All posts tagged Turkey

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May 22, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov carried out an aerial inspection of progress on the extension to the Bulgarian -Turkish border fence on May 22 2016. Accompanying Borissov on the helicopter […]


Turkey’s governing party unveils Binali Yildirim as prime minister

May 19, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party announced on May 19 Transport, Maritime Affairs, and Communications Minister Binali Yıldırım ...

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Ouster of Turkish PM rekindles dissent in ruling AKP

May 19, 2016, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

Since the ousting of Turkish prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu, pro-president media outlets are appealing for unity and loyalty to president Recep Tayyip ...

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Can EU migrant deal survive Turkey’s political turmoil?

May 16, 2016, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

Senior European Union and Turkish officials are meeting to rescue the EU visa deal. Since the ousting of Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu by Pre ...

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    A Turkish reshuffle spells trouble for Europe
    May 11, 2016, by Asli Aydintasbas of the ECFR

    Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu’s sudden departure from the corridors of power may not necessarily mark an end to the refugee deal with Europe — but it will certainly raise […]

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    Turkish journalists sentenced
    May 8, 2016, by VOANews

    Authorities in Turkey detained two more people in connection with Friday’s attack on a leading journalist hours before he was sentenced to more than five years in prison. According to […]

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    Turkey’s PM Davutoglu to step down
    May 5, 2016, by VOANews

    Turkey’s prime minister is reportedly stepping down from his role following a dramatic day in domestic politics. The ruling AK Party is set to hold an extraordinary congress on May […]

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    EU visa block threatens EU-Turkey migrant deal
    May 4, 2016, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

    Turkish citizens could soon benefit from visa-free travel to Europe, as part of the deal between the EU and Ankara to stem the flow of refugees. In return, Turkey has […]