Turkey’s Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan and German Chancellor Angela Merkel review a guard of honour during a welcoming ceremony in Ankara February 25, 2013. REUTERS/Altan Burgucu

Merkel backs ‘open-ended’ Turkey’s EU talks

from Yahoo news
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) ? German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday the European Union should move forward with its talks with Turkey about joining the bloc, but that she remains skeptical about the nation becoming a full member.

Merkel Raises Turks? Hope Of European Union Entry

from NYT > Turkey by By MELISSA EDDY;
Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany has called for talks between Turkey and the European Union amid signals of decreasing resistance from her center-right party.

Merkel, Erdoğan cross swords on Cyprus (News)

from EurActiv.com

Angela Merkel knows about Turkey’s needs

from Hurriyet Daily News
German newspaper Bild am Sonntag published a poll on Sunday, hours before German Chancellor Angela Merkel?s.

Turkey hopeful Merkel would “restore EU accession process”

from Yahoo news
ANKARA — German Chancellor Angela Merkel continues her visit to Turkey, where officials expect a confirmation of her promise to restore Turkey’s EU accession process.

What if Turkey surprises Merkel and Hollande with a Cyprus move?

from Hurriyet Daily News
There is no reason what so ever for German Prime Minister Angela Merkel..

Erdoğan and Merkel agree to disagree

from Hurriyet Daily News
Following hours of talks in Ankara, it became apparent in the joint press conference that German Chancellor Angela..

Merkel, Erdoğan duel over Cyprus for EU bid

from Hurriyet Daily News
German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed support yesterday for reviving

Turkey ready to press reset button over Cyprus: EU minister

from Hurriyet Daily News
EU Minister Egemen Bağış called on Greek Cypriot leader Nicos Anastasiades.

Cyprus remains stumbling block in Turkey’s EU ambition: Merkel

from Yahoo news
ANKARA (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday she was in favor of reviving Turkey’s stalled talks on its relationship with the European Union but a dispute over the divided island of Cyprus remained a stumbling block. Speaking during a two-day visit to Turkey, Merkel, who favors a “privileged partnership” for Turkey in place of full EU membership, said it would be right to

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