The 47th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) will take on Jan. 17-20 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, under the theme of “Responsive and Responsible Leadership.”
NATO is “obsolete,” Germany’s Angela Merkel made a “catastrophic mistake” on refugees, Brexit will be “great” and the United States could cut a deal with Russia: U.S. President-elect Donald Trump unleashed a volley of broadsides on Jan. 15 in interviews with European media
With only days for his inauguration, U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has said “safe zones” funded by the Gulf states should have been built inside Syria to combat the refugee crisis.
The global economy is in better shape than it’s been in years. Stock markets are booming, oil prices are on the rise again and the risks of a rapid economic slowdown in China, a major source of concern a year ago, have eased
Germany’s interior and justice ministers, representing the two blocs in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s ruling coalition, agreed on Jan. 10 on tougher measures for asylum seekers whose documents are not in order or who are deemed to pose a security threat
Roman Herzog, who as German president was a powerful advocate of economic reforms in the 1990s after the fall of the Berlin Wall, has died, the president’s office said on Jan. 10. He was 82
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The first breaking point in Turkey’s policy against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) was the raid on the Turkish Consulate General in Mosul, Iraq on June 11, 2014.
A Russian military plane crashed on its way to Syria on Dec. 25, likely killing all 92 people onboard, including dozens of Red Army Choir members heading to celebrate the New Year with troops
Category: GWYNNE DYER
Twelve people were killed in a Christmas market in Berlin on Monday, mown down by a terrorist in a big truck. Elsewhere in Germany, if it was an average day, another ten people were killed in or by motor vehicles. They are all equally dead; the only difference is the motivation of the man in the truck.
Italian police shot dead the man believed to be responsible for this week’s Berlin Christmas market truck attack, killing him after he pulled a gun on them during a routine check in the early hours of Dec. 23
German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere confirmed Dec. 21 that authorities have identified a new suspect in the deadly truck attack on a Christmas market in Berlin, one day after the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) claimed responsibility for the attack that killed 12 people
A truck plowed into a crowded Christmas market in the German capital of Berlin on the evening on Dec. 19, killing 12 people and wounding 48 others, with the police treating the incident as an “intentional” and “probable terrorist attack.”
A group of 38 Afghans arrived in Kabul from Germany on Dec. 15, the first to be deported under an agreement reached between the two countries this year, following the rejection of their applications for asylum.
Category: ERDAL SAĞLAM
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will be persistent, it seems, on her refugee policies despite the reactions. Efforts to advance German-Turkish relations despite the recent tension are also continuing.
Leaders from around the world have issued statements condemning the deadly attacks on Dec. 10 in Istanbul that killed at least 44 people and injured 150 others
More than half of Germans see refugees and integration as Germany’s biggest problem, a survey showed, despite the number of newcomers falling significantly on the year.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Dec. 6 said the situation in Aleppo case was a “disgrace” for the West
It is a “disgrace” that the international community has been unable to alleviate the suffering in Syria’s besieged city of Aleppo, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Dec. 6, one day after Russia and China vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution calling for a seven-day cease-fire in the city.
There are still things that all concerned parties can do to save relations between Turkey and the EU, which currently seem to be on a crash course heading to the wall.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Dec. 1 discussed negotiations between Ankara and Brussels on the migrant crisis, as well as the latest developments in the Cypriot peace process, Turkish presidential sources have stated.
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