An update of the customs unions agreement with the European Union will be beneficial for ties between Turkey and the EU, Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci said on Sept. 27.
Barcelona’s mayor Ada Colau on Sept. 28 called for European Union mediation in the standoff over Catalonia’s planned independence referendum in an opinion piece in Britain’s Guardian daily.
Bavaria’s conservative Christian Social Union (CSU) wants talks on forming a new German government to focus on security and curbing immigration, a senior party official said, after sharp gains by a far-right party in Sept. 24’s federal election.
Trade ties between Turkey and Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) should not be affected by the recent independence referendum, Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci has told the Hürriyet Daily News
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
It has been nearly 14 months since Turkey imposed a state of emergency after the bloody coup attempt of July 2016, in a bid to fight against the Fethullahist Terror Organization (FETÖ).
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has proven to be both a lifesaver and a troublemaker for German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Category: ÜNAL ÇEVİKÖZ
Parliamentary elections in Germany have resulted in the fourth consecutive victory of Chancellor Angela Merkel. The Christian Democratic Union (CDU) has apparently lost considerable support and received the second worst result in elections since 1949.
Turkey should be able to sell its olive oil to European Union markets in a customs-free manner, just like it can do for olives, rather than on inward-processing model, to give a boost to its exports, a leading sector player has said.
Trucks carrying hi-tech car components rumble in and out the gates of an American industrial zone in the heart of China’s rust belt -- using roads that the city especially renovated for the complex.
Britain’s main opposition Labor Party must commit to staying in the European Union’s single market after Brexit and put an end to Prime Minister Theresa May’s “destructive Brexit,”
Germans began voting in a national election on Sept. 24 that is likely to see Chancellor Angela Merkel win a historic fourth term and a far-right party enter parliament for the first time in more than half a century.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Sept. 21 Turkey will deploy troops in Syria’s northern Idlib region as part of a so-called de-escalation agreement brokered by Russia last month.
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Trying to woo nationalists, fascists, religious fanatics and such segments of the Greek Cypriot society that delivered oaths on hand grenades to “drink Turkish Cypriot society,” repeating at every opportunity that the “majority cannot succumb to the minority,” and at the same time trying to fool Turks with some empty “we want federation” rhetoric must be a very tiring occupation.
Top bosses have called for the continuation of the negotiations for a Customs Union deal update with the European Union due to political tensions, as this deal has brought about many positive developments in many fields rather than only in the area of trade in the last two decades.
A European Union-funded migrant health center has opened in the Turkish capital Ankara, the bloc’s Turkey delegation announced on Sept. 20.
German heavy industry giant ThyssenKrupp and Indian group Tata agreed Wednesday to merge their steel operations in Europe, taking second place in the continent’s market behind ArcelorMittal.
What has changed since the inconclusive termination of the Cyprus talks at Crans-Montana? Nothing. Is there hope for the success of a new round of Cyprus talks should the sides decide to rehash the process?
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The Middle East went through similarly painful times almost a century ago. That was the dawn of the oil age and a time when three dynasties (Ottoman, Romanov and Habsburg) of three land empires (Turkey, Russia and Austria-Hungary) were falling apart.
The first far-right party set to enter Germany’s parliament for more than a half a century says it will press for Chancellor Angela Merkel to be “severely punished” for opening the door to refugees and migrants.
Qatar has signed an agreement to buy 24 Typhoon fighter jets from Britain, a second major defense deal signed by Doha during its lengthening diplomatic dispute with its neighbors.
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