Governance

Anadolu Agency staffer back in Turkey after detention in Egypt

January 17, 2020

One of Anadolu Agency’s four employees detained in Egypt earlier this week has arrived back in Turkey, the agency’s director said Friday.Hilmi Balci said he felt the support of his nation and government while being held in Egypt, expressing his gratitu…

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Turkey: Main opposition CHP to hold congress in March

January 17, 2020

Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) will hold its 37th regular congress in March in the capital Ankara.The two-day congress is set to be held at Ankara Sports Hall on March 28-29.On the first day of the congress, the delegates will…

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Ministry Gives Final Approval for Canal ?stanbul’s Environmental Impact Assessment Report

January 17, 2020

Minister Kurum has announced that they approved the report after the period of objections closed. The Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report of Canal Istanbul, a planned artificial waterway that would connect the Black Sea to the Sea of Marmara, …

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“We are protecting our rights in the international arena and ushering in a new era of great progress”

January 16, 2020

Speaking at the 2019 Review Meeting, President Erdogan said: Boosting our growth, production, exports and employment, and protecting our rights in the international arena, especially in the Mediterranean, we are ushering in a new era of great progress….

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Erdogan says Turkey starting troop deployment to Libya

January 16, 2020

Turkey is beginning to send troops into Libya in support of the internationally recognised government in Tripoli, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday, days before a summit in Berlin which will address the Libyan conflict. Speaking in Ankara, Erdo…

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‘Turkey’s efforts for political solution in Libya’

January 15, 2020

Turkey’s efforts both in Libya and Idlib aim to solve crisis through political means and bring peace and prosperity to the region, said Turkish defense minister on Wednesday.Hulusi Akar received media representatives in Ankara.Responding to a question …

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Turkey summons Egypt’s Ankara charge d’affaires

January 15, 2020

Turkish Foreign Ministry on Wednesday summoned Egypt’s Ankara charge d’affaires for the police raid in Anadolu Agency office in Cairo and detention of employees, according to authorities. The ministry conveyed Turkey’s reaction on the raid and detentio…

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‘Egypt should immediately release Anadolu Agency employees’

January 15, 2020

Turkey’s ruling party on Wednesday called on Egypt to immediately release Anadolu Agency employees who were detained in a police raid Tuesday evening on the agency’s Cairo office.”Egypt should immediately release Anadolu Agency employees and should als…

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