Category: ÖZGÜR KORKMAZ
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu announced Oct. 21 planned amendments to laws and regulations, which he claimed to be “a revolutionary reform.”
Category: TAHA AKYOL
I listen to politicians attentively, whoever they may be, when they do not shout and when they speak civilized and with content.
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Again we see that Ankara is bedeviled by events just across its border, which it can’t control or prevent because of the futile way the government is trying to impose its conflicting agenda on developments that have their own dynamics.
Category: İSMET BERKAN
I had an opportunity to have a long conversation with Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu on Oct. 18 on his return from Amasya.
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
Diplomacy may be the art of telling people to go to hell in such a way that they ask for the directions, but in the Turkish case there are too many people who the Turks are telling to go to hell and, more problematically, they do not seem to be asking for the directions. But Ankara is trying nonetheless.
Ankara has vowed to continue gas exploration activities off Cyprus
Turkey plans to start building its third nuclear power plant with its own means by 2018-2019 after it has acquired quality human resources, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu says
Pope Francis is set to become the fourth Pope to visit Turkey, after the Vatican published details of an upcoming three-day visit to Ankara and Istanbul.
Turkey’s EU minister has echoed PM Ahmet Davutoğlu, maintaining that the draft law tightening security legislation is in line with European Union standards.
Whenever I listen to Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, I separate the words he utters with his academic mind from the polemical language he uses as a politician.
Category: MEHMET Y. YILMAZ
Justice Ministry Undersecretary Kenan İpek held an “iftar” (fast breaking) dinner last Ramadan in Istanbul.
PM Davutoğlu seeks to allay serious fears over draconian new laws to increase police powers, saying they will adhere to EU standards
HDP co-chair Figan Yüksekdağ calls on the government to focus on taking new steps in the peace process
Category: MURAT YETKİN
President Tayyip Erdoğan has added a fourth condition to Turkey’s full cooperation against ISIL as the “regime problem” in Syria.
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has described Istanbul’s iconic Taksim Square as “the world’s ugliest square”
Well, the issue is not only about Kurds, it is also about the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the ISIL, and the Turkish stance on the future of Iraq and Syria
The main opposition CHP has questioned PM Davutoğlu over the government’s alleged involvement in the resignation of the former chairman of the American-Turkish Council
There are two paths standing in front of Turkey’s region – the integration of people or painful clashes – Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu says
Category: VERDA ÖZER
Last week we all got worried that developments in Kobane would put the peace process in Turkey in jeopardy.
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
Three weeks after he revealed Turkey’s new EU strategy, EU Minister Volkan Bozkır was again in Brussels on Oct. 16 and 17 to announce the new EU Communication Strategy and to hold talks with senior EU officials.
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