Category: TASTE OF THE PAST
While the Ottoman Empire famously welcomed Jews fleeing the reconquista in Iberia in the 1400s, the community has a much longer history in Anatolia and Thrace, stretching back to the period before the Common Era
Category: FEHİM TAŞTEKİN
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, once a staunch supporter of EU criteria, is now telling the EU to mind its own business.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is known as one of the toughest leaders on earth calls, him a “tough man.”
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
The photo featured happy faces – Turkish and European. Last week, three EU bigwigs were in Ankara: Federica Mogherini, the EU’s foreign affairs chief; Johannes Hahn, a chief enlargement official; and Christos Stylianides, commissioner for humanitarian aid and crisis management.
Amid international economic sanctions that have pounded Russia increasingly hard, Moscow is focusing its efforts on diversifying its energy-based economy with the help of innovation that brings not only commercial promises but also many existential paradoxes
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.
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
It is ironic that it is only at times like this that the EU starts waving the big stick, warning Ankara that if it does not fulfill its obligations in terms of democracy, human rights, and the rule of law it will endanger its membership prospects.
Category: MUSTAFA AYDIN
Russian President Vladimir Putin created a sensation when he announced during a visit to Turkey on Dec. 1 that Russia would stop developing the South Stream Gas Project and would instead explore a new pipeline project to transport natural gas to Europe through Turkey.
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
The advent of Today’s Zaman was certainly good news for the Hürriyet Daily News. Developing a rival is always good for any establishment that enjoyed being the sole player for decades in a given sector.
When President Vikto Yanukovych of Ukraine fled his capital Kiev on Feb. 21, 2014, after the Maidan protests, very few could have predicted that it would unfold into a second Cold War between Moscow and the West.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says that Western sanctions have been an important factor in the current economic crisis, but not the only one
Turkish agriculture sector producers, who had raised their hopes of taking a larger share in the Russian market, are now paying the price of advanced sales in the ruble
A Palestinian state should be established as soon as possible within the borders established in 1967, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Çavuşoğlu has said, during a ceremony to decorate the outgoing Palestinian ambassador in Ankara with the outstanding service award.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has described Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan as a “tough man”
Japanese electronics conglomerate Panasonic plans to achieve growth in Turkey’s neighboring regions after it acquired a majority stake of Turkey-based electrical installation materials producer Viko this year
New York’s MoMA examines uneven urban development in Turkey in a new exhibition, addressing six cities, including Istanbul
The packaging industry increased its exports by 11 percent in the first nine months of the year from the same period of 2013, up to $2.87 billion
China signed a huge deal to finance a high-speed bullet train between Budapest and Belgrade, a key link in Beijing’s expanding network for getting its goods to European markets.
SunExpress, a joint venture of Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa, will launch flights to 16 new foreign destinations from İzmir and Antalya by summer 2015.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan launched a new broadside against the European Union on Dec. 17 over its condemnation of recent raids on the local media, saying Brussels has no right to give Ankara a "democracy lesson."
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