Posts Tagged ‘President of Turkey’

Turkey ‘needs to fulfil deal’ to gain visa-free EU travel

(Media Release) A deal to allow Turks visa-free travel within Europe will collapse if Turkey does not fulfil its commitments, the European Commission president has said. Jean-Claude Juncker said changes to Turkey‘s laws on terrorism were one of a number of conditions that needed to be met for visa liberalisation. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has […]

Missiles hit hospital in Syrian town

(Media Release) Missiles hit hospital in Syrian town At least 14 civilians were killed when missiles hit a children’s hospital, a school and other locations in the rebel-held Syrian town of Azaz near the Turkish border, a medic and two residents say. They say at least five missiles hit the hospital in the town centre […]

Amid the ruins of Syria, is Bashar al-Assad now finally facing the end?

(Media Release) One evening at the end of March, a Syrian rebel leader returned from a meeting across the border in Turkey and called an urgent gathering of his commanders. The five men turned up at their boss’s house in Idlib province expecting to receive the same pleas for patience that they had always heard […]

Turkey’s fear of a reignited Kurdish flame

(Media Release) Could Turkey be about to return to the bad old days of armed conflict with the Kurds? Troops on the streets, curfews for the first time in 22 years, protests in almost 30 cities and state buildings attacked – the situation is dangerous and escalating fast. Some of the fighting is among Kurds, […]

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