Turkey has confirmed that it has blocked Austrian participation in some NATO programs due to Vienna’s constant anti-Turkish stance on various EU platforms, Turkish diplomatic sources told the Hürriyet Daily News
The Foreign Ministry on May 22 summoned Unites States Ambassador to Turkey John Bass over a brawl in front of the Turkish ambassador’s residence in Washington during President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s visit to Washington on May 16
Memories are fresh of the Second World War in multi-ethnic Bosnia where Turkey’s cooperation agency takes sides with fellow Bosniacs and makes remarkable projects for development of the country, including preservation of massive heritage of Ottoman Empire in the region
The U.S. State Department has summoned Turkish Ambassador in Washington Serdar Kılıç on May 17 over a street brawl outside the Turkish diplomatic mission that erupted between protesters and Turkish security personnel during President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s visit, sources have told the Hürriyet Daily News.
Delegations from Turkey, Russia and Iran met in Ankara on May 18 for discussions to declare “de-escalation zones” in rebel-held areas of Syria, another round of talks will be held in Iran on May 21, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has stated.
The Bundestag will likely vote to withdraw troops involved in the fight against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Syria from the Turkey’s İncirlik Air Base within a fortnight if Ankara persists in denying German MPs access to the site, German FM Sigmar Gabriel said May 16.
An Istanbul court has ruled for the continuation of the arrest of Doğan Group Ankara Administrative Representative Barbaros Muratoğlu, who was arrested on Dec. 15, 2016 on charges of “helping an armed terrorist organization.”
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
By the time you read this article, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s meeting with President Donald Trump will be over.
British engineering and manufacturing giant Rolls-Royce, which has operations in key five sectors, will direct its focus toward Turkey’s defense and civil nuclear industries in the near term while prioritizing knowledge transfer, a top company representative has told the Hürriyet Daily News.
China’s Silk Road project is about connecting China and Europe through land roads. As there are many countries, with some Muslim countries along the road, Turkey can play a role in overcoming obstacles, according to TEPAV head Güven Sak.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
I first watched them on May 11 as they were performing their art at the entrance to the Arsenale where a number of works are being exhibited or performed at the 57th International Exhibition in Venice, or the Venice Biennale
Turkey was offered the opportunity to establish a cease-fire observation mission in the opposition-held Syrian province of Idlib during a meeting last month in Astana in which Ankara, Moscow and Tehran agreed to declare de-conflict zones in regions controlled by the opposition groups, Deputy Prime Minister Veysi Kaynak told the Hürriyet Daily News on May 12
So you have already been to İzmir and you think you have already exhausted the list of places to visit: Fish at the sea-front, the Clock Tower and, of course, Ephesus. Do come back, as there is more:
Category: GÜNEŞ KÖMÜRCÜLER
The Turkish government has fairly ambitious plans about boosting its defense industry. For sure, the sector has shown a considerable growth in the last couple of years, with almost all leading arms companies developing new prototypes mostly along with Western partners.
An Istanbul chief public prosecutor on May 11 issued arrest warrants for two historians for insulting Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey
An advanced and asymmetric version of Turkey’s indigenous main battle tank, the Altay, has been developed by Otokar to meet the changing needs and requirements of the Turkish Armed Forces based on experiences from the Euphrates Shield operation, Otokar’s chief has told the Hürriyet Daily News
The regression in relations between Turkey and the European Union has started to slow down following the April 16 referendum in Turkey when President Tayyip Erdoğan got what he wanted: a shift from a parliamentary to an executive presidential form of government.
EU Minister Ömer Çelik will travel to Brussels and Strasbourg on May 9, where he is expected to hold meetings with Federica Mogherini, Frans Timmermans, and Thorbjorn Jagland
Turkey and the European Union share a common destiny to walk forward together, according to Christian Berger, the head of the EU delegation to Turkey
More than seven years ago, Serhan Süzer, a CEO in the fast-food sector, heard Bob Forney, the founder of the Global Food Banking Network, speak passionately on the need to bring surplus food to people in need
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