Oh my, “Turkey has no plans for alternative UN, despite PM?s statement…A FP roundup…

English: Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Prime Minister ...
English: Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Prime Minister of Turkey at Çanakkale Türkçe: Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Başbakanı (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Turkey has no plans for alternative UN, despite PM?s statement

Despite Prime Minister?s hint about an alternative international body, the foreign ministry is not working on such a plan

Turkey?s Erdoğan floats the idea of alternative UN

Erdoğan has this time raised the stakes as he signaled Turkey may seek the forming of a new international body

Turkish-Israeli Military Ties Damaged by Ergenekon Trial


The punishments handed down by the special Turkish tribunal for many of the 275 defendants in the Ergenekon case ? the coup plot to overthrow the elected government ? have sparked worldwide interest. The trial is seen as a significant and, at the …

Gallipoli service: O’Farrell attacks Turkish threat to bar NSW MPs

Premier weighs into diplomatic row sparked by state parliament’s acknowledgement of 1915 genocide

The New South Wales premier, Barry O’Farrell, has poured fuel on a diplomatic row with Turkey, saying comments by the consul general on the threat to ban NSW politicians from Gallipoli commemorations were “a terrible indictment ? of the freedoms fought for” in 1915

Turkish journalists detained in Egypt

Further to the article posted yesterday, “Journalists under threat in Egypt”, there is more evidence of attacks on correspondents covering the conflict along with arbitrary arrests.

The press freedom group, the International Press Institute (IPI), has called on Egyptian security forces to release Tahir Osman Hamde, the Cairo bureau chief of Turkey’s İhlas news agency.

,Turkish gov?t refutes claims of loneliness

‘Turkey is not alone. Those who suggest that Turkey has been isolated are wrong,’ deputy leader of the Justice and Development Party Hüseyin Çelik said

A Summary of Our Precious Loneliness

When Turkish National Football Team was being defeated one game after another in the 1980s, Turkish newspapers were trying to console citizens that these were “honorable defeats.”

All indications Syria behind chemical attack: French foreign minister

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said that all indications show that Syria’s government was behind a ‘chemical massacre’ near Damascus

US back to Cold War settings in Egypt, Syria

Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdoğan is perhaps the most upset and worried political leader in the world

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