At wit’s end with the Turkish government’s machinations in the judiciary, the EU sends a new letter to Ankara to demand the rule of law be upheld in the wake of the graft probe, although PM Erdoğan remains bellicose
Foreign Minister Davutoğlu has refuted reports that suggested Turkey would soon open its borders with Armenia
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Turkish Cypriot President Derviş Eroğlu was unsure whether he was happy or not with the resumption of the Cyprus peacemaking diplomacy with Greek Cypriot leader Nikos Anastasiades.
Turkey’s defense procurement agency head seeks to assuage Western concerns over Ankara’s missile deal, saying he understands their worries
Ankara cut its direct cash aid to Somali government as of the 2013-end, at a time when the African country was grappling with a corruption scandal
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
Cypriot talks were launched Feb. 11 after a nearly 18 months’ long break, with high hopes that the two parties would agree on a settlement that would reunify the divided island.
Opening negotiation on chapters 23 and 24 with the EU will engage Turkey in the debate over the rule of law, visiting Dutch FM says
Turkey is set to consider a request by the EU to deploy troops to the Central African Republic as part of a union-wide effort to halt ethnic strife in the country
A resurgence of political and religious tension in Bosnia and Herzegovina would pose a risk for Europe and the international community, Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu said
Turkey hosted the eighth Turkey-Afghanistan-Pakistan Trilateral Summit around the theme of 'Sustainable Peace in the Heart of Asia'
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
I gazed at the tiny graffiti on the interior wall on this Greek island’s oldest tavern, Zouboulis.
EU Minister Çavuşoğlu also urged EU officials to share their views with Ankara before making statements
Category: VERDA ÖZER
Turkey’s aid to Syria has been the hottest topic in Turkey since a Syria-bound truck was stopped in the border province of Hatay on Jan. 1 on charges that it was carrying weapons to Syrian rebels.
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
A couple of years ago, I received an invitation from the British Council for a brainstorming meeting about an upcoming G-20 summit.
The leaders of the divided island of Cyprus will resume peace talks today as part of a new initiative to resolve the long-standing political dispute, breaking an 18-month stalemate.
The European Union has expressed grave concerns over Turkey’s new Internet bill that has sparked criticism from both the opposition and actors abroad
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Let’s assume that the graft probe, which started on Dec. 17 was not an actual corruption case but a 'coup attempt' against the Tayyip Erdoğan government in Turkey
The new round of talks between Turkish and Greek Cypriot officials for renunification will be a last chance for the divided island, the Turkish FM says, while voicing hope for a solution
At the end of the day, the rhetoric of the government was that the Gezi resistance had harmed Turkey’s image abroad. We know that the opposite is true
Ahmet Davutoğlu and Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu will meet EU's Stefan Füle and Catherine Ashton today in Brussels
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