Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has declared that the PYD in Syria and the PKK are the same for Turkey.
President Erdoğan says the best possible opportunities have already been provided for PKK leader Öcalan
Erdoğan and Obama spoke on the phone to discuss developments in Syria, including the situation of Kobane
There are two paths standing in front of Turkey’s region – the integration of people or painful clashes – Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu says
Category: VERDA ÖZER
Last week we all got worried that developments in Kobane would put the peace process in Turkey in jeopardy.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The Turkish government is understandably trying to play down its defeat in the United Nations vote for the Security Council’s temporary seats.
The controversial money will be sent to the Istanbul Governorate, after Turkey's massive corruption case was dropped by the prosecutor
President Erdoğan met President Ghani, his first vice president Abdul Rashid Dostum, and his former poll rival Abdullah Abdullah, who took the new role of 'chief executive'
'It is very hard to understand why the government decided to attack the PKK. President Erdoğan is focused on increasing his votes, not to solve the Kurdish problem,' a senior deputy of Turkey's ruling AKP has reportedly told BBC Turkish on condition of anonymity
Category: YUSUF KANLI
The political party and politicians that incited people to violence using the attacks of the Islamist terrorists on the Syrian town of Kobane should be brought to justice.
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
As a part of group of journalists and academics, I have spent the past week in Germany as a guest of the Friedrich Naumann Stiftung, which has close ties to the Free Democrat Party.
Category: EMRE DELİVELİ
The slowdown in economic activity is taking its toll on employment. According to figures released on Oct. 15, the seasonally adjusted non-farm unemployment rate surged to 12.5 percent in July.
According to Volkan Bozkır, Turkey’s Minister for European Union Affairs, Ankara has adopted a new communications strategy, in order to win the hearts and minds of European citizens as well as EU governments.
With the decision to drop the case, the final part of a legal scandal that has been dogging President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's inner circle since late 2013 has been buried, while the snail-paced parliamentary inquiry continues.
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is not the only one who is careless with his remarks while addressing university students at a sensitive moment in the Middle East.
Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Turkish Awakening’ by Alev Scott (Faber, 336 pages, £15)
Category: ÖZGÜR KORKMAZ
Tension surrounding the situation in Kobane, which has been under siege from ISIL jihadists for over a month, and the government-led Kurdish peace bid is rising on a daily basis
The CHP leader says the government’s incompetence with its intelligence body has left it relying on calls by Abdullah Öcalan, the jailed leader of the outlawed PKK, to ease street violence
The government is considering EU norms while introducing a controversial new bill that aims to further empower the country’s security services, AKP spokesperson Atalay says
It appears the so-called “opening” of the government has come to a very critical stage, if not a dead-end. Could it lead anywhere else?
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