In the wake of what has occurred at the Aktütün border security station, we see a factor brought onto the agenda which we always see in these sorts of situations. What is being said is this, "EU laws are binding our hands and making the struggle against terror more difficult."
"EU Rehn to attend conference on Turkey-EU Relations
The ‘5th Bosphorus Conference’ on ‘Turkey-EU Relations’ will take place at the Consulate General of the United Kingdom in Istanbul on October 10 and 11."
In my last article I started analyzing the quality of Turkey’s global integration. I want to delay the second part of that analysis to a later date and concentrate on current progress, as we are passing through an ever-worsening global economic situation.
[A CRITICAL DECISION] Turkey’s chief EU negotiator and the AK Party government’s fate by MEHMET KALYONCU
A number of items occupy the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) government’s foreign policy agenda.
It has been just over three years since the European Union opened membership negotiations with Turkey. It was clear from the start that this was going to be a complicated and long journey with many difficulties along the way.
A new Pew report has brought alarming news: Anti-Jewish and anti-Muslim attitudes are on the rise in Europe. While the negative view of Muslims is higher than that of Jews, there is an interesting correlation between the two.
Meeting in Barcelona on 8 October, representatives of governments, forest owners and forestry companies, trade unions and civil society urged world leaders to take into account the "pivotal role" forests can play in mitigating climate change.
Cooperation with regional and local media is the key to better communicating EU policy issues to citizens, concluded panellists at a debate on the issue in Brussels on 8 October, organised by the European Commission’s directorate-general for regional policy.
Rules on capital requirements are designed to protect savers and investors from the risk of the failure or bankruptcy of banks. They ensure that these institutions hold a minimum amount of capital. The was adopted in 2006 and is currently under review.