Ankara’s Cartography Museum the most comprehensive museum of its type in Turkey, displaying hundreds of maps and map-related products
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
There is no doubt that terrorism is Turkey’s most important problem.
Two suspects, including one police officer, were arrested on Jan. 19 in connection to the assassination of Andrey Karlov, Russia’s ambassador to Turkey, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
British fighter jets under the U.S.-led anti-Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) coalition conducted air strikes in northern Syria on Jan. 18, the Turkish army has said, noting that it marked the first coalition air strike in a long time
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
Turkey and its neighbors are getting ready for the new host of the White House. But the signs are confusing. Donald Trump’s policies sound like they will be remarkably different from his predecessor’s.
Iraq has provided information to Turkey regarding Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) members that crossed into Turkey or who have been trying to do so, Iraq’s ambassador to Ankara has said.
Ankara is planning to engage in more intense diplomacy with the U.S. under Donald Trump’s incoming administration, amid news that a Turkish presidential delegation is set to visit Washington D.C. in February to contact the new administration.
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Two important events will begin today. In Ankara, the Turkish parliament will convene to start the second round of deliberations on a constitutional reform package that the opposition claims will convert Turkey into an authoritarian country, while in Mont Pelerin, Switzerland, the Cyprus conference that started last week will resume for technical talks at the level of undersecretaries and deputy undersecretaries.
Turkey’s chief of General Staff, Gen. Hulusi Akar, has met his Israeli counterpart for the first time since the two countries normalized their ties in the wake of the 2010 Mavi Marmara Massacre
The U.S. military said on Jan. 17 that it had carried out air strikes in Syria against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) targets of interest to both Washington and Ankara near the town of al-Bab, following Turkish criticism of insufficient U.S. support for its ground offensive.
The organizer of the photography exhibition where Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov was assassinated has been detained along with an Ankara police officer, almost a month after the killing.
Pakistan and Turkey conducted a second round of consultations on matters pertaining to the United Nations in Islamabad on Jan. 17, discussing issues ranging from U.N. Security Council reforms to human rights, humanitarian issues, refugees and counter-terrorism, according to officials.
Russian and Turkish warplanes hit Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) targets in al-Bab on Jan. 18 in what is the first such joint operation featuring both countries’ air forces, the Russian Interfax news agency has reported
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will later this month embark on a tour to three African countries - Tanzania, Mozambique and Madagascar - with a large business delegation, in a special focus on investment opportunities and potential business opportunities in seven sectors
Doğan Holding Chair Begümhan Doğan Faralyalı will attend the World Economic Forum 2017 in Davos
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) remain Islamist at heart. This is more apparent today in Turkey’s domestic rather than its foreign policy though. In its foreign policy, there is a clear shift toward pragmatism.
Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
There will be a limited participation from Ankara at the 47th World Economic Forum in Davos on Jan. 17-20, due to the ongoing debates over the constitutional amendment vote.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
A debate has been triggered after Education Minister Ismet Yılmaz’s Jan. 13 announcement that a new curriculum would be open to “public suggestions” until Feb. 20.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan called on the financial sector on Jan. 17 to open the taps of credit or face a reckoning.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has slammed educational policy amendments envisioning the removal of the founder leaders of Turkish Republic Mustafa Kemal Atatürk and İsmet İnönü from the curriculum
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