a brand in peaceful resolution of disputes and field of mediation — which is one of the peaceful solutions for the international problems […]

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Indonesia, UN join hands for access to COVID-19 vaccine

September 16, 2020

Indonesia is collaborating with UNICEF to ensure access to a coronavirus vaccine once it is available.   The commitment was marked with the signing of anMoU between the Ministry of Health and the UN agency in the capital Jakarta on Wednesday.   Health Minister TerawanAgusPutranto said Indonesia will get access to the vaccine through the […]

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