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Turkey fines television channels for broadcasting ‘homosexual’ Shakira video
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Turkey fines television channels for broadcasting ‘homosexual’ Shakira video

The Turkish Audiovisual Council fined Pop music channels Dream TV, Show TV and Kral Popsaid for broadcasting the video “Can’t Remember to Forget You,” claiming it is a bad example for  Full Article »

Posted by Rob Edmond on Jan 28, 2013 Leave a comment

Colombia U-20 soccer team headed to 2013 World Cup

Colombia on Sunday secured a place in the 2013 under-20’s World Cup after defeating Peru 1-0. The only goal of the match came in the form of a penalty shot  Full Article »

Posted by Charles Parkinson on Feb 17, 2012 Leave a comment

Colombia and Turkey resume free trade negotiations

Colombia and Turkey have resumed negotiations in Bogota over a free trade agreement, reported Colombian media Friday. Delegates from the two countries have now entered a fifth round of talks,  Full Article »

Posted by Jean Carrere on Nov 18, 2011 Leave a comment

Santos inaugurates Colombian embassy in Turkey

President Juan Manuel Santos inaugurated the new Colombian embassy on Friday in Ankara, Turkey. Turkish president Abdullah Gul attended the ceremony, a move which Santos described as “a very good  Full Article »

Posted by Toni Peters on Nov 18, 2011 Leave a comment

Colombia, Turkey to bilaterally cut visa entry requirements

Citizens of Colombia and Turkey will be able to enter either country restriction-free and visa-free, announced Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos. “Turkish citizens will be able to enter Colombia without  Full Article »

Posted by Jean Carrere on Nov 18, 2011 Leave a comment

Santos announces military cooperation with Turkey

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos had harsh criticisms for E.U. policy to fight the economic crisis, while announcing extensive military cooperation with Turkey, Colombian media reported on Friday. The president,  Full Article »

Posted by Jean Carrere on Nov 16, 2011 Leave a comment

Santos visits Turkey to develop bilateral relations

Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos traveled to Turkey on Wednesday to strengthen diplomatic relations and continue negotiations to establish Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the Mediterranean country. On this trip,  Full Article »

Posted by Toni Peters on Sep 19, 2011 Leave a comment

Colombia names ambassadors to Netherlands, Turkey

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has announced new ambassadors to Turkey and the Netherlands, Colombian media reported Monday. The Colombian head of state announced that Eduardo Pizarro is to be new  Full Article »

Posted by Toni Peters on Sep 19, 2011 Leave a comment

Colombia, Turkey wrap up 3rd round trade talks

Negotiators have wrapped up the third round of negotiations for a Colombia-Turkey free trade agreement in Bogota Friday, reported financial publication Dinero. Customs procedures, the facilitation of trade, and technical  Full Article »

Posted by Natalie Dalton on Sep 9, 2011 Leave a comment

Colombian beauty queen heads to Miss World Tourism 2011

Colombian cutie Derly Vanegas Hurtado, who hails from the Amazon region of Caqueta, is this year’s Miss Colombia in the Miss World Tourism  2011 pageant held in Istanbul, Turkey from  Full Article »

Posted by Jim Glade on Jun 13, 2011 Leave a comment

Turkey arrests 32 suspected hackers of Colombian govt websites

Turkish authorities have captured 32 alleged members of the cyber-attack group “Anonymous” that is held responsible for the hacking of a number of government websites, including Colombia’s. Arrests were made  Full Article »

Posted by Toni Peters on May 27, 2011 Leave a comment

Colombia, Turkey FTA talks to commence

The latest round of negotiations regarding a free trade agreement between Colombia and Turkey will begin at the end of May, local media reported. Between May 30 and June 3  Full Article »

Posted by Edward Fox on Apr 12, 2011 Leave a comment

FTA with Canada operational within 3 months: Minister

Foreign Minister Maria Angela Holguin stated Monday that the free trade agreement between Colombia and Canada should be operational within the next two to three months. According to Caracol Radio,  Full Article »

Posted by Edward Fox on Mar 16, 2011 Leave a comment

Turkey, Colombia open trade talks

Negotiating teams from Colombia and Turkey have begun to discuss a free trade agreement between the two states, Spanish news agency EFE reports. Meetings began on Monday in the Turkish  Full Article »

Posted by Kirsten Begg on Aug 4, 2010 Leave a comment

Euro MP slams Uribe’s role in UN Israeli raid inquiry

Left-wing Spanish politician and Member of the European Parliament Willy Meyer criticized the selection of Colombian President Alvaro Uribe as vice chairman in a United Nations (U.N.) inquiry into an Israeli  Full Article »