G20 finance chiefs promised Sunday to "clearly communicate" their monetary policy actions "in a timely way", as emerging market member nations welcomed the US Federal Reserve's transparency on its tightening measures.
Category: TASTE OF THE PAST
Despite occasional efforts to outlaw the habit, the smoking of all kinds of tobacco and opium was a favorite pastime of the Ottomans
With temperatures rapidly dropping and the European summer almost over, politicians in European capitals and Brussels are rightly asking themselves the question: What if Russia turns off the gas supply to Europe?
'We open the project as a peace corridor that is the result of 15 years hard work by Turkey and Azerbaijan,' Turkey's Energy Minister Taner Yıldız said during the groundbreaking ceremony for the Trans-Anatolian Gas Pipeline (TANAP), which is the first phase of the $45 billion worth the Southern Gas Corridor
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
It is more than relieving that we have a prime minister who thinks he can end the half-century-long dispute over Cyprus just by having a spot of tea with his Greek counterpart on both sides of the divided island. Why did the whole world not think of this before?
Category: FATİH ÇEKİRGE
He is only 14 or 15-years-old. The picture was taken in Germany. It is like he is 'preparing for a murder.' It is a photo tuned to kill
Scotland rejected independence in a referendum that left the centuries-old United Kingdom intact
Legislation requested by President Obama authorizing the military to arm moderate Syrian rebels fighting ISIL militants in the Middle East is headed for his signature after a sweeping Senate vote
FM Çavuşoğlu says Turkey is resolved to stop the flow of European extremists trying to join the ISIL
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Friday that Russia would not isolate its sanctions-hit economy from the West but said improving relations with Asian countries has become a key strategy.
London's Wembley Stadium will host the final and semi-finals of the 2020 European football championship, which will exceptionally be held in 13 different countries, UEFA boss Michel Platini announced Friday.
Turkey and Azerbaijan have reiterated their pledge to develop their economies through mutual cooperation
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
The emergence of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has left Turkey facing a series of quandaries. One of these is related to the fact that when faced with ugly choices, the usual thing to do is to opt for the lesser evil.
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
Exactly last year, at around this time, just as the European Commission was about to release its progress report on Turkey, we found out that the Commission’s envoy in Ankara, Jean Maurice Ripert, had been appointed as France’s new ambassador to Moscow.
Kyiv accused Moscow on Sept. 18 of massing its troops in annexed Crimea on the Ukraine border, rattling nerves just as President Petro Poroshenko prepared to meet US counterpart Barack Obama.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu will participate in a special meeting on Iraq in New York led by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.
An increasing number of nuclear power projects in developing countries have given a boost to demand for firms from the developed world but questions over cost and safety continue to linger
Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan says Turkey’s 2014 growth will 'generally' be within its year-end targets, but warned the country needs to intensify its efforts to attain balanced growth.
On Sept. 18 Scotland will undertake a referendum, historic not only for its own destiny, but also for the destiny and unity of the entire United Kingdom.
US singer Lady Gaga, widely regarded as the natural heir to Madonna’s Queen of Pop throne, has hit the stage in Istanbul for her first performance in Turkey.
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