Turkey has called for an end to NATO’s counter-migration mission in the Aegean Sea, telling the U.S.-led alliance that the sharp drop in refugees trying to get to Greece means there is no longer a need for warships to patrol its coast.
A Turkish air force commander has denied allegations that 50 German-made warplanes in the inventory of the Turkish Air Forces (TSK) were buried right after World War II.
The German Foreign Ministry has cancelled a long-planned concert by the Dresden Sinfoniker orchestra in Istanbul on Nov. 13 that was to commemorate the killings of Armenians in 1915 after protests by Ankara, orchestra director Markus Rindt said on Oct. 26.
The U.S. Consulate General in Istanbul on Oct. 22 issued a security notice over potential terror attacks targeting citizens and other foreigners living in the city
Turkey’s flagship carrier Turkish Airlines on Oct. 21 said it has banned Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 smartphones from all of its flights with immediate effect after reports of fire risk
Dozens of Turkish diplomats, military officers and their families have sought asylum in Germany since the July 15 coup attempt, local officials have said
Praxis Perform, an İzmir-based group of actors, takes on censorship, sexual violence and resistance in a one-woman play on the French Revolution and the death of Marat.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said “no miracles” were achieved on the Ukraine crisis on Oct. 20, but talks with the country’s leader and his Russian and French counterparts did lead to some progress on ending a deadlock in the peace process.
A teenage girl went on trial in Germany on Oct. 20 for stabbing a police officer, an assault allegedly "ordered" by the Islamic State organisation but which was not claimed by the jihadist group.
The Frankfurt book fair opened on Oct. 18 with a plea for Turkey to release acclaimed author and rights activist Aslı Erdoğan, jailed along with other journalists in the aftermath of the July 15 coup attempt in Turkey
There are several crucial issues that are overlooked when the Karabakh conflict is discussed. But these issues are likely to be brought to the agenda during the conflict resolution process.
A lifestyle show host has invited derision on social media after mistakenly assuming on air that “Madonna in a Fur Coat” (Kürk Mantolu Madonna), a 1943 work by celebrated Turkish author Sabahattin Ali, was actually a book about American popstar Madonna’s love life
In a Q&A earlier this year, Berlin-based Turkish director and writer Aslı Özge said she is “not interested in genre,” following the world premiere of her recent feature “Auf Einmal” (All of a Sudden) at the Berlin Biennale. Still, while it might be hard to pinpoint Özge’s films to specific genres, there are recurring themes and observations in her work.
Category: ARIANA FERENTINOU
“Just before the dawn is the deepest darkness,” said the leader of the Greek leftist party of Syriza, Alexis Tsipras, in his final speech on the closing day of his party’s second conference on Oct. 16.
Fifty of 72 warplanes that went missing 70 years ago have reportedly been found buried under the former airport of the Central Anatolian province of Kayseri.
Danish actress Connie Nielsen will be one of the guests to be welcomed at the 53rd Antalya Film Festival, where she will attend the opening night.
Troops and aircraft from five countries are deployed in southern Turkey’s İncirlik Air Base, according to Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s cabinet approved the deployment of additional German troops to Turkey on Oct. 12 to help operate NATO surveillance aircraft as part of the U.S.-led fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), Reuters cited government sources as saying.
A year after Germany’s mass influx of refugees peaked, many remain in limbo, hoping for a brighter future but forced to endure frustrating waits and crushing boredom.
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
“Brexit means more Germanification of the European Union, and you know that this is not good for us,” a Spanish participant told an Italian participant at a two-day conference I attended last week. One Dutch participant, on the other hand, underlined the lack of French leadership within the EU as a key concern for the Netherlands. Ironically, the event that brought them together was organized by a German think tank!
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