Furthermore, Mahir Akkar, a suspect in the Ergenekon ‘coup plot’ case, also wants Russian Deputy Defense Minister Anotoly Antonov to stand trial on grounds of “insulting the president.” “This is a democratic right but we cannot turn a blind eye to
If the west sees Turkey as a dumping ground for refugees, ignoring its transformation into an authoritarian regime allegedly assisting jihadist groups, an even more chaotic Middle East will ensue.
Avvocato Assassinato. Democratic lawyers protest at the Turkish embassy in Rome at the killing of Tahir Elci. Demotix/Andrea Ronchini. all rights reserved.At the end of an exclusive EU-Turkey summit that took place on November 29, 2015, the leaders of 28 European countries and the Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu happily declared that they have finally reached a deal concerning the flow of Syrian refugees to Europe.
Sanctions imposed after downing of military plane are hindering production of patriotic garments, reports The Moscow Times
The most recent clash between Turkey and Russia signals a dangerous return to power politics, but what does it mean for them and for Europe?
Putin and Erdoğan. www.kremlin.ru/Wikimedia. Some rights reserved.“What experience and history teaches us is that people and governments have never learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it.” (Hegel).