It seems that the AKP will shuffle the deck for the June 2011 elections as Erdoğan does some tinkering with the party and clarifies his preferences.
In Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu’s remarks, Armenians are still outsiders and the notion of 'belongingness' is measured by religious identity.
As Iran sits at the negotiating table with the West to resolve the dispute over its controversial nuclear program, the two sides still have major differences on how to reach a peaceful solution. Though the two-day meeting, which follows talks in Geneva, is being held in Istanbul, Turkey will not be involved unless its help is requested
These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in Turkish press on January 20, 2011. The Hürriyet Daily News & Economic Review does not vouch for their accuracy.
Turkey and Qatar announced Thursday that they have suspended efforts to break the deadlock between rival parties in Lebanon's political crisis, saying it is time for the Lebanese groups to discuss a solution. (UPDATED)
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Turkey deserves to be represented in different photographs, but unfortunately for now it is in the league of Hezbollah!
Turkey is optimistic about the outcome of nuclear talks in Istanbul between Iran and world powers, saying a modified version of the 'Tehran Declaration' it brokered with Brazil would be a 'happy end' for the meeting.
As representatives of Iran and six world powers gather in Istanbul for talks on Tehran’s controversial nuclear program, opinions are divided as to the meeting’s potential outcome. Turkey remains optimistic about a solution emerging while outside experts say the talks are merely symbolic
Russia's top diplomat, Sergey Lavrov, was set to arrive in Istanbul on Wednesday for a two-day visit to participate in a meeting of a high-level cooperation council between Turkey and Russia.
Saudi Arabia on Wednesday abandoned efforts to mediate in Lebanon's political crisis, warning of a "dangerous" situation, as all eyes turned to a Turkish-Qatari bid to defuse tensions.
Another challenge to Turkey in balancing the interests of its Western allies and its Eastern neighbors is coming as Istanbul is set to host a second round of nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers. Although Turkey's role has officially been limited to hosting the talks, the possibility of active Turkish involvement in the facilitation of the talks should not be excluded, diplomatic sources say
These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in Turkish press on January 18, 2011. The Hürriyet Daily News & Economic Review does not vouch for their accuracy.
A day after announcing it is supporting a French proposal to resolve the political crisis in Lebanon, Ankara has apparently bowed to pressure from Iran and decided to put forth its own inclusive 'action plan' instead.
These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in Turkish press on January 17, 2011. The Hürriyet Daily News & Economic Review does not vouch for their accuracy.
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has adopted an intolerant attitude reinforcing his authority and even making pro-government liberals angry.
If the Middle East enters a new phase of turmoil, will we presume 'our' Hizbullah is only internally dynamic?
Prime Minister Erdoğan is meeting Syrian President al-Assad and the Qatari emir Monday in Damascus to seek a solution to the crisis in Lebanon. Turkey has accelerated its diplomatic efforts to resolve the crisis after the Lebanese government collapsed last week following a Hezbollah walk-out because it fears the instability could spread throughout an already-fragile region beset with problems stemming from the deadlock on the Israeli-Palestinian dispute, Iran's nuclear program and unrest in Tunisia
The P5+1 meeting with an Iran nuclear delegation next week in Istanbul might be a rare window of opportunity letting us see what Iran plans to do going forward.
Turkey has accelerated diplomatic efforts to help resolve the governmental crisis in Lebanon that erupted when Hezbollah withdrew from the ruling coalition. (UPDATED)
EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton met with Turkey's Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu on Thursday for talks ahead of next week's nuclear talks between Iran and world powers in Istanbul. (UPDATED)
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