Turkey worried about ‘rising xenophobia’ in Europe

Turkey’s foreign minister voiced concern Sunday about rising anti-foreigner sentiment in crisis-hit Europe, on a visit to Germany where a neo-Nazi cell’s bloody murder spree claimed mostly Turkish migrants among its victims.

Foreign trips by Recep Tayyip Erdoğan as Prime...

Foreign trips by Recep Tayyip Erdoğan as Prime Minister of Turkey. Français : Voyages à l’étranger par Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Premier ministre de Turquie. Nederlands: Buitenlandse reizen door Recep Tayyip Erdoğan als premier van Turkije. Türkçe: Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Başbakanı Recep Tayyip Erdoğan tarafından yapılan yurt dışı ziyaretleri. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

?The Tears of Somalia?: Turkey?s ?Moral? Foreign Policy

?The tears that are now running from Somalia?s golden sands into the Indian Ocean must stop? declared Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in 2011, following a highly charged visit to Mogadishu at the height of the 2011 Somali Famine. The Turkish Prime Minister had arrived to a rock star?s welcome in the Somali capital ? at every stop his motorcade was greeted by crowds shouting ?Soo dhawoow Turkey? (Welcome Turkey). Turkish flags adorned the city, and mothers promised to name their sons ?Tayyip? and their daughters ?Istanbul?.

 

German neo-Nazi murders must not go unpunished: Turkish foreign minister

Turkey’s foreign minister said Saturday that a killing spree of mainly Turkish immigrants in Germany


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Negotiations with Israel on compensation ?not finalized?

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bülent Arınç said that talks with Israel

PKK starts retreat as UK, EU ready to help peace bid

Militants from the outlawed PKK commence a ?historic? withdrawal from Turkey that is being closely monitored.

EU ready to assist Turkey?s peace bid

With the militants starting to retreat from Turkey as part of the ongoing peace process.

Turkish leaders voice determination on EU bid on Europe Day

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu released separate messages.

Turkey’s Erdogan warns of retaliation for border blasts

Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan says he is waiting for an opportune moment to respond to border attacks that killed 46. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

Syrian crisis now a global affair

The outcome of the Syrian crisis, no matter what that might be, will delimit the new Middle East in a way that will affect the entire world?not just Syria and the region

Turkish PM engages in an all-out bashing over Syria crisis

from Hurriyet Daily News

Both Israel and its arch-foe Iran received their share of blunt criticism from Prime Minister..

 

Turkey: Background and U.S. Relations

CRS Report for Congress (USA) April 23, 2013, 41 p. Jim Zanotti * This report provides background information on Turkey and discusses possible policy options for Members of Congress and the Obama Administration. US relations with Turkey a longtime NATO ally have evolved over time as global challenges to US interests have changed. Turkey?s economic

 

Georgia: Gülen Schools Flourishing

When the topics of conversation turn to Turkey and Islam, tempers can sometimes flare in the South Caucasus country of Georgia. Even so, a movement founded by the charismatic Turkish theologian Fetullah G?len has found a welcoming community in this emphatically Christian country.

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