Turkey will 'never' allow the establishment of a state in northern Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, while criticizing the United States for cooperating with the Democratic Union Party (PYD) and its armed wing Peoples’ Protection Units (YPG)
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
Teacher Semih Özaçka and academic Nuriye Gülmen were arrested on terror charges on May 23, on the 75th day of their hunger strike.
Four months ago, 30 young Syrian and Iraqi refugees living in Ankara came together with 30 young Turkish people to form “Our Choir,” in order to give a concert for World Refugee Day (WRD) on June 20, 2017
Birol Başkan speaks to HDN about his book ‘Turkey and Qatar in the Tangled Geopolitics of the Middle East’ and the ongoing crisis in the Arab Gulf
The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has decided to limit its criticism of the main opposition Republican People’s Party’s (CHP) “justice march” in the coming period
The Turkish government has delivered the necessary compensation to the families of the victims of Israel’s 2010 raid on the Mavi Marmara flotilla, Finance Minister Naci Ağbal said on June 23, after controversy over delayed payments
Imprisoned main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Istanbul lawmaker Enis Berberoğlu’s lawyers have appealed to the Constitutional Court over his imprisonment
There is no information that an abducted Turkish teacher has been killed by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), the governor’s office in the eastern province of Tunceli has stated
An Ankara court rejected the release demand of jailed Turkish educators who have been on hunger strikes for 108 days
The number of residential properties sold to foreigners in Turkey surged by 10.1 percent year-on-year in May, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) revealed on June 23, with Saudi Arabian citizens topping the buyers list
Turkey does not plan to reassess a deal on its military base in Qatar, Defense Minister Fikri Işık said on June 23 in a reply to a call from four Arab states to shut down its military base in the Gulf state
One in every eight people in Turkey is in need of aid, according to statistics released by the Family and Social Policies Ministry upon a parliamentary question submitted by independent Ankara lawmaker Aylin Nazlıaka
The Turkish government wants to set up a “joint mechanism” with the U.S. to collect arms sent to the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) by the U.S. after the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is defeated, Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Işık has said.
Some 33,000 teachers have been dismissed from their duties due to their links to the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ), widely believed to have been behind the July 15, 2016, failed coup attempt, Education Minister İsmet Yılmaz said on June 23, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
A brigade commander was dismissed from his post on June 23 after a food poisoning incident in a military barrack in the western province of Manisa
Turkey on June 23 condemned a Greek Foreign Ministry statement critical of a Quran recital and call to prayer held at the Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya) in Istanbul earlier this week
Four Arab states boycotting Qatar over alleged support for terrorism have sent Doha a list of 13 demands including closing Al Jazeera television and reducing ties to their regional adversary Iran, an official of one of the four countries said
Category: DENİZ SİPAHİ
We have had a cool June in Turkey. But get ready for the summer heat. It looks like we will be feeling the summer heat in July and August, as the tension in politics continues to rise
Turkey has sent a first batch of soldiers to Qatar in line with a recent deal on deployment, along with five armored vehicles, the Turkish military said June 22.
Category: ERDAL SAĞLAM
Together with the expectation of a change in the cabinet, the bureaucracy in Ankara seems to have put everything on hold. One can particularly observe the rise of complaints from big private sector companies that “things have not been working in the bureaucracy for a long time.”
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