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Turkey invests big in nuclear power
While other EU countries are increasingly investing in renewables, Turkey is planning three new nuclear power stations. The country's aim is to turn from being a net importer to a net exporter of energy.
Fearing Afghan Instability, Russia Considers Border Troops
Russia, predicting instability once NATO-led troops withdraw from Afghanistan by the end of next year, is considering deploying border guards on the Tajik-Afghan border, Moscow's envoy to Kabul said.
North Korea fires more projectiles into the sea off its east coast
North Korea on Monday fired more projectiles into the sea off its east coast, South Korean officials said, urging Pyongyang to refrain from "tension-creating acts."
Nuclear Iran Unlikely to Tilt Regional Power Balance
A nuclear-armed Iran would not pose a fundamental threat to the United States and its regional allies like Israel and the Gulf Arab monarchies, according to a new report released on Friday by the Rand Corporation.
U.S. Criticizes Russia On Missiles To Syria
The top U.S. military officer has denounced Russia for providing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime with anti-ship missiles, saying the weapons will only worsen the Syrian war.
Turkey reduces oil import
Oil imports to Turkey reduced by 21 percent reaching 1 million barrels in March 2013 compared to the previous month, the Turkish Energy Market Regulatory Authority said today.
UN Chief In Russia For Syria Talks With Lavrov, Putin
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in the southern Russian city of Sochi for talks centered on the crisis in Syria.
Russia says Iran must take part in proposed Syria talks
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Iran must take part in a proposed international conference to end Syria's civil war, but that Western states wanted to limit the participants and possibly predetermine the outcome of the talks.