Efforts to clear mines have been launched on Mount Ararat in the eastern province of Iğdır as part of a project financed by the European Union and Turkey in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
Category: EURASIAN ECONOMIC SUMMIT
Dr. Akkan Suver, the president of the Marmara Group Foundation, which organizes the 20th Eurasian Economic Summit, responds to questions by Hürriyet Daily News on the two decades of the event and this year’s agenda
Two hundred statesmen, academics, businessmen and re from 44 countries, religious functionaries gather i the 20th Eurasian Economic Summit this year, to discuss “Humanity at Crossroads” in Istanbul, where the continents meet.
The number of Russian tourists visiting Turkey soared around 96 percent in February compared to the same month of 2016, although arrivals from Europe continued to decline, official data has shown.
Category: MEHMET Y. YILMAZ
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said that on the day of the referendum, on April 16, the nation would take possession of the seal. When I read this, I thought, “Well, this means the seal was in the hands of others beforehand.”
Category: TAHA AKYOL
Because of our general state of anger and outbursts of heroism, we cannot find the time to see the big picture and review ourselves
Category: SEDAT ERGİN
Yet another clash has erupted between the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) government and Europe, this time regarding the Venice Commission’s highly critical report on the constitutional amendments to be voted on in the April 16 referendum
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has previously said, “Let’s assume I will have one or two deputies. The president - me or somebody else - will have one or two deputies. When the president is abroad, then one of the two or the only one deputy will be the acting president.”
Turkey will introduce an obligation for companies to use the Turkish Lira in transactions in the free trade zone, Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci said March 9, in a move to reduce demand for U.S. dollars by $6 billion.
The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway is expected to be ready by early summer, Transport, Maritime and Communications Minister Ahmet Arslan said March 6.
Austrian oil and gas group OMV has announced the sale of its Turkish subsidiary Petrol Ofisi to Swiss oil trading giant Vitol for 1.368 billion euros ($1.45 billion).
The term “frozen conflict,” often used about the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, is misleading, U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres said in remarks to the U.N. Security Council Open Debate on Conflicts in Europe last week
President Erdoğan calls on Muslim countries to work together to eliminate terrorist groups that ‘incriminate’ the religion as a whole
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
Ankara and Moscow will hold a high-level cooperation council meeting on March 9 and 10 in St. Petersburg. The meeting will be headed by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Russian President Vladimir Putin, with the participation of a handful of ministers from both sides.
Turkey’s Foreign Ministry has condemned Armenia for committing “heavy weapon attacks” against Azerbaijan early on Feb. 25 in an attack that killed five Azerbaijani soldiers, according to the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry
Category: AKİF BEKİ
Azerbaijani President İlham Aliyev took constitutional amendments to a referendum five months ago and they were approved by a rate of 87 percent of the votes. He has now appointed his wife as the first vice president of Azerbaijan.
Turkey may become an energy exporter in a decade’s time, Turkish Energy Minister Berat Albayrak has said.
Azerbaijani President İlham Aliyev has commented on Turkey’s upcoming referendum on whether the country should retain the current parliamentary system or opt for an executive presidency, saying “he’s sure it will go very well.”
The 1992 Khojaly massacre in Nagorno-Karabakh was a “crime against humanity,” Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu stated on Feb. 22.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
If you change the word “parliament” with “congress,” it could also be applicable to the United States under Donald Trump and if you like, you could add the word “courts” as well for all strong leaders.
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