‘Hostile environment’: Turkey says Greek missiles jammed planes | News

Radar of a Greek S-300 missile system based on the island of Crete locked on Turkish fighter jets, state media say. Greek surface-to-air missiles targeted Turkish F-16 fighter jets conducting a reconnaissance mission in international airspace, according to Turkey’s state-run Anadolu Agency. The indictment is the latest claim by Turkey that its neighbor and NATO … Read more

Ukraine’s Zelenskyy hosts talks with UN chief, Turkey’s leader

LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — As a potential power broker, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will use his first visit to Ukraine since the war began nearly six months ago to seek ways to expand the export of grain from Europe’s breadbasket to the needy of the world. UN Secretary-General António Guterres will use his visit … Read more

Turkey surprises markets with rate cut despite near 80% inflation

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan arrives at a NATO summit in Madrid, Spain, on June 29, 2022. Sweet Nachos | Reuters Turkey’s central bank surprised markets on Thursday by cutting its benchmark policy rate, despite inflation in the country hovering near 80%. The currency of the country, the liraslipped 0.9% against the dollartrading at more than … Read more

Change in the war front seen as grain leaves Ukraine; plant blow

Kyiv, Ukraine (AP) — Four more ships transporting agricultural products cargo retained by the war in Ukraine received permission Sunday to leave the country’s Black Sea coast as analysts warned Russia was moving troops and equipment toward southern port cities to prevent a Ukrainian counteroffensive. Ukraine and Russia have also accused each other of bombing … Read more

3 more ships with grain leave Ukrainian ports under UN agreement

ISTANBUL (AP) — Three more ships carrying thousands of tons of corn left Ukrainian ports Friday and traveled through mined waters to inspect their delayed cargo, a sign that an international agreement to export grains has since held. Russia invaded Ukraine it was progressing slowly. But the main obstacles lie ahead for bring food to … Read more

Inspectors approve Ukraine’s first grain ship, but still no sign of more

ISTANBUL (AP) — The first grain ship to leave Ukraine and cross the Black Sea under a wartime deal passed inspection Wednesday in Istanbul and headed for Lebanon. Ukraine said another 17 ships were “loaded and awaiting permission to leave” but it was not yet known when they might leave. A joint civilian inspection team … Read more

The first ship with Ukrainian grain leaves the port of Odessa

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The first ship carrying Ukrainian grain left the port of Odessa Monday under a deal brokered by the United Nations and Turkey that is expected to release large quantities of Ukrainian crops to foreign markets and alleviate hunger. growing. crisis. The Sierra Leone-flagged cargo ship Razoni left Odessa for Lebanon, Turkey’s … Read more