Category: VERDA ÖZER
This week, Jan. 27 was International Holocaust Remembrance Day. It was the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz exterminatiom camp by Soviet soldiers.
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
On June 7, 2015, some 54 million Turkish people will cast their votes to elect their parliamentary representative and to elect the new government.
On Dec. 1, 2014 Russian President Vladimir Putin paid an official visit to Ankara, where he met with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to discuss primarily the trade-and-economic and energy matters.
The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) is making calculations in an effort to determine how many extra seats it must win in June 7 elections to allow it to change the constitution on its own.
Turkey still heads the notorious list of countries sued or convicted at the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), but the number of applications against Ankara has recently been falling.
Erdoğan’s invitation to ceremonies marking the centenary of the Battle of Gallipoli in Çanakkale in late April was “cynical and shortsighted,” Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan has said
Accusing Turkey of committing genocide is a form of execution without trial, President Erdoğan has indicated
Turkish Finance Minister Mehmet Şimşek has announced a reform package which aims to reduce the shadow economy by 19 percent over the next three years.
A Greek court ruled prison terms for four men – two Greek citizens and two Turkish citizens of Kurdish origin – who were arrested on July 2013 by the coastguard off Chios, for transferring a large amount of weapons and explosives to Turkey.
Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos starts his term by reportedly leaving a wreath off the waters of the Aegean islets that led Ankara and Athens nearly to the point of war in the past. The right-wing politician’s move came days before PM Tsipras, leader of dovish Syriza, visits Greek Cyprus.
The landmark agreement on the Turkish Stream reached on Jan. 27 shows Moscow’s determination to avoid Ukrainian transit at all costs and start its implementation without delay.
French President Francois Hollande on Jan. 28 called on Turkey to take new steps towards the "truth" behind the mass killings of Armenians a century ago, saying "it is time to break the taboos"
Israel accused Turkey’s parliamentary speaker Jan. 28 of “misusing” a Holocaust commemoration to criticize Israeli policy, the latest exchange in a bitter row between the former allies.
The number of suspected policemen detained since Tuesday as part of the latest operation in the illegal wiretapping probe has reached 22, after two more police officers surrendered to authorities on Jan. 29.
A picture of the monument is mistakenly included on the April page of the planner
The presidential emblem at the entrance of the old Çankaya Palace in Ankara has been removed, as the transfer of all service units to the new presidential palace has now been completed.
A U.K. citizen has been detained in İzmir on suspicion that he fought for jihadists in Syria, Turkish police have announced in the wake of demands from Ankara that Western countries do more to cut down on extremists traveling to Syria
Category: MEHMET Y. YILMAZ
I had a short “academic” experience after I graduated from Ankara University’s Political Sciences Faculty.
Turkey’s top cleric has said Islamophobia has been “turned into an industry” across the world to “spread fear.”
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Ankara deputy Gülsün Bilgehan, has been elected as Chairperson of the Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.
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