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French President FranÃ§ois Hollande has demanded Â from Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip ErdoÄan to tighten measures to prevent French youth from joining jihadist fighters.
French President FranÃ§ois Hollande has demanded from Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip ErdoÄan to tighten measures to prevent French youth from joining jihadist fighters, according to French sources.
The Constitutional Courtâs landmark verdict on the Balyoz (Sledgehammer) coup case came only a few days after officials from Turkey and the European Union met at a working group meeting to allow the former to fulfill benchmarks for the opening of Chapter 23: Judiciary and fundamental rights.
I was born into a Sunni family. It was only once, once in his lifetime, that I heard my father say we were âHanafi.â
It has already become certain that ISILâs (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) invasion of Mosul will pass into history as the âpre-Mosul and post-Mosul era.â The post-Mosul order turns the regional balance of power upside down. Hence, Turkey has to make a completely new reading of the region and adapt its policies accordingly.
When Egyptians were flooding to Tahrir Square, I was fascinated with the Arab Spring. Like many others, I too wrote in praise of the movement at the time. Then an experienced Turkish diplomat warned me.
Turkey signed a five-year, $15 million agreement with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) on June 20 to support development in Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (ECIS).
The moves are considered to be a signal of Turkeyâs enhanced focus on sustainable and inclusive growth in the region.
A day following their release from prison, convicts from the Balyoz (Sledgehammer) coup plot case have visited AnÄ±tkabir, the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal AtatÃ¼rk, the founder of the Republic of Turkey.
The Balyoz convicts and their relatives stood in homage to AtatÃ¼rk and sang the national anthem in AnÄ±tkabir on June 20.