The relationship between the European Union and Turkey has been “severely hit” by actions taken by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the Ankara government, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on April 27.
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
Turkey’s impressive democratization process began in late 1999 after the European Union approved Ankara’s full membership candidacy to the bloc at the historic Helsinki Summit. As a diplomatic correspondent who has been covering the troubled relationship between Turkey and the EU for more than two decades, I had the chance to observe all phases and all dimensions of this bitter process
President Erdoğan is set to embark on a world tour in an effort to restore ties with allies following months of tension
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has slammed the 44th U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel over the former’s alleged failure to abide by a mutual agreement about the outlawed PKK and the latter’s hesitance over congratulating him for the “Yes” side’s narrow triumph
German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on April 17 to seek “respectful dialogue” within the country after his narrow win in a referendum extending his powers.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s remarks over reinstating capital punishment following the approval of constitutional amendments in the April 16 referendum has triggered a fresh debate, collecting warnings from European allies
Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has hailed his government’s narrow win in the constitutional referendum as the birth of a “new Turkey,” as many countries have congratulated President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has accused Germany of abetting terrorists while vowing that he will continue to make “Nazi” comparisons until Berlin hands over thousands of “terror criminals” that Turkey has long been demanding from the country.
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer apologized April 12 for making an “inappropriate and insensitive” comparison to the Holocaust in earlier comments about Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s use of chemical weapons - remarks that drew instant rebuke from Jewish groups and critics.
The chiefs of the IMF, WTO and OECD vowed on April 11 in a joint statement to defend free trade against creeping protectionist trends, amid growing global alarm over U.S. President Donald Trump’s “America First” call.
The United States fired dozens of cruise missiles at a Syrian airbase on April 7 from which it said a deadly chemical weapons attack was launched this week, an escalation of the U.S. military role in Syria that swiftly drew sharp criticism from Russia
Many world countries gave their support to U.S. air strikes on Syria on April 7.
Greece agreed on a fresh set of reforms with its eurozone creditors on April 7 with hopes that Athens could unlock bailout cash in time to avert a debt default just months away.
The United Nations calls on all the major actors in Syria to redouble their efforts to ensure a cease-fire in the country after a suspected gas attack
Eleven people were killed and dozens more injured as an explosion rocked the Saint Petersburg metro on April 3, in what Russian authorities described as an "act of terror".
Germany's Foreign Minister thanked his Turkish counterpart on April 3 for granting consular access to a German-Turkish journalist detained since January, the first positive development between the two NATO partners after weeks of acrimony
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has renewed her praise for Turkey’s efforts to take care of refugees, saying it’s only right for Europe to continue supporting it despite tensions with Ankara.
Britain sought to downplay a row over future security ties with the EU yesterday, as London and Brussels drew up the first battle lines at the start of their two-year divorce.
First daughter Ivanka Trump is about to take on another title as an unpaid adviser to her father President Donald Trump, the White House announced on March 29.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
All I’m going to do is list a number of recent developments reported in the Turkish media over the past couple of days. I’ll start with the most recent case demonstrating the state that Turkey is in:
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