Category: YUSUF KANLI
Have you ever heard of the poem “First they came…?” There are several versions of it, all for obvious reasons dealing with themes of persecution, guilt and collective responsibility in building a common future.
A toy museum in Antalya displays toys from Turkey and around the world. It is home to some 200,000 toys acquired from international antique dealers and auctions
Turkey’s Foreign Ministry has shared a message to remember the victims of the 1993 Solingen arson attack, one of the most violent neo-Nazi attacks targeting Turks in Germany
The Greek parliament late May 18 adopted a new round of austerity cuts which the government hopes will secure a pledge of debt relief and loan disbursements by EU-IMF creditors this month.
Berlin could move its soldiers to another country from Turkey such as Jordan if Ankara does not grant permission to members of the German parliament’s defense committee to visit staff currently serving at a NATO mission İncirlik Air Base, Chancellor Angela Merkel has said
Germany and Turkey want to improve their ties, Germany’s foreign minister said after meeting the Turkish prime minister on May 11, seeking to reverse a deterioration in relations
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on May 9 ruled out any participation on German soil in a potential Turkish referendum on bringing back the death penalty in the country.
In the first half of the 19th century, Giacomo Meyerbeer was perhaps the world’s most successful opera composer, pioneering on-stage theatrics as he worked comfortably across European cultures
Turkey has turned its back on joining the European Union, at least for now, the bloc’s top official dealing with Ankara said, offering economic cooperation instead if both sides can restore friendly ties.
Category: GWYNNE DYER
In his victory speech on April 23 night Emmanuel Macron, the next president of France, said: “I want to become...the president of the patriots in the face of the threat from the nationalists.”
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.
Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu will attend a European Union meeting in Malta on April 28
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.
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.”
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