Category: YUSUF KANLI
Some 177,000 Turkish Cypriots went to the polling booths April 19 to vote to elect a president that would lead the tiny Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus in talks with Greek Cypriots, expected to resume next month, to achieve a federal resolution
The recent breakthrough in the months-long nuclear talks between Iran and the West is a potentially historic development
The decline in inflation will become more pronounced during the second half of the year after a partial correction in food prices, Turkish Central Bank Governor Erdem Başçı said on April 18, according to the Bank’s website
A wooden sailboat carrying dozens of immigrants ran aground on April 20 off the coast of the Greek island of Rhodes and at least three people have drowned while 93 other were rescued
The German government has backed away from a steadfast refusal to use the term 'genocide' to describe the massacre of Ottoman Armenians 100 years ago
Voters in the self-declared Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) went to the polls on April 19 to elect their new leader from seven candidates including incumbent Dervis Eroglu
As many as 700 migrants were feared drowned April 19 after their packed boat capsized off Libya in what was described as the deadliest such disaster to date in the Mediterranean
Thousands of protesters took to the streets in Europe on April 18 to oppose the world's biggest free trade pact between the US and European Union
The International Monetary Fund's member nations on April 18 warned of risks to the global economy from exchange rate shifts and geopolitical tensions as they took note of "moderate" global growth and "uneven prospects."
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu outlined his ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) election manifesto on April 15 with an ambitious goal of increasing his party’s votes to 55-60 percent, in order to achieve a good majority at parliament and thus be able to renew the constitution and adopt a presidential system.
Category: MUSTAFA AKYOL
About 2.5 years ago, I wrote a piece titled, “Turkey: Fears of Illiberal Democracy.” I argued that with the subordination of the Kemalist military-bureaucratic establishment by elected politicians, Turkey had finally consolidated its electoral democracy.
A Chinese court has sentenced a journalist accused of leaking an internal Communist Party document to a foreign website to seven years in prison, her lawyer said on April 17, a ruling that reflects the sensitivity surrounding the party's inner workings.
Italian police arrested 15 African men suspected of throwing about a dozen Christians from a migrant boat in the Mediterranean on April 16, as the crisis off southern Italy intensified
The Turkish government has announced a new strategy to reform the judiciary, vowing to amend the Attorney’s Act and other related laws
A sluggish global economy, the Greek debt crisis and continuing fallout of the Ebola epidemic will take focus beginning April 16 when top finance officials gather for the World Bank and IMF Spring meetings.
Italy pleaded for more help April 16 to rescue migrants risking their lives to cross the Mediterranean, and demanded a "clear answer" from the European Union about where the refugees should be sent.
Italian oil services group Saipem is in constant touch with Gazprom over its plans to build the Turkish Stream pipeline and is in pole position to win contracts if the project goes through, four sources close to the matter said.
The citizens of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus will vote in a presidential election on April 19, with an atmosphere of returning to the bargaining table developing on both the Turkish and Greek sides of the divided island.
The European Parliament vote urging Turkey to use the centenary of the mass slaughter of Ottoman Armenians as an opportunity to “recognize the Armenian genocide” showcases enmity against Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said April 16
Google dismissed European Union charges that it abused its dominant position as Europe's top search engine, downplaying its role as gatekeeper of the Internet.
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