To find ways to clarify their mission for themselves, the general public and their foreign hosts, Turkey’s ambassadors gather to discuss the ‘visionary’ diplomacy espoused by the leader of the Foreign Ministry, Ahmet Davutoğlu. Ambassadors say they enjoyed their trip to Erzurum, after days of meetings in Ankara, and the chance to meet locals and learn about the culture and history of the region on the side of the weeklong conference
These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in Turkish press on January 10, 2011. The Hürriyet Daily News & Economic Review does not vouch for their accuracy.
Ankara Mayor Melih Gökçek has made waves with his foray onto micro-blogging and social networking site Twitter, threatening to sue anyone who sends him insulting messages.
Professor Hayrettin Karaman is one of the most important authorities on Islamic law. He even handles the fiercest debates with the manner of a real believer and with tremendous tolerance.
Washington sees the current Turkish leadership as turning into a populist, authoritarian regime rooted in Islamism.
These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in Turkish press on January 9, 2011. The Hürriyet Daily News & Economic Review does not vouch for their accuracy.
FM Ahmet Davutoğlu’s 'global opening' vision gives a new objective to Turkish diplomacy. However, we should consider the facts and take balanced and prudent steps forward.
Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu said Sunday the kidnapped Turkish engineer in Afghanistan was rescued and had reached the Turkish Embassy in Kabul.
Category: ARIANA FERENTINOU
It seems the Greek and Turkish prime ministers had their own particular reasons for publicly 'crossing swords' at a recent meeting in Erzurum, but perhaps were not aiming at each other.
Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has postponed his planned visit to Iraq due to his program with President Abdullah Gül.
Category: YUSUF KANLI
As Papandreou has said time has long come to speak 'frankly about our future.' Do we have a common future? 'Will this be a future of peace or confrontation?'
Allegations that Turkish fighter jets have been flying over Greek islands in the Aegean Sea marred Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou's 'gesture visit' to Turkey.
Despite recent positive momentum in Turkish-Greek ties, the Turkish prime minister and his Greek counterpart exchanged criticism over their long-running bilateral disputes.
Foreign Minister Davutoğlu on Saturday said the criticism-laden rhetoric of the Greek prime minister reflected Greece's well-known positions on long-running disputes.
Talks between world powers and Iran on its controversial nuclear program are expected to resume Jan. 20 in Istanbul.
These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in Turkish press on January 7, 2011. The Hürriyet Daily News & Economic Review does not vouch for their accuracy.
In beginning of a new year, Davutoğlu’s vision seems to be somewhat softened and better adjusted to the real world Turkey's diplomats face.
According to FM Ahmet Davutoğlu, 'Turkey is a wise country reuniting a torn world,' but it would have been nicer if the AKP started their task by reuniting their torn country.
The Israeli foreign minister has blamed Ankara for the crisis in diplomatic relations, calling the situation in Turkey reminiscent of Iran before the Islamic revolution.
Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou is visiting Turkey amid debates over Athens’ plans to build a barrier along its border with Turkey in a bid to stop the flow of illegal immigrants into the EU. Meanwhile, during a special panel chaired by FM Ahmet Davutoğlu, the Afghan FM praises Turkish contributions in Afghanistan
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