The chairman of the Istanbul Greek Universal Federation, Nikolas Uzunoglu, revealed that efforts were being put in to grant ethnic Greeks who were exiled from Turkey 50 years ago with Turkish citizenship.
World Bulletin: February 22, 2014
A century on, World War I casts a haunting shadow far from the trenches of western Europe, having spawned two crises that still strain international relations: the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the Armenian genocide.
AFP: February 21, 2014
With the Turkish government mired in corruption allegations, it has found an unlikely ally. Leading members of the pro-Kurdish movement are backing Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's claim that he is the victim of an international conspiracy.
February 20, 2014
Turkey aims to complete Cyprus peace negotiations that have speeded up after a deadlock on a joint statement was overcome last week, analysts agree, believing that Turkey has valid reasons to support these talks.
Today's Zaman: February 17, 2014
Turkey's parliament has approved a law giving the government more power over the council that appoints and oversees judges and prosecutors.
February 15, 2014
Turkish riot police used water cannons and tear gas to disperse hundreds of people protesting legislation that critics say will tighten government controls over the Internet.
February 9, 2014
A Turkish newspaper said on Friday one of its journalists had been ordered to leave the country for criticising Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan on Twitter, raising concerns about media freedom a day after Turkey tightened internet controls.
Thomson Reuters Foundation: February 7, 2014
The Turkish parliament has easily passed a measure that will tighten government controls on the Internet.
February 6, 2014
The Turkish government is facing growing criticism over its proposals to control Internet use. The moves come with the government mired in corruption allegations.
January 31, 2014
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's feud with U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen has damaged the reputation of both, but Erdogan's party would still win an election if one were called this weekend, a survey showed on Thursday.
Reuters: January 30, 2014