Tuesday, December 01, 2015
US court rules FBI should reveal its web surveillance program
The FBI uses shadowy tactics to coerce web and telecommunication companies to provide detailed data on specific users without a warrant, court records showed Monday.
Exports drop 10.5 pct in Nov compared with same period last year
Exports saw a 10.5 percent decline in November from the same month in the previous year, according to a preliminary report released by the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM)... More
'Egypt cannot fill Turkey-Russia trade gap'
Egypt is bidding to fill the trade gap with Turkey caused by Russian sanctions in the wake of the shooting down of a Russian fighter jet which violated Turkish airspace on... More
- Syrian Crisis
Syrian US Council urges America to take action against Russia
The Syrian American Council has called on the U.S. administration to take action against Russia in response to its airstrikes on civilians in Syria.
"Russia is in flagrant... More
Erdoğan challenges Putin on 'Daesh slanders'
Speaking in Paris during the first day of the UN Climate Change Conference with 140 world leaders, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan responded to Russian President Vladimir Putin's... More
US confirms Russian jet violated Turkish airspace
The United States has confirmed Turkey's claim that a Russian jet had violated Turkish airspace before being shot down.
"The available information, including evidence from... More
US tightens rules for visa-free visits after Paris attacks
After extremist DAESH attacks in Europe, the United States will tighten security procedures for its visa-waiver program for visitors from friendly countries, officials said... More
Turkey to do the necessary against climate change
President Erdoğan, speaking at the climate summit in Paris, said Turkey is willing to do what it can to combat climate change, but added that developed countries had to carry the larger burden More
PM Davutoğlu urges Russia to reconsider sanctions
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu on Monday urged Russia to reconsider imposing sanctions against Turkey, to the benefit of both countries, following the shooting of a Russian... More
New gov't wins parliamentary vote of confidence
The government of Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu won a vote of confidence in parliament on Monday, after attaining 49.5 percent of the votes in the November 1 general elections.... More
'Cutting economic ties with Turkey could cost Russia'
Analysts from both within and without Russia said that the country risks economic pain by freezing its economic relations with Turkey.
Vladislav Inozemtsev, who heads a... More
MHP’s Akşener calls for congress, signals candidacy
After repeated defeats and ongoing intra-party turmoil, former Parliament deputy chairwoman and former Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) deputy Meral Akşener held a press conference... More
- EU Affairs
Turkey ventures into EU deal, awaits Brussels to meet demands
Following months of discussions over whether the EU will be able to lure Turkey into a deal with several concessions, both sides on Sunday agreed on a deal. The deal will see the Turkish side receive 3 billion euros and visa liberalization as well as the opening of several chapters in exchange for a readmission agreement and better border controls More
Monitoring group: DAESH executes 3,500 people in less than two years
DAESH has executed more than 3,500 people in Syria, including nearly 2,000 civilians, since declaring its "caliphate" in June last year, a monitor said Sunday. In the last... More
Kosovo MPs detained over tear gas in parliament
Kosovo police detained three opposition MPs for questioning Monday after tear gas was used to disrupt parliament for a fifth time, two days ahead of a rare visit by a US Secretary... More