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Ethiopia-Somalia Diplomatic Discussions in Turkey End Prematurely – President Announces

Ethiopia-Somalia Talks in Turkey Hit a Brick Wall - President Declares Mogadishu, Somalia MOGADISHU, Somalia - President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud insists that the recent discussions between Ethiopia and Somalia over a contentious agreement 'were doomed from the start', emphasizing Ethiopia's reluctance to engage in meaningful dialogue. Stalemate and Escalating Tensions Ethiopia, according to Mohamud, has been employing "stall tactics" despite expressing interest in discussions. He argued that Ethiopia's unyielding position…

Dutch Triumph Over Turkey to Set Up Euro 2024 Semifinal Showdown with England

Dramatic Battle Between Netherlands and Türkiye in Euro 2024 Quarter-final Nathan Ake of the Netherlands battles fiercely with Türkiye's Arda Guler during the UEFA Euro 2024 quarter-final match in Berlin, Germany on July 6, 2024. (Xinhua/Meng Dingbo) Turkey's Early Lead Samet Akaydin's first-half goal put Türkiye ahead, but it wasn't enough to hold off the Dutch. In just seven electrifying minutes, the Netherlands turned the game around with two goals, securing a semifinal face-off against England. Initial High-Paced…

Van Dijk Proclaims a Leap Toward Euro 2024 Triumph Following Resilient Comeback Against Turkey

Dutch Resolve Sets Up Semifinal Showdown with England "We always believed in our ability to advance," declared Virgil van Dijk, echoing the resilience of the Dutch squad in the Euro 2024 quarterfinals. They staged a robust comeback against Turkiye. Despite trailing from a 35th-minute goal by Samet Akaydin, the Oranje's spirits remained unshaken. Akaydin's score marked Turkiye's fourth goal from a defender in this tournament, a record for the European Championship. Relief swept through the Dutch camp when Stefan de Vrij…

Turkey Sets Sights on 2026: Ozcan and Calhanoglu Share Pride Despite Euro 2024 Departure

Future Ambitions: Turkiye's Pledge for World Cup 2026 After Euro Heartbreak Following their exit from Euro 2024, Salih Ozcan and Hakan Calhanoglu expressed immense pride in Turkiye's performance. They're already eyeing success at the World Cup in two years. The team seemed destined for the semis after Samet Akaydin's early goal against the Netherlands put them ahead. Unfortunately, the Dutch team flipped the script with two quick goals in the second half. Despite outshooting and edging out the Netherlands on expected…

Netherlands Braces for Challenging Showdown Against Turkey in Upcoming Match

Euro 2024 Showdown: Netherlands vs. Turkiye With an air of caution, Ronald Koeman underscores the challenge awaiting the Dutch team as they square off against Turkiye in the Euro 2024 quarter-final. The odds and public sentiment peg the Dutch as top contenders for Saturday's clash. Notably, data crunched by Opta gives the Oranje a 58.4% likelihood of barging into the semifinals, where they might tangle with England or Switzerland. Despite cruising past Romania with a 3-0 win, Koeman dismisses any idea of an easy march…

President Mohamud Confirms: Ethiopia and Somalia Delegations Avoid Direct Talks in Turkey

Mogadishu (AX) - Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud revealed that the Ethiopian government has sought Turkey’s help to mediate between Somalia and Ethiopia. There's no sign Ethiopia is backing out from its MoU deal with North Western of Somalia.On Tuesday, in Mogadishu, President Mohamud noted that Ethiopian and Somali envoys hadn't engaged in direct talks. Turkey played the middleman.Prime Minister Hamse Abdi Barre stressed Ethiopia’s real intent: not port investments, but seizing Somali land."Ethiopia aims to set up a…

Turkey to Host September Summit: Ethiopia and Somalia Dialogue Enters Second Round, Announces Fidan

On May 9, 2024, Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan sits down with Ethiopian Foreign Minister Taye Atske Selassie in Ankara. - X/Ethiopian Minister of Foreign Affairs Taye Atske SelassieThis Monday, Ethiopia and Somalia decided to keep talking under Turkey's mediation to resolve their beef, after Ethiopia's eyebrow-raising agreement with North Western of Somalia earlier this year had them on the edge of skirmishes.After meeting Somali and Ethiopian counterparts Ahmed Moallim Fiqi and Taye Atske Selassie in Ankara, Turkish…

Austria Falls 1-2 to Turkey: Demiral’s Brace Propels Team to Quarterfinal Showdown with the Netherlands

Turkiye's ascension to Euro 2024's last-eight happened Tuesday after conquering Austria, solidifying a suspenseful clash with the Netherlands. Ralf Rangnick, leading the group champion squad, succumbed in a face-off against the indomitable Oranje in Leipzig. Merih Demiral etched his name in the history books with a lightning-fast goal, the quickest in the knockout stages of the championship, before netting another in the second half. Michael Gregoritsch rekindled Austrian hopes with his 66th-minute goal, yet Turkiye,…

Euro 2024 Thriller: Malen’s Electrifying Performance Secures Netherlands’ Advance, Demiral’s Heroics Propel Turkey Forward

As Tuesday concluded the electrifying last-16 round of Euro 2024, the suspense had everyone on edge. The Dutch team sailed into the quarterfinals, showcasing a stellar game against Romania, bulldozing past the Group E leaders. Turkiye managed a tense victory over Austria in Leipzig and is slated to clash with the Netherlands in the quarterfinals. The victors might battle England for a semifinal spot. Let's delve deeply into the day's standout stats, courtesy of Opta. Romania fell to the Netherlands 0-3 with Malen, Gakpo,…

Ethiopia-Somalia Negotiations in Turkey Hit a Stalemate

No Breakthrough in Ethiopia-Somalia Talks in Turkey ANKARA, Turkey - Hopes for a resolution dwindled after a much-anticipated mediation effort by Turkey between Somalia and Ethiopia over Ethiopia's contentious pact with North Western of Somalia failed to yield immediate results during their Ankara parley. Turkey, a key ally in the Horn of Africa, assumed the task of calming the ongoing diplomatic spat between Ethiopia and Somalia. Despite the meeting taking place, both nations must wait a bit longer for any concrete…

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