Agressive Turkey: Warns Syria, Presses Case on Looted Antiquities.. A FP roundup

Syrian border fire angers Turkey

from BBC News | Europe | World Edition
Turkey reacts angrily after Syrian fire across its border causes casualties, as a UN-brokered ceasefire plan looks increasingly in doubt.

Turkey issues stern warning to Syria

from Yahoo news
DAMASCUS, Syria, April 9 (UPI) — Turkey demanded Monday Syria halt shooting at the border after two Turks and four Syrians in a Turkey refugee camp were injured by bullets fired from Syria.

Turkey's Prime Minister Erdogan talks with the Chairman of China's National People's Congress, Wu, in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing

Turkey’s Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan (L) talks with the Chairman of China’s National People’s Congress, Wu Bangguo, in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing April 10, 2012. REUTERS/Kazuhiro Ibuki/Pool

Pace of Turkish economic expansion slows

from – World, Europe
Turkey is no longer expanding at a rate second only to China and its economy beginning to rebalance from domestic to external demand

Turkey?s uneasy friendships

from Hurriyet Daily News
Turkey is at the center of the ?Syrian affair,? but there is no serious discussion on Syria for various reasons.

Spain and Turkey: a budding relation

by Acturca
Real Instituto Elcano de Estudios Internacionales y Estratégicos (Spain), 15/4/2009    By William Chislett *    Spain and Turkey are enjoying a burgeoning economic and political relation. Two-way trade more than doubled between 2002 and 2008 ?excluding the EU, Turkey is Spain?s third most important trade partner after the US and Mexico?, Spanish direct investment


Erdogan’s China Trip Raise New Questions About Turkey’s Foreign Policy

from The Istanbulian by Emre Kızılkaya


Turkey‘s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has become the first Turkish prime minister to visit Urumqi, the capital of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in China.

Syrian forces fire on Turkish refugee camp

from World news: Turkey | by Ian Black
Unconfirmed reports say two people were killed at camp close to Syrian border, as concerns mount over ceasefire plan
Syrian forces have fired across the border into Turkey and hit a refugee camp in the latest incident to fuel international concern about escalating violence hours before a UN deadline aimed at ending the crisis.


Turkey Accuses Syria of Firing Across Border

from NYT > Turkey by By SEBNEM ARSU and ALAN COWELL
Officials in Turkey said on Monday that Syrian forces had fired across its border late on Sunday, wounding three people in the vicinity of refugee camps housing Syrian nationals.

La Turquie dans le piège syrien

by Acturca
Le Figaro (France) no. 21052, samedi 7 avril 2012, p. 17 Dorothée Schmid * L?auteur, responsable du programme Turquie contemporaine à l?Ifri**, souligne l?ambiguïté des relations depuis quinze ans entre les deux pays limitrophes. La Turquie est-elle capable d?arrêter la machine infernale syrienne ? C?est aujourd?hui la question que se posent les alliés d?Ankara. Placée

ARTSBEAT; Turkey Pressing Case on Looted Antiquities

from NYT > Turkey by By RANDY KENNEDY
Government of Turkey is making more concerted demands that the United States return antiquities believed to have been looted and exported illegally from the country.


The New Crossroads of History – By Andrew Finkel | Foreign Policy

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