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Former beauty queen gets suspended sentence for affronting Erdogan

Former beauty queen gets suspended sentence for affronting Erdogan

A Turkish court found 27-year-old model Merve Buyuksarac guilty of insulting a public official

31 May 2016

Opinion: 1

Croatia and Erdogan – Deus ex machina

Croatia and Erdogan – Deus ex machina

Erdogan’s visit to Croatia was an unqualified success for Turkey’s soft power. At the same time, Croatia will continue to be as poor as ever, if it keeps on waiting on investments Deus ex machina while being lulled by blind faith in the invisible hand of the market.
Turkey's PM Resigns as Erdogan Shows Who's Boss

Turkey's PM Resigns as Erdogan Shows Who's Boss

Growing differences with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan pushed Davutoglu’s to resign.

05 May 2016

Turkey's Erdogan needs thicker skin, EU's Tusk says

Turkey's Erdogan needs thicker skin, EU's Tusk says

Turkey's president needs a thicker skin against criticism, a senior EU official suggested as European leaders try to get support for the controversial EU-Turkey deal

24 April 2016

Merkel’s slow exit strategy … and Erdogan`s role in it

Merkel’s slow exit strategy … and Erdogan`s role in it

This Monday the first refugees are being sent back from Greece to Turkey. But what is behind the EU-Turkey deal?

06 April 2016

by Tobias Nase

Erdogan’s Attempt to Suppress German Satire Has the Opposite Effect

Erdogan’s Attempt to Suppress German Satire Has the Opposite Effect

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey is the subject of a German-made satirical video deriding his treatment of journalists, the opposition and his country’s Kurdish minority

31 March 2016

Turkish President Faces a Cool Reception in US Visit

Turkish President Faces a Cool Reception in US Visit

Obama turns down one-on-one meeting with Erdogan at nuclear summit, reflecting concerns about key ally’s crackdowns on dissent, Kurdish insurgents

28 March 2016

Opinion: 1

The “Doubting Thomas” agreement

The “Doubting Thomas” agreement

The pact between the EU and Turkey by someone has been called "historic" but it's just a way to take time according to motto of "if I do not see I do not think"

25 March 2016

by Giuseppe Zaccaria

Did Erdogan’s War Against Kurds Reach Brussels?

Did Erdogan’s War Against Kurds Reach Brussels?

Erdogan`s method of using the media and TV to brainwash people, and of using Islamism and extreme nationalism,  is working for now. He also succeeded in putting fear into the hearts of the Europeans.

23 March 2016

by Joshua Tartakovsky

Erdogan’s Soft-Power in Bulgaria: A diplomatic attaché campaigning for a local political party in mosques

Erdogan’s Soft-Power in Bulgaria: A diplomatic attaché campaigning for a local political party in mosques

Soft power should dispel rather than stoke tensions, but Turkey’s ‘soft power’, which has underscored its international success, has become tense and even intrusive
Turkey’s Erdogan warned of Brussels terror just days before it happened

Turkey’s Erdogan warned of Brussels terror just days before it happened

Now he brings his condolences and asserts that Turkey “feels Belgian people’s pain”

23 March 2016

Opinion: 2

Erdogan playing Brussels like a fiddle, Hungary’s Orban the lone dissenter

Erdogan playing Brussels like a fiddle, Hungary’s Orban the lone dissenter

Isn’t it funny that all the people we’ve found to demonize over the war in Syria and the resulting refugee crisis, are actually the people who did the least to cause it?

13 March 2016

by Danielle Ryan

TURKISH PRESS  AND  THE TURKISH "PRESSIDENT" ERDOGAN

TURKISH PRESS AND THE TURKISH "PRESSIDENT" ERDOGAN

Erdogan, the Turkish President who was supposed to lead the country, has chosen to bear against journalists, media outlets and press members, therefore becoming the "Pressident".

12 March 2016

by Miray Aslan

THE ROASTED "TURKEY" SANDWICH

THE ROASTED "TURKEY" SANDWICH

Turkey's Syrian strategy based on ousting Assad and the fall of Kobane had failed. Turkey got stuck between Russia and US/Russian-supported YPG

16 February 2016

by Miray Aslan

THE SULTAN HAS NO CLOTHES

THE SULTAN HAS NO CLOTHES

A new fairy tale which was written by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's team!

15 February 2016

by Miray Aslan

Who will stop Erdogan?

Who will stop Erdogan?

If we want to relate what happens in the world with Western pace of life, everything must have happened more or less when we "were on the fish course of the vigil and the broth of Christmas..."

29 January 2016

by Giuseppe Zaccaria

Bilal Erdogan in Bologna

Bilal Erdogan in Bologna

Сharged with hiding himself from the Turkish corruption scandal of 2013 and escaping from Russians accusations

11 January 2016

Opinion: 1

by Alessandra Benignetti

WHY IS OTTO(SUPER)MAN ERDOGAN LOSING HIS CHARISMA?

WHY IS OTTO(SUPER)MAN ERDOGAN LOSING HIS CHARISMA?

Erdogan was trying to be a hero in the region and he had succeeded for a while. However, finally critics say that he is losing his charisma. Here are some reasons why.

07 January 2016

Opinion: 1

by Miray Aslan

Replacing President Erdogan: The Coming Military Coup D’etat in Turkey

Replacing President Erdogan: The Coming Military Coup D’etat in Turkey

As the old saying goes, “What’s good for the goose, is good for the gander.”

06 December 2015

by Scott Bennett

How Russia Should Respond to Erdoğan’s Hate-Mongering?

How Russia Should Respond to Erdoğan’s Hate-Mongering?

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is one who thrives from exploiting ethnic and religious tensions

05 December 2015

by Joshua Tartakovsky

Turkey funding ISIS: Evidence does not convince those who believe what they want to believe

Turkey funding ISIS: Evidence does not convince those who believe what they want to believe

Russian evidence is in the eye of the Western beholder

04 December 2015

by Danielle Ryan

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