Europe is being tested on EU-Turkish ties due to its recent xenophobic and racist approach, Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş said on July 12
A pregnant Syrian woman and a baby who were brutally murdered in Turkey’s northwest were laid to rest in Syria’s Idlib on July 9
Supporters of the white supremacist Ku Klux Klan marched in Charlottesville, Virginia on July 8 to protest the planned removal of a statue of General Robert E. Lee, who oversaw Confederate forces in the U.S. Civil War
A group of 10 youths playing the saz, a traditional stringed musical instrument, were forced to come off the stage in a cultural festival in Munich on July 1, amid allegations that audience members objected to their logo featuring the Turkish flag
President Erdoğan seeks to bury the hatchet with the EU, noting that Ankara wishes to pursue a win-win relationship with Brussels
Cemil Aydin speaks to the Hürriyet Daily News about his ambitious and provocative new book 'The Idea of the Muslim World: A Global Intellectual History'
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.”
All Western governments oppose anti-Semitism. Yet the old hatred continues. How toxic is it? And are recent eruptions of anti-Semitic expressions of momentary irritation, misunderstanding or plain ignorance?
Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Jihad and Death: The Global Appeal of Islamic State’ by Olivier Roy, translated by Cynthia Schoch (Hurst, 130 pages, £16)
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.”
Category: EURASIAN ECONOMIC SUMMIT
The Eurasian Economic Summit was created with the aim to enhance relations between Europe, Central Asia, the Caucasus region, and the Middle East.
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said that it’s a crime against humanity to deny a language or a race, adding that no race is above the other
Deputy Prime Minister Veysi Kaynak has claimed that his remarks on the possibility of a new wave of migrants coming from Iran to Turkey have been misinterpreted, responding to a statement from Tehran that had described them as “incorrect.”
The Doğan Media Group will “maintain its impartiality” ahead of the upcoming referendum on shifting Turkey to an executive presidential system, Doğan Group Honorary Chairman Aydın Doğan said
Lawmakers in Canada’s House of Commons, with strong encouragement from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government, passed a motion on March 23 paving the way for future measures to combat Islamophobia.
Resolving the conflicts between Alevi and Sunni teachings is one of Turkey’s most important responsibilities, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said on the occasion of Nevruz.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Why can’t populist politicians do without enemies? Because they get better results with enemies.
Turkey will provide legal support to Turkish citizens living in France and Belgium after the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that European firms can ban employees from wearing religious or political symbols, including the Islamic headscarf.
Turkey determined the election results in the Netherlands, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said on March 16, referring to the recent high-profile spat between the two countries over a ban on rallies by Turkish ministers in the country
French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have said Turkey should obey French and German laws in campaign rallies for the upcoming referendum on shifting to an executive presidential system.
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