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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Right after the Turkish Central Bank lowered its interest rate by another 0.25, the same as last month, reporters asked Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu what he thought
The ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AK Parti) “zero problems with neighbors” policy was nothing but a derivative of the Turkish Republic’s strategic position formulated by its founder Mustafa Kemal Atatürk as “peace at home, peace in the world.”
President Tayyip Erdoğan summoned the cabinet yesterday for yet another meeting on March 9, (the second such meeting), amid the ongoing debate in Turkish politics after he hosted his first one as president on Jan. 19.
The government had to relocate the historical artifact from ISIL to Kurdish-controlled Syrian soil
Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan gathered a group of academics and think tankers around a lunch table on Feb. 19, consulting with them about the political and legal events on his agenda
I apologize in advance to readers that I am not able to quote any sources while compiling this piece, but I believe that those who continue reading may get more of an idea about what is going on in the apparent deadlock in the dialogue process between the Turkish government and the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in pursuit of a political settlement
To be frank, nobody expected tension to surface so soon in relations between Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan and Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu
Turkish-U.S. relations have survived many tests on the Armenian issue before. The worst recent one was Ankara recalling the Turkish ambassador to Washington, back in 2007, when an “Armenian genocide resolution” was voted through the House of Representatives’ Foreign Affairs Committee.
Whenever you ask diplomatic sources about U.S.-Turkey relations, the kind of answer you get is usually about the 'absence of any problems.'
It was 16 years ago today when Turkish Prime Minister of the day Bülent Ecevit appeared before the cameras and announced that Abdullah Öcalan, the leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) who was captured a day before on Feb. 15, 1999, was brought to Turkey and put in prison
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