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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
During a joint press conference in Paris with French President François Hollande on Oct. 31, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan used the acronym DA’ISH, instead of ISIL to refer to the fundamentalist organization of the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant.
Ankara fears that if there is a massive ISIL advance on Aleppo, there could be another massive refugee flow across the Turkish border, on top of serious security problems
Will Turkey be able to maintain inner peace? Will Turkey be able to jump out of the middle-income and middle-democracy trap? Will Turkey manage to remain the only secular democracy in the Islamic world?
The killing of three unarmed Turkish soldiers, strolling around in their civilian clothes during their weekend leave on Oct. 25 in Yüksekova further escalated the tension in the Kurdish issue
Over 2,000 visitors from all around Turkey gathered in İslamköy for the opening of the 'Democracy and Development Museum' by former President Süleyman Demirel
Almost every TV news station shifted their live coverage to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s press conference on Oct. 24 at lunch time, leaving Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu’s sentences incomplete.
At first sight, everything seems to be on track. The ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Parti) recently made official the two-year-old dialogue with Abdullah Öcalan, the imprisoned leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK)
'We cannot understand the logic of dropping arms to a city as street clashes are going on, but the Americans believe in their ways; we’ll see.' Those were the words of a Turkish military expert
Well, the issue is not only about Kurds, it is also about the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the ISIL, and the Turkish stance on the future of Iraq and Syria
President Tayyip Erdoğan has added a fourth condition to Turkey’s full cooperation against ISIL as the “regime problem” in Syria.
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