Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has once again vowed to re-examine all political and administrative ties with the EU, after a constitutional referendum in…
Erdoğan is pressing for a constitutional reform, to be decided by a referendum in mid-April, that would move Turkey from a parliamentary to a presidential system. If the reform passes, Erdoğan will acquire powers exceeding even those held by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the venerated “father” Turkey
German authorities already cancelled several rallies, leading to President Erdogan accusing Berlin of using 'Nazi' tactics.
With this proposal to amend the Turkish constitution, the parliament would be dismissed and sovereignty given to a single person. Instead of legislation, the state would be arbitrarily ruled by decrees, which are not subject to ratification.
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Turkey is voting next month on whether to grant President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan sweeping new powers.
Turkey and the Netherlands are currently experiencing a tense diplomatic period, after Turkey’s foreign minister Cavusoglu was stopped from entering the Netherlands to attend a political…
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By Gülistan Gürbey, Adjunct Professor, Department of Political- and Social Sciences, Free University Berlin The harsh tone of President Erdogan and
Turkey’s president has accused Germany of “fascist actions” in a growing row between the two countries.
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Angered by the European parliament's vote to suspend EU membership talks, Turkey's President Erdogan threatens Europe with a new wave of refugees.
Turkey’s first steps towards accession to Europe go back more than 50 years, when Ankara asked for an association agreement with the European Economic Community.
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Turkey's President Erdogan slams the EU for its upcoming vote on halting membership talks, saying the ballot has "no value" in Turkish eyes.
The leaders of the European Parliament’s two largest groups have called for the EU to halt membership talks with Turkey because of its post-coup purges.
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The EU has called on Turkey to restart political dialogue with opposition groups and protect its democracy, and described recent developments as ‘extremely…
Federica Mogherini has encouraged the European Union and Turkey to “talk more to each other and a little bit less about each other.
Could hundreds of thousands of migrants and refugees Turkey is currently preventing from crossing into Europe be on the move westwards again soon?
The deal to send back to Turkey the migrants reaching Europe's shores is a house of cards falling apart, according to Austria's foreign minister.
Leaders are concerned by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's crackdown on suspected dissidents after the coup attempt in July.
The European Commission appears to be leaving the door open to EU membership talks with Turkey.
Turkey’s EU affairs minister has criticised comments by Austria’s chancellor on ending EU membership talks with Ankara.
Few would doubt Turkey’s strategic importance: straddling Europe and Asia it is a key player in Middle East stability at a time of unprecedented volatility.