Employment concerns for 100,000 Turks in Libya are partly responsible for Turkey’s refusal to approve UN-backed sanctions against the North African country.
Sunni and Shiite Turkmens from the northern Iraqi city of Tal Afar have agreed to end sectarian hostilities in talks in Istanbul, Anatolia news agency reported Saturday.
EU interior ministers backed an agreement that requires Turkey to take back illegal immigrants originating from Turkey and gave the green light to a visa dialog with Ankara. Whereas the Commission wants to talk about visa liberalisation, countries with a high immigration level of Turks are in favour of limited visa facilitations for certain groups of persons such as students, researchers and businessmen.
Turkey has pledged to help an Afghan body tasked with seeking reconciliation with the Taliban in return for them laying down arms, a joint statement released by the Foreign Ministry said Saturday.
It is time for Erdoğan to use his considerable political capital in the Arab world to declare what the world should do.
Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu is expected to meet Monday with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in Geneva, a senior Turkish diplomat has said.
These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in Turkish press on February 25, 2011. The Hürriyet Daily News & Economic Review does not vouch for their accuracy.
Following the EU’s failure to take step on a visa facility for Turks upon opposition from some member states, Ankara declared it would not sign a readmission agreement.
The romantic phase of a 'one nation, two states' relationship between Turkey and Azerbaijan is over. It is time to develop a mature partnership.
Two Turkish ships that whisked 3,000 citizens away from the unrest engulfing Libya arrived in the Aegean town of Marmaris early on Thursday as Turkey cranked up its largest-ever evacuation.
These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in Turkish press on February 24, 2011. The Hürriyet Daily News & Economic Review does not vouch for their accuracy.
The emergency evacuation of thousands of Turks from Libya is a daunting challenge amid trying if not horrific conditions.
These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in Turkish press on February 23, 2011. The Hürriyet Daily News & Economic Review does not vouch for their accuracy.
Some 5,000 Turks have been taken out of Libya in 72 hours in the largest evacuation in Turkey's history amid growing unrest that has killed one Turkish worker.(UPDATED)
In the absence of an international relief agency specifically tasked with mass evacuations, and with NATO refraining from taking on the job, individual nations are forced to rely on their own resources to repatriate their citizens from crisis-hit countries such as Libya
Luxembourg's foreign minister called on Arab nations to take Turkey as a "reference" for democratic reform and lent support to the country's struggling EU membership bid.
It’s neither time for Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu to be a negotiator nor for Turkey to give advice. Ankara is doing the right thing by shutting up and waiting
Ankara is falling short on conducting successful public and foreign policy. The main reason behind this is the extremely harsh rhetoric of government officials.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Tuesday warned Libyan authorities against making the 'mistake' of ignoring the people’s demands for democracy and freedom. (UPDATED)
These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in Turkish press on February 22, 2011. The Hürriyet Daily News & Economic Review does not vouch for their accuracy.
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