Forcing the electorate toward a ‘democratic’ or ‘republican’ dilemma may further increase polarization in the country
NATO Secretary-General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer will visit Ankara on June 11 and 12 as part of regular meetings with allies of the organization,
A cross border operation into northern Iraq might affect the economy adversely, said Turkish Industrialists and Businessmen's Association (TÜSİAD) president Arzuhan Doğan Yalçındağ on
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan late Wednesday described Massoud Barzani, president of autonomous northern Iraq, as a “tribe leader” and argued that Barzani's Iraqi Kurdistan
EQUILIBRIUM BY BURAK BEKDILAs I tried to dig further on the ‘military thinking’ before and after the news of an incursion into Iraq surfaced, I bumped into an unexpected address: Russia.
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan late Wednesday said Turkey will have to hold another general election this year if the next Parliament fails to elect the new president. Erdoğan when
Turkish military officials decide to create interim security zones in three provinces bordering Iraq, calling it a routine practice without clarifying what the measure really means
The Independents are coming! Haluk Şahin, Radikal The year 2007 seems to be the year of independent parliamentary members, according to the electoral lists revealed yesterday. The 10
Speaking yesterday to reporters about Turkish military activity along the border with northern Iraq, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said "These things all have a certain procedure. We will take whatever steps are necessary at the right time."
Turkey is once again not invited to the European Council where the heads of EU states are coming together on June 21-22 in Brussels, and this will be the third EU summit Turkey is being excluded from
The electoral lists of the political parties for the July 22 general elections have been submitted to the Supreme Election Board (YSK). The female candidates and those that have shifted their political orientation toward the left or the right
With the ruling AKP having submitted its MP candidate list to the High Electoral Board (YSK) in Ankara, some prominent AKP figures whose names were not put on the list are aiming heavy criticisms at Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his inner circles for the choices involved in the list-making.
Psychological operation targets AKP Şamil Tayyar, Star Terrorist actions and developments in northern Iraq – together with all the experiences we have undergone lately – need to be evaluated
İzmir's EXPO adventure – though interrupted by general elections to some extent – is to make progress with a second presentation to be made on June 18-19 at the Paris Bureau of International
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TDN editorial by Yusuf KANLIAre we still discussing the ‘legitimacy’ of a Turkish incursion, or have we started considering how we can build a deterrent image that may prevent the use of force? Remember the example of Syria...
A law approved by the Parliament in 1984 encouraged individuals and establishments to found their own electricity power plants, which operate on fuel oil. However, due to the high tax implemented on fuel oil, many of those companies currently are facing the danger of closing down
The race to end up on the election lists of parties lasted until the deadline, with leaders and candidates
The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) received support from two different prominent names, as both Morton Abramowitz, former U.S. Ambassador to Turkey, and Patriarch Mesrob II
TDN editorial by Yusuf KANLICenter-right union appears to be in shambles with Mumcu declaring that his party will go its own way
Turkey and Japan, which both hold significant places in international politics, as well as economic, social, cultural and academic ties with countries in the Middle East, will be engaged in intellectual
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