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.
?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?.
Turkey’s foreign minister said Saturday that a killing spree of mainly Turkish immigrants in Germany
Negotiations with Israel on compensation ?not finalized?
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bülent Arınç said that talks with Israel
Militants from the outlawed PKK commence a ?historic? withdrawal from Turkey that is being closely monitored.
With the militants starting to retreat from Turkey as part of the ongoing peace process.
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu released separate messages.
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
from Hurriyet Daily News
Both Israel and its arch-foe Iran received their share of blunt criticism from Prime Minister..
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
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.