World Bank Turkey Director Andrew Vorkink says the appointment of Derviş will benefit all other developing nations
The German chancellor is expected to tell the Turkish PM that reform must go on at a time when Erdoğan's toughening rhetoric towards EU is raising eyebrows in Europe
Turkey and Israel appeared to have put relations back on track after months of tension in their traditionally strong relationship when Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan paid a visit to Israel and Palestine.
The prime minister says Turkey is willing to act as mediator, but says this depends on invitations from the Israeli and Palestinian sides
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on an official state visit to Israel, had a one and a half hour private conference with Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, during which many interesting topics were discussed. An overview of their conversation is as follows:
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Palestine following his Israeli visit, Monday, and met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to discuss bilateral relations and the Palestinian-Israeli dispute. Abbas expressed his wishes that Ankara act as a mediator to help both sides resolve their conflict.
History should not be distorted for the sake of political aims
Shalom calls Turkish PM's Israel visit ?historical':Israeli Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom, prior to Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's arrival to Israel, expressed his pleasure over the trip, describing it as ?an historical visit,? reported
Prime Minister Erdoğan’s recent proposal for a simultaneous effort of joint research on ‘genocide’ and political relationship between Turkey and Armenia, ‘does not contain anything new,' according to Yerevan
Turkish newspapers yesterday wrote about various stories including a traffic accident caused by a careless driver; a foreign court's decision against the head of the Turkish History Association; the statements made by the prime minister as regards Iraq and the Middle East; an opinion poll evaluating the government's performance and the possible meeting of the Turkish and Armenian leaders to discuss the alleged genocide. ‘TIR'MINATOR:The driver of a TIR truck, who is believed to be sleeping at the time, hit a car in Istanbul over the weekend, killing three people, Hürriyet reported. The driver fled the scene and the LPG of the car luckily did not go off. According
Annual Turkish Day Parade in US in late May: ANK - Turkish Daily News The 24th annual ?Turkish Day Parade? in New York organized by the Federation of Turkish American Associations (FTAA) will be held on May 21, the Anatolia news agency reported. The
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Interior ministers of Iraq’s neighbors decide to meet in Turkey to discuss details of how they can better monitor their borders
‘I believe that Turkey has a lot to do in the Middle East. We are aware of this responsibility. We are here for this,’ says Prime Minister Erdoğan on the first day of his landmark visit to Israel and Palestine
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan who yesterday headed to Israel and Palestine for the first time since his government came to power, reiterated his government’s will to help mediate the Middle East process, following a meeting with Israeli President Moshe Katsav.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan left yesterday from Ankara for Israel, accompanied his wife, Emine Erdogan, as well as various ministers from his government. Following PM Erdogan's one and a half hour meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, it would appear that the icy diplomatic relations between Turkey and Israel are beginning to thaw.
Israeli Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom has said he is opposed to Turkey acting as a negotiator for the Palestinians.
Exclusive interview with Prime Minister Erdoğan‘Now is the time for revitalizing the peace process with concrete steps,’ Erdoğan says during an exclusive TDN interview, stressing that during his upcoming visit he will assure both Israeli and Palestinian officials of Turkey’s strong support for their endeavors directed towards building peace
On Friday, April 22, German President Horst Koehler played down concerns that the new pope would object to Turkey's pending membership in the European Union and said citizens of the 25-nation bloc should decide the issue. A Turkish nod to an Israeli consortium for the procurement of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) caused suspicion among U.S. defense industry sources who thought the U.S. contender for the contract was unfairly disqualified. The U.S. Embassy in Ankara said there was no agreement between Ankara and Washington regarding a U.S. request for the expanded use of the İncirlik air base. Dutch Ambassador to Turkey Sjoerd Gosses said nationalist sentiments may spark trouble in sens
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