Turkey has confirmed German lawmakers will visit German troops based in a military base in the Central Anatolian province of Konya as part of a NATO trip, after efforts by the alliance’s secretary-general to resolve the row between the two allies.
Alexey Yerkhov, the new Russian ambassador to Ankara who replaced his murdered predecessor Andrey Karlov, has said he feels no security concerns in the country
Category: SELİN NASİ
U.S. President Donald Trump’s approval of new sanctions against Russia has triggered a debate as to whether the latest spiral of tensions might lead to a new Cold War between Washington and Moscow.
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım chaired a security meeting on Aug. 9 with Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, Customs and Trade Minister Bülent Tüfenkci, Presidential Spokesperson İbrahim Kalın, Chief of General Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar and intelligence chief Hakan Fidan.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Turkey has been at odds with its biggest military ally the U.S. for some time over Washington’s selection for a partner in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL), or DAESH in Arabic initials.
The U.S.-led coalition campaign to destroy the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) enters its fourth year, with authorities declaring concrete improvement, as Turkey, a key player in the coalition, also intensifies separate efforts for ceasefire in its neighbor Syria
Turkey and NATO are in talks regarding a possible visit of German lawmakers to an air base in the Central Anatolian province of Konya within the framework of NATO, a diplomat familiar with the discussion told the Hürriyet Daily News on Aug. 8
Category: ÜNAL ÇEVİKÖZ
Sustainability in world peace requires non-confrontational and reasonably harmonious relations between great powers.
Kosovo’s Roma minority “are not treated as humans,” laments Florim Masurica, who is seeking justice for his disabled son, one of the children suffering from suspected lead-poisoning contracted at post-war United Nations camps.
NATO’s relationship with Russia is more difficult than it has been at any point since the end of the Cold War, according to Western defense alliance NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
Ties between NATO and Russia are at their most difficult phase since the Cold War, the alliance’s Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has said, blaming Russia for its role in the Ukraine conflict
The U.S. embassy in Ankara has denied recent Turkish media reports that the U.S. had sent arms to the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in Syria, stressing that Washington was fully transparent to Turkey about the weapons sent to the group
The rift between Turkey and its biggest military ally the U.S. is continuing over two major issues. One is the ongoing activities of Fethullah Gülen, the U.S.-resident Islamist preacher accused of being behind the military coup attempt of July 15, 2016.
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
Turkish democrats have for decades been critical of the military’s role in civilian life. They have also been critical of the ideological indoctrination that soldiers have been subjected to, starting from the early stages.
Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and his Bulgarian counterpart Boyko Borissov signed a friendship treaty yesterday in a move designed to end years of diplomatic wrangling and boost Macedonia’s European integration.
Moroccan Ambassador to Ankara Menouar Alem died on July 31 in the Moroccan capital Rabat, the Moroccan News Agency has reported, citing his relatives.
The Pentagon on July 31 criticized Turkey’s plans to purchase a Russian air-defense system instead of investing in NATO technology.
Turkey and the U.S., Ankara’s biggest ally in the Western defense organization NATO, are embroiled in a new row over the Syrian civil war and are publically accusing each other of helping terrorists
Since 1980, Russia celebrates its Navy Day on the last Sunday of July. Navy Day in Russia was established in 1939.
Category: CANSU ÇAMLIBEL
Turkey-U.S. relations, which have already been on a rough patch primarily because of Washington’s partnership with the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in Syria, loaded additional stress on three – possibly four – fronts in only a week’s time
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