Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu will attend a European Union meeting in Malta on April 28
The relationship between the European Union and Turkey has been “severely hit” by actions taken by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the Ankara government, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on April 27.
Western leaders have reacted cautiously after the “Yes” campaign emerged as the winner of Turkey’s April 16 referendum on shifting to an executive presidential system
Some 51.3 percent of the more than 58 million Turkish voters said “yes” to the ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) constitutional amendment package in a tight race to decide on whether to shift to an executive presidential system
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has accused Germany of abetting terrorists while vowing that he will continue to make “Nazi” comparisons until Berlin hands over thousands of “terror criminals” that Turkey has long been demanding from the country.
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer apologized April 12 for making an “inappropriate and insensitive” comparison to the Holocaust in earlier comments about Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s use of chemical weapons - remarks that drew instant rebuke from Jewish groups and critics.
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s anger at Europe appears to have no limits. He says Europeans are “going mad” over the fact that Turkey is making great strides and voices his belief that it is Europe that is today’s “sick man.”
Far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has touched a raw nerve in France by denying the French state’s responsibility for a mass arrest of Jews in Paris during World War Two.
German authorities are investigating 20 Turkish citizens on suspicion of conducting espionage in Germany, a newspaper reported on April 6.
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Past generations spoke with experience and the knowledge that comes with age. Otherwise, how could they wisely stress that “he who gets up in anger, sits down with loss?” Similarly, past generations have whispered into our ears that “strong vinegar first harms its jar.”
Turkish officials provided additional information about people they believe to have links to terrorist groups to a German delegation visiting Turkey, Interior Ministry sources said April 4.
Many Russian women who are married to Turkish men have returned to Turkey as the diplomatic normalization between Ankara and Moscow continues
A total of 262 asylum requests from Turkish citizens who have worked as diplomats or soldiers are currently being reviewed by Germany’s Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF), Der Spiegel reported on April 1
Germany launched a second investigation on March 28 into suspected spying by Turkey, with the German interior minister saying Berlin will not tolerate foreign espionage on its soil.
Some 38,000 Turkish citizens living abroad cast their votes on the first day of voting in the constitutional referendum to decide on whether to shift the country to an executive presidential system with vastly enhanced powers for the president
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on March 25 that Turkey may hold another referendum on whether to continue with EU accession talks, following the April 16 referendum to shift to an executive presidential system
The United States has called on Turkey and European countries to “tone down the rhetoric,” amid tension between Ankara and the continent
Category: MURAT YETKİN
In his first public speech, as reported on March 22, new German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier directly criticized Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan, asking him to stop “jeopardizing everything” that he has built “with others” so far.
Israel has criticized recent comparisons of the current German government to the Nazi regime, implicitly referring to recent comments from Turkish government officials.
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