Category: GWYNNE DYER
The chief source of new problems is solutions to old problems.
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
Turkey is revisiting a long-standing discussion on whether it should adopt a presidential system through a constitutional amendment after Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli opened a new page on the issue.
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Proponents of the Annan Plan were using a very appealing slogan during the propaganda period for the April 24, 2004 referendum: “Yes be annem” (Say yes my mom).
Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER - ‘On Extremism and Democracy in Europe’ by Cas Mudde (Routledge, 163 pages, £45)
Category: MURAT YETKİN
In their joint press conference in Ankara on Oct. 18, Turkish European Union Affairs Minister Ömer Çelik and U.K. Minister for EU Affairs Alan Duncan focused on the deal between Ankara and Brussels on migrants and visa flexibilities for Turkish citizens
Both exporters and finance bodies express worried of the Ankara’s decision to leave summer time unchanged due to the time gap with the West
European Union leaders warned Russia at a summit on Oct. 20 that they will consider sanctions over its role in the Syrian conflict if Moscow does not stop “crimes” in the devastated city of Aleppo, as a “humanitarian pause” the Syrian army’s Russian-backed assault on Aleppo took effect.
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
“Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has accused international media outlets of launching a “black propaganda” campaign against Turkey,” said the state news agency’s story (in English).
In the last two days, I have attended a number of meetings in Brussels concerning the state of Turkey after the bloody coup attempt on July 15
Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
Istanbul will be hosting two events on design.
The European Union announced on Oct. 17 the dispersal of 467 million of 3 billion euros in aid that has been pledged for over 3 million refugees living in Turkey.
A contract for conservation works at the Archangelos Michael Church in the Geçitkale village of Famagusta in Turkish Cyprus has been signed.
Turkey is making preparations to enter the field as part of the Mosul operation while also pursuing diplomatic talks with coalition partners, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Oct. 18
Vodafone has agreed a partnership with Iranian internet firm HiWeb to help modernize its network, the companies said on Oct. 18, making the British company the latest Western firm to enter Iran after sanctions were lifted
The Russian and Syrian air forces have halted all air strikes on Aleppo, two days ahead of a planned pause in bombing designed to allow rebels and civilians to leave the city, the Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Oct. 18.
Category: NURAY MERT
It was about midnight on Friday when I found myself unable to resist wondering what the latest news was and switched the TV on.
After three years and 14 rounds of negotiations, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) remains at the center of attention in the 21st century trade policy debate. This mega-trade agreement between the world’s two largest economic blocs will undoubtedly shape and redefine global trade rules, with its comprehensive and ambitious goals that go beyond traditional bilateral trade deals.
The adoption of a presidential system in Turkey will be a “key structural reform,” Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has argued
The recent week-long World Energy Congress in Istanbul had two major bookends.
President Juan Manuel Santos was not obliged to hold a referendum to ratify the deal to end 60 years of war between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).
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