News of the Week – December 14th, 2015

News of the Week – December 14th, 2015

*Source: AFP – Ahmad al -Rubaye © News of the Week – December 14th, 2015 Everything you missed last week in Turkey Turkish Troops Leave...

The Paris Agreement: A Game Changer?

The Paris Agreement: A Game Changer?

Source: AFP ©  The Paris Agreement: A Game Changer? The answer to whether the Paris Agreement is a game changer can be nothing else but...

A Shared Tragedy: In Memory of Hrant Dink and Tahir Elçi

A Shared Tragedy: In Memory of Hrant Dink and Tahir Elçi

*Source: Anonymous © A Shared Tragedy: In Memory of Hrant Dink and Tahir Elçi Nine years ago today, on a cold Friday morning in 2007, the...

Davos: Anastasiades and Akıncı say Cyprus Unification Possible in 2016

Davos: Anastasiades and Akıncı say Cyprus Unification Possible in 2016

*Source: AFP © Davos: Anastasiades and Akıncı say Cyprus Unification Possible in 2016 The two leaders of the divided Cyprus at Davos told reporters on...

Turkey is not storming the Gates of Europe: It’s manning them!

Turkey is not storming the Gates of Europe: It’s manning them!

*Source: (AP / Santi Palacios) © Turkey is not storming the Gates of Europe: It’s manning them! Cast Adrift, Torn Asunder This week saw yet another...

Mutual Hypocrisy at the EU’s Borders and Three Questions about European Values Part Two: Human Rights

Mutual Hypocrisy at the EU’s Borders and Three Questions about European Values Part Two: Human Rights

*Fence building at Macedonia-Greece border, photo by Boris Grdanoski from Associated Press © Mutual Hypocrisy at the EU’s Borders and Three Questions about European Values Part...

Turkey Goes Back to Coal!

Turkey Goes Back to Coal!

*Source: Inhabitant.com © Turkey Goes Back to Coal! The latest in Turkey’s attempts to diversify energy sources sees the release of the 2016 Budget Presentation...

News of the Week, March 7th, 2016

News of the Week, March 7th, 2016

*Source: AFP © News of the Week, March 7th, 2016 A bite size round-up of last week’s events; Government Takeover of Zaman An Istanbul court approved...

News of the Week, April 11th, 2016

News of the Week, April 11th, 2016

*Source Twitter, Mahir Zeynalov © News of the Week, April 11th, 2016 A bite size round-up of last week’s events; Data Leak and Implications of...

Sparks Fly with Turkcell under the ‘Spotlight’

Sparks Fly with Turkcell under the ‘Spotlight’

*Source: Murad Sezer/ Reuters © Sparks Fly with Turkcell under the ‘Spotlight’ While Turkey’s AKP goes through a rough patch both in domestic and international...