Stanford University’s Ali Yaycıoğlu discusses his book on the ‘crisis of the Ottoman order’ at the turn of the 18th and 19th centuries
Despite the loss of confidence among some Italian companies due to political turmoil in the country, Turkey remains an attractive market for Italy, according to the head of the Italian Trade Agency
Turkey’s foreign trade gap declined 17.3 percent in the first eight months of the year to $37.5 billion compared to the same period of 2015, mainly thanks to the ongoing oil slump
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
The visit by British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to Ankara was bound to be one of the most difficult in his career.
Turkey appears set for at least another three months of a state of emergency as a security body recommends its continuation
Congress on Sept. 28 overwhelmingly rejected U.S. President Barack Obama’s veto of legislation allowing relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia, the first veto override of his presidency, just four months before it ends.
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has promised to campaign to halt European Union membership talks with Turkey if he is again elected as French head of state in next year’s presidential elections.
A total of 1,614 Syrian refugees from Turkey have been resettled in the EU since the implementation of a migrant deal between Turkey and the bloc, while a total of 578 migrants were returned to Turkey, the European Commission said in a report on Sept. 28.
Turkey plans to provide education to up to 450,000 Syrian children in the 2016-2017 academic year, the deputy minister of education said on Sept. 28.
Category: SELİN NASİ
Former European Commissioner Frits Bolkestein once said Turkey was too big, too poor and too different to become a full member of the European Union.
Category: TAHA AKYOL
Credit ratings agency Moody’s has downgraded Turkey’s sovereign credit rating to non-investment grade.
Turkish European Union Minister Ömer Çelik has welcomed the EU’s aid program of 3 billion euros for refugees in Turkey but expressed criticism over the mechanism of delivering those finds through international organizations
Cooperating with the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in any potential operation against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Syria’s Raqqa would mean “putting Syria’s future at risk,” said Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu.
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said he hoped for a “jumbo” new free trade deal with Turkey after the United Kingdom leaves the European Union, praising the quality of Turkey-made products - including his washing machine at home.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sept. 26 said the European Union needed to establish migrant deals with African countries such as Egypt and Tunisia along the lines of the agreement it already has with Turkey.
Category: YUSUF KANLI
The Turkish and Greek Cypriot leaders were to come together on Sept. 26 with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the U.N. headquarters in New York.
President Francois Hollande said on Sept. 26 that France will completely shut down “the Jungle” migrant camp in Calais and called on London to help deal with the plight of thousands of people whose dream is ultimately to get to Britain.
German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen said she does not expect Britain to block a Franco-German initiative to deepen military cooperation among the 27 remaining European Union members after Britain’s vote to leave the bloc.
Newly re-elected British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn repeated calls for unity yesterday in his deeply divided party, but risked antagonizing MPs who had opposed him by promising more power to his grassroots supporters.
The Eighth Congress of the European wing of the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), which Ankara accuses of being an offshoot of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), was held in Brussels on Sept. 24
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