Turkey’s society and government are ready for bold steps about the Armenian issue, but the country’s polarized environment do not permit a rational debate, says a former diplomat and board member of Turkey’s top business group
Ahmet Davutoğlu has emerged as a strong potential candidate for the prime ministry, after President Gül’s recent statement appearing to distance him from the role
Turkey's Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has rejected claims by Syrian President Bashar Assad that three-year war in his country is turning in the regime's favor
The no-go zone of Varosha (Maraş) cannot be opened on a confidence-building measure in the ongoing talks, Turkish Cypriot Foreign Minister Özdil Nami says
The Turkish Foreign Ministry has banned the use of cell phones by the press inside the Foreign Ministry.
Turkey has welcomed the outcome of the Geneva meeting on the Ukrainian crisis and applauded an agreement on the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Developments in Ukraine have pushed the Syrian crisis to the background much to the satisfaction of the Syrian regime
In investigations involving the MİT chief, the president will have the final say over whether he or she will be tried, according to an amendment in a new draft law
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
“We are at war with Syria,” said Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan speaking on the night of March 30, which marked his victory in the local elections.
Russia welcomes Turkey’s assurances of commitment to the Montreux Convention, spokesman Alexander Lukashevich said
Consecutive statements from top Russian officials blaming Turkey for the violation of the sensitive Montreux Convention by NATO countries have seriously disturbed the Turkish government
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
Jamie Shia, NATO’s deputy assistant secretary general for emerging security challenges, once said:
Foreign Minister Davutoğlu has warned of a domino effect after Crimea split from Ukraine and joined Russia, saying it could set an example for other frozen conflicts
Kenya inaugurated its embassy in the Turkish capital Ankara on April 9.
Ahmet Davutoğlu has strictly ruled out news reports suggesting he has recently ordered for the closure of the schools run abroad by the Hizmet network
Turkish FM Davutoğlu held a phone conversation his US counterpart discussing the recent Armenian draft resolutions that were submitted to the US Congress
An “Armenian genocide” resolution has easily passed the U.S. Senate's Foreign Relations Committee by bipartisan voice
A Turkish court in Ankara ruled for a second time to unblock the popular video-sharing website
Category: VERDA ÖZER
Last week I was in Yayladağı, a district of Hatay in southern Turkey, right on the Turkey-Syria border.
The chief of general staff has ordered technical intelligence experts to start an examination into the leak of a recording of a meeting between Turkey’s top security officials
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