Category: MURAT YETKİN
Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is known as one of the toughest leaders on earth calls, him a “tough man.”
The European Union must thrash out a strategy for Russia that lasts for many years, and looks past sanctions that have hammered Moscow's economy, the bloc's new leader Donald Tusk warned Dec. 18.
A record 15,000 people marched Monday in eastern Germany against "asylum cheats" and the country's "Islamization" in the latest show of strength of a growing far-right populist movement.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel Dec. 15 condemned a wave of protests against immigrants, asylum seekers and the "Islamisation" of the country and warned Germans not to be "exploited" by extremists.
German opposition parties have accused Merkel’s Christian Democrat bloc of creating an anti-immigrant political climate that has resulted in a growing number of attacks on buildings housing refugees.
Germany is witnessing the emergence of a far-right populist movement that has drawn support from hardcore neo-Nazis and also a small but growing anti-euro party, the AfD
Germany's top court said Dec. 12 it rejected a bid by leftist opposition parties to call former NSA contractor Edward Snowden as a witness in a parliamentary probe of US intelligence activities.
Italy and France have expressed irritation with a call from Chancellor Angela Merkel for them to do more to bring their budgets into line with EU rules, telling the German leader to focus on her own economic woes instead of lecturing others.
Germany’s Merkel has accused Russia of punishing some countries that are seeking closer ties with the EU
Many Greek protesters commemorated young Gezi victim Berkin Elvan by carrying a picture of Grigoropoulos as the two teens became symbols of police violence in both countries
Category: GWYNNE DYER
This is what former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, subsequently driven from office by mass protests in Kyiv, said to German Chancellor Angela Merkel just one year ago, at the start of the crisis
The United Nations on Nov. 25 adopted a resolution on protecting digital privacy that for the first time urged governments to offer redress to citizens targeted by mass surveillance.
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Miscalculating the capabilities, resources or probable course of action of their opponents can pose serious difficulties for a political leader
The Turkish business community is “worried” about “perceptions” that the distance between Turkey and the European Union has been increasing.
NATO warned on Nov. 18 of a "very serious" build-up of Russian soldiers and weapons inside Ukraine and on its border as Germany's foreign minister urged Kyiv and Moscow to respect a tattered peace plan.
American urge to boost economic growth complies with Turkey’s priorities, Prime Minister Davutoğlu said, taking sides in the debate that dominated G-20 summit over the weekend
Russia said Monday it has expelled a German diplomat and a number of Polish diplomats in response to the expulsion of its diplomats amid cooling ties with the EU over Ukraine.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted Nov. 17 that Britain remain in the European Union, saying it was a vital gateway to the world for continental nations.
French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday wraps up months of commemorations of the centenary of World War I with the inauguration of a unique memorial carrying the names of nearly 600,000 fallen soldiers of all nationalities.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel praised the courageous citizens who peacefully brought down the Berlin Wall 25 years ago, calling the momentous day proof that 'dreams can come true'
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