The chief of NATO has said he is in touch with both Germany and Turkey regarding their latest dispute over visiting rights to a Turkish airbase where German soldiers are stationed
U.S. President Donald Trump basked in Saudi Arabia’s lavish royal welcome on May 20 as he left behind, at least temporarily, the snowballing controversies dogging him in Washington
Germany's Social Democrats raised pressure on conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel on May 21, saying if she could not resolve a row with Turkey over access to the İncirlik air base, German troops should move.
U.S. President Donald Trump has called on the Muslim world to confront “Islamist extremism” during a speech in which he portrayed fighting terrorism as a battle between good and evil rather than a clash of civilizations.
EU leaders Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk will meet President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in Brussels on May 25 the European Commission said, following months of strained relations.
Eight generals and admirals and more than 260 low-ranking military officials suspected of involvement in the July 2016 coup attempt, are currently on the run abroad, according to Turkish officials.
Category: SEDAT ERGİN
Viewed from outside, the White House meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on May 16 took place under the shadow of perhaps one of the most severe crises of recent times in Turkey-U.S. relations
Turkey cannot be sidelined from the table to remake Syria, President Erdoğan says following a meeting with US President Trump
Category: MURAT YETKİN
President Tayyip Erdoğan had two main expectations from his May 16 meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump.
Two former Turkish generals suspected of being involved in the July 15, 2016, coup attempt have applied for asylum in Germany, according to local media reports released on May 14, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
Category: MUSTAFA AYDIN
Rapid advances in information technologies and the increase in the use of internet has created a very complex system; i.e. the “internet of things” (IoT). It refers to the connectivity of devices like refrigerators through embedded network software, enabling them to interact with the external environment via internet.
Category: FOLDED CORNER
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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.
FM Çavuşoğlu says Germany is under no obligation to stay at İncirlik base after Berlin threatened to pull out amid the countries’ latest row
U.S. President Donald Trump has urged Turkey to release American pastor Andrew Brunson, who was arrested on charges of “being part of a terrorist organization” last year, the White House stated on May 16
After U.S. President Donald Trump’s hosting of Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan in the White House on May 16, it is not realistic to expect relations between Ankara and Washington to either go back to normal overnight or to nosedive and destroy a long-running alliance
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will be elected as the chairman of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) during the party’s extraordinary convention in Ankara on May 21, marking another first in the country’s recent political history
Controversial Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on May 16 that he would push for the inclusion of Turkey and Mongolia in a grouping of Southeast Asian nations, dismissing concerns about their geographic location.
Soon after a meeting in Beijing with Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan and Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a press conference that he would maintain Russia’s contact with the “Kurdish formations” in Syria that are fighting against the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL), or DAESH, despite Turkey’s objections.
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
“Abdullah, we seem to have the same agenda,” said Condi.
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