Tag archive for ‘turkey’
By Editor On Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

CHP’s application to revoke statutory decree rejected by Constitutional Court

The Constitutional Court has rejected the application of Republican People’s Party (CHP) to revoke the second Statutory Decree (KHK) on ground of non-jurisdiction. The court did not review the application on More...

By Editor On Monday, September 26th, 2016

Lagendijk, former chair of the delegation to the EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee denied entry to Turkey

Joost Lagendijk, who was the former chair of the delegation to the EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee, a columnist with the closed dailies Zaman and Today’s Zaman and has been living in Turkey for nine More...

By Editor On Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Germany advises citizens not to make public political statements against the Turkish state while in Turkey

Turkey is obviously having a difficult time to keep its reputable image in the world due to recent troubles in the country and measures implemented. In fact, a piece of news about some advises made by Germany to More...

By Editor On Sunday, July 24th, 2016

Western World concerned about developments in Turkey after coup attempt

Following the failed coup attempt on July 15th 2016 and the measures taken by the AK PARTY government have been a major concern for the western world as Turkey has always been a close ally and strong trade partner. In More...

By Editor On Saturday, July 16th, 2016

Turkey: Coupe attempt against Ak Party government fails

On July 15th Turkey witnessed a coup attempt organized by a small group from the Turkish military. A group of Turkish military officers announced on TRT (Turkey’s State Radio Television) late Thursday they were More...

By Editor On Thursday, July 14th, 2016

News Scan for Turkey, July 14th 2016

Syrian rebels stunned as Turkey signals normalisation of Damascus relations More than five years into Syria’s civil war, Turkey, the country that has most helped the rebellion against the rule of Bashar al-Assad, More...

By Editor On Friday, July 8th, 2016

Izmir.. The city of a magnificent history, blue sea, delicious cuisine and freedom

When someone refers to Turkey country, Istanbul is often the first name to recall simply because it is a mega town, one of the biggest in Europe and a former capital to some of the most powerful empires such as More...

By Editor On Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Ramadan Holiday turns out to be a true life-saver for tourism sector in Turkey

After many days of agony due to lack of incoming foreign tourists, businesses in the sector had a relief thanks to the 9 days long Ramadan holiday. The decision made by the administration to prolong the normally More...

By Editor On Monday, July 4th, 2016

News Scan for Turkey, July 4th 2016

Turkey vows to expand circle of peace in the region Ankara has vowed to expand the “circle of peace” in its region by continuing its efforts to normalize relations with neighboring countries and beyond, after More...

By Editor On Monday, July 4th, 2016

Article Scan: “What airport attack means for Turkey’s Syria policy?” (by Fehim Taştekin, a Turkish columnist for Al-Monitor)

Turkey has been the target of Islamic State (IS) bombing attacks seven times since the general election a year ago. But the IS attack at Istanbul Ataturk Airport on June 28 that killed 42 people and wounded More...