Category: ARIANA FERENTINOU
For Greece, last week was a bad week. First, the government could not secure an agreement on a relief of its huge debt in a meeting with finance ministers of the Eurozone and the IMF on May 22.
Category: YUSUF KANLI
The presidential elections in Greek Cyprus are ever more interesting for various reasons. Three camps have already formed.
A note handed by a passenger to a flight attendant ahead of a flight to Nicosia from Istanbul sparked a bomb scare on May 24, Doğan News Agency has reported.
The editor-in-chief of a now shut-down weekly magazine, who was sentenced to over 22 years in jail on May 22 for “inciting an armed uprising against the Turkish government,” was arrested on May 24 in Edirne
Culture and Tourism Minister Nabi Avcı on May 22 stressed the importance of tour packages for American tourists who want to visit Turkey’s Mediterranean regions.
Russia is in talks with European countries to determine the entry point of the second line of the Turkish Stream gas pipeline flow, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said, TASS news agency has reported.
The Organization of Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC), which brings together the countries of the Black Sea, is seeking to keep in step with the changes around it after a quarter-century of development. The organization is looking to direct more attention toward projects, according to BSEC Secretary-General Michael B. Christides
Greece told its EU-IMF creditors on May 21 there should be “no excuse” for delays to debt relief payments now that Athens has “fulfilled its obligations” with new austerity cuts.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev will pay a visit to Istanbul on May 22 to attend a summit of the Organization of the Black Sea Cooperation (BSEC) and hold talks with senior Turkish officials amid expectations that Moscow will soon lift all sanctions imposed on Turkish agricultural goods.
Fenerbahçe coach Zeljko Obradovic has called on the club fans to show hospitality to Olympiacos fans in Istanbul ahead of May 21’s clash between the two teams for the Turkish Airlines Euroleague trophy.
Turkey’s leading mobile phone operator Turkcell has renovated the technological infrastructure of a Greek high school on Turkey’s northwestern island of Gökçeada and held an opening ceremony for it on May 17
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Today is May 19, the anniversary of the date when a handful of military and civilian leaders led by general Mustafa Kemal (Atatürk) set out for the Black Sea port of Samsun, from Istanbul, in 1919. They were due to launch a war of resistance against armies occupying the last remaining parts of the empire under the fading Ottoman dynasty.
The relationship between the United States and the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) is a temporary, transactional and tactical one, a U.S. State Department official has said amid Turkey’s vociferous opposition to the ties
Eight generals and admirals and more than 260 low-ranking military officials suspected of involvement in the July 2016 coup attempt, are currently on the run abroad, according to Turkish officials.
The Greek parliament late May 18 adopted a new round of austerity cuts which the government hopes will secure a pledge of debt relief and loan disbursements by EU-IMF creditors this month.
U.N.-backed Cyprus reunification talks have hit a snag with the two leaders of the divided island at loggerheads over a possible summit in Geneva.
Two former Turkish generals suspected of being involved in the July 15, 2016, coup attempt have applied for asylum in Germany, according to local media reports released on May 14, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
Britain’s Thomas Cook said a visible recovery continues in bookings for Turkey and Egypt, although it echoed concerns raised by rival tour operator TUI over the market for travel by British tourists on May 18, saying that competition at home had slowed growth, Reuters has reported.
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
“Abdullah, we seem to have the same agenda,” said Condi.
China’s Silk Road project is about connecting China and Europe through land roads. As there are many countries, with some Muslim countries along the road, Turkey can play a role in overcoming obstacles, according to TEPAV head Güven Sak.
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