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Marianna Charountaki: I think it would be interesting to say that the US in the way they operate at the moment, they need to keep Ankara in check. Considering the dichotomy that Middle Eastern regions identify by. This is possibly clear also through the US stance of not really interfering directly in the Turkish ...

It is positive that Washington is going to Ankara this week. Engagement by America's three most senior national security officials with their Turkish counterparts in the same week sends a strong signal about the seriousness with which the United States takes this relationship. At the same time, U.S. officials ...
Athens toughened up its stance on Turkish action in the eastern Aegean, with the foreign minister and the government spokesman making it clear to Ankara that Greece's response to another incident will not be peaceful. Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias said in an interview on Alpha TV late on Thursday that ...
"The demonstration is taking place near the Ankara Palace hotel, where the press conference of Tillerson and Cavusoglu will be held. "We have 150 people. We did not get the permission to hold a rally from the Ankara mayor's office. "The police used tear gas against us, but I cannot say that they are trying ...
Geoffrey R. Pyatt, U.S. Ambassador to the Hellenic Republic will be travelling to Ankara today and until Friday for consultations with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and the Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Wess Mitchell. The U.S. officials will be joined by several more of their ...

Council of Europe (CoE) Secretary-General Thorbjorn Jagland held a series of high-level meetings in Ankara yesterday to discuss the thorny issues and restore the battered ties between the two sides. As relations between Turkey and the CoE have been strained following the latter's decision to reintroduce ...
Ankara: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday "clearly" told US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of Turkey's expectations on Syria and Iraq as well as the fight against terror in an over three-hour meeting in Ankara, presidential sources said. "In the talks, Turkey's priorities and expectations ...
Turkey's operation against the People's Protection Units (YPG), which Ankara blacklists as a terror group, has seen troops fighting a militia which is closely allied with the US ... For Ankara, the YPG is linked to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party, which is blacklisted as a terror outfit by the US and the EU.
Ankara will provide a credit facility of $5 billion to Iraq at a meeting on the country's reconstruction on Wednesday, according to foreign minister. "As a neighbor, friend, and reliable partner, we will always stand by our Iraqi brothers," Mevlut Cavusoglu said on his twitter account. The three-day International ...
The initiative was announced on Monday by Ankara's Mayor Mustafa Tuna, who said that the Nevzat Tandogan Street would be renamed as the Olive Branch Street. Ankara's municipality made the decision unanimously, the Hurriyet newspaper reported. On Tuesday, US Department of State spokesperson ...
The US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt will join US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Wess Mitchell and several of his regional counterparts in Ankara on Thursday and Friday for consultations on a range of topics, including the energy ...
The European Union has issued a fresh warning to Turkey following growing tension in the Aegean sea and Ankara's threats to Cyprus and Greece. In comments made Tuesday, European Commission spokesperson Margaritis Schinas said that "negative statements that damage good neighborly relations ...
At the same time Ankara has issued a notice reserving areas for naval exercises that include Block 3 and has used this as a justification not to allow the Saipem 1200 drillship, or any other vessel for that matter, to approach it. Nicosia says the notice, which expires on February 22, violates international law ...
Turkey-Iran relations have recently improved, but Tehran is seen to be increasingly concerned about the lack of clarity on the scope and duration of the Turkish military operation and Ankara's goals. "We wish for Turkey's operation in Syria to end at the earliest time," Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told ...
The company said prior to the lawsuit, which they will file today, they have filed a complaint at the Bambalapitiya police station against Yamu.lk. "Yamu.lk has used a writer named Halik to run down the restaurant calling it an 'up market brothel' in reference to its unique interior designs," Ankara CEO Ramzi ...
The head of the European Union (EU) delegation to Turkey on Wednesday handed over 20 boxes of books to a special library in the capital, established with books found in garbage bins. In a visit to make a contribution to the library founded by the cleaning workers of Ankara's Cankaya district, ...

If Turkey's military operation in Syria's Afrin province proceeds at its current pace, Ankara will very soon have to make its most critical decision of the drive: whether to enter the center of Afrin city and conduct urban warfare, which could shorten the offensive but risk potentially heavy political-diplomatic risks, ...
A criminal court in Ankara on Feb. 7 acquitted 100 people and handed down life sentences to 64 others for incidents that took place at the Turkish military Academy in Ankara during the July 2016 coup attempt. The 17th Heavy Criminal Court in Ankara gave 60 convicts regular life sentences, while four ...
"Therefore the Dutch government has decided to officially withdraw the Netherlands' Ambassador in Ankara, who has not had access to Turkey since March 2017. As long as the Netherlands has no Ambassador to Turkey, the Netherlands will also not issue permission for a new Turkish ambassador to take ...
A robot was formatted at an event in Ankara on Feb. 6 for interrupting the Turkish communication minister during his speech. Communications Minister Ahmet Arslan participated at an event for Safer Internet Day at a technology center in the Turkish capital. The robot named "Sanbot," which was also a ...
Turkish authorities on Feb. 2 said they had detained eight people in connection with a bomb that rocked the capital Ankara on Feb. 1, injuring three people. A ninth suspect was killed during the subsequent operation to round up the group, they said. Soon after the blast, authorities reported that the ...
Ankara's police unearthed a hacker group which illegally obtained and sold data about Turkey's citizens. The police said in a message Feb. 1 the hackers were illegally obtaining passport data and phone numbers of citizens. An investigation revealed that the hackers obtained the data of about 50 million ...
Beirut, Lebanon (1:50 P.M.) - The Turkish regime has asked the Russian Federation to arrest and extradite the leader of the People's Liberation Party-Front (THKP-C), Mihrac Ural, from the port-city of Sochi. Ural is considered the main suspect for the deadly attack in the Hatay Province in 2013. Find Out ...
"If France is interpreting this issue as an [invasion operation], we need to assess what they have done in Syria accordingly," he told a news conference in Ankara, speaking alongside visiting his visiting Lebanese counterpart Saad Hariri. "Those who want to make sense of what we are doing in Afrin should ...
At a news conference with an Iraqi delegation led by Planning Minister Salman Ali al-Jumaili, Turkey's economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci said Ankara does not support any authority implementing tax and standards at its customs, except the Iraqi government, Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency reported.
Ankara, January 31. /TASS/. A delegation of Turkish parliamentarians visited the Russian Embassy in Ankara on Wednesday to lay a wreath at the bust of late Russian Ambassador Andrey Karlov, who was shot dead in in Turkey's capital in 2016, after which the lawmakers and diplomats observed a ...
The Israeli Embassy in Ankara held a commemoration exhibition for the diplomats who lost their lives trying to save Jews during the holocaust. It was held on International Holocaust Remembrance Day at Ankara's CerModern. Named "Beyond Duty," the exhibition featured diplomats recognized as ...
Talking to the media after attending the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party's group meeting at the parliament in capital Ankara, Cavusoglu said: "It has been sorted out. "The opposition has given its authorization to represent them [at Sochi] to Turkey," foreign minister said. The foreign minister also ...
Turkish PM welcomes Lebanese premier for Ankara visit. Visiting Saad Hariri and Turkish ... Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri (L) shakes hands with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim (R) ahead of their meeting at Cankaya Palace in Ankara, Turkey on January 31, 2018. ( Turkish Prime Ministry ...
Turkey informed the German Federal government that it has been using German-made Leopard 2 tanks in Operation Olive Branch against the PKK terrorist groups Syrian affiliate, the Democratic Union Party (PYD) and its armed wing, the People's Protection Units (YPG), Reuters reported Monday. A report ...
Ankara, Turkey - JANUARY 31: (----EDITORIAL USE ONLY - MANDATORY CREDIT - "TURKISH PRIME MINISTRY / MUSTAFA AKTAS / HANDOUT" - NO marketing NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS----) Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri (L) shakes hands with ...
Rasit Tukel, the chief of the Turkish Medical Association, and seven other association members were detained in police operations in Ankara and other cities for breach of Turkey's anti-terror laws, Anadolu Agency reported. It said prosecutors had issued warrants for 11 members of the association.
Amid fresh pressure from Ankara to extradite eight Turkish military officers that are seeking asylum in Greece, Athens also has to contend with the fact that the maximum detention period for the servicemen is due to expire soon. The maximum that Greek authorities can hold anyone who has not been ...
In December 2016, Ankara betrayed the Syrian rebels it initially supported, forcing them to leave Aleppo to the Assad regime. Ankara kept training and paying the hapless Sunni Arab and Turkmen rebels, however, planning to use them for its own designs. Having reconciled itself, at least for the time being, ...
A U.S. delegation is having talks in Ankara on Jan. 23, after Turkey launched "Operation Olive Branch" into Syria's Afrin province. The U.S. delegation, led by Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Jonathan Cohen and officials from the Department of Defense, are in Ankara for talks ...
Ankara clearly took this threat seriously as it withdrew critical air support to its troops and FSA proxies on the ground in Syria for a week in mid-November 2016. Only by contacting the Russians, who got Damascus to stand down, was Turkey able to continue providing air support for its Syria campaign.
The Turkish announcement, which had been expected for some time, came after a parliamentary group meeting of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) in Ankara on January 16. Addressing a press conference after the meeting, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said that the offensive is part of Turkey's war on ...
KOCABEYLI, Turkey - Turkish jets bombed the Kurdish-controlled city of Afrin in northern Syria on Saturday, as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan promised to expand Turkey's military border operations against a Kurdish group that has been the U.S.'s key Syria ally in the war on the Islamic State group.
Ankara: Many would prefer probably not to dwell on what becomes of books thrown into the rubbish bin when their onetime readers declutter their shelves. In the Turkish capital Ankara, however, discarded books need not necessarily end up heading for a papery oblivion. Instead, a surprising life after ...
Russian, U.S. and Iranian Ambassadors and deputy chiefs of mission on Jan. 20 were summoned to the Turkish Foreign Ministry for briefings on the cross-border military operation Turkish forces began carrying out in Syria's northwestern province of Afrin on the same day, foreign ministry sources said.
The Ankara print fabric is made through an Indonesian wax-resist dyeing method known as batik. The method resists the dye from reaching all the cloth thus creating a pattern. Ankara is made up of 100% cotton fabric that has vibrant patterns. It is primarily associated with Africa due to its tribal patterns.
Turkish planes bomb Syrian Kurdish targets as Ankara-backed rebels enter Afrin (VIDEOS). Published time: 20 Jan, 2018 14:20 Edited time: 20 Jan, 2018 17:01. Get short URL. Turkish planes bomb Syrian Kurdish targets as Ankara-backed rebels enter Afrin (VIDEOS). Turkish jet fighters hit the People's Protection Units ...
This explains their willingness to go for cute Ankara styles. The bold prints mix and match fabric help bring out the creative nature of an individual wearing the dress. If you want to create a magical and stylish look for a youthful appearance then considering the following Ankara styles for youth will be perfect.
NATO's Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller is set to arrive in Turkey on Jan. 22, NATO said in a statement issued on Jan. 19. She is due to visit Ankara on Jan. 22, and Istanbul on Jan. 23, the statement said. "On Monday in Ankara, Ms. Gottemoeller will hold meetings with Foreign Affairs Deputy ...
Ankara, Jan 18 (KUNA) -- A number of Arab diplomats have appreciated the remarkable organization of the Kuwaiti embassy of a distinguished cultural program in Ankara. The Kuwaiti Orchestra led by Ahmad Hamdan held concerts for two consecutive nights in Ankara with the participation of Kuwaiti ...
Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu met with his German opposite number twice in the fall of 2017, while Euro-bashing among officials in Ankara came to a complete halt, according to a senior European diplomat. Most significantly, Turkish courts quietly started releasing German citizens detained ...
If Ankara seeks Moscow's approval, it might get it, because Russia badly needs a military victory for domestic political consumption. In that case, Moscow might give the go-ahead for Turkey to launch a brief operation with limited targets. Moscow might also insist that Turkey hand over Afrin's governance to ...
A Russian diplomat on duty at the Russian Embassy to Ankara, was missing for six hours, alarming security forces on Jan. 17. Russian diplomat Alex Anelkov left his house in the afternoon hours of Jan. 17. family members and colleagues at the embassy panicked when they were unable to reach him.
New railway lines of electric trains will be launched in Ankara in February, the Turkish Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications told Trend Jan. 15. "The work has been completed in Ankara to create new railway lines of electric trains," the ministry said. The new railway lines of electric ...


 

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