The number of unemployed people in Turkey is 5.5 million, much higher than the official figures, according to a deputy for the main opposition Republican People’s Party
The CHP leader has renewed his call for the PM to launch an effective probe into the corruption claims engulfing former government officials
Turkey’s nationalist opposition leader has chastised the government for its failure in foreign policy
The HDP co-leader has raised the bar in an ongoing debate over an almost century-old tragedy that took place in eastern Anatolia where thousands of people were massacred
Category: TOLGA TANIŞ
A scandal has erupted between two allies, the U.S. and Turkey. On a speech delivered on Oct. 2; U.S. Vice President Joe Biden had mentioned Turkey’s relations to organizations like the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)
Category: ARIANA FERENTINOU
“Anastasiades took the other side by surprise. The negotiations had progressed to a certain point, but with a sudden shift, he changed the agenda.”
American urge to boost economic growth complies with Turkey’s priorities, Prime Minister Davutoğlu said, taking sides in the debate that dominated G-20 summit over the weekend
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu arrived in the Philippines on Nov. 17 and pledged Turkey’s full support for the Mindanao peace process, local media reported.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has stated that he has received “strong signals” from U.S. President Barack Obama indicating changes in Washington’s policy on Syria.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu criticized the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) over the graft allegations during a meeting in Eskişehir on Nov. 16.
US and Turkish military officials meet to hash out plans to train and arm 2,000 moderate Syrian rebels in Central Anatolia
Category: MEHMET Y. YILMAZ
The head of the Istanbul organization of the ruling Justice and Development party (AKP) Aziz Babuşçu spoke to NTV on Nov. 14, saying the project concerning making Istanbul a finance center was proceeding.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Answering a question from a journalist about reports claiming U.S. President Barack Obama has changed his strategy on Syria to prioritize the removal of Bashar al-Assad, to aid in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL)
“I was there, watching the parade in the Red Square, and everything was the same as the year before,” said Ali Reza Bigdeli, the Iranian ambassador to Ankara, speaking about the Soviet Union’s traditional October Revolution celebrations in 1990.
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
Excerpts from an analysis in a prestigious newspaper: “The government… has been posting a series of restrictive laws.
Turkey will strive to implement a heavy agenda aimed at narrowing the disparity between the most and least developed countries during its G-20 presidency, the prime minister vows
Yılmaz said he had already requested to be removed from his post in the past
Senior U.S. officials have denied that the Obama administration is reviewing its Syria policy to include the ousting of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the program, reiterating that Iraq remains the current focus.
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu called for a more inclusive Group of 20 forum on Nov. 14, saying it would give lower-income nations a stronger voice when Turkey takes over the presidency for 2015.
Category: DEFENSE UPDATE
A final decision on Turkey’s disputed contract for the construction of the country’s first long-range air and anti-missile defense system will most likely come in early 2015
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