The government’s new amendment on the structure of the gendarmerie 'could be a positive step,' says outgoing head of the EU Delegation to Turkey EU Ambassador Stefano Manservisi
Category: YUSUF KANLI
What role does Turkey think of for itself? Does it foresee a “leading country in the region” role? Does it want to play an even greater role in its area?
The government is preparing to reshape the country’s 175-year-old gendarmerie forces, but some observers have raised concerns about plans to link the complex military branch totally to the Interior Ministry.
European Union leaders agreed Oct. 24 what they hailed as the world's most ambitious climate change targets for 2030, paving the way for a new UN-backed global treaty next year.
British Prime Minister David Cameron challenged a demand from the European Union for an additional 2.1-billion-euro payment into this year’s EU budget after a revision of economic statistics showed his country was better off.
The European Commission’s planned 9 percent anti-dumping decision on trout imports from Turkey has alarmed Turkish fishermen, who are worried about losing their biggest market
Six Turkish banks have shown interest in joining a new global program that aims at creating 21,000 new jobs for women in Turkey with new credit lines and advisory services
The 'domestic security package' that the Turkish government is preparing may introduce unprecedented new measures on social media, including special prison sentences for Internet users who call for protests
Greek Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades was briefly hospitalised with high blood pressure Oct. 23 in Brussels and asked Greece's premier to stand in for him at an EU summit, the government said.
The European Union put up 24.4 million euros Thursday in a "race against time" to find Ebola vaccines and treatments as deaths from the disease mount in the worst affected countries.
European Union leaders will call on Turkey to respect Greek Cyprus's sovereign rights, expressing 'serious concern' at fresh tensions between the two countries over oil and gas exploration
Spanish firm OHL has slowed down the Marmaray 2 railway project due to a rise in costs
Pope Francis is set to become the fourth Pope to visit Turkey, after the Vatican published details of an upcoming three-day visit to Ankara and Istanbul.
Turkey’s EU minister has echoed PM Ahmet Davutoğlu, maintaining that the draft law tightening security legislation is in line with European Union standards.
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
Turkey says, openly or by implication, the following about the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL): ISIL is certainly a threat to the world and to Turkey.
PM Davutoğlu seeks to allay serious fears over draconian new laws to increase police powers, saying they will adhere to EU standards
The government will pass a significant structural reform this week in its bid to make Istanbul a global arbitration center, Finance Minister Şimşek
Around 5 million Europeans lost their jobs between 2008 and 2014 due to the global crisis, figures show. Turkish employment, meanwhile, is on the rise
Turkey ranks low on all international lists in regards to rights, liberties and freedoms while also boasting first place in terms of the highest number of newsmen behind bars.
Category: GWYNNE DYER
It’s a slow process, this business of getting recognized as an independent state, but the Palestinians are making progress.
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