Turkey would seek an explanation from the United States if the claims of spying on Turkish missions in the country were true, one diplomatic source has said
Croatia is set to become the 28th member of the European Union July 1, a milestone capping the Adriatic republic?s recovery from war
Kuwait Times, Thursday, June 27, 2013, p. 6 By Ibrahim Saleh During the last decade many right-wing American and Israeli analysts have described the geo-strategic struggles unfolding in the Middle East as a new ?Cold War? pitting the United States against Shiite Iran. They have warned of an Arab ?Shiite Crescent? ? stretching from Lebanon
The decision had seemed to be a foregone conclusion, following France’s agreement in February to lift its objections.
By Adrian Croft BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union is on the verge of scrapping a new round of membership talks with Turkey, a move that would further undermine Ankara’s already slim hopes of joining the bloc anytime soon and damage its relations with Brussels. Germany, the EU’s biggest economic power, is blocking efforts to revive Turkey’s EU membership bid, partly because of its handling .
Emre Gönen, a political scientist at the European Institute of the Bilgi University in Istanbul, finds Bagis’ reaction inappropriate. “There are no internal affairs anymore – if you want to become a member of the European Union, your affairs become