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In an interview with Sputnik Turkey, Middle East expert Alper Birdal said that during Obama's 8-year tenure, the relations between the two countries repeatedly went through ups and downs.
"Considering the fact that terrorist acts have recently been frequent throughout Turkey, the football Federation of Armenia (FFA) has decided to forego the friendly match with the Uzbekistan [national] team, due to security considerations," read a ...
Under the deal, irregular migrants who arrive in Greece by sea are sent back to Turkey. Syrians are flown to Turkey and are guaranteed the right to register for legal protection there.
Are we facing major inflation in Turkey. What are your thoughts? MS: Well thank you. I mean Lira has been under pressure. Largely affecting traumatic experiences of last year and terror attacks in Turkey. And of course there's also a structural current ...
Speaking in a panel discussion at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Simsek said, however, that Turkey has to be "realistic" and "facts on the ground have changed dramatically" in Syria.
"The facts on the ground have changed dramatically, so Turkey can no longer insist on a settlement without Assad, it's not realistic," Simsek said on Friday.
Turkey began construction of Istanbul , its first Istanbul-class (I-class) frigate, at the Istanbul Shipyard Command on 19 January.
Turkey's Parliament appeared likely to take a final step toward approving a proposed Constitution that would cede even greater powers to the country's president, but the bitterly contested voting process was marred by screaming matches and physical ...
Largely affecting traumatic experiences of last year and terror attacks in Turkey. And of course there's also a structural current account deficit.
Mahindra and Mahindra, the leading utility vehicle manufacturer today announced the foray of its farm equipment business into Turkey. For its latest venture, the home-grown manufacturer has acquired ownership stakes of a Turkey-based farm equipment ...
Half of early reservation vacation sales in Russia are for travel to Turkey.The cancellation of charter flights due to the strained ties between Russia and Turkey following the shooting down of a Russian jet by Turkey in November 2015 and terror ...
Turkey "appears closer to a full-blown currency crisis than at any point since the ruling AK party took power in 2002", says the Financial Times.
Officials from Britain, Turkey and Greece as well as representatives of Cyprus's Greeks and Turks had been considering how to address security concerns in a post-settlement Cyprus if the now estranged Greek and Turkish Cypriot sides ever reach a deal ...
Some Russian experts believe the upcoming intra-Syrian talks in the Kazakh capital of Astana would not be if it were not for Turkey. "The Syrian regime and armed opposition groups will meet directly for the first time in Astana," Boris Dolgov, a senior ...
When one talks about Christians in Turkey, one tends to think of them as migrants who moved to the area after Muslims took over, or as if Muslims have always been the majority there.
"The return of the Yortan jug is very important, as it made auction houses and public opinion in other countries aware of the international legal struggle of countries like Turkey, many of whose cultural artifacts have been smuggled abroad," the ...
By abolishing Turkey's long-established system of collective cabinet government, the AK Party says it will stabilise the country and streamline decision-making.
The relationship between Russia, Turkey and Syria is pivotal not only for the Middle East but also for global geopolitics. The leaders of all three countries - Vladimir Putin, Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Bashar al-Assad - rose to prominence unexpectedly ...
Turkey's exports have been on a steady rise since 2011 when the government decided to "nationalize" weapon systems and launch several Indigenous programs, including helicopters, drones, frigates and corvettes, tanks, missile systems, and a fighter jet.
government critics say the reforms will undermine democracy in Turkey, which has already faced many challenges including terror attacks, an insurgency in Kurdish areas in the east of the country, a stalled economy and a wide-ranging crackdown in the ...
Owen Jones accurately describes the circumstances in Turkey (What I saw in Turkey is an assault on democracy itself, 18 January).
Around 380,000 Syrian children of school-going age are missing out on education in Turkey, raising the risk of a "lost generation", according to the UN children's fund (UNICEF).
"The return of the Yortan jug is very important, as it made auction houses and public opinion in other countries aware of the international legal struggle of countries like Turkey, many of whose cultural artifacts have been smuggled abroad," the ...
Admiral Bulent Bostanoglu, commander of the Naval Forces, was also present at the ceremony marking the beginning of the building work on Turkey's fifth navy vessel after four corvettes -- out of which two have been in service for three and five years, ...
UNHCR has had limited access to a Turkish refugee camp that houses Syrians who are sent from Greece under an agreement that EU leaders sealed with Turkey in March 2016. EU leaders called UNHCR a "key actor in the resettlement process" of migrants ...
... detained in front of his four-year-old son. He was left with bulging purple eyes and bruises in pictures leaked to the press. And now heinous ISIS jihadis have vowed revenge.
Istanbul: Authorities in Turkey denied entry to a veteran New York Times correspondent and forced him to take a flight back to London, the newspaper said on Wednesday, in what its executive editor denounced as "an affront to freedom of the press".
Russia and Turkey have backed opposing sides in the Syrian conflict, but their ties have improved substantially after being badly strained when Turkey shot down a Russian warplane along the Turkey-Syria border in November 2015. They are now jointly ...
Before the bombings, tourism had already suffered from Russians boycotting the country following the downing of a Russian jet in November last year.
10, he said that he condemned all terrorism in Turkey and expected that Turkey did the same when terror targeted Israel.
L.A.-based production company Karga Seven Pictures has launched a new production venture in Turkey, opening a permanent production office in Istanbul, parent company Red Arrow Entertainment Group announced Thursday.
Meanwhile, 52.7 percent of respondents said they think Turkey should be governed as a parliamentary democracy and 32.5 percent favored the presidential system.
A picture taken on June 9, 2016 shows Hagia Sofia mosque in the historical district of Istanbul. Turkey has suffered a spate of bombings this year, including two suicide attacks in tourist areas of Istanbul and two car bombings in the capital Ankara ...
Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and opposition deputies -- the Republican People's Party (CHP), the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), and the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic party (HDP) -- have begun voting on the articles of a ...
Russia and Turkey join forces to launch airstrikes against militants in Syria. The joint attack is the latest example of Moscow co-opting a key NATO member as it tries to, again, become a superpower.
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region -- Iraq will send a defense delegation to Turkey only when the host country is prepared to discuss the logistics of the withdrawal of Turkish troops from Bashiqa, northern Iraq, said Iraq's ambassador to Ankara.
Ankara, Turkey - A senior Turkish official says two-thirds of a border wall to prevent infiltration from Syria has been completed, and that authorities had prevented a few attempts to dig tunnels underneath the wall.
the suspects are believed to have links to the Reina attack, it added. The carnage at the elite club, just 75 minutes into the new year, shook Turkey, which had already been on edge after a string of attacks last year blamed on Kurdish militants and ...
Yet the appeal does not alter the illusion. Things will not get better by that route. repression of basic rights, introspection, protectionism and a closing down of channels of communication does not lead to prosperity anywhere.
Russian and Turkish jets have carried out their first joint strikes on so-called Islamic State (IS) inside Syria, the Russian defence ministry says.
Turkey has deported a correspondent with The New York Times as he tried to enter the country through Istanbul's Ataturk Airport, according to the newspaper.
Critical work is continuing to nationalize Turkey's information infrastructure in a bid to keep online data within the country to enhance further data security, ...
A woman who bought a souvenir jug in Turkey is to return it after discovering it is a bronze-age urn.
"The available information suggests that a significant number of them have already crossed the border to Turkey. Others are trying to do so.
The Hague (AFP) - Turkey snubbed a hearing Tuesday at a UN court seeking to resolve a standoff over the post-coup detention of one of its judges which has paralysed an appeals case.
Less than a decade ago, Turkey represented a model of what the West would call a modern Muslim republic - a booming economy, a well-established secular polity and a steadily maturing democracy with a decidedly Western orientation.
A group of volunteers from an animal sanctuary association in the Mediterranean province of Antalya have set up a village for stray cats.
EU countries fail to relocate promised number of refugees, Greek Migration Ministry says - Anadolu Agency.
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - Three Kurdish leaders officially have been invited to take part in the Jan. 23 Astana talks between Syrian government and opposition parties, to be mediated by Russia, Iran and Turkey. Ibrahim Biro, head of the Kurdish ...





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