Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan confirmed in a phone call their mutual desire for a deepening of the strategic partnership between their two countries, the Kremlin said on May 27
The German government will hold discussions with the Turkish government for another two weeks over the resolution of the latest refusal of a German delegation’s visit to the İncirlik air base in the southern province of Adana, Der Spiegel reported on May 27
Some eight people were killed and another 34 were injured early on May 27 when a passenger bus overturned in the Kalecik district of Ankara, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
The foreign ministers of Turkey and Germany will discuss the latest rift between Ankara and Berlin over the refusal of a German delegation’s visit to the İncirlik air base in the southern province of Adana, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said.
Ankara and Brussels will pursue a one-year calendar to chart the future course of Turkey’s EU accession bid, President Erdoğan says
The leader of the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), whose military wing is planning an operation to capture Raqqa from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) with the support of the U.S.-led anti-ISIL coalition, has been denied a visa to the United States
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
A report from Turkey’s National Intelligence Organization (MİT) recently suggested that the Fethullahist Terror Organization (FETÖ) earned half-a-billion U.S. dollars from its 312 education institutions across the U.S., describing the country as the main center of activities of the group.
Category: GÜVEN SAK
When I was in Kabul years ago, I was positively surprised to see a branch of the Agha Khan Foundation working on building a cellphone network.
Category: DENİZ ZEYREK
It was the beginning of 2003; Abdullah Gül was Turkey’s Prime Minister. Fadıl Akgündüz, also known as Jet Fadıl, was an independent deputy from the southeastern province of Siirt.
Category: CANSU ÇAMLIBEL
In the same hours President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was walking out of a relatively positive sit-down with EU leaders Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels, a harsh resolution to condemn the violence of Erdoğan’s security personnel against protestors last week in Washington was voted in at the Foreign Affairs Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives. One step forward, two steps back.
Category: VERDA ÖZER
You must have heard the phrase “back to the future.” Nothing else could better describe my feelings while following the NATO summit in Brussels on May 25, which President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan also attended.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
There is just one good piece of news regarding Turkish foreign policy nowadays, but there are many bad ones that have stained the outlook on Turkey when evaluated from abroad.
Turkish academic and painter Aydın Ayan celebrates the 45th anniversary of his life in the arts. A catalog of his works has been published by Mimar Sinan University Publications
In a bid to resolve a trade row with Russia, Turkey has proposed Moscow lifts its ban on imported Turkish tomatoes during periods when Russian growers are unable to produce their own.
The Ankara Governor’s Office has banned demonstrations featuring “singing of songs, ballads, anthems and slogans voiced in a loud and disturbing way” after sunset, in accordance with the Law on Meetings and Demonstration Marches
A Turkish court on May 26 demanded the country’s Justice Ministry to strip U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen of his Turkish citizenship, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
Turkey’s fertility rate hit the replacement level of the population in 2016, at 2.1 children, according to 2016 birth statistics released by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) on May 18.
Two Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants who were killed in a police operation on May 21 in Ankara are thought to have been members of the same “sleeper cell” as Uzbek-origin Abdulkadir Masharipov, who killed New Year’s Eve revelers at Istanbul’s Reina nightclub.
Police officers in the case into an attack on daily Hürriyet and Hürriyet Daily News’ building in Istanbul’s Bağcılar in 2015 testified as witnesses in court on May 25
Turkey’s Foreign Ministry has rejected a resolution by senior U.S. lawmakers condemning a street brawl between protesters and Turkish security personnel outside the Turkish ambassador’s residence in Washington.
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