EU takes radical decision concerning Turkey following initiative by Germany

Germany is trying to increase the economic pressure on Turkey. It is reported that EU is preparing to cut hundreds of millions of euros in financial aid to Turkey following Berlin’s initiatives in this direction. Germany, which introduced economic measures to increase the pressure on Ankara after the tensions in Turkey-Germany relations, has also More...

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By Editor On Friday, August 18th, 2017

Is Turkey displaying a successful democracy performance?

Having thwarted the military coup on July 15, 2016, Turkey has been managed by state-of-emergency for quite a while now and the government has shown tendency to link the cause of many steps it has taken, to the More...

By Editor On Thursday, August 17th, 2017

What is Turkey going through, as seen from the point of view of its western friends?

Economy and policy have been two words very much interrelated all along history just like they are today.  For some developing countries like Turkey for instance however, politics may be dominant over economy. More...

By Editor On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

German Foreign Minister says economic pressure on Turkey works

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel commented on the tension between Berlin and Ankara and said “economic pressure” on Turkey was working. This expression was obviously a reference to some measures taken More...

Turkish Sream Line under Black Sea
By Editor On Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Russia accelerates pipe line construction after Trump signs US sanction package

It is reported that following US sanctions on Russia, Gazprom has decided to accelerate new pipelines for Europe. The reports say although the White House does not consider imposing sanctions on to effect Moscow’s More...

By Editor On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

Germany steps into action against Turkey

It is stated that Germany has asked the European Commission to suspend its work on updating Turkey and the Customs Union. It is also mentioned in same statement Germany has urged the European Commission to put More...

By Editor On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

Turkey and Qatar launch joint military exercise with 250 Turkish troops

It is reported that Turkey and Qatar launched a joint military exercise on August 1st with more than 30 armored vehicles and 250 Turkish troops. It is also reported that the first phase will include Turkish land More...

By Editor On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

CHP, main opposition party will hold “Justice Congress’ to discuss judicial shortcomings

After the JUSTICE MARCH from Ankara to Istanbul, The CHP (Republican People’s Party) is now preparing to hold a summit under the name “Justice Congress” in the historical peninsula of Gallipoli where More...

By Editor On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

Turkey’s PM slams opposition leader about his “controlled coup” comments

Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım slammed KILICDAROGLU, the leader of Republican People’s Party (CHP) about his “controlled coup” comments regarding the coup attempt on July 15th 2016. Yıldırım accused More...

By Editor On Saturday, July 15th, 2017

Opposition leader KILICDAROGLU: “I will not run for president in 2019”

  CHP leader Kemal KILICDAROGLU said that he would not be a candidate for the 2019 presidential election in his statement to the weekly Der Spiegel magazine. “I want a nominee over parties,” he More...