Category: MEHMET Y. YILMAZ
The provincial education director of the Mediterranean city of Antalya, speaking at the Antalya Chamber of School Shuttles, said the following: “Girls will not sit in the front seat of shuttles; they will take the back seats. The ones taking the front seats will absolutely be boys.”
A “drug-use map” is set to be drawn up by the Turkish government, as part of its strategy to combat drugs, with “narco-teams” apparently set to play a significant role in this action plan.
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
U.S. Vice President Biden’s trip has clarified at least the thorny issues on the Syrian debacle. Turkey wants safe-zone; the U.S. wants to operate from İncirlik.
Category: CENGİZ ÇANDAR
While I was looking for a place for myself at the breakfast hall to listen to retired General John Allen, I came across my acquaintance, the Afghan media magnate who said, “I was with General Allen last night at dinner.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
“The state’s essence and raison d’etre is to maintain security for justice” said Haşim Kılıç, the president of Turkey’s Constitutional Court. “If that fails, political, economic and social crises become inevitable.”
Danilo Vucetic says a speedy probe into the killing of Serbian Red Star fan would be significant for normalizing relations between Serbia and Turkey
'How much longer can Turkey live with bans and continue to be thought of as such a country?" daily Hürriyet asks
Turkey’s main nationalist leader was forced to cut short a controversial visit to the eastern Anatolian province of Tunceli (Dersim) upon protests from residents infuriated with his remarks declaring their ancestors who participated in a rebellion as “terrorists.”
Davutoğlu argued that the commission’s work should not be considered a routine parliamentary activity, as it is 'a part of the judicial process'
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has extended an invitation to Iraqi Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani to visit Turkey.
Pope Francis is coming to Turkey with the alliance of civilizations topping his agenda amid ongoing turmoil in the Middle East and the rise of racism across the world. The cleric’s visit that will help
him to reach out to Muslims will also contribute to strengthening ties with the Orthodox Church
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has chaired a meeting of the Supreme Military Board (YAŞ) for the first time as prime minister
MHP leader Devlet Bahçeli is set to pay a visit to the eastern province of Tunceli, but a number of NGOs have reacted negatively
Category: ERDAL SAĞLAM
We have been talking more than usual about Turkey’s energy policies and prices over the last few days.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has called for the formation of a 'joint committee' between Turkish and Greek Cypriots to resolve the controversy over the use of energy resources off of Cyprus.
Partizan Belgrade proposed to postpone over security reasons the waterpolo Champions League match with Galatasaray after a fatal stabbing of a Serbian basketball fan in Istanbul
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu had challenged the MHP leader to deliver his political arguments in Tunceli
Turkey should follow the West and impose sanctions on Russia, the leader of the Crimean Tatars has said during a visit to Ankara, reproaching his hosts for continuing trade with Moscow.
Category: DEFENSE UPDATE
Just as defense trade with Italy prospered in the 2000s when then-PM Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Silvio Berlusconi enjoyed a close personal friendship, French arms makers may benefit from Erdoğan’s new-found alliance with President François Hollande
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Edirne Gov. Dursun Şahin created a stir with remarks that have not only angered Turkey’s citizens of Jewish origin, but also Turks with a conscience.
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