US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said on Wednesday that Washington was ready to increase sanctions on Russia over its actions in war-torn Ukraine
Category: ERTUĞRUL ÖZKÖK
I have completely opposite views from President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on many topics, but I watch in admiration his political genius, his way of interpreting politics, his economic determination and also his “leadership stance.”
New European energy commissioner Maros Sefcovic was treated to a blunt and rude welcoming in Moscow. No more gas through Ukraine for Europe, he was told by Gazprom boss Alexey Miller.
The euro and European shares and bonds shook off worries yesterday over Greek election winner Syriza’s pledge to take on international lenders, a strong sign of confidence in the ECB’s new money-printing program.
Category: VERDA ÖZER
The Turkish public does not feel safe and secure. This is what the results of the “Survey of Social-Political Tendencies in Turkey” tell us indirectly.
Turkey's ruling AKP deputies have presented yet another bill to boost the government's control over Internet. Last minute amendments to an omnibus bill stipulate that Turkish PM and his ministers will be able to shut down websites for reasons including "national security" without a court order.
Greek leftist leader Alexis Tsipras told thousands of people gathered in Athens that an end to "national humiliation" was near
Chancellor Merkel said Jan. 23 she wanted Greece to 'remain part of our story', ahead of elections this weekend which could sweep the anti-austerity Syriza party to power and determine whether the country stays in the eurozone
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
It has always been “too little too late” when it comes to relations between Turkey and the European Union.
Greece's Syriza party leader Alexis Tsipras’ meeting with Turkish PM Davutoğlu in December 2014 marks an important beginning in bilateral relations, Syriza’s foreign relations representative has said
Category: MUSTAFA AKYOL
Michael Rubin, a scholar at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington DC, published a notable piece a couple of weeks ago in the magazine Commentary.
France unveiled a raft of measures Jan. 21 to curb radicalisation and better monitor jihadists two weeks after an Islamist killing spree in Paris that sent shockwaves across Europe.
The same year Turkish-Armenian journalist and editor-in-chief Hrant Dink was assassinated, a foundation was established in his name to carry out his dreams of peace and dialogue. Here is a look at some of the Hrant Dink Foundation’s projects on the anniversary of his death
In the past 12 months, a radical change in the situation surrounding Transnistria has occurred. In connection with the recent events in Ukraine, but also due to the success of Moldova in the process of European integration
The European Union will appeal a December court decision ordering the removal of the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas from the EU terrorism blacklist, foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said Jan. 19.
As global crude oil prices continue their freefall, taxes implemented on refined oil in Turkey have surpassed almost all 28 European Union countries due to a complex taxing methodology, according to a report by the country’s energy watchdog, EPDK.
The leader of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has said the government’s Syria policy must change, stating that Turkey must no longer be a route for foreign fighters.
Sources have said the US Congress may add several limitations for trading with Turkey in the trade notes it will present to the White House in the coming weeks
Davutoğlu tells the EU they shared many values, including freedom of speech, but warns against 'stigmatizing Muslims' in the fallout from the Paris Islamist attacks
Turkey has witnessed yet another huge wave of mass purges in the judiciary, with the government replacing almost 1,000 judges and prosecutors
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