Bavaria’s conservative Christian Social Union (CSU) wants talks on forming a new German government to focus on security and curbing immigration, a senior party official said, after sharp gains by a far-right party in Sept. 24’s federal election.
Barcelona’s mayor Ada Colau on Sept. 28 called for European Union mediation in the standoff over Catalonia’s planned independence referendum in an opinion piece in Britain’s Guardian daily.
U.S. President Donald Trump proposed on Sept. 27 the biggest U.S. tax overhaul in three decades, calling for tax cuts for most Americans, but prompting criticism that the plan favors business and the rich and could add trillions of dollars to the deficit.
Istanbul has been ranked as third worst city in the world for road rage, according to research carried out by German automobile company kfzteile2.
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
It has been nearly 14 months since Turkey imposed a state of emergency after the bloody coup attempt of July 2016, in a bid to fight against the Fethullahist Terror Organization (FETÖ).
The security of the European continent cannot be provided without Turkey and the long-anticipated European army cannot be founded without the participation of the Turkish armed forces, said the EU Minister Ömer Çelik on Sept. 27.
Trade ties between Turkey and Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) should not be affected by the recent independence referendum, Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci has told the Hürriyet Daily News
A major airline passengers group has lauded Turkish Airlines as a Five-Star Global Airline based on passenger experience and comfort, Turkey’s flag carrier announced on Sept. 26.
Bulgarian and Turkish gas operators Bulgartransgaz and Botaş will hold meetings as soon as possible to speed up progress for the Turkey-Bulgaria Gas Interconnection Project “ITB,” Nadezhda Neynsky, Bulgaria’s ambassador to Turkey, told state-run Anadolu Agency on Sept. 25.
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has proven to be both a lifesaver and a troublemaker for German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
“We warned you that the far right is on the rise,” said Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan on Sept. 25, implicitly addressing German Chancellor Angela Merkel, as if she was not aware of the rise in xenophobic, even racist votes in her own country.
Russian Gazprom’s board of directors has approved the formation of a joint venture with Turkey’s Botaş for the TurkStream natural gas pipeline project, according to a statement released by Gazprom on Sept. 25.
Category: FORK & CORK
The Mediterranean basin is the cradle of civilizations, no doubt about it.
Turkish champion Beşiktaş wants to maintain its good start to the Champions League on Sept. 26 when it hosts RB Leipzig for the first time as the German upstart hunts a maiden win in its debut season in Europe.
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced plans on Sept. 25 to pour 57 billion euros ($67.8 billion) into modernizing France’s sluggish economy, with a hefty chunk set aside for making it more environmentally-friendly.
Bangladesh needs “massive international assistance” to feed and shelter the 436,000 Rohingya who have fled Myanmar in recent weeks, the head of the U.N. refugee agency said on Sept. 24.
Germans began voting in a national election on Sept. 24 that is likely to see Chancellor Angela Merkel win a historic fourth term and a far-right party enter parliament for the first time in more than half a century.
The total death toll in the Sept. 22 sinking of a boat carrying migrants heading to Europe in the Black Sea, off the Turkish province of Kocaeli, rose to 24 after the body of another woman was found by search-and-rescue teams on Sept. 24, according to the Turkish Coast Guard.
The Mor Barsavmo Monastery, one of the two monasteries in a Midyat village, needs attention and awaits protection
Germany’s private sector expanded at the fastest pace in almost six-and-a-half years in September, a survey showed on Sept. 22
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