Category: SEMİH İDİZ
By standing up to the powers that rule the EU, little Greece has provided us with a David and Goliath story.
The White House urged Greece and EU leaders July 6 to find a compromise to keep the cash-strapped country in the eurozone, after Greeks voted resoundingly to reject an austerity-based bailout
Amnesty International on July 7 accused Balkan countries of mistreating migrants passing through their territories on the way to the European Union, saying people fleeing war were being "shamefully let down".
A former Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputy has been acquitted of charges of being a member of an outlawed terrorist organization
A new window of opportunity has opened after the June 7 general elections, the Ankara-based think-tank International Strategic Research Organization (USAK) said, calling for a deepening of European Union–Turkey relations.
Worried as they are by terrorist threats, Ukraine’s future and the Grexit saga, European citizens may not have paid much attention to Mustafa Akıncı’s visit to the EU institutions last week.
Greek voters headed to the polls on July 5 to vote in a historic, tightly fought referendum on whether to accept worsening austerity in exchange for more bailout funds, in a gamble that could see it crash out of the euro.
Greeks vote overwhelmingly to reject terms of a bailout, risking financial ruin in a show of defiance that could splinter Europe.
The 2014 Ukraine crisis reinforced the EU’s quest for gas supply security.
In the last year, around half of the migrants crossing the Mediterranean were asylum seekers.
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
A general review on the state of affairs around Turkey’s immediate neighborhood would plainly show that it’s surrounded with a chaotic wave, from Europe to the Balkans; from Eurasia to the Caucasus; from the Middle East to North Africa.
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis accuses creditors of trying to 'terrorize' Greeks into accepting austerity, warning Europe stood to lose as much as Athens if the country is forced from the euro
A second simultaneous referendum on Cypriot reunification could take place in early 2016 following negotiations between the two entities’ presidents, a Turkish government source said July 2
Category: MURAT YETKİN
It was something predictable to say that Turkish foreign policy, especially its policy regarding Syria and the Middle East, could not remain the same in a coalition as it was when Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu’s Justice and Development Party (AK Parti) was in a single-party government
At least six people including a policeman were killed on July 1 in the latest violence in Burundi, as it awaits results from elections boycotted by the opposition and condemned internationally.
South Sudan rebels opened fire on a UN peacekeeping base sheltering 30,000 civilians, killing one and wounding six in a possible war crime, the UN said late July 1.
Russia said on July 2 a new U.S. military strategy was confrontational and would not help improve relations with Moscow, strained by the crisis in Ukraine
Greece's radical left government suggested it would resign if it fails to get its way in a make-or-break referendum on July 5 that could decide the country's financial future.
Ukraine announced on June 30 the immediate suspension of all Russian gas purchases after EU-mediated negotiations aimed at keeping supplies running for at least three more months broke down.
A move in Russia to review the legality of a 1991 decision formally granting Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia independence from the Soviet Union has alarmed the Baltic States and stoked tensions in ties with Moscow.
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