When Gökhan Çetinsaya, who is known in academia for his closeness to Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, was appointed head of Turkey’s Higher Education Board (YÖK) on Dec. 12, 2011, the general opinion was that this move was the joint initiative of Abdullah Gül and Davutoğlu, who was foreign minister at the time.
Serbian Prime Minster Aleksandar Vucic voices 'outrage over the monstrous murder' of a Red Star supporter in Istanbul as Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoğlu vows to find out the perpetrators
US Vice President Joe Biden tells Europe it is time to act on improving its energy security, warning of Russia's 'track record' in using energy supplies as a weapon
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu highlights the importance of the use of Cyrpus' natural resources for peace, adding that Turkey will be the primary user of gas coming out of the divided island
Category: İSMET BERKAN
Analyses predicting that the civil war in Syria will not end easily and quickly, moreover, might not end at all, had started coming up in the summer months of 2013.
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
Turkey’s dependence on Russian gas and oil has turned into another factor in the Middle East. As the price of oil fell into historic lows, Moscow is suffering financially and Turkey can turn its “dependent customer” role into a bargaining chip.
Category: ERTUĞRUL ÖZKÖK
An interesting incident was experienced in Istanbul’s Sabancı Museum last week. Somebody close to a very important individual called the museum officials and told them the person in question wanted to visit the Joan Miro exhibition with his wife. But they had a request.
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
No doubt, Ahmet Davutoğlu the human being is an honest, hard-working and modest man of academia.
Main opposition CHP leader Kılıçdaroğlu accuses the government of directing Turkey’s spy agency to plot against his party
Turkey’s intelligence agency, the police and the gendarmerie are to get exclusive authority on the personal data of citizens
Anastasiades reportedly told Biden: 'I want to solve the Cyprus issue as soon as possible. Convey this'
Turkey’s opposition parties have increased the volume in their demand for more transparency in the Kurdish peace process amid growing dissatisfaction with the amount of information that has been shared by the government on the matter.
Category: ÖZGÜR KORKMAZ
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, among all other things that should surprise him – such as how a bunch of jihadist murderers control half the land of your country’s two southern neighbors – has been baffled by a very simple question.
There is a rumor in town that Arbil will host Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu in the coming weeks. This will not be another mundane high ranking political visit.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
To retake Syria’s second largest city from rebels, the forces loyal to President al-Assad are tightening the vice on Aleppo, but leaving a path to the exit, a ranking Turkish military source said
Boğaziçi University Professor Emine Nur Günay has been appointed as PM Davutoğlu’s chief economy adviser
Davutoğlu confirms that polls will take place in June 2015
An accord to end Turkey’s decades-old Kurdish issue must be completed before the general elections scheduled for June 2015, according to HDP co-leader Selahattin Demirtaş.
Turkey and Iraq have reinforced their pledge to mend ties during the Turkish prime minister’s visit to the Iraqi capital of Baghdad
The government will not allow Kurds to destroy the unity of Turkey and will not allow the 'Lebanonization' of the country, PM Davutoğlu has vowed
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