Turkey received over $4.9 billion in net foreign direct investment (FDI) during the first half of 2017, with the European Union being the top investor again, Economy Ministry data released on Aug. 22 revealed.
Turkey’s OTI Holding has bought German tour operator Ferien Touristik for an undisclosed fee.
Turkey’s European Union Minister Ömer Çelik accused German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel on Aug. 23 of “copying the far-right and racists” through his statements in the ongoing diplomatic row between Ankara and Berlin.
Ankara has refuted recent criticism by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who accused Turkey of “misusing” Interpol while commenting on the release of a Turkish-origin German citizen in Spain
Category: ERDAL SAĞLAM
After German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the customs union agreement would not be updated, almost every minister made statements last week saying Germany and the European Union were two separate things.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Before departing for his visit to Jordan on Aug. 21, President Tayyip Erdoğan said Turkey and Iran could soon carry out joint military operations against “terrorist organizations” in Iraq.
A Syrian refugee family in Germany has named their newly born baby girl Angela Merkel Muhammed out of gratitude to the chancellor for her open-door asylum policy in 2015, hospital officials said.
Almost half of the graduates of foreign language high schools in Turkey chose to study at universities abroad for their higher education this year, 30 percent more when compared to last year, with most preferring countries like Germany and Canada, daily Cumhuriyet reported on Aug. 21.
The EU should change its Turkey strategy as it can longer “shrug” at Ankara’s behavior, European Commissioner for Enlargement Johannes Hahn told Süddeutsche Zeitung in an interview published late on Aug. 21.
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Aug. 21 that Berlin and the rest of Europe should support the “democratically minded” majority of Turks who do not back President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, in a dramatic hardening of Germany’s position towards Ankara.
Confidence among German investors plunged in August, a monthly survey showed on Aug. 22, as fears for growth prospects in Europe’s largest economy made themselves felt.
Insolvent German airline Air Berlin hopes to complete its sale by September, the group’s chief executive said, as government officials fended off accusations of favoring Lufthansa in the bankruptcy process.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has welcomed the release of a German writer detained in Spain on a Turkish warrant and criticized Turkey for "abusing" Interpol.
Turkey still believes that an update of the Customs Union deal with the EU, from which the economies of all sides have benefited over the years, can be achieved, PM Binali Yıldırım has said
Up until the last move by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, when she took steps to put a brake on Turkey’s already slowed down relations with the European Union, it was more possible to explain the escalation in Turkish-German tension with the German elections set to take place on Sept. 24.
As Germany struggles to absorb more than a million migrants from the Middle East and Africa, the government is hoping to avoid the mistakes it made half a century ago when it brought in a generation of guest workers from Turkey.
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.
The knife attack in western Finland that left two people dead and seven others wounded is "a likely terror act," Finland’s intelligence agency said on Aug. 19
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Aug. 19 slammed German Foreign Minister Sigmar Garbiel over his remarks suggesting that Ankara was intervening in German elections, urging him to know his limits
A Spanish court on Aug. 20 granted conditional release from custody to German-Turkish writer Doğan Akhanlı a day after police detained him over Ankara’s request, his lawyer has said
Daily News - Follow us on