Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
After a week of a war of words between Turkish and German senior officials, it was good to hear Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım and Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci’s constructive messages on the Ankara-Berlin ties
Category: DENİZ SİPAHİ
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Britain’s intention to leave the European Union - Brexit - will greatly affect the rest of the world. It’s not confined to the effect it will have on the British economy, even if that is likely to be major, nor on the adjustments the remaining 27 EU states must make
While the Turkish public opinion sees the fight against terrorism as the main problem of the foreign policy, it believes the government should prioritize the strengthening of political relations with other countries, a recent poll has revealed.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Turkey and Germany are experiencing perhaps the worst crisis in their deep relations in modern times
The International Monetary Fund late on July 20 approved a one-year, $1.8 billion loan program for Greece but will not release any funds until the eurozone agrees on a debt relief plan, in a highly unusual compromise step.
Jim Henson, the relentless innovator who gave the world Kermit the Frog and “The Muppet Show,” is getting a permanent tribute in New York, nearly 30 years after his death
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has said it providing a boost to the Turkish shipping industry with a 27.5 million euro loan to fast-growing sea transportation firm Alternative Transport that will help it realize its international potential.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan held a phone conversation with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas over a recent escalation at the al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem.
The Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU) warns Turkey against the extension of its state of emergency stressing that it harms the environment for progress in democracy and the rule of law and complicates ties between Ankara and Brussels.
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
On the first anniversary of the July 15 coup attempt; I was invited by international media outlets to share my views
The U.K. has informed Turkish officials that it would lift the electronics ban on flights from Turkey, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on July 20, citing diplomatic sources
Six Syrian actors battled a fraught U.S. visa process to tread the boards in New York this week, seeking to impress on American theater goers the human cost of a war raging halfway round the world
Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
AIDS claimed a million lives in 2016, almost half the 2005 toll that marked the peak of the deadly epidemic, said a U.N. report on July 20 proclaiming “the scales have tipped."
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has said it invested the Turkish Lira equivalent of 75 million euros in a covered bond issued by Turkish lender Garanti Bank, in a bid to encourage a new source of funding for Turkish banks.
U.S. Senator John McCain, a former prisoner of war and the maverick 2008 Republican presidential nominee, has been diagnosed with brain cancer, his office announced on July 19
EasyJet has secured an air operator’s certificate in Austria that will enable it to keep flying across the EU after Brexit, the low-cost carrier said on July 20, and lifted earnings guidance.
CoE Secretary-General Thorbjorn Jagland spoke to PM Yıldırım over the phone late July 19 to express his concerns over the arrest of human rights activists as well as the situation of two educators who have been on hunger strike for 134 days in prison.
Category: ERDAL SAĞLAM
A year has passed since the July 15, 2016, coup attempt, and we have gone through the last week in a consciously created demagogic climate
For years, Iranians have had to put up with the likes of “Mash Donalds” and “Pizza Hat.” Now real Western food franchises have finally arrived, but doing business in Iran is not for the faint-hearted.
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