Tuesday, December 01, 2015
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
- 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
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
Flying without fear: Meet Turkey's first professional female aerobatic pilot
Semin Öztürk, 24, enjoys being Turkey's first female professional aerobatic pilot. Daily Sabah spoke to Öztürk to delve into the life of a young and dedicated pilot, who describes flying as a ‘love' 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
Ukraine says ready to act as guarantor of food security for Turkey in face of Russian sanctions
Ukraine is ready to fill any gaps in the Turkish food market caused by Russian sanctions, the Ukrainian agriculture and food minister said Monday.
"Ukraine has enough products... More
Republican hopeful Trump ups Islamophobic rhetoric, claims Muslims were 'going wild to cheer 9/11'
US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump ramped up his Islamophobic rhetoric on Saturday, claiming that Muslims around the world were "going wild" to cheer the September... More
- Syrian Crisis
With Russian air support, PYD strives to make gains in northwest Syria
Russia is providing air support for the PYD, the Syrian affiliate of the terrorist PKK organization, to allow the PYD to establish control over all territory lying between... More
Qatar-Turkish Supreme Strategic Committee to hold its first meeting on Tuesday
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will pay an official visit to Qatar upon the invitation of Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani on Tuesday. Additionally, the first meeting... More
- EU Affairs
Italian far-right leader to quit EU if Turkey enters
Matteo Salvini, leader of the far-right, regionalist and anti-immigrant North League (Lega Nord), was angered by the outcome of Sunday's EU summit which anticipates giving... More