Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
It was an ironic coincidence that more than a dozen executives and journalists from the daily Cumhuriyet appeared in court on Press Freedom Day. Twelve out of 17 have been in prison since November 2016 and it took nine months for them to defend themselves in court
Category: ABDULKADİR SELVİ
All speculations are being made in accordance with the presidential elections in 2019.
Opening negotiation chapters is vital to revive ties between Turkey and the European Union, Turkey’s EU Minister Ömer Çelik has said just a day before a Turkey-EU political dialogue meeting is set to take place in Brussels following months-long tension between the two sides
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has reiterated his criticism against Israel’s moves to restrict the use of holy sites in Jerusalem to Muslims
NATO’s secretary general is offering to broker a visit by German lawmakers to troops serving on a Turkish air base in an attempt to heal a rift between the two allies which is disrupting anti-Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) operations
There is no harm in Turkey’s missile defense system purchase from Russia, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said in response to U.S. top general’s concerns over the issue
China encourages all sides involved in the Syrian crisis to establish “contact and dialogue,” Chinese special envoy for Syria Xie Xiaoyan said July 24 after talks with Turkish officials in Ankara.
The United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is behind intelligence provided to Greek authorities that a Turkish-flagged freighter was allegedly carrying drugs
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has strongly slammed Germany’s threats to impose economic sanctions on Turkey amid ongoing tension in ties, saying Germany will be the one to pay the price in the event that it imposes an embargo
Russia’s tomato imports from Turkey will be discussed on Aug. 18 in the Aegean province of İzmir, the Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said on July 25.
Turkey’s newly-appointed food, agriculture and livestock minister has called luxurious hotels to slash their food portions in a bid to avoid waste as more than 800 million people face hunger and malnutrition across the world.
The backbone of the relationship between Turkey and the EU is the accession negotiations, EU Minister Ömer Çelik said on July 25.
With the collapse of the Cyprus reunification talks, the Turkish side is left with no option but to act alone, says a former Turkish envoy. Turkey needs to send drilling vessels to the zone where Greek Cyprus found gas, according to retired ambassador Mithat Rende
Category: MURAT YETKİN
July 24 used to be celebrated by Turkish journalists as the anniversary of the abolishment of official press censorship in Turkey.
Category: SEDAT ERGİN
The most important aspect of Fethullah Gülen’s interview broadcasted on July 18 on France 24 was admitting for the first time that Adil Öksüz had visited him in Pennsylvania and therefore he knew him
House sales in Turkey saw a decline in June, although sales to foreigners soared by roughly 25 percent, official data showed on July 24
Turkey and Gulf countries have agreed on the continuation of efforts and initiatives to ease the Qatar crisis, Presidential Spokesperson İbrahim Kalın has said in a statement
Turkey has formally withdrawn a request for German help in investigating nearly 700 German firms suspected of backing terrorism, an Interior Ministry spokesman said on July 24, removing a major irritant in frayed ties between the two NATO allies.
Turkish police detained 47 protesters demonstrating in support of two hunger-striking educators jailed in May in the capital Ankara on July 23.
The Turkish economy could be harmed if growing tensions with the bloc, and especially with Germany, get out of hand, said EU Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn
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