Turkey presents new government, Erdogan’s allies dominant

Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu presented the new Turkish government and most of those who were in the former cabinet were maintained. Former Deputy Premier Babacan is one of the key names omitted on the new list. The new cabinet, dominated Read more

Turkey cancels multi-billion anti-missile deal with China, plans own

The $3.4billion anti-missile system deal that was awarded to China Precision Machinery Export-Import Corporation (CPMIEC) has been rescinded by Ankara after two years of negotiations. An official from the Prime Minister’s office said “the deal was cancelled” while other government Read more

Turkey frowns at Russia for second airspace violation

Russia’s military intervention in Syria is slowly straining diplomatic ties between Ankara and Moscow as the Russian Ambassador to Turkey was summoned for the second time, since the military operation began last week, to protest against the violation of its Read more

Turkey-EU: Our target is clear, full integration, Zeybekci tells EU

Ahead of President Erdogan’s October visit to Brussels, interim economy minister Nihat Zeybekci told the Turkey-Italy Business Forum, held as part of the National Day of Turkey at Expo Milano 2015, that Ankara wants to be a fully integrated member Read more