Hollande will conduct a visit to Turkey next week during which he will sit down with Rakel Dink
Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan explained to the European Union?s top officials yesterday (21 January) why he hastily tried to push through sweeping changes in the Turkish judicial system, something which raised alarms in Brussels. But he seemed unable to convince EU officials, who seemed more concerned about the bill’s compliance with EU principles than the motives behind them.
Erdoğan?s visit to Brussels yesterday (21 January), the first in five years, came against a background of a recent thaw in relations between Turkey and the EU.
Traders reacted to concerns that Argentina, Turkey, South Africa among others might be on the brink of currency crises
A series of political scandals and accusations of mismanagement in some of the world’s major developing economies triggered turmoil on international stock exchanges on Friday.
Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdo?an is firing judges, sacking policemen and raising concerns about the fragility of the country’s democracy according to diplomats and academics
Brussels has played a key role in freezing parts of the contentious judicial bill
It is possible to separate Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdoğan?s stance on the controversial judiciary bill in Turkey
US think tank Freedom House criticizes Turkey, saying the freedoms and human rights are on the decline in the country. The report focuses on heavy use of police force
Turkey is pointing to its determination to inject momentum into a languishing European Union membership bid to restore confidence amid political and economic turmoil sparked by a corruption probe last month
Following his visit to Brussels, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan agreed “to freeze” the controversial bill that would virtually end separation of powers in Turkey
PM Erdoğan hopes he has now convinced European officials about the existence of a ?’parallel structure’
The first thing to be said about Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan?s talks in Brussels on Tuesday is that it was good to see no tension emerge from the meetings.
UN mediator Brahimi will first meet with the Syrian government delegation and then the opposition as the process is being ‘shaped at the moment,’ a UN spokeperson says
After three years of civil war in Syria, peace talks began today, Wednesday, inMontreux. For the first time representatives of the government and opposition are meeting for direct negotiations. The conference is overshadowed by new allegations of torture against Assad’s regime. Commentators hold out little hope for the conference and call on the EU to take in more refugees from Syria.
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