Category: YUSUF KANLI
There is an absolute need to improve Turkey’s image, seriously battered with the dictatorial leadership style of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Russian leader Vladimir Putin warned that Ukraine is on the verge of civil war after the Kiev government sent in troops against pro-Moscow separatists in the east of the country
Turkey would consider allowing the South Stream pipeline, which will carry natural gas from Russia to Europe, to pass through Turkish territory if Moscow made such a request
Eight people died, including a child, and five others were missing after a boat carrying migrants towards Greece capsized off western Turkey
Separatists flew the Russian flag on armoured vehicles taken from the Ukrainian army, aborting a Kiev government operation to recapture eastern towns controlled by pro-Moscow partisans.
The Turkish government is hoping to breathe fresh life into its troubled EU accession process, with a series of new ‘reform packages’
Category: MURAT YETKİN
You probably have read the statements of Turkey’s new European Union Affairs Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu; it’s the Hürriyet Daily News headline story today.
US President Obama told Russian President Putin in a tense phone call that Moscow would face further costs for its actions in Ukraine
NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen urged Russia Tuesday to de-escalate tensions over Ukraine and withdraw troops massed on the border with its Soviet-era satellite.
Reports about torture and abuse in the UAE of British nationals raises the specter of high profile Gulf acquisitions
Category: GWYNNE DYER
On one hand, eastern Ukraine appears to be slipping out of the government’s control, as pro-Russian groups seize control of official buildings in big eastern cities
Italian Senate head Grasso, who fought against the Mafia as a prosecutor, says those involved in corruption, not those reported it, should be cracked down on
The European Union on Monday formally approved a one-billion-euro assistance package to help Ukraine's interim authorities overcome the country's deep financial problems.
The European Union discussed fresh sanctions against Russia on Monday as foreign ministers angrily blamed Moscow for fomenting trouble in restive eastern Ukraine
A Russian fighter aircraft made repeated low-altitude, close-range passes near a U.S. ship in the Black Sea over the weekend, the Pentagon said
Macedonians voted for a new president Sunday in the polls seen as a test for the ruling party in the landlocked Balkan country and its path towards EU and NATO membership
France's foreign minister met with Cuban President Raul Castro on Saturday during the first visit to the island by such a high-ranking French official in 31 years
Turkey wants lasting, fair and sustainable peace in Cyprus, which protects the rights of the two peoples, the EU minister said
Armenia on Sunday named parliament speaker Ovik Abraamian as its new prime minister.
The stars of the World Forum on Governance in Prague, with the title “Fight against Corruption,” were two young Ukrainian women.
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