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The Cyprus issue: 40 years' resolution and the matter of natural gas
​Last Sunday, 20 July 2014, marked the 40th anniversary of Turkey's direct involvement on the island of Cyprus.

24.07.2014 10:14

Turkey's Erdogan: 'I stopped talking to Obama'
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he ceased direct phone contact with US President Barack Obama once the US backed away from use of military force against Syria last fall.

22.07.2014 14:07

Turkey and Russia discuss Customs Union collaboration
Stalled progress towards EU membership has shifted Turkey’s economic interest, and it is now looking for closer cooperation with Russia’s Customs Union, Economic Development Minister Aleksey Ulyukayev said.

21.07.2014 07:00

Israel reduces diplomatic staff in Turkey following violent pro-Palestinian protests
Tel Aviv has decided to reduce its diplomatic delegation in Turkey to the “minimum required” after violent pro-Palestinian protests at the Israeli diplomatic missions in Turkey were dispersed by police using tear gas.

18.07.2014 22:53

​Strange days ahead: Turkey's presidential elections 2014
Ever since the Republic of Turkey introduced multi-party elections in 1946/50, the country has been hailed as a nation possessing a Muslim population yet also a functioning and vibrant democracy.

18.07.2014 13:45

​Real ‘Battle of Iraq’ is only beginning
Ideology or religion, nationalism, self-determination, and independence appear lofty notions and goals, but in reality, it is "always ... about the oil, stupid!" to paraphrase Professor Schwartz paraphrasing Bill Clinton.

03.07.2014 12:19

​Solar power donkeys used as mobile chargers in Turkey (VIDEO)
Village herdsmen in Turkey have developed a novel way of remaining connected to the internet: strapping solar panels to the backs of donkeys and using them as mobile charging points.

30.06.2014 15:47

'Turks kidnapped by ISIS come from one of the biggest mistakes of the Turkish govt’
Turkey cannot do anything to save its kidnapped people, so the Kurdish Peshmerga came into the picture and the Iraqi Kurdish leader is now the protector of the Turcomans rather than the state, Professor of International Relations Hussein Bagchi told RT.

30.06.2014 09:57

US pressured Denmark to close Kurdish TV so Rasmussen would become NATO chief – lawyer
The US put pressure on Danish authorities to close the Kurdish Roj TV channel in order to appease Turkey. This was done so Anders Fogh Rasmussen's position as NATO secretary general would be secure, the station's lawyer told RT amid WikiLeaks revelations.

29.06.2014 03:34

Unexpected tornado hits Istanbul (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
A rare tornado descended on eastern Istanbul Thursday as Turkish officials warned that up to 50 kilos of rain per square meter were expected to fall.

20.06.2014 12:30

​Intra-Islamic Cold War and the disintegration of Iraq
The lands of Mesopotamia, united in the shape of a state known as Iraq since 1920, now seem to be on the brink of collapse.

19.06.2014 10:29

Syrian forces expel rebels from Christian town of Kessab on Turkish border
The Syrian military has recaptured the strategically important border town of Kessab. The predominantly Christian-Armenian town was overrun by jihadist rebels in March, with much blame placed on Turkey for reportedly allowing the crossover to happen.

15.06.2014 03:43

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