Turkey has increased its social charity aid budget by more than 15 in the past 11 years, increasing the country’s total aid budget to over 20 billion Turkish Liras as of 2013.
Thailand's junta-picked national assembly on Thursday chose coup leader General Prayut Chan-O-Cha as prime minister in a one-horse race that entrenched the military's hold on power.
Pakistani ministers and opposition politicians met anti-government protesters on Wednesday, but talks ended for the day with the sides appearing no closer to resolving a week-long political crisis
Foreign direct investment (FDI) into Turkey has reached $6.76 billion in the first half of 2014, marking a 28 percent rise from last year, the Turkish Economy Ministry has announced.
Iraqi Turkmens, one of the largest minority communities affected by the violence in Iraq, are demanding arms to fight the ISIL, a prominent leader of the ethnic group has said
Risks threatening the wealth of the Turkish economy have been under the scrutiny of international ratings agencies amid
escalating geopolitical risks and persisting tension in domestic politics
The European Commission has announced a series of exceptional measures to help growers hit by a Russian ban on fruit and vegetable imports
Israel warned on Aug. 17 it would not countenance any long-term truce deal that did not answer its security needs as Gaza ceasefire talks resumed in Cairo.
Ukraine has begun test imports of gas from Slovakia via an upgraded pipeline, the head of Ukrainian state-owned gas company Naftogaz said on Aug. 16
Category: VERDA ÖZER
It was June when Kurds came closest to gaining their dream of independence. Northern Iraqi Kurds captured the oil-rich Kirkuk following the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant’s (ISIL) assault on Mosul on June 10.
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
Following decisive pressure from inside Iraq and the international community, Iraq’s defiant Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki announced his resignation from office to allow another Shiite politician, Haider al-Abadi, to form a new government.
Washington has urged Moscow to stop its "extremely dangerous and provocative" activities after Ukraine said it had destroyed part of a Russian military convoy that entered its territory.
EU ministers convene in Brussels in a rare summertime meeting to seek unanimous approval for the shipment of arms to Iraqi Kurds fighting Islamic State jihadists.
South Sudan's civil war entered its ninth month Friday with rebels and government troops engaged in heavy battles, both sides said, days after UN warnings of sanctions over the conflict.
As predicted, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan just won the first round victory and will become on Aug. 28 the first directly elected president of Turkey, crowning an uninterrupted series of electoral successes since 2002.
Economic recovery in the eurozone has appeared to stall in the second quarter, as the main growth engines, France and Germany, grind to a standstill, official figures has shown
FOOTBALL&POLITICS - Israel voices rejections over Qatar’s policy regarding the deadly conflict in Gaza, targeting the country’s hosting of the 2022
FIFA World Cup
Category: ARIANA FERENTINOU
The prospect of Ankara filling the trade gap left by Russia’s embargo has upset Athens as it was obvious from the tone of the statement by the Greek Foreign Ministry regarding the effects of the Western sanctions on countries like Greece
The European Union has called on Erdoğan to play a conciliatory role in Turkey, a day after he won the Turkish presidency
Category: MELİS ALPHAN
Our cities are planned according to cars. Whenever there is work on the pavement or roads, the justification is always to ease the traffic
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