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.
Category: SEDAT ERGİN
One significant difficulty facing us while evaluating the situation that emerged last weekend in the Netherlands is that no such incident has ever occurred in recent history.
Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ has slammed a ruling by the European Union’s highest court that allows companies to ban staff from wearing visible religious symbols.
Turkey will intensify its efforts against racism, Islamophobia and xenophobia on all international platforms, especially at the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) as Turkey’s government is currently the term president, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said March 14
Category: GWYNNE DYER
The Dutch political system may not have been deliberately designed to produce middle-of-the-road outcomes, but it certainly works that way in practice: many small parties, multi-party coalitions to create a majority government, perpetual compromise. It is almost impossible to radicalize a system like this, but Geert Wilders is going to try
A common policy should be developed against increasing racism in Europe, immigrant hostility, Islamophobic and anti-Semitic politics, Turkey’s EU Minister Ömer Çelik said March 6 on his official Twitter account
With the specter of populism looming over a critical election year in Europe, the European Parliament has taken an unusual step to crack down on racism and hate speech in its own house
Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Co-Chair Figen Yüksekdağ, who has been in jail for three months on terror charges, has lost her parliamentary status for a prison sentence she received in a previous case
The Austrian parliament said on Feb. 7 that a Turkish hackers’ group had claimed responsibility for a cyber-attack that brought down its website for 20 minutes this weekend.
Category: AKİF BEKİ
In the eyes of his sympathizers, U.S. President Donald Trump is always great. Whatever he does, he never looks ugly to them. He may have unsettled the entire world, but Trump fans here in Turkey are still rejoicing. You can never hear them questioning the kind of disaster Trump’s presidency is.
Category: TAHA AKYOL
What is going on in the United States is very important in terms of all societies, but it is especially important for Muslims.
Turkey is commemorating the millions of people who lost their lives during the Nazi Holocaust on Jan. 27 Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Turkey has issued a message of commemoration for the millions of people who lost their lives during the Nazi Holocaust on Jan. 27 Holocaust Remembrance Day, saying the country would stand against anti-Semitism and Islamophobia
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