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Those who think the outlawed Kurdistan Workersâ Party (PKK) will withdraw from armed struggle before the Kurdish people live in a âfree and democraticâ society are âdreamers,â a founding member of the organization has said, amid a fresh push from the government to revive the stalled peace process.
An Istanbul court has fined the notorious âman with a macheteâ 9,000 Turkish Liras, in a case in which he attempted to injure a woman.
Sabri Ãelebi, the owner of a shop in a Taksim Square, sparked outrage after he attacked Gezi protesters who were running from the police with a machete on July 6, 2013.
The OECD has urged the government to introduce necessary reforms to keep the growth robust amid domestic demand and foreign funding dependence With low domestic savings and volatile external competitiveness, Turkish growth is highly dependent on domestic demand and foreign finance, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has said in a new report that urges the go
Ahmet DavutoÄlu visited Uzbekistan on July 10, the first such trip by a Turkish foreign minister in 13 years.
DavutoÄlu held his first meeting in Taskent with his Uzbek counterpart, Abdulaziz Kamilov, to reignite strained relations between the two countries, with the latter stressing the âhistoricâ aspect of Turkish ministerâs visit.
The main opposition Republican Peopleâs Party (CHP) has demanded the resignation of Customs and Trade Minister Hayati YazÄ±cÄ± over shady gold transfers from Ghana to Dubai via Turkey, on the grounds that he failed to open an efficient probe into a mysterious cargo plane carrying 1.5 tons of gold.
The Iraqi Kurdish regional authoritiy warns oil companies against buying Iraqi oil, calling the move complicit as the Baghdad government has not been paying its share of revenue from sales Iraqi Kurdistan has threatened to take legal action against buyers of the countryâs oil unless the autonomous region is paid its share of revenue from any sales.
The European Union's highest court rejected on Thursday a German rule conditioning visas for Turks looking to reunite with their spouses to a basic knowledge of German.
The case was brought against Germany by Naime DoÄan, who in January last year was refused a visa to join her husband, a 15-year German resident, by Germany's embassy in Ankara.