Category: ÜNAL ÇEVİKÖZ
2017 will probably be remembered as the “year of change” in the history of European politics.
U.S. ride-hailing app Uber told Europe’s top court on April 24 that it was a digital service, not a transport service, and that a French law clearly targeted online taxi services, in its latest European legal battle with the taxi industry.
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Does anyone remember the “zero problems with neighbors” slogan of the Ahmet Davutoğlu prime ministry in Turkey?
At least 15 people, including a child, drowned when an inflatable boat carrying refugees and migrants sank off Greece’s Lesbos island, officials said on April 24.
Some 7.2 million children in Turkey lived in households suffering from severe material deprivation in 2015, a fresh report has revealed.
The top diplomats from Russia and the European Union struggled April 24 to overcome deep rifts that have plunged ties to a post-Cold War low despite calling for closer cooperation
Pro-European centrist Emmanuel Macron and anti-immigration leader Marine Le Pen began a final duel for the French Presidency on April 24, after a first round of voting delivered a stunning blow to the traditional political class
With fears rising that the Trump administration will follow through on its threats to raise trade barriers, world finance ministers are united on one message: protectionism threatens the global economy.
Ankara will present a new document in May on its visa-free deal with the EU which if not accepted would put the refugee deal with the bloc at a standstill, EU Minister Ömer Çelik has said.
Category: GWYNNE DYER
Here’s how the French presidential election is going to work. This Sunday’s vote will pick the leading two candidates, who will then have another two weeks to campaign for the run-off vote
Category: GÜVEN SAK
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan likes to say “the world is greater than five,” referring to the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC.) Many of us would agree with him, as the UNSC’s makeup really is Orwellian. “All nations are equal. But some nations are more equal than others,” it basically says
President Erdoğan is set to embark on a world tour in an effort to restore ties with allies following months of tension
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) is scheduled to meet next week to discuss whether to degrade Turkey’s status and reopen a monitoring process against the country in response to the authoritarian slide in the country.
Category: GÜNEŞ KÖMÜRCÜLER
For sure, Turkey has been at a historic turning point. Following a fairly tough year, which was full of bomb attacks, a coup attempt and a series of state of emergencies, a key referendum was held on April 16
As the global recovery gathers pace, the International Monetary Fund is turning up the volume on its call for wealthy countries to address popular anger over the impact of globalization and head off the threat of protectionism.
Category: MEHMET Y. YILMAZ
An overriding issue that everyone is concerned about is whether the president will endorse a conciliatory rhetoric toward the other half of the nation, or will he totally ignore that segment?
Category: SELİN NASİ
The April 16 referendum deciding on Turkey’s future resulted in a victory for the “yes” front, with 51.4 percent of the electorate authorizing the government to implement a “Turkish-style” presidential system in the country versus 48.6 percent against it
The Supreme Board of Election’s (YSK) ruling to dismiss an opposition appeal to annul the referendum is the proper decision, Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ has said
The debate over the April 16 constitutional referendum continues to rumble, after the government praised the Supreme Election Board’s (YSK) decision to reject all appeals against the result of the vote but the opposition vowed to continue the struggle to annul the outcome based on numerous irregularities.
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
The referendum is over and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan secured a narrow win for the “Yes” campaign, heralding a new era for the entire country.
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