The policies of the European Union and its member states are putting at risk the lives and rights of refugees in a number of countries, including Turkey, Amnesty International says in a fresh report
PM Erdoğan will announce his “vision statement” for the upcoming presidential elections with a ceremony in Istanbul today
Category: İSMET BERKAN
For a minute put yourself in the place of Pervin Buldan, who was elected to Parliament from the pro-Kurdish Peace and Democracy Party (BDP).
The refugees, including six women and four children, were trying to reach the Greek island of Symi
Ankara is rolling up its sleeves to stanch the rush of militants transiting its soil on their way to join the jihad in the country’s southern neighbors. The efforts come on the back of an EU action plan on the issue
Court rejects a rule conditioning visas for Turks looking to reunite with their spouses to a basic knowledge of German
The European Union said it slapped a travel ban and asset freeze Thursday on two South Sudanese military leaders for committing atrocities and obstructing the peace.
Turkey wants to renew its customs union agreement with the European Union to boost the country’s economy, EU Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said
The OECD has urged the government to introduce necessary reforms to keep the growth robust amid domestic demand and foreign funding dependence
The EU on Wednesday hit French drugs giant Servier with a huge 331 million euro fine for colluding to delay a cheaper generic version of perindopril, a popular blood pressure treatment.
Greek doctors, prison staff and other state workers went on strike on Wednesday to protest against public sector firings imposed as part of the country's 240 billion euro international bailout.
The gunshots fired a century ago - on June 28, 1914 - in the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina took the life of Austrian archduke Franz Ferdinand and lit the fuse for World War I.
The Hrant Dink Foundation has established a fellowship scheme with a view to promote cross-border cooperation
Category: MELİS ALPHAN
A fire that erupted in the production department of a plant, which produces chemical materials in Çorlu, expanded and spread rapidly in a short period of time, causing explosions nearby.
Turkey seems to have officially disavowed any support for the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in Iraq to become independent, despite ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) Deputy Head Hüseyin Çelik’s comments on June 28 to the Financial Times to the contrary.
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Turkish Cypriot negotiator Kudret Özersay has given up hopes of a resolution on Cyprus anytime soon unless the current skidding stops
The new Turkish president will be elected by popular vote for the first time in the nation’s history. Gündüz Vassaf writes about a growing petition calling for a presidential debate
Presidential candidate İhsanoğlu takes a dig at PM Erdoğan, saying Turkey must continue with the parliamentary system to avoid problems
Turkey has drawn praise from the Council of Europe for its recent judicial moves to allow citizens to apply directly to the country’s highest court ahead of a European-wide convention of constitutional court judges.
Turkey’s first round of presidential elections will be held Aug. 10, 2014. With a law that passed in 2012, Turks living abroad are now eligible to vote for the first time in national elections.
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