Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
Looking at Turkey’s relations with Europe, one has to put Germany aside. Unlike the crisis with Holland, which can be overcome and explained by the heat of elections in both countries, the tension between Turkey and Germany goes deeper. On several foreign policy issues, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is the sole decision maker.
U.S.-backed forces launched a major move to take Raqqa, the headquarters of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Syria on June 6, with Ankara warning that it will retaliate immediately if the military operation poses a threat against Turkey.
An Ankara court has awarded the family of a victim who was killed in an Ankara twin bomb attack, done by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in October 2015, a total of 500,000 Turkish Liras ($141,000) in damages for mental anguish, daily Milliyet reported on June 6
One Turkish soldier was killed and six were wounded in an outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) attack in the eastern province of Hakkari on June 6, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
A denaturalization process for U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen, two lawmakers of the Kurdish issue-focused Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) and 127 others has officially come into effect
Ankara and Berlin failed to reach a consensus in the ongoing dispute over a demand from the German parliament to visit German soldiers at the İncirlik air base in southern Turkey
Some 48 militants of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) were “neutralized” in a series of operations last week, according to a statement released by Turkey’s Interior Ministry on June 5, while military airstrikes destroyed two PKK shelters and one ammunition depot in northern Iraq late on June 4.
French President Emmanuel Macron on June 3 again urged Ankara to urgently release a French photojournalist held in detention in Turkey for nearly a month.
The United States-led international coalition’s operation to recapture Raqqa from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) started on the night of June 2, Turkey’s prime minister has said, informing that Washington briefed Ankara ahead of the operation.
Germany’s top diplomat has underlined that eradicating all financial resources to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Germany and preventing its activities on German soil are in the interest of Berlin
Turkish security forces killed eight members of the outlawed Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK) in the eastern province of Kars on June 4, according to the province’s governor.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The Orhan Kemal Novel Award has been one of the most – perhaps the most – prestigious literary awards in Turkey since it was established by the family of the social-realist novelist after his passing in 1970.
Two outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants were killed in the southeastern province of Şırnak on June 2
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said that Ankara told the United States that it won’t ask anyone before responding if an attack or a provocation from the the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) takes place against Turkey
The U.S. military offered assurances to Turkey on June 1 over supplying arms to the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), after Ankara called the move “extremely dangerous.”
An outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militant was killed in an armed clash with police in the eastern province of Malatya early on June 2, Doğan News Agency has reported
Children from impoverished rural regions in Turkey have once again succeeded in the national high school entrance exam despite living under difficult conditions compared to their peers in the country’s west.
A total of 218 curfews were imposed in the last two years in Turkey’s east and southeast, statistics gathered by Human Rights Foundation (İHV) showed
Category: AKİF BEKİ
Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli heavily reproached NATO in his parliamentary group meeting on May 30.
In a last-minute effort on May 31, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu urged the U.S. administration to “row back” from its mistake in Syria and stop arming the militia of the People’s Protection Units (YPG) for the operation to take the town of Raqqa from the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL), since the YPG is the Syria extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), which has been fighting Turkey and is designated as a terrorist organization by the U.S. as well.
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