Tag archive for ‘turkey’
MERKEL
By Editor On Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
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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...

AMNESTY-INTL
By Editor On Sunday, July 24th, 2016
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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...

TURKEY-COUP-ATTEMPT
By Editor On Saturday, July 16th, 2016
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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...

TURKISH-PRESS-418x215
By Editor On Thursday, July 14th, 2016
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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...

IZMIR
By Editor On Friday, July 8th, 2016
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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...

ANTALYA-OTELLER
By Editor On Tuesday, July 5th, 2016
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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...

TURKISH-PRESS-418x215
By Editor On Monday, July 4th, 2016
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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...

FEHIM-TASTEKIN
By Editor On Monday, July 4th, 2016
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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...

KORFEZ-KOPRUSU
By admin On Sunday, July 3rd, 2016
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Where is Turkey heading?

Turkey, considered to be one of the most powerful countries in the region has been going through a very difficult period full of conflicts with and in its neighboring countries. It would not be fair to say the region More...

AMNESTY-INTERNATIONAL
By Editor On Friday, May 27th, 2016
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Human rights violations in Turkey on agenda of Amnesty secretary-general

Some believe that Turkey has recently been losing altitude in terms of the respect it has earned throughout decades on the international arena due to the foreign policies it has adopted in the last decade and the More...

TURKISH-PRESS-418x215
By Editor On Sunday, May 15th, 2016
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News Scan for Turkey, May 15th 2016

Turkish portfolio outflows hit highest this year on political worries Foreign investors have sold $459 million worth of Turkish stocks and bonds so far this month, in the largest portfolio outflow this year as political More...

SYRIAN-REFUGEES
By Editor On Monday, April 25th, 2016
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Should Turkey be happy about the refugee deal made with EU?

In an analysis of the terrifying Syrian conflict still unsolved, it could be interesting to have the answer to the question “who is among big time losers when we look at the current picture”. It goes without More...

STEPHEN-STARR
By Editor On Monday, April 25th, 2016
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Article Scan: Turkey, the West’s most important Mideast partner, is falling apart and Canada could have a role in stemming the slide

Turkey, the West’s most important Mideast partner, is falling apart and Canada could have a role in stemming the slide By: Stephen Starr Published on Sat Apr 23 2016 Turkey is by far the West’s most important More...

NEWSPAPER-COFFEE
By Editor On Monday, April 25th, 2016
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News Scan for Turkey, April 25th 2016

Dutch journalist arrested in Turkey for criticising Erdoğan A Dutch journalist was blocked from leaving Turkey on Sunday following her arrest on Saturday night for tweets deemed critical of president ERDOGAN. Ebru More...

COAL-FIELD
By Editor On Sunday, April 24th, 2016
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Does Turkey need to use more coal, water resources to meet its energy demand?

Does Turkey need to use more coal, water resources to meet its soaring energy demand? The answer to the question is “yes” according to Mr. Erdoğan . It is no secret that Turkey is in need of huge energy sources More...

KIRBY
By Editor On Saturday, April 23rd, 2016
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United States spokesperson expresses concern on press freedom in Turkey

United States spokesperson expresses concern once again on press freedom in Turkey The attitude of the administration in Turkey towards press freedom and journalists is not welcome by the western world and the USA More...

23-NISAN
By Editor On Saturday, April 23rd, 2016
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Turkey celebrates Children’s Day despite cancellation of parliamentary reception

Turkey celebrates National Sovereignty and Children’s Day despite cancellation of parliamentary reception by government Turkey is celebrating National Sovereignty and Children’s Day April 23rd which is the anniversary More...

CENTRAL-BANK-MURAT-CETINKAYA
By Editor On Saturday, April 23rd, 2016
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Will the new governor make major revisions to the policies of Turkey’s Central Bank

Mr. Murat ÇETİNKAYA who was  appointed the new governor for Turkey’s Central Bank on April 11th 2016 is known to be of Islamic finance background as he worked for Islamic Banks such as Albaraka Turk and Kuveyt More...

ANTALYA-EXPO-SMALL
By Editor On Saturday, April 23rd, 2016
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Antalya city on Turkish Mediterranean hosts World Botanical EXPO (2016)

Antalya, prominent holiday destination on Turkish Mediterranean hosts World Botanical EXPO (2016) Antalya has been a leading Turkish holiday destination for millions of tourists for many years now. It can offer More...

CUSTOMS
By Editor On Friday, April 22nd, 2016
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Is visa liberalization a dream for Turkey or will EU stick to its word this time?

Turkey a country right next to Europe – with major part in Asia – has been longing for the day it will be admitted to EU, for many years now. However let alone being admitted to the union as a full member, Turkey More...

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