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Turkey begins construction of Naval Base in Black Sea - Reports

Ankara, Dec 11 (Sputnik) The Turkish Defense Ministry has begun the construction of a naval base in the Black Sea near the Turkish city of Trabzon located in the country's northeast, local media reported on Tuesday.
According to the NTV broadcaster, the base will become the country's ninth naval facility.
It is planned that 400 military and 200 civilian staff will be working at the base, the TV channel added.
So far, Turkey has eight naval forces installations: Mersin and Iskenderun naval bases in the Mediterranean Sea, Akzas and Foca naval bases in the Aegean Sea, Golcuk naval base in the Marmara Sea, Eregli naval base in the Black Sea and naval bases in the cities of Istanbul and Canakkale situated in the area of the Turkish Straits.
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Road accident claims eight lives in Mexico

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22 Feb 2020 | 8:40 AM

Mexico City, Feb 22 (UNI) As many as eight people, including two women, were killed and six injured after a van collided with a tractor-trailer in the northern Mexican state of Durango, local authorities said.

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Indonesia: Min urges rich to marry poor to 'alleviate' poverty

21 Feb 2020 | 11:19 PM

Jakarta, Feb 21 (UNI) An Indonesian Minister has come up with an innovative solution to the country's poverty, suggesting that the rich people of the country should take the initiative to marry the poor, so as to reduce the nation's poverty rate.

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India Networking Gala organised at 70th Berlin International Film Festival

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21 Feb 2020 | 8:05 PM

Berlin, Feb 21 (UNI) On opening day of the Berlin International Film Festival, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) hosted India Networking Reception at Berlinale 2020.

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Trump complains about India's high tariffs

Trump complains about India's high tariffs

21 Feb 2020 | 7:56 PM

New Delhi (UNI) Prior to his maiden visit President Trump tweeted and complained that India has been hitting the US "very hard" on trade with high tariffs for many years and will "talk business" with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to promote American products.

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