Category: YUSUF KANLI
Greek Cypriot politicians staged a very heated verbal exchange in the House of Representatives over reports that ruling Democratic Rally Party (DISI) Chairman Averof Neophytou visited the presidential office in northern Cyprus to discuss ways of overcoming the deadlock in the Cyprus talks during a BBQ with President Mustafa Akıncı.
European travel and tourism giant TUI has reiterated its target of reaching at least 10 percent growth this year after seeing solid demand for winter and summer bookings, despite lower demand for Turkey and North Africa.
A prosecutor has demanded an aggravated life sentence for İsmail Akkol, one of the prime suspects in the 1996 assassination of Özdemir Sabancı who was arrested 20 years after the Sabancı Holding board member’s killing
Foreign holidays remain a top priority for Europeans despite economic and security worries, tour operator Thomas Cook said on March 28, reporting a 40 percent jump in bookings to Greece and signs of a recovery in travel to Turkey and Egypt
On the last day of March the Greek Cypriot House of Representatives will vote on a draft sponsored by the ruling Democratic Rally Party (DISI) to authorize the Education Ministry to decide on the days to be marked in secondary schools.
Category: ARIANA FERENTINOU
Until a few years ago, when before the leftist Syriza emerged as a dominant political power in her country, Sia Anagnostopoulou was best known as a professor of contemporary history with an emphasis on late Ottoman Empire.
A total of 236 Turkish citizens have sought asylum in Greece since the July 2016 failed coup attempt, marking a rising trend in the number of requests compared to previous years
European Union leaders renewed their vows at a special summit in Rome on March 25, celebrating the troubled bloc’s 60th anniversary with a commitment to a common future without Britain
Greece will support a declaration marking the European Union’s 60th birthday but needs the bloc’s backing against International Monetary Fund demands on labor reforms, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said ahead of a Summit in Rome on March 24.
Beyond the $65 billion of economic deals signed between Riyadh and Beijing, last week’s visit by King Salman of Saudi Arabia to China confirmed the nascent strategic partnership developing between China and Saudi Arabia, as Beijing seeks to secure the commercial sea routes along China’s 21st Century Maritime Silk Road (MSR).
Category: MURAT YETKİN
In his first public speech, as reported on March 22, new German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier directly criticized Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan, asking him to stop “jeopardizing everything” that he has built “with others” so far.
The Turkish Foreign Ministry on March 22 expressed its sadness over the fire damage done to a nearly 600-year-old Ottoman era mosque in Greece.
Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades said he and United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres share the view that progress in efforts to reunify the island is unlikely before next month’s referendum in Turkey.
Four Turkish soldiers who were on duty with NATO, as well as a military attaché, have been granted asylum in Norway following their application after the July 15, 2016, failed coup attempt, triggering a strong reaction from the Turkish government
A Turkish official says a senior leftist militant, wanted by both Turkey and the United States, is believed to be in the Netherlands and Ankara is preparing to request her extradition.
A fire during restoration works has caused serious damage to a historic 15th century Ottoman mosque in Didymoteicho, northeastern Greece, local officials said on March 22
A 10-year-old Afghan child, Farhad Nouri, in Serbia has earned the ‘Little Picasso’ nickname for two reasons: He knows how to draw and he loves Pablo Picasso
Since the start of the last round of Cyprus peace negotiations in May 2015, the two leaders have reached significant convergence on many aspects, and in fact came very close to an overall settlement regarding the internal aspects of the Cyprus problem
Turkey’s vision for Cyprus is to turn the island into a bastion of peace and stability, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said in an opinion piece in the Washington Times published on March 21
Category: FORK & CORK
Everybody in Turkey must have seen the scenes of the insanely surreal slaughter of oranges recently.
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