FOOTBALL & POLITICS - Football fans in Turkey and Egypt continue to fight for their existence by struggling against court cases and battling for stadium access
Category: EMRE DELİVELİ
For the longer run, Erdoğan seems to be more interested in pushing his religion agenda through the education system than implementing reforms
“They betrayed this country for years by [promoting] birth control and attempting to dry up our [next] generations,” Erdoğan said
Turkish actress Hülya Avşar has opened a suit for damages against CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu after he staunchly criticized her praise of the new presidential palace as 'sycophancy'
Some operations at TİB before the start of a large graft probe were unknown to the gov't, Minister Lütfü Elvan has said
Category: FEHİM TAŞTEKİN
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, once a staunch supporter of EU criteria, is now telling the EU to mind its own business.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is known as one of the toughest leaders on earth calls, him a “tough man.”
Women have the right to chose to give birth naturally and that's all about it, Müezzinoğlu says
President Erdoğan says the judicial process is continuing "clean" and "according to the laws," while lashing out at the international criticisms over freedom of the press
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
As the police raid on daily Zaman and Samanyolu TV attracts more criticism from the European and U.S. capitals, the Gülen movement’s cohabitation with the Justice and Development Party (AKP) governments (or vice versa) shows an impressive balance.
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
The photo featured happy faces – Turkish and European. Last week, three EU bigwigs were in Ankara: Federica Mogherini, the EU’s foreign affairs chief; Johannes Hahn, a chief enlargement official; and Christos Stylianides, commissioner for humanitarian aid and crisis management.
I looked at emerging market (EM) exchange rates against the dollar on the night of Dec. 17, right before the Federal Reserve’s (Fed) interest rate decision.
A parliamentary inquiry commission will vote Dec. 22 on whether to send the four former ministers the Supreme Council over graft allegations
Three Turks accused of spying on compatriots in Germany for the Turkish National Intelligence Organization (MİT) had no links to either the spy agency or the Directorate of Overseas Turks, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu told reporters Dec. 19.
A Turkish court has issued an arrest warrant for U.S.-based Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen, a former ally turned arch-enemy of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Prosecutors demand Gülen to be convicted on three counts from 15 to 29 years in prison
Kılıçdaroğlu has said he will not attend ceremonies held each year in Konya in honor of Mevlana Jalaladdin Rumi, on the grounds that government officials have politicized the ceremonies
Qatar and Turkey have taken yet another assertive step to deepen their bilateral relations, signing a series of agreements
KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani met with Turkish government leaders in Ankara and Istanbul amid efforts to boost cooperation against Islamist jihadists.
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
It is ironic that it is only at times like this that the EU starts waving the big stick, warning Ankara that if it does not fulfill its obligations in terms of democracy, human rights, and the rule of law it will endanger its membership prospects.
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