After a suggestion by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey has started discussing an issue that might have serious impacts on the entire political system of the country.
In the past, it was tradition to call an area’s biggest settlement the “city,” distinguishing it from the rest.
It must be a very difficult job to be a Turkish diplomat anywhere on this planet. Was it any different for other Turkish bureaucrats? Probably not, but could anyone be a better example of the situation “between the devil and the deep blue sea” than the Turkish ambassador to Washington?
Today is the death anniversary of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founding father of Turkey.
The U.S.’s decision last month to suspend processing visa applications for Turkish citizens at its diplomatic and consular missions in Turkey was a humiliating move, not least because Washington is supposed to be Ankara’s “ally and strategic partner.”
The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus will go to polls on Jan. 7, 2018 to elect members of the 50-seat unicameral Republican Assembly.
It was a shock to see businessman-activist Osman Kavala detained on Oct. 18.
There appears to be some confusion regarding recent secessionist moves, with lots of action but little results. But do Catalonia, northern Iraq and Turkish Cyprus share any points in common?
On the 94th anniversary of the proclamation of the Turkish Republic, including the ruling elites, the whole country contested to deliver the most attractive message of the day. Who was sincere, who was not?