Organized crime and narcotics smuggling in Turkey are analogous to the role of oil in countries like Saudi Arabia and Azerbaijan, Professor Ryan Gingeras tells the Hürriyet Daily News, discussing his new book ‘Heroin, Organized Crime, and the Making of Modern Turkey’
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.
Freedom House’s annual report emphasized the impact President Erdoğan has had on the decline of democracy in Turkey
Turkey’s natural gas imports for 2015 are projected to reach 52.2 billion cubic meters (bcm), an increase of 9.6 percent compared to last year, according to the Energy Ministry.
Turkey has taken the chair of the TRACECA (Transport Corridor Europe Caucasus Asia) Intergovernmental Commission for a year during the body’s 11th annual meeting Jan. 29 in Istanbul.
On Jan. 15, the president of Azerbaijan, İlham Aliyev, visited Turkey upon the invitation of the president of Turkey, Receb Tayyip Erdoğan. This visit to Turkey was the first overseas trip for Aliyev in 2015.
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When considered in retrospect, it can be observed that the murder of Mumcu did not only aim at a journalist, and freedom of the press. I was part of a bigger picture - 1993 was a very bad year for Turkey.
The year 2015 will provide more than one occasion for Turkey and neighboring Azerbaijan to show off the strength of their bilateral cooperation, not only in the global political arena but also in the global economic field.
Short films will be screened simultaneously in more than 200 cities and more than 20 countries around the world, including Turkey, during the Art By Chance Ultra Short Film Festival
Turkey’s President Erdoğan will pay consecutive official visits to Ethiopia and Djibouti later this month, marking this year’s first official visits
On the occasion of his 113rd birthday, legendary Turkish poet Nazım Hikmet will be commemorated with a series of events in Istanbul.
Israel does not intend to recognize the killings of Armenians in 1915 as a genocide this year, Israeli Ambassador to Azerbaijan Rafael Harpaz has said
Turkish transport companies are considering alternative ways to cross the Caspian Sea to avoid delays on the route across Iran, a trade organization official said on late Jan. 6.
The evolution of the relationship between Turkey and Armenia has entailed various phases, with some contradictory dynamics.
The Turkish state-run Ziraat Bank has been granted a banking license by the Central Bank of Azerbaijan, marking its entrance into the lucrative market.
Figures show that Turkish consumers used second cheapest gas in European Union in the first half as the energy minister said the prices will not be hiked.
Turkey’s banking watchdog BDDK has approved the acquisition of a majority stake in TAIB Bank by Azerbaijani lender Pasha Bank from Turkey’s Aksoy Holding
Russia’s proposal to sell gas to Europe via Turkey with the so-called ‘Turkish Stream’ will jeopardize Ankara’s strategic importance, according to an energy expert.
Police in Azerbaijan have detained a dozen journalists working for US-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty amid an ongoing crackdown on the outlet that Washington and rights groups decry.
The European Union has joined United States in expressing concerns over Azerbaijan’s raid on the local offices of a U.S.-funded radio station.
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