Category: AHMET HAKAN
Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ said, “Fethullah Gülen was planning to stage a return like Khomeini.”
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
Turkey’s leftists and secular middle-class voters may be overjoyed and excited about the Syriza victory next door.
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
Everything and everyone in Turkey has come up roses after Greece’s new, maverick leader, Alexis Tsipras, won what looks like a landmark election victory
Category: EMRE DELİVELİ
It is no secret that the top priority of the new Greek government will be to negotiate a reduction in the country’s debt – as well as to broker softer terms on the austerity conditions forced by its creditors.
It is too early to pass judgment on Syriza’s performance since the Jan 25 polls, but its actions will be watched closely. New PM Tsipras has already declared zero tolerance for arrogance and graft
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras plans next week to make his first visit to Brussels since coming to power promising to renegotiate his country’s international bailout, an EU spokesman said Jan. 30
A Greek court ruled prison terms for four men – two Greek citizens and two Turkish citizens of Kurdish origin – who were arrested on July 2013 by the coastguard off Chios, for transferring a large amount of weapons and explosives to Turkey.
Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos starts his term by reportedly leaving a wreath off the waters of the Aegean islets that led Ankara and Athens nearly to the point of war in the past. The right-wing politician’s move came days before PM Tsipras, leader of dovish Syriza, visits Greek Cyprus.
Category: MUSTAFA AYDIN
The rise of anti-establishment parties concurrently in several European countries first became apparent in the European Parliament elections in May 2014 and prompted concerns for the prospects of a united Europe and monetary union.
Greece's radical new government is to hold its first talks with a foreign dignitary on Jan. 29
After being stuck in legal limbo for six months, a tanker loaded with 1 million barrels of Kurdish crude headed east on Jan. 27 to leave U.S. waters after Baghdad and the Kurds reached a deal to share oil revenue
The F-16 fighter jet that crashed during a NATO exercise in Spain on Monday, killing 11, experienced a technical failure during takeoff and the two pilots tried to eject, the French air force said on Jan. 29
A local newspaper has reported that Greek PPM Alexis Tsipras’ family was originally from the nearby town of Kırklareli
Greece named hardline leftwing economist Yanis Varoufakis as finance minister
Eight French and two Greek military personnel died when a Greek fighter jet crashed on takeoff at a military base in Spain
Greece's new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is set to unveil his anti-austerity coalition government Tuesday, bringing together his radical left-wing party with the nationalist right, after a stunning election win that sent shockwaves through Europe
Category: ARIANA FERENTINOU
Usually the day of voting has a lot of symbolism. In an age of visual communication, appearances do matter.
New European energy commissioner Maros Sefcovic was treated to a blunt and rude welcoming in Moscow. No more gas through Ukraine for Europe, he was told by Gazprom boss Alexey Miller.
Greece awoke to a new era of defiant anti-austerity Jan. 26 after voters handed a decisive victory to radical left party Syriza
The euro and European shares and bonds shook off worries yesterday over Greek election winner Syriza’s pledge to take on international lenders, a strong sign of confidence in the ECB’s new money-printing program.
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