Monday, January 15, 2018
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ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey has revealed the planned route for an ambitious canal in Istanbul that would link the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea — a project President Recep Tayyip Erdogan once dubbed one of his “crazy projects.”
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By Selcan Hacaoglu
January 14, 2018, 3:59 PM GMT+3 Updated on January 15, 2018, 3:13 PM GMT+3
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Washington of establishing an “army of terror” along the Turkish border, as his country drew closer to open confrontation with U.S.-backed Kurdish troops in neighboring Syria.
More:Erdogan Accuses U.S. of Creating `Army of Terror' on Turk Border - Bloomberg
By Lida Filippakis / Published on: 15-01-2018, 12:19
After years of turbulent negotiations, Turkey and the European Union are entering a phase in which their relations are more focused on enhanced co-operation in certain areas, rather than a full EU membership of Ankara, analysts said.
More:Turkey-EU relations: What now?
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Always cautious before, former president and ally dares push back against Erdoğan, fueling chatter Gül might run against him in 2019.
Sunday, January 14, 2018
The Twitter account of Spiegel editor-in-chief Klaus Brinkbäumer has been hacked and used to apologize for bad news published about Turkey. The magazine has published extensively on Turkey and its relations with Germany.
More:Spiegel editor′s Twitter account hacked to post pro-Turkey message | News | DW | 14.01.2018
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After an over half century accession bid, Turkey and the European Union are moving into a new period of relations where tighter cooperation in specific areas will be prioritised over Ankara's drive for full membership, analysts say.
More:Turkey and the EU: time for plan B? | German News | Expatica Germany
January 14, 2018, 6:39 AM IST
Ankara: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that Turkey would conduct military operations in Syria’s Afrin if Kurdish Peoples’ Protection Units (YPG) militants do not withdraw in a week.
More:Turkey to launch military operations in Syria | The Siasat Daily