In the mean time, Cyprus peace talks: “all you need to know”

Cyprus peace talks – all you need to know World news: Turkey | guardian.co.uk by Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor Rival leaders of the Mediterranean island, which has been split since 1974, are meeting in Geneva for a summit The purpose of the Geneva talks is to end the partition of the island between the predominantly Turkish … Read more

ISIS kills a Turkish soldier; For some Turkish leaders, A pretext to go to war in Syria…

Turkey’s key air base poised to host anti-ISIL coalition aircraft As Obama and Erdoğan finalized a deal, the İncirlik military base in southern Turkey is expected to open to anti-ISIL aircraft in early August Turkish soldier killed in clashes with Isis across Syrian border World news: Turkey | guardian.co.uk Turkey is building a ‘modular wall’ along part … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: biggest-ever Eurovision…”Juncker greets Orbán with ‘Hello dictator!”…

Stage set for biggest-ever Eurovision  BBC News | Europe | World Edition Sweden, Russia and Italy are among the favourites to win the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest, which takes place in Vienna later. Juncker greets Orbán with ‘Hello dictator!”  EurActiv.com European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker teased Hungarian Premier Viktor Orbán over his strongman reputation Friday, jokingly … Read more

AKP’s attempt to control Northern Cyprus did not work, a unionist candidate, Akıncı, wins the elections…

Akinci wins North Cyprus election BBC News | Europe | World Edition Mustafa Akinci sweeps to victory in North Cyprus’ presidential elections after pledging renewed urgency in seeking a peace deal on the island. High hopes for peace as Akıncı elected as new president of Turkish Cypriots A leftist moderate promising to press for a peace deal … Read more

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