Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
PM Recep Tayyip Erdoğan could make his final decision on whether or not to run for president in the upcoming elections by the middle of May, Deputy PM Bülent Arınç has said
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu prepares to hold a series of talks with ministers of 10 other Western and Arab countries on the developments concerning the Syrian civil war.
The main opposition party is planning to intensify its foreign policy agenda in the upcoming months with consecutive visits to regional countries
ISTANBUL / BEIRUT
Intense diplomatic efforts finally secured the release of kidnapped Turkish pilots as officials confirmed that the Shiite pilgrims kidnapped in Syria also returned home after first being delivered to Turkey
ANKARA - Hürriyet Daily News
The European Commission, in its enlargement strategy paper for 2013-2014, called on Turkey to respect fundamental rights in practice
ANKARA – Radikal
Turkey’s justice minister said they are aware of the problems that European Union put its fingers on in its recently released progress report
Navy officers imprisoned for alleged involvement in the Balyoz coup plans released a joint statement condemning their superiors for remaining silent
Nine pilgrims abducted in Syria crossed the Turkish border, Lebanon’s interior minister said
Abdullah Öcalan, the jailed PKK leader, is struggling to sustain the peace process as the government isn’t taking the necessary legal
steps needed for transformation, a senior Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) lawmaker has quoted him as saying.
BRUSSELS - Hürriyet Daily News
The European Union’s annual progress report reflects the bloc’s reservations over the Erdoğan government’s handling the Syria conflict and the Gezi park protests.
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
The government knows that it has an obligation to draft a new Constitution, Bülent Arınç said, while admitting that would be unable to complete the task alone
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