Apr 17 2014 - 18:06
Turkey’s Chief Ombudsman Mehmet Nihat Ömeroğlu has expressed dissatisfaction over his limited authority, which is not typical for ombudspersons in European countries,
Apr 17 2014 - 10:08
Prime Ministers of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the Kurdish Regional Government of Iraq Nechirvan Barzani have discussed energy cooperation, oil transportation, situation in Syria, opening of new customs offices, economic and trade agreements, Trend reports.Barzani has been visiting Turkey for the first time since the March 30 municipal elections.
Apr 17 2014 - 09:23
Turkey has received the first A-400M plane from Spain. It has landed at the Kayeri Airport, Trend reports.A-400M is a four-engine military transportation jet developed by Airbus Military for Belgium, UK, Germany, Spain, Luzembourg, Turkey and France. The project is worth about 25 billion euros. The plane may carry 37 tons of cargo, including helicopters, armored vehicles, personnel over 3,300km. It can be fueled in mid-air and land on rought terrain.
Apr 17 2014 - 08:21
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said today that he had not decided whether to stand for president in the summer or not, Trend reports.Erdogan emphasized that, being the president, he would make use of all the available executive power.
Apr 16 2014 - 19:52
NATO countries must display solidarity towards maintaining stability in the Black Sea region, Turkish President Abdullah Gul said at a meeting with his Latvian counterpart Andris Berzins.
Apr 16 2014 - 08:57
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the country’s legal system will be cleared of all followers of Fethullah Gulen, Trend reports.He noted that it would be a complicated process because the Gulen’s underground structure had existed for 35 years. Erdogan admitted that some state agencies were under greater effect of Gulen’s movement.
Apr 15 2014 - 18:45
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the country's opposition is 'weak' and can do nothing to improve the situation in Turkey. According to the head of the Turkish cabinet, the opposition could cooperate with the authorities for the sake of the national interest, but it is not capable of doing 'anything serious,'