Monthly Archives: September 2019

EU refugee deal: Erdogan wants rid of the Syrian refugees

Erdogan wants rid of the Syrian refugees President Erdogan has threatened to ditch the EU refugee deal. After election losses and faced with escalating conflict in Idlib, the attitude towards the growing number of Syrian refugees has become increasingly harsh. … Continue reading

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Diyanet: The Turkish religious authority that makes millions | Europe| News and current affairs from around the continent | DW | 20.09.2019

Diyanet: The Turkish religious authority that makes millions Turkey’s highest religious authority brings in huge profits, say experts. But as a historic brewery in Istanbul faces demolition for a dormitory, critics argue that such profiteering is not in line with … Continue reading

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Gov’t to introduce judicial reform document to opposition parties

The Turkish government is prepared to introduce the upcoming Judicial Reform Strategy Document to the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) and opposition İYİ (Good) Party next week, after it was presented to the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP). from Hürriyet … Continue reading

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Top Turkish court orders release of jailed Cumhuriyet journalists | News | The Mighty 790 KFGO

Top Turkish court orders release of jailed Cumhuriyet journalistsThursday, September 12, 2019 11:55 a.m. CDT FILE PHOTO: A security personnel stands guard at the headquarters of Cumhuriyet newspaper, an opposition secularist daily, in Istanbul, TurkANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey’s Supreme Court … Continue reading

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‘We Don’t Want To Die’: Women In Turkey Decry Rise In Violence And Killings : NPR

‘We Don’t Want To Die’: Women In Turkey Decry Rise In Violence And Killings September 15, 20198:02 AM ETJOANNA KAKISSIS Emine Dirican, a beautician from Istanbul, tried to be a good wife. But her husband hated that she worked, that … Continue reading

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Turkey’s steel sector could face losses after cuts to EU quotas: industry chief – Reuters

Turkey’s steel sector could face losses after cuts to EU quotas: industry chiefCeyda Caglayan ISTANBUL (Reuters) – New restrictions on imports to the European Union next month may further damage the Turkish steel sector, even as it seeks new markets … Continue reading

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CHP News: Main opposition CHP leader slams gov’t over Syria policy

Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) head Kemal Kılıçaroğlu has slammed the government’s foreign policy in Syria, saying Turkey is now stuck in Idlib, between two super powers. from Hürriyet Daily News https://ift.tt/32LLLUk via HDN

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EU Turkey Delegation Head to İstanbul Mayor İmamoğlu: There is Great Responsibility on You – english

EU Turkey Delegation Head to İstanbul Mayor İmamoğlu: There is Great Responsibility on You Berger and İmamoğlu have exchanged views on cooperation and problems of the city. More:EU Turkey Delegation Head to İstanbul Mayor İmamoğlu: There is Great Responsibility on … Continue reading

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European development bank backs organic farming in Turkey – Daily Sabah

European development bank backs organic farming in Turkey The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and a Turkish organic farming company have signed a 16 million euro ($18 million) financing deal to help take the firm to the next … Continue reading

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Turkey ups pressure on visa-free entry into EU

Turkey ups pressure on visa-free entry into EUBy EUOBSERVER TODAY, 08:57Turkey’s pro-government Anadolu Agency reported that president Recep Tayyip Erdogan is stepping up internal pressure to meet the criteria for the process of visa-liberalisation dialogue with the European Union. “In … Continue reading

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Turkey Implements New Personal Health Data Regulation – Food, Drugs, Healthcare, Life Sciences – Turkey

Turkey: Turkey Implements New Personal Health Data RegulationLast Updated: 19 September 2019Article by Murat Soylu, Zekican Samlı and Duru İyemBezen & Partners The Personal Health Data Regulation (the “Regulation”) was published in the Turkish Official Gazette dated 21 June 2019 … Continue reading

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Shaking the status quo in Turkey: #Susamam rappers: “Turkish society is on our side” – Qantara.de

#Susamam rappers: “Turkish society is on our side” #Susamam has had more than 25 million clicks on YouTube. The musicians’ message to their fellow citizens: “Don’t remain silent!” The ruling AKP party in Turkey feels provoked; the Turkish press has … Continue reading

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CHP News: Main opposition CHP to hold Syria conference

Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) will hold an International Syria Conference on Sep. 28 in Istanbul, according to a party statement on Sept. 18.   from Hürriyet Daily News https://ift.tt/2AqXhIH via HDN

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Main opposition CHP marks 96th anniversary of founding

The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) marked the 96th anniversary of its founding, with party leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu visiting the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey and the CHP, on Sept. 9. from Hürriyet Daily … Continue reading

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CHP News: Turkey should live in peace with neighbors: CHP leader

Turkey needs to be in peace with its neighbors, from Bulgaria to Syria, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said. from Hürriyet Daily News https://ift.tt/2ZqlVD3 via HDN

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“We will continue until we win,” say the Turkish protesters taking on a major Canadian mining project – Equal Times

“We will continue until we win,” say the Turkish protesters taking on a major Canadian mining project (Nick Ashdown)At a teahouse in the tiny village of Karaibrahimler in Turkey’s lush north-western Biga Peninsula, older male residents sitting at a table … Continue reading

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Turkish lira slides on trade war unease, hit by ‘flash crash’ – Reuters

Turkish lira slides on trade war unease, hit by ‘flash crash’Daren Butler, Nevzat Devranoglu ISTANBUL/ANKARA (Reuters) – The Turkish lira weakened more than 1% against the dollar on Monday, after briefly tumbling to 6.47 overnight in what market watchers described … Continue reading

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