The terror problem stemming from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) would be entirely resolved in the event that Turkey-backed moderate groups would be supported logistically instead of the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), a senior government official has said
Category: SEDAT ERGİN
The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) was the destination on the fifth leg of the urban gatherings of daily Hürriyet and Turkish Travel Agencies Union (TÜRSAB), which have organized events regularly since last May.
The European Union has criticized measures taken in Turkey against the co-chairs of the Kurdish issue-focused Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), Figen Yüksekdağ and Selahattin Demirtaş, saying they “add to the concerns” of the institution.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
If you change the word “parliament” with “congress,” it could also be applicable to the United States under Donald Trump and if you like, you could add the word “courts” as well for all strong leaders.
The only way to jumpstart stalled Turkey-EU ties is to hold a high-level summit between the two parties, Turkish EU Minister Ömer Çelik has said, suggesting that it should occur in the first half of 2017 and produce concrete results in Turkey’s accession process, as well as a visa exemption to Turkish nationals.
French far-right National Front presidential candidate Marine Le Pen canceled a meeting on Feb. 21 with Lebanon’s grand mufti, its top cleric for Sunni Muslims, after refusing to wear a headscarf for the encounter
Category: SELİN NASİ
The Munich Security Conference (MSC), one of the world’s most prestigious geopolitical gatherings, convened from Feb. 17 to 19.
A deputy from the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has asked Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım to inform the public on alleged human rights abuses by security forces in a village in the southeastern province of Mardin
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence assured the European Union in Brussels on Feb. 20 that the Trump administration will develop their cooperation in trade and security and backs the EU as a partner in its own right
Category: GÜVEN SAK
President Donald Trump has entered our lives like an asteroid entering the stratosphere.
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has held talks with the German chancellor and Azerbaijani president in Munich on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference on Feb. 17.
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence sought on Feb. 18 to assure Europe that the United States will back NATO even as it looks for new ways to cooperate with Russia , but was greeted by muted applause by European allies unnerved by U.S. President Donald Trump.
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım is scheduled to visit European Union term president Malta and then head to Germany to attend the Munich Security Summit, where he will meet with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence
Terrorism cannot be tolerated anywhere, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on Feb. 16 ahead of a security conference in Munich.
Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg laid out a vision on Feb. 16 of his company serving as a bulwark against rising isolationism, writing in a letter to users that the company’s platform could be the “social infrastructure” for the globe.
Turkey is studying the forex debts of its private sector and will take new macro-prudential measures in March, Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Şimşek has said, adding that measures would include new forex restrictions against.
Category: MUSTAFA AYDIN
It has been more than three years since Ukrainians gathered at Maidan Square in Kyiv on the night of Nov. 21, 2013, to demand closer integration with Europe and the resignation of President Viktor Yanukovych
Turkey’s Ministry of Health, with the support of UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO), is conducting a campaign to complete the vaccination of all refugee children under the age of five.
Bulgaria’s interim government said on Feb. 15 it would step up surveillance at the border with Turkey to prevent an increase in the number of migrants crossing
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