Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport has overtaken Frankfurt Airport to enter the top three busiest airports in Europe, Bloomberg has reported, based on 2015 passenger numbers
Ankara is planning to offer Syrian refugees work permits in order to encourage fewer of them to migrate to Europe, Turkish EU Minister Volkan Bozkır said Jan. 11, amid pressure from the EU to reduce the flow of migrants from Turkey
The European Union will take the first step on Jan. 13 towards refashioning its trade ties with Beijing, torn over how to lower its defenses to avert Chinese retaliation while protecting key industries against a damaging flood of cheap imports
The EU is far from satisfied with Turkey's cooperation in stemming the flow of migrants to Europe after a deal clinched late last year, European Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans said Jan. 7
European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker denied Jan. 7 that Brussels was unfairly targeting Poland over its government’s controversial changes to the judiciary and media
ING Groep NV, the largest Dutch financial services company, has abandoned a plan to acquire HSBC Holdings Plc’s unprofitable Turkish unit, Bloomberg reported on Dec. 16
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
As one good friend from distant lands has reminded recently, Turkey these days looks like the man who shot Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo
The extradition of U.S.-based Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen was “unofficially” demanded in a civil suit filed last week by lawyers hired by the Turkish government, while a judge who accepted the appeal has given Gülen 21 days to respond to accusations filed against him
A former Justice and Development Party (AKP) deputy was detained early on Dec. 11 in Istanbul as a part of a fresh wave of operations targeting the alleged “parallel state” of sympathizers of U.S.-based Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen
A Turkish government-backed lawsuit has been filed against a U.S.-based Islamic cleric, who has become the chief foe of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Sisters Güher and Süher Pekinel will take the stage on Dec 15 for a recital accompanied by Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra percussionists Raphael Haeger and Simon Rössler
Category: YUSUF KANLI
As writing news has become sufficient reason to be placed behind bars or kicked out of the country, perhaps Turkish authorities may ban the distribution of Wall Street Journal in Turkey for having news on its pages
Brussels will remain at the highest security threat level for another week over fears of an imminent terror attack, the Belgian government said Nov. 23, amid a continued manhunt to find a key suspect in the Paris attacks on Nov. 13 that killed 130 people
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
No, Turkey is not going through the same election and campaign days that U.S. President Barack Obama went through
The Turkish government has hired an international law firm to investigate the worldwide activities of the government’s friend-turned-foe U.S.-based Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen’s Hizmet (Service) Movement.
Turkey’s biggest football rivalry will be renewed on Oct. 25 when Fenerbahçe and Galatasaray, both buoyed by mid-week victories on the European stage, clash at the Şükrü Saraçoğlu in a Spor Toto Super League game.
A partial reconstruction of a Malaysia Airlines jet made of wreckage found strewn across eastern Ukraine told the graphic story on Oct. 13 of its violent last moments after being hit by a surface-to-air missile.
As part of his campaign for the Nov. 1 snap election, the leader of the Republican People’s Party (CHP), Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, will gather with Turkish citizens during consecutive visits to six European countries, where he will also meet top European politicians in order to discuss the growing refugee crisis the EU has encountered
A Dutch journalist who was deported from Turkey after being detained during clashes between Kurdish rebels and Turkish security forces vowed to return to the restive region.
Since the beginning of 2015, some 59 foreign pilots among 700 tenured by the Turkish Airlines have resigned from the company amid the sharp drop in the value of the Turkish Lira.
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