Copiers of Brexit: advantageous for Turkey’s accession to the EU

Whether anyone voted for or against Brexit, there is growing dissatisfaction with the way Brussels is handling the day-to-day business of the European Union and this public sentiment is spreading more and more beyond the EU. British electorate. Could Poland launch the next wild card to become the second country …

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Turkish inflation climbs to nearly 20% amid falling rates

Turkey’s annual inflation rate hit its highest level for more than 2.5 years in October, according to data released on Wednesday, as the central bank, under political pressure to provide more monetary stimulus, has significantly reduced its key rate in recent months. The inflation rate reached 19.89% year-on-year in October, …

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Turkey’s goal is endless uncertainty in Syria

The Turkish president has traveled to Europe for a meeting with US President Joe Biden. Apparently the purpose of the meeting was for Turkey to present new policies to the US administration. Ankara had to walk a thin line with the Biden administration because it was so close to the …

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Energy prices threaten to worsen Turkey’s economic woes

Turks woke up to a huge hike in natural gas prices on November 1, the latest in a series of energy price hikes that threaten to fuel further inflation and popular frustration with economic management from Ankara. The price of natural gas used by power plants increased by 46.8% and …

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Amazon founder Bezos’ luxury yacht sits on Turkey’s Aegean coast

The 18th longest luxury motor yacht in the world, “Flying Fox”, owned by Jeff Bezos, the founder of US e-commerce giant Amazon, was sighted on Sunday on a blue cruise in the bays of the Aegean province of MuÄŸla in Turkey, according to the Anadolu agency. . Jeff Bezos’ 136-meter-long …

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Jordanian MP hails Turkey’s ‘support’ stance towards Arab states

A Jordanian lawmaker hailed Turkey as the country most favorable to Arab causes. In an interview with Anadolu (AA) agency in his office in the capital Amman, Saleh al-Armouti said the country has good relations with Turkey. “Turkey supports us (Jordan) on the Palestinian question, and its position towards Jordan …

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No to the sale of new F-16 fighter jets in Turkey

Former Foreign Minister Mike Pompeo has expressed his clear disagreement with a possible sale of new F-16 fighter jets to Turkey. Speaking to ERT correspondent in the United States, Lena Argyri, the former minister noted that such a compromise should not even be considered as it would constitute a violation …

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The time may have passed to harness Cypriot gas

When the gas discoveries were first made, the prevailing economic and political conditions were significantly different I guess you’ve all heard of EU plans to create renewable alternatives to fossil fuels to meet global energy needs. The transition from fossil fuels (like oil and gas) to other “green” forms of …

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Greek Prime Minister worried about West’s stance on Turkey

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, left, greets German Chancellor Angela Merkel ahead of their meeting at the Maximos Mansion in Athens, Greece on Friday, October 29, 2021. Outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel is on a two-day visit to the affected country by the financial crisis marked much of his tenure …

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Turkey-backed mercenaries impose taxes on people in Afrin, Syria

Turkey-backed mercenaries imposed taxes on property and crops in Syria’s Afrin province, Kurdish news agency Hawar says reported Tuesday. In 2018, Turkish forces and their Syrian proxies launched a military offensive against the predominantly Kurdish region, located in the northwest of the country. Mercenaries from the militant group Al-Hamzat, located …

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Turkish parliament votes to extend the mandate of troops in Iraq and Syria

Amid rumors of a Turkish military offensive in northern Syria, Turkey’s parliament today ratified a motion extending the government’s mandate to conduct cross-border operations in Iraq and Syria by two years. In a surprise gesture an hour before the General Assembly, the main opposition party, the Republican People’s Party (CHP), …

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Erdogan lifts threat to expel Western ambassadors

Posted on Monday, October 25, 2021 | 11:08 Updated 2 hours and 2 minutes ago ISTANBUL (AP) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan withdrew on Monday evening from a threat to expel ambassadors from 10 Western countries for their support for a jailed activist, defusing a potential diplomatic crisis. “We …

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Tatar says he’s not Turkey’s puppet

Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar has always coordinated with Turkey on important issues but is not Ankara’s puppet, he reportedly said on Monday. In an interview with the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung newspaper, published on Monday, Tatar said he was opposed to the reunification of Cyprus because the Turkish minority would …

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Turkey’s African policies are not only business-oriented, but also human-oriented

Turkey, in its relations with the African continent, is not only business-oriented, but also people-oriented, Nur Sağman, senior official of the Turkish Foreign Ministry for Africa, said on Sunday. “We want to grow together. We want to support them and stand by their side,” Sağman told Anadolu Agency (AA), on …

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Pak may have helped Turkey destroy intelligence modules

Cooperation between Turkey and Pakistan, especially in intelligence sharing, has intensified. New Delhi: Turkey’s National Intelligence Organization (MIT) recently dismantled two suspected spy cells operating from its soil, one operated by the Iranian VAJA and the other by the Israeli Mossad. The alleged eight-member Iranian spy cell was dismantled in …

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Turkish Defense Minister warns of alliances that harm NATO

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar attends a meeting of NATO Defense Ministers at Alliance headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, February 13, 2020. REUTERS / François Lenoir ISTANBUL, October 23 (Reuters) – Turkey’s NATO defense minister has said that forming alliances outside of NATO will hurt the organization, according to comments released …

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Turkey’s Erdogan stirs the Iran-Azerbaijan pot

Iran is unable to “target Azerbaijan” in its relations with Israel for fear of its own Azari population, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. Referring to a journalist’s question on whether recent Iranian military maneuvers “would degenerate into a searing crisis” in the Caucasus, Erdogan said he had “no such …

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The pearl of the Turkish Black Sea region: Artvin

When planning a trip to Turkey, most people focus on the country’s much-loved southern regions, the spectacular Aegean and Mediterranean coasts with their beautiful beaches, canyons and historic sites. Without a doubt, everyone should visit these places at least once in their life. However, not everyone knows that Turkey has …

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Drone attack targeting US forces reported in Syria

An attack targeting Tanf, an isolated outpost in Syria near the Jordanian-Iraqi border, was reported on Wednesday evening. There were no casualties, according to a statement from US officials. According to BBC correspondent Nafiseh Kohnavard, there was a “drone attack on US troops in Al Tanf, Syria”. She Noted that …

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Turkish government sends grim message on press freedom

CPJ’s recent press freedom mission to Turkey got off to a disappointing start. International organizations led by the International Press Institute, including Reporters Without Borders, Human Rights Watch and Osservatorio Balcani Caucaso Transeuropa, a think tank focused on seven European countries, met in Ankara and Istanbul to discuss our concerns …

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Will the Turkish opposition miss a golden opportunity to beat Erdogan?

The leader of Turkey’s main secular opposition, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, gave an October 18 deadline over the weekend to members of Turkey’s sprawling bureaucracy. They had to stop engaging in illegal and “mafia” activities. If they ignored his pleas, they would not be exonerated on the grounds that they were acting …

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Turkish foreign policy in Ottoman footsteps

Ankara may soon realize that internal divisions and economic fragility are what will determine its regional influence Across the former Ottoman kingdom today there is a Turkish presence – diplomatic, economic and even military – as Turkish President Recep Tayyip ErdoÄŸan seeks to reshape his modern nation with the imprint …

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Admit it: the US has already lost in Syria

Perhaps nothing better illustrates Washington’s abysmal failure of the twenty-year-old entanglement in Afghanistan and its broader incompetence in nation-building in the Middle East than the pictures Afghans clinging to the US Air Force C-17s before falling hundreds of meters into the air. $ 2.3 trillion American tax dollars and the …

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Merkel promises continuity on last visit to Erdogan

Published on: 10/16/2021 – 15:42Amended: 10/16/2021 – 15:41 Istanbul (AFP) Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday pledged continuity in Germany’s relations with Turkey, which included both cooperation and criticism from Ankara during her last visit to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Merkel and Erdogan developed a complex but close relationship during the …

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Two opposing views of Turkey

The history of the two decades of political rule of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) could be summed up as an era of economic growth alongside political and technological development in Turkey. This time will also go down in history as the one in which Turkey became a regional …

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Afghan Taliban delegation to Turkey for high-level talks

Cavusoglu, speaking after the meeting in the Turkish capital, said they discussed flights from Kabul airport after the Taliban asked Ankara for help on the matter. He also said that Turkey had made suggestions regarding a more inclusive Afghan government as well as the education of girls under the Taliban. …

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Syrian Arab Republic: Developments in Northwestern Syria and Ras Al Ain – Tell Abiad – Situation Report No.31 – September 2021 – Syrian Arab Republic

Syrian Arab Republic: Developments in northwestern Syria and Ras Al Ain – Tell Abiad – Situation report n ° 31 – September 2021 – Syrian Arab Republic | ReliefWeb Skip to main content Syria + 1 more Syrian Arab Republic: Developments in Northwestern Syria and Ras Al Ain – Tell …

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Angela Merkel’s farewell speech to Israel

Outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke during a meeting with researchers from the Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) before leaving the country at the end of his farewell visit to Israel. As it concerns Iran, she said: “I don’t think we have different views on the nuclear deal after …

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West shouldn’t deny big picture on Erdogan in Turkey

President Recep Tayyip ErdoÄŸan has a plan. Eighteen years after his reign, he transformed Turkey at home and on the world stage. ErdoÄŸan’s ambition goes far beyond simply reviving Turkey’s Ottoman heritage and making Turkey a regional player. Rather, it seeks to reshape the post-WWII liberal order. ErdoÄŸan does not …

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Bottas wins in Turkey, title advantage to Verstappen

Valtteri Bottas ended his yearlong drought with a dominant victory in Turkey on Sunday while his ill-fated Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton finished fifth and lost the Formula 1 Championship lead to Red Bull’s Max Verstappen . Verstappen, 24, finished second and 14.584 seconds behind the Finn in a wet park …

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Azerbaijani-Iranian war will lead to regional conflagration

Iran is stepping up its military rhetoric against Azerbaijan as Tehran stages its largest military exercises in three decades on its border with Azerbaijan. Meanwhile, patriotism in Azerbaijan, already high after its recent victory in the Second Karabakh War, is mobilizing to counter the Iranian threat. A military conflict between …

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Locally made COVID-19 jab in Turkey approved as booster injection

Turkey’s highest drug regulatory authority has given the green light for the use of Turkovac, a vaccine against the coronavirus developed using local means, as a third dose or booster shot against the deadly disease, reported on Friday. the media. The vaccine is not yet available to the public, but …

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The petulant Macron pushes NATO to the breaking point

The NATO alliance has never known the easiest relations with the French, from the Gaullist insistence on withdrawing from the organization’s integrated command structure in the 1960s to the more recent decision of the ‘Élysée to abandon NATO’s combat mission in Afghanistan at the height of the insurgency in 2012. …

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Record MILLION doubles guarantees from Northern Cyprus

06 October 2021 Merit Poker The collaboration between Merit Poker and partypoker LIVE has been very successful with the MILLION Northern Cyprus festival creating an unforgettable and record-breaking live poker experience. partypoker LIVE MILLIONS North Cyprus was the first MILLIONS event in over a year due to COVID-19 restrictions and …

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Turkey works with Iran to secure borders: Kalin

“We are doing everything to secure our border, are working with Iranian border security, have built a wall, electronic surveillance systems, installed cameras, built observation posts. Now the international community, the United States, the UN, must act. We cannot welcome more people, “Kalın said in an interview with German magazine …

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Cyprus sets foot on migration talks, KNEWS

The Republic of Cyprus is stepping up pressure on a pending deal on an EU migration pact, with three proposals backed by MED5 countries to voice their grievances against the bloc, a union going through a power struggle. According to the Cypriot News Agency, Interior Minister Nikos Nouris told the …

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Nicosia awaits new UN envoy

The president and the government expect the UN secretary-general to appoint a special envoy who will help efforts to resume the negotiating process, spokesman Marios Pelekanos said on Monday. Previous envoy Jane Holl Lute has resigned. Following a National Council meeting, Pelekanos said President Nicos Anastasiades briefed party leaders in …

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A badge with the Great American Seal blows the spirits at Zerzevan Castle in Turkey

As archaeologists continue excavations at the 3,000-year-old Zerzevan Castle, a site once used as a military settlement during the Roman Empire in Turkey’s southeastern Diyarbakır province, recent studies have led to the discovery of a badge bearing the design of the Great Seal of the United States. Excavation work first …

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Lake in southern Turkey dries up completely

ANTALYA Lake Avlan, a major lake in the Mediterranean province of Antalya in Turkey, has completely dried up due to the effects of global warming and irresponsible agricultural irrigation. class=”cf”> Lack of rainfall and irresponsible agricultural irrigation have turned the 850-hectare freshwater lake in Antalya province, Elmalı district, into a …

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Should Russia and the United States become allies again?

By KM Greg Sarkissian The Zoryan Institute recently held discussions on the geopolitical rivalry between the United States and China. The discussion focused on the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative, the Sino-Turkish alliance, their impacts on the geopolitical landscape, whether the interests of Russia and the United States are aligned, …

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Iraq dissent architect leads US talks with Russia

An official of the American National Security Council stands out as the negotiator of the agreements between the United States and Russia in Syria. Shortly after Joe Biden took control of the White House, Brett McGurk was appointed Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition Against ISIL, under the administration …

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MEP shocked by ‘scarred’ Famagusta

Akel on Saturday called on people to join the bicommunity rally that will take place Sunday morning in Dherynia and which will call for the reunification of the island. The rally is supported by more than 100 parties, groups, organizations and unions on both sides of the divide and abroad. …

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