Turkey has already paid a deposit to Russia for the purchase of the S-400 anti-ballistic missile system despite opposition from its NATO allies, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, underlining that both Ankara and Moscow were committed to accomplish the sale process of the high-tech defense equipment.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
On his way back from Kazakhstan on Sept. 10, Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan told reporters on board his plane that his meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump would be a good opportunity to cover all the issues between them.
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
Country A’s reaction to country B could be seen as justifiable or legitimate if country A is perceiving an existential threat from country B.
Category: SELİN NASİ
News reports emerged last week that Israel had struck Syrian positions in Hama; it is already well-known that Israel has been periodically hitting alleged Hezbollah arms shipments to Lebanon since the start of the Syrian war.
Turkey’s main oppositional party is planning to take legal action against Zerrin Güngör, the head of the Council of State over her recent remarks targeting the Republican People’s Party (CHP), which has long been complaining about judicial deficiencies in the country.
I received a letter two days ago, seemingly sent to many other colleagues by Selahattin Demirtaş, the co-chair of the Kurdish problem-focused Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) who has been in jail in the western province of Edirne for more than 10 months without having appeared before a judge.
North Korea’s “reckless behavior” is a global threat and requires a global response, the head of the NATO military alliance said on Sept. 10.
CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said a person who had once served as a minister in Turkey being tried on corruption charges in another country was shameful
Sometimes when you read stories in papers separately, they are just news items.
Category: GÜVEN SAK
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U.S. prosecutors charging former Turkish Economy Minister Zafer Çağlayan with conspiring to evade U.S. sanctions against Iran is a step taken against the Turkish Republic and is a political decision
Category: ERTUĞRUL ÖZKÖK
Two interesting developments occurred in our neighbor Syria on the day our National Football Team beat Croatia and rose to third place in their group in the World Championship play-offs.
The Syrian army said Israel targeted a military site in Hama province early on Sept. 7 which a war monitor said could be linked to chemical weapons production.
U.S. prosecutors have charged a former Turkish economy minister and a former general manager of a Turkish state bank with conspiring to evade U.S. sanctions against Iran, a U.S. attorney’s office has said in a filing.
Nearly 1 million Turkish people went on holiday during a 10-day public holiday, which started late on Aug. 25 and ended on Sept. 3, creating more than 1 billion Turkish Liras ($292 million) of tourism revenue, according to tourism players.
Trump says US may sell ‘sophisticated’ army equipment to Japan and South Korea, as Pyongyang warns it’s ‘ready to send more gifts’ to US
Washington's ambassador to the United Nations warned Sept. 5 that, if left unchanged, the Iran nuclear deal could allow Tehran to pose the same kind of missile threat to U.S. cities as North Korea.
Iran thanked Saudi Arabia yesterday for its handling of the annual hajj pilgrimage, saying it opened the way for negotiations between the regional rivals.
More than 5,000 civilians have been killed in Yemen since March 2015, including 1,184 children, the U.N. human rights office said on Sept. 5, renewing its calls for an international probe into the conflict.
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