Turkish warplanes have confronted Russian jets over the Black Sea, as NATO aircraft also tracked Russian strategic bombers over the Atlantic and sorties of fighters over the Baltic
High above the altar in the Vatican's Sistine Chapel, the halo around Jesus Christ's head in Michelangelo's famous frescoes shines with a brighter glow, thanks to a revolutionary new lighting system.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon met the president of Somalia, President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, under heavy security Oct. 29 in Mogadishu
The governments of Egypt, Greece and Greek Cyprus have urged Turkey to stop trying to chart gas deposits in areas of the east Mediterranean claimed by Greek Cyprus, saying the work was illegal.
The history of the Middle East in the post-colonial era has been one of wars and conflicts with long-standing regional antagonisms and rivalries that show no signs of abating.
Search and rescue operations to prevent migrants drowning in the Mediterranean will be undertaken by the EU as of weekend, but UK says it cuts support, while future of Italian mission looks uncertain
The UN climate summit in 2015 will fail unless the United States sets "a concrete and ambitious" goal to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, EU climate commissioner Connie Hedegaard warned.
ECONOMIC MRI - One third of 11.7 million young people in Turkey are either unemployed as they have not been able to find a job or they are neither in school nor holding a job
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The government wants the Interior Ministry to conduct appointments in the gendarmerie force, while the General Staff is concerned that this will cause 'politicization' in the gendarmerie
The US economic interest in Turkey remains strong despite political strains, says Turkish American Business Association head Beşir Kemal Ustaoğlu
Pro-Europe parties secured a big win in an election in Ukraine, a partial vote count showed, with President Petro Poroshenko hailing people's support for his plan to pursue democratic reforms sought by the West
International net direct investments in Turkey totaled $8.6 billion in the first eight months of 2014, a 9.8 percent increase from the same period of the previous year, the Economy Ministry announces.
A loose political grouping that backs Poroshenko is expected to become the leading force in the assembly, giving him a mandate to pursue a peace plan for the east and carry out deep reforms sought by the EU
The government’s new amendment on the structure of the gendarmerie 'could be a positive step,' says outgoing head of the EU Delegation to Turkey EU Ambassador Stefano Manservisi
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What role does Turkey think of for itself? Does it foresee a “leading country in the region” role? Does it want to play an even greater role in its area?
The government is preparing to reshape the country’s 175-year-old gendarmerie forces, but some observers have raised concerns about plans to link the complex military branch totally to the Interior Ministry.
European Union leaders agreed Oct. 24 what they hailed as the world's most ambitious climate change targets for 2030, paving the way for a new UN-backed global treaty next year.
British Prime Minister David Cameron challenged a demand from the European Union for an additional 2.1-billion-euro payment into this year’s EU budget after a revision of economic statistics showed his country was better off.
The European Commission’s planned 9 percent anti-dumping decision on trout imports from Turkey has alarmed Turkish fishermen, who are worried about losing their biggest market
Six Turkish banks have shown interest in joining a new global program that aims at creating 21,000 new jobs for women in Turkey with new credit lines and advisory services
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