Category: GÜVEN SAK
“Not a day has passed in Turkey without a domestic security operation against an active ISIL cell,” a security expert noted the other day. “Just follow the news.” We had been talking about the Barcelona terror attack, but the conversation was coming back to Turkey very quickly.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Iran’s chief of general staff, Major General Mohammad Hossein Bageri, became the first Iranian top soldier since the Islamic Revolution in 1979 to visit Turkey on Aug. 15. Bageri held talks with his Turkish counterpart General Hulusi Akar, but not only with Akar.
In recent times, Turkey seems to have become the centerpiece of attention for the members of the European Union (EU).
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has called on Turks in Germany to not vote for “enemies of Turkey,” claiming that the main reason for the recent crisis between Ankara and Berlin is the “race for votes” ahead of the general elections in Germany
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said on Aug. 18 that Ankara was not pushing for an update of the Customs Union amid an ongoing debate over recent remarks by German Chancellor Angela Merkel suggesting Berlin would not pursue an update of the agreement.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Aug. 16 that her country “will not pursue” an upgrading of the European Union’s Customs Union with Turkey due to ongoing political tensions.
Ankara has voiced its concerns over German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s remarks suggesting that Berlin would not pursue an update of the Customs Union with Ankara
Turkish Justice Minister Abdülhamit Gül and his German counterpart Heiko Maas held a phone conversation on Aug. 17, the Turkish Justice Ministry has stated.
Air Berlin is in talks with three competitors about buying up its assets, the insolvent airline’s boss said on Aug. 17, warning that not all jobs would be saved.
The Ankara Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office issued detention warrants for 70 former employees of the Finance Ministry on Aug. 17 as part of a probe into the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ), state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
Spain launched a sweeping anti-terrorism operation on Aug. 18, shooting dead five would-be attackers after a suspected jihadist drove a van into crowds in Barcelona, killing 14 people and wounding many more
Turkey sent a diplomatic note to Germany on Aug. 16 over Adil Öksüz, a runaway suspect thought to be the civilian leader of the Gülen movement in the Air Force, following reports that he was seen in Germany, according to diplomatic sources.
Air Berlin, Germany’s second-largest airline, filed for bankruptcy protection on Aug. 15 after key shareholder Etihad Airways withdrew funding following years of losses, leaving valuable runway slots up for grabs.
Ankara and Berlin remain split on many subjects and an expansion of the customs union deal between the European Union and Turkey will not be on the agenda in the near future, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has stated.
Nehir Özzengin, a 12-year-old girl from İzmir, makes her country proud with the awards she achieves in international piano competitions
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is hopeful that the strains in Turkish-German ties will end once the German general elections are held on Sept. 25.
Economic pressure on Turkey “is working,” German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has said, commenting on ongoing tensions between Berlin and Ankara.
Strong household spending, rising state expenditure and higher company investments consolidated Germany’s role as the eurozone growth engine in the second quarter, although accelerating imports meant growth came in just below expectations.
Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Parti) celebrates its 16th anniversary in Ankara today, Aug. 14.
Wrong visuals were reported in the Turkish media regarding skulls unearthed in Göbeklitepe, the world’s oldest temple
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