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Yildirim: We cannot combat terrorists with the help of terrorists

By   /  20/02/2017  /  Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  No Comments

  Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim met with US Vice President Mike Pence during the Munich Security Conference in Germany. The Turkish Prime Minister stated that Ankara made it clear that it will participate in all operations against the Islamic State. “In the way we have supported the Free Syrian Army we will continue to […]

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Soros and Gulen “enemies” of the Balkans?

By   /  19/02/2017  /  AL Politics, Albania, BA Politics, BG Politics, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, Kosovo, MK Politics, Politics, RS Politics, Serbia, TR Politics, Turkey, XK Politics  /  No Comments

  With an article entitled ”Soros the Balkans’ favourite enemy” Deutsche Welle (DW) refers to the activities of the Hungarian-American investor in the Balkans and to the “strange” NGO’s active in the region and funded by him. According to DW Balkan countries are increasingly prone to totalitarianism. But the absurdity of the whole matter is […]

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AKP, MHP signal joint campaign for referendum

By   /  17/02/2017  /  Politics, Social, TR Politics, TR Social, Turkey  /  No Comments

  The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) have signaled a joint campaign in the upcoming referendum on whether to shift Turkey to an executive presidential system. Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said the AKP and the MHP could take part in joint activities for the upcoming referendum, while […]

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Council of State plenary to discuss if Turkey is considered safe third country

By   /  17/02/2017  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  No Comments

  According to the rulings of the 7-member composition of the D’ Department of the Council of State, Turkey is considered a safe country for refugees to return to as the neighboring country has ratified the Geneva Convention. However, the issue was referred to the plenary of the Council of State due to its high […]

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Turkish President Erdoğan pays Umrah visit in Saudi Arabia

By   /  16/02/2017  /  Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  No Comments

  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan conducted the Umrah while in Saudi Arabia on Feb. 15, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported. Erdoğan visited the al-Masjid an-Nabawi, a religious site that includes Prophet Muhammad’s grave in Medina. Erdoğan subsequently traveled to Mecca, where he visited the Masjid al-Haram late on Feb. 15. Erdoğan and an accompanying […]

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AKP demands resignation of party official who said ‘prepare for civil war’ if constitution vote fails

By   /  16/02/2017  /  Politics, Social, TR Politics, TR Social, Turkey  /  No Comments

  The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has demanded the resignation of the party’s Manisa provincial deputy head, Ozan Erdem, following his remarks warning of a civil war if the government-supported constitutional amendments fail to receive approval in the upcoming referendum. Speaking at a conference organized by the party’s Soma district youth branch on […]

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Turkish military officers are requesting asylum all over Europe

By   /  15/02/2017  /  Headlines, Politics, Social, TR Politics, TR Social, Turkey  /  No Comments

Television host laid off for saying he will vote “NO” in the referendum The number of Turkish military officers serving abroad and seek asylum in European countries continues to grow. Fearful of being tried in Turkey on charges of having affiliations with the Islamic order Hizmet of Imam Fethullah Gulen. According to Turkish media, 86 […]

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What does Erdogan want from the countries in the Gulf

By   /  14/02/2017  /  Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  No Comments

  Turkish President Recep Tayip Erdogan is realising an important tour aimed at improving relations with the Gulf countries. The Turkish President is visiting Bahrein, Saudi Arabia and Qatar where he will have meet with the leaders of these countries. Dozens of entrepreneurs are accompanying Erdogan looking for business opportunities in these countries mainly in […]

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Following Trump – Erdogan call CIA Chief to visit Turkey

By   /  08/02/2017  /  Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  No Comments

  US President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had their first telephone conversation after the inauguration of the US President in an attempt for rapprochement in US-Turkey relations. A few minutes after the conversation which lasted 45 minutes it was announced that the head of the CIA Mike Pompeo will visit Ankara. […]

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