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Turkish PM Erdoğan?s Gaza visit to take place after Obama meeting

from Hurriyet Daily News

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said he will probably visit Gaza after his trip to Washington


Greek Cyprus rebuffs Turkish side?s offer

from Hurriyet Daily News

Greek Cyprus has rebuffed the offer of Turkish Cypriots to start negotiations.


The world according to Ahmet Davutoğlu

from Hurriyet Daily News

On Monday night, I flew to the Netherlands with Ahmet Davutoğlu, Turkey?s famous foreign minister.


Why It’s No Longer the Chummy 1990s for Turkey, Israel

from RAND: Commentary by RAND Staff

President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry are working hard to repair relations between Turkey and Israel and deserve credit for their efforts. But much has changed for both countries since they cooperated in the 1990s, and progress toward rapprochement will likely be slow.


Turkey upset at new Greek Cypriot government?s attitude to North: Davutoğlu

from Hurriyet Daily News

Newly elected Greek Cypriot President should have met.

Turkey?s Foreign Policy: Shifting Back to the West after a Drift to the East?

by Acturca

Turkey Policy Brief Series (IPLI ? TEPAV) 8th edition, 2012, 9 p.        Français Jean Marcou  * In this brief, the author discusses how the AKP?s rise to power in Turkey brought about a significant shift in foreign policy, but this shift has most likely been wrongly appraised.  Now, as Ankara wrestles with the

Les dérives islamistes de la Turquie d?Erdogan

by Acturca

Le Figaro (France) no. 21360, samedi 6 avril 2013, p. 17 Laure Marchand, Istanbul Au nom de la morale, le premier ministre de l?AKP, parti islamo-conservateur au pouvoir depuis une décennie, multiplie les réformes en faveur du puritanisme religieux. Un islamisme qui s?affirme sans complexe dans une République turque pourtant laïque. Pour passer le temps


Turkey?s relations mellow with a stringent EU

from Hurriyet Daily News

For good or bad, several processes are taking place at the same time these days in Turkey

Turkey, Israel still need US as facilitator

from Hurriyet Daily News

Turkey and Israel still need the US as a facilitator, according to Professor İlter Turan, explaining the reasons behind John Kerry’s second visit in a month.

Turkey wants end to Canada?s genocide policy, and seeks free trade deal

from Yahoo news

Turkey ‘s ambassador to Canada says the Harper government’s decision to brand the killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks as genocide may be hindering a potentially lucrative trading relationship.

Turkey wants to help on Cypriot gas

from Yahoo News Photos

ANKARA, Turkey , April 4 (UPI) — The Cypriot government has the best chance to get its natural gas to the global market through Turkey ‘s help, Turkish Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek said.

Israel visit delayed as Mavi Marmara raid victims vow to fight on

from Hurriyet Daily News

An Israeli delegation?s visit scheduled for this week has been postponed.


INTERVIEW- Turkey seeks deeper energy relationship with Iraq, Kurdistan

from Yahoo News Photos

By Orhan Coskun ANKARA, April 4 (Reuters) – Turkey would play an active rolein any arrangement in Iraq under which crude oil export revenuesare shared between the central government and the northern IraqiKurdistan region, Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said on Thursday. Yildiz told Reuters in an interview Turkey stood ready tosupport an arrangement under which 83 percent of oil exportrevenue went


What does an Israel-Turkey Awakening Mean for Mediterranean Gas?

from Yahoo news

After nearly three years of tension, Israel?s olive branch to Turkey in late March was welcome news to most of the Eastern Mediterranean, not to mention Washington. With Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu offering an apology for Israeli actions against a Turkish aid flotilla in 2010, it seemed possible we might see some cohesion on the region?s roster of current challenges. Announcing a full


Documentary marks Turks? 50 years in Germany

from Hurriyet Daily News

The 50th anniversary of the first labor migration agreement between Turkey and Germany is the subject of a continuing documentary series.


Breakdown of Kerry?s visit

from Hurriyet Daily News

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry?s visit to Istanbul the other day.


Keeping Turkey out of TAFTA unfair: Minister

from Hurriyet Daily News

Leaving Turkey outside of the Trans-Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA) between the EU and US creates unfair competition, Turkish economy minister said.


Bulgaria gunman who assaulted Turkish minority party leader to run for parliament: Report

from Hurriyet Daily News

A man who dramatically pointed a gun at a prominent Bulgarian political leader live on television in January is set to run for office.

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