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Presidential candidate Ä°hsanoÄlu takes a dig at PM ErdoÄan, saying Turkey must continue with the parliamentary system to avoid problems Ekmeleddin Ä°hsanoÄlu, the joint presidential candidate of the two main opposition parties, has said the current parliamentary system fits Turkey better than any presidential system would.
A Belgian citizen, wanted for terrorism, was apprehended by Bulgarian authorities upon trying to enter Bulgaria at the Kapitan Andreevo checkpoint with Turkey, reports Nova TV.
According to the reports, he is wanted for participation in terrorist organisation and on his name is issued an international extradition order.
BELGRADE - Two Serbian films will have their world premieres in the East of the West competitive section of the Karlovy Vary international film festival.
The films are Monument to Michael Jackson, with screenplay and direction by Darko Lungulov, and Barbarians by Ivan Lalic, who will be making his debut as a screenplay writer and director.
BELGRADE - Serbia can attain a bright economic future and the painful reforms will pay off in the end, US Ambassador to Serbia Michael Kirby has said.
It is no secret that Serbia is in a tough economic situation, he told the magazine Nova ekonomija, adding that he thought the team guiding the country's economy was capable of implementing complex reforms.
Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Turkey and the US are due to take part in NATO's Breeze 2014 naval drills beginning on July 4, Bulgaria's Defense Ministry has announced.
The nine-day-long military exercise is to be held in the Western section of the sea and are aimed at improving the tactical compatibility and collaboration among naval forces of the alliance's member states.
Economists should refrain from delving into politics, even indirectly. Thatâs what I learned on July 1, which was incidentally also the date that sealed the fate of the Turkish economy for the rest of the summer.
As all eyes were on the presidential race and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoganâs candidacy announcement this week, a group of experts gathered at the offices of the International Strategic Research Organization (USAK) in Ankara to discuss several strategy options in Iraq and what the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levantâs (ISIL), now known as the Islamic State (IS), next step may be.
Recep Tayyip ErdoÄan, Turkeyâs 12th president, is a former footballer, imam, businessman and a mayor of Istanbul. Ideologically, he comes from a political culture of secular/pluralistic libertarianism matured in the 1990s and reflected itself in his various public speeches including, âMarriage certificates should be issued by imams, not by municipal officials.â (Jan.
Despite hosting the second largest Syrian refugee population, Turkey has received the lowest level of funding compared to other countries hosting Syrian refugees, U.N. agencies have said.
The report demonstrates the necessity for robust support from the international community as a sign of solidarity and responsibility sharing with Turkey.