Category: MURAT YETKİN
Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is known as one of the toughest leaders on earth calls, him a “tough man.”
The Russian Foreign Ministry says new Western sanctions against Ukraine's Crimea region are a "collective punishment" on residents who voted last March to join Russia
Turkish citizens’ expectations from the coming year are negative, according to a new Eurobarometer survey
Amid international economic sanctions that have pounded Russia increasingly hard, Moscow is focusing its efforts on diversifying its energy-based economy with the help of innovation that brings not only commercial promises but also many existential paradoxes
Three Turks accused of spying on compatriots in Germany for the Turkish National Intelligence Organization (MİT) had no links to either the spy agency or the Directorate of Overseas Turks, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu told reporters Dec. 19.
The court ordered the arrest of Samanyolu TV’s head, while conditionally releasing the editor-in-chief of Zaman daily
Two months after donors pledged $5.4 billion to help rebuild Gaza after the war between Israel and Hamas, Palestinian, U.N. and other officials say barely 2 percent of the money has been transferred.
The European Union must thrash out a strategy for Russia that lasts for many years, and looks past sanctions that have hammered Moscow's economy, the bloc's new leader Donald Tusk warned Dec. 18.
Turkey’s permanent representation in Brussels has approached the European Union to soothe concerns over the ongoing legal case
When President Vikto Yanukovych of Ukraine fled his capital Kiev on Feb. 21, 2014, after the Maidan protests, very few could have predicted that it would unfold into a second Cold War between Moscow and the West.
The race was on in Greece on Dec. 18 to forestall early elections -- and a possible blow to fiscal reforms -- hours after parliament failed to elect a new president.
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
The year-long fight between the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the Fethullah Gülen community entered a new phase after the detentions of daily Zaman editor-in-chief Ekrem Dumanlı
Category: GÜNEŞ KÖMÜRCÜLER
The Turkish Lira hit record lows this week due to several factors. The currency is like a pendulum swung in the middle of both domestic and foreign developments.
The EU said Wednesday it still considers Hamas to be a "terrorist" group even though a European court ruled that it should be removed from the bloc's terrorism blacklist.
The European Union has agreed rules to stamp out tax evasion and stop dirty money from criminal gangs or terrorism finance being channeled through anonymous companies.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan launched a new broadside against the European Union on Dec. 17 over its condemnation of recent raids on the local media, saying Brussels has no right to give Ankara a "democracy lesson."
Denizli’s ancient Pamukkale-Hierapolis site was the most visited place in Turkey in 2014, followed by the ancient city of Ephesus and the Göreme Open Air Museum, according to TÜRSAB President Başaran Ulusoy
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Now is not the time to try and settle old scores in the media, although Zaman may have been an avid supporter of the Ergenekon and “Balyoz” (Sledgehammer) cases against alleged coup plotters in the military, and their supposed co-conspirators in the civilian domain.
Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
The situation of women in Turkey as revealed in the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap report issued every year is grave. In the 2014 report, Turkey was in 125th place among 142 countries.
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
A lot of the credit must goes to Turkish citizens, said Kamal Malhotra, the U.N.’s envoy to Ankara regarding Turkey’s hosting of at least 1.6 million Syrian refugees.
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