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TURKEY IN WORLD MEDIA

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  • BATTLE TO SHORE UP LIRA SAME AS FIGHT AGAINST

    REUTERS -07 December 2016 "Our economy is being targeted through foreign exchange speculation," Erdogan said in a speech to provincial administrators in the presidential palace in Ankara, adding that... read more

  • MOSCOW TIES DON’T CHANGE TURKEY’S STANCE

    Asharq Al-Awsat -26 November 2016 Turkey’s reconciled relations with Russia has not changed Ankara’s position that Syrian regime head Bashar al-Assad must step down from authority to restore peace in the... read more

  • SUPPORT OF WEST IN WAR AGAINST TERROR

    REUTERS -25 November 2016 Turkey faces terrorist threats from three different organizations and needs Western support to deal with these, Turkish deputy prime minister Numan Kurtulmus said on Friday.... read more

  • TURKEY’S DISILLUSIONMENT WITH THE U.S.

    CBS -20 November 2016 Erdoğan is upset with the U.S. policies in Syria that, he says, have led to a clear and present security threat on his southern border, interfered with his ability to defend... read more

  • TERRORISTS BRINGING BAD NAME TO ISLAM

    The Nation -18 November 2016 Addressing joint session of the Parliament here yesterday, he said the terrorists were inflicting damage only on the Muslim states and bringing a bad name to Islam. He called... read more

  • FIRST UNIT OF AKKUYU TO BE ONLINE BY 2023

    REUTERS -08 November 2016 Turkey expects the first unit of its planned $20 billion Akkuyu nuclear power plant, being built in collaboration with Russia, to be online by the end of 2023, energy minister... read more

  • TURKEY TO ORDER NEW F-35 LIGHTNING II JETS

    Bloomberg -31 October 2016 Turkey’s top defense procurement panel has agreed to officially order a second batch of F-35 Lightning II fifth-generation multirole fighter aircraft under the multinational... read more

  • TURKEY TO SEEK BIDS FOR $3 BLN BRIDGE

    REUTERS -25 October 2016 Oct 25 Turkey will seek bids in January to build and operate a 10 billion lira ($3.25 bln) suspension bridge over the Dardanelles Straits and has already received interest... read more

  • MIGRANT READMISSIONS MAY END WITHOUT VISA

    REUTERS -18 October 2016 The European Union should implement visa-free travel for Turks by the end of the year and stop insisting Turkey change its anti-terrorism laws or Ankara may cancel its side... read more

  • TURKEY, RUSSIA SIGN GAS PIPELINE DEAL

    AP -10 October 2016 Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan watched as their countries' energy ministers sealed an intergovernmental agreement for the "Turkish... read more

  • BATTLE FOR MOSUL COULD SPARK SECTARIAN STRIFE

    AP -04 October 2016 Turkey is warning that the planned offensive in Iraq to retake that country's second-largest city of Mosul from the Islamic State group could spark Shiite-Sunni sectarian tensions.... read more

  • MOSUL MAY PRODUCE A MILLION MIGRANTS

    REUTERS -04 October 2016 The United States and its allies must think carefully before launching an offensive to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from Islamic State, Turkey's defence minister said on... read more

  • TURKEY READY TO WORK WITH RUSSIA

    REUTERS -29 September 2016 Turkey is "more than ready" to coordinate with Russia on a Syrian ceasefire and the delivery of humanitarian assistance if the Kremlin is willing to do so, Turkey's foreign... read more

  • TURKEY CAN DEFEAT TERRORISM

    Miami Herald -23 September 2016 Having inaugurated on Sept. 24 the Turkish Consulate General in the beautiful city of Miami, I would like to use this opportunity to express the recent developments in Turkey... read more

  • WON’T TAKE PART IN RAQQA OPERATION IF

    REUTERS -22 September 2016 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman on Thursday ruled out the possibility of Turkey joining an operation by coalition forces against Islamic State militants in Syria's... read more

  • TURKISH PM YILDIRIM’S EXCLUSIVE OP-ED FOR

    Tass-06.12.2016-PM Binali YILDIRIM In the evening of 15 July, Turkey was subjected to a coup attempt that was unprecedented in our history. Tanks rolled onto Istanbul’s Bosporus Bridge and rogue Turkish fighter planes, which had been seized by members of Fetullah Gülen’s terror network, bombed our parliament. A well-known news presenter on state television was forced to read out a statement, by terrorists

  • TRUMP’S MIDEAST DILEMMA: CHAOS OR NEW

    AA-06.12.2016-Prof.Nursin A.GÜNEY Trump and his team may continue with Obama policies albeit with different rhetoric, or take action to create a new order The new Middle East policy that Donald Trump, the president-elect of the United States, will follow closely concerns Turkey as well as all the other countries in the region. With the condoning of the proxy wars in the region,

  • EUROPE’S TROUBLES

    Daily Sabah-06.12.2016-İbrahim KALIN With a number of national and local elections lined up over the next year, European politics is likely to see more twists and turns that will deepen self-doubt and encourage populist, anti-immigrant, Islamophobic and xenophobic sentiment across the old continent. Europe faces a stubborn and potentially destructive wave of political populism and opportunism at a time of global insecurity, regional

  • GULF AND TURKEY

    Daily Sabah-05.12.2016-Kılıç Buğra KANAT Nowdays in different parts of the world, countries discuss the possibility of establishing regional order. The conversation, of course, emerges out of necessity. Especially after the decline of the unipolar international system and increasing instability in regional dynamics, there is a heightened need for this type of conversation. For years now, countries in the region have complained about their skepticism

  • EUROPE’S BLINDNESS TO REGIONAL DEVELOPMENTS

    Daily Sabah-02.12.2016-Burhanettin DURAN European Parliament on Nov. 24 voted by 471 to 37 to urge governments to freeze Turkey's EU accession talks, citing the state of emergency that the Turks declared after the failed coup. The parliament's vote is non-binding and German Chancellor Angela Merkel's response to the controversial resolution, urging dialogue with Ankara – indicates that European leaders don't see eye to

  • KEEP THEM AWAY, LET STATES DEAL WITH THEM!

    Daily Sabah-30.11.2016-Beril DEDEOĞLU People say 'something should be done,' but they also say this 'something' should be done far from them for the traumas in the region. The unfolding humanitarian drama in Aleppo is well known now, thanks to the international media's intensive coverage. Public opinions in Western countries are naturally being touched by what they see on the news, but when asked

  • EU’S BROKEN PROMISES THREATEN DEALS

    AA-29.11.2016 Refugee deal and Customs Union update talks may fall through amid broken promises by 28-member bloc The EU-Turkey refugee deal and Customs Union update talks may collapse amid promises broken by the 28-member bloc. Turkey and the EU signed a refugee deal in March, which aimed to discourage irregular migration through the Aegean Sea by taking stricter measures against human

  • TRY TO UNDERSTAND TURKEY INSTEAD OF FENDING

    Daily Sabah-29.11.2016-Ozan CEYHUN As a person still meaning well in regards to the European Union-Turkey relationship and arguing that the European Parliament is not the EU, you cannot help but feel concerned over the recent statements made inside the EU and the anti-Turkey stance of EU-based media outlets, which show that all our efforts, unfortunately, are in vain. There are some groups manipulating

  • REACTION THAT EMERGED FROM WITHIN EUROPEAN

    Yeni Şafak-28.11.2016-Yasin AKTAY It is a known fact that the decision the European Parliament (EP) took to temporarily stop Turkey's EU membership negotiations is of no significance for the elected Turkish government or the Turkish nation. A certain part of the country had been reacting to the EU because of the double standards it applied against Turkey during this period. The EP's scandalous

  • EUROPE, TURKOPHOBIA AND A PERILOUS FUTURE

    Daily Sabah-25.11.2016-İbrahim Kalın The EP's decision on Nov. 24 to suspend negotiation talks with Turkey should be seen within a larger framework of misplaced fears, old prejudices and political populism against Turkey and Turks The European Parliament (EP) takes a scandalous decision against Turkey at a time when Europe fails to address the real issues of growing racism, xenophobia, anti-immigration groups, radicalization, alienation

  • RASHİD AL-GHANNUSHI: DUE TO TURKEY’S

    Daily Sabah-28.11.2016-Ali Ünal Renowned Islamic scholar and the leader of Tunisia's Ennahda Party, Rashid al-Ghannushi said in an interview with Daily Sabah that the Turkish people proved their commitment to democracy on July 15, adding that Turkey and Tunisia are now models for the Islamic world After the Arab Spring started in Tunisia six years ago and all the turbulence that plagued the

  • WHAT IS NEXT IN TURKEY’S AFRICA STRATEGY?

    Sedat Aybar In the wake of the American election, a summit in Istanbul brought together African and Turkish business communities. The summit signified the beginning of a new phase for Turkey in her steadfast engagement with the continent. The First Economic and Business Summit is in fact a follow-up of the Second Africa-Turkey Summit, which took place in 2014 in Malabo, the

  • THE EU AND TURKEY: WHO IS MOVING AWAY FROM

    Yeni Şafak-Aydın Ünal Both in the West and in our borders, it is being argued that Turkey is distancing itself from the European Union, violating its values and rules and that President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's policies are the main reason for this. All these claims are unfounded. The expression “The pot calling the kettle black" is good enough to explain this situation. Turkey

  • THE ROOT CAUSE OF NEW NATIONALISM IS THE WEST,

    Daily Sabah-25.11.2016-Fahrettin ALTUN The Economist published an article titled, "Trump's World: New Nationalism." In this article, the idea is that Donald Trump, who won the election with his "Make America Great Again" campaign, will attempt to overturn politics that he regards as "faulty globalization." Including a comparison between Trump and Ronald Reagan, the article claims that where Reagan was optimistic, Trump is angry

  • TURKISH NATION INFURIATED BY EU’S TOLERANCE

    Daily Sabah The rise of anti-Turkey rhetoric from European politicians, coupled with the indifference toward the PKK, FETÖ activities across EU cities, has made people in Turkey furious with the EU, significantly decreasing the desire to join the union A mid a rise of anti-Turkey rhetoric from European politicians and the European Union's indifference toward the PKK and Gülenist Terror Group (FETÖ),

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