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Both countries’ presidents have decided to meet in person after Turkey downed a Russian warplane near its border with Syria. The Russian president announced the removal of travel restrictions to Turkey.
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has called on the travel sector not to abandon Turkey after the attack on Istanbul’s Ataturk airport.
Erdoğan wrote a letter to his Russian counterpart expressing sorrow over the incident, but said Turkey will not compensate for the incident
The Turkish president has expressed regret for the downing of a Russian warplane in 2015. But Putin’s spokesman warned it would take “more than one step” to mend ties between the countries.
Israel and Turkey have reached an agreement to normalize relations after six years of tension
The Israeli premier has described the move as a major step for both countries that will greatly impact Israel’s economy. In 2011, Turkey downgraded relations with Israel after Turkish activists were killed on a flotilla.
After meeting with German officials, Cumhuriyet Editor-in-Chief Can Dundar spoke with DW. The dissident Turkish journalist harshly criticized the EU’s controversial deportations deal with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The press freedom watchdog has slammed Turkey for charging three journalists with spreading ‘terrorist propaganda.’ Washington warned of a ‘troubling trend’ in the Anatolian country, saying democracy is being undermined.
The Czech Republic lost to Turkey in another match with a score of 2-0
Israel will open a NATO mission at alliance headquarters. Closer cooperation between the Jewish state and NATO had been blocked by a feud between Turkey and Israel, which are now on the cusp of normalizing relations.
Three people who served as duty editors on the pro-Kurdish Free Agenda daily have been arrested on charges of “terror propaganda.” Critics say it’s the latest attempt by the government to intimidate journalists.
Turkey’s representative for Reporters Without Borders has been arrested on charges of disseminating “terrorist propaganda.” Rights groups have raised the alarm over the Turkish government’s crackdown on the media.
Police in Turkey have violently broken up an LGBT rally in Istanbul. The incident has served to polarize Turkish society even further, Seda Serdar writes.
Spain and Turkey achieved the highest number of goals in one match for this year’s EURO 2016 so far, with a result of 3-0 for Spain
There was little drama in Friday’s late match, as the Spanish trampled the Turks 3-0. The debate can now commence as to whether the defending European champions have refound the form that once made them powerhouses.
Fewer migrants are arriving in Greece – the EU’s deal with Turkey appears to be working. But for how long? The EU continues to demand visas for Turks entering the bloc, much to Ankara’s displeasure.
Konya, Turkey hosted the second international halal tourism conference earlier this month
Authorities have seized over 60,000 tons of fertilizer containing ammonium nitrate. A series of bomb attacks have rocked the NATO member state since a fragile peace process with Kurdish rebels collapsed.
After the ouster of the Muslim Brotherhood regime in July 2013, Egypt’s foreign policy was focused on fighting the Brotherhood-affiliated media around the world, as well as addressing the countries that supported them.
Death threats against German parliamentarians on social media in Turkey are raising concerns. Experts looking at threats and hate speech in Turkey, say this mob mentality is part of the dominant political culture.
Turkey has threatened to stop serving as ‘a barrier’ for Europe’s problems after German lawmakers recognized the Ottoman-era massacre of Armenians as genocide. Erdogan has strongly condemned Berlin’s move.
A break in Turkey’s ties with Germany is unlikely says Turkish Prime Binali Yildirim despite Berlin’s description of Ottoman World War One killings of Armenians as ‘genocide.’
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan is on a two-nation tour of Africa as part of efforts to strengthen his country’s influence on the continent.
Turkey’s incoming prime minister, Binali Yildirim, has unveiled his new Cabinet. Although most members of the previous government will retain their posts, there have been some notable changes.
The AK party recently passed a new law that allows for MPs to be stripped of immunity
An amendment to strip parliamentary immunity has sent shockwaves through Turkey. The bill is widely seen as a method of tossing the Peoples’ Democratic Party out of parliament and boosting the power of President Erdogan.
A clear majority of Turkish lawmakers has approved a controversial law which would see their fellow MPs lose immunity from prosecution. European leaders have expressed concerns about the bill’s potential for misuse.
Battles for the control of stadiums and other public spaces in Turkey and Egypt have pitched militant soccer fans against authoritarian leaders determined to limit supporters’ ability to challenge their authority. As a result, a struggle that comes on the back of years of confrontation in the stadiums and mass, watershed anti-government protests that in …
Machinery accounts for 8% of Turkey’s total exports
Turkey’s EU affairs minister has said his country met most terms of a migrant deal, and it’s Europe’s turn to deliver on its promises. The EU insists Ankara must amend its terror laws to gain visa-free access to Europe.