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Turkey’s First Lady Emine: Defender of Harems, Opponent of Child Marriage

Emine Erdogan is expected to accompany her husband Recep Tayyip to Greece on Thursday for the first such official visit of the Turkish head...

2017 and The Axis of Populism

By Eve Geroulis Vengeful, relentless and epochal 2016 continues to cast a shadow on the dawn of a new year. 2016 wasn’t merely a Black Swan, the...

Turkey Vows To Uphold Migration Deal With EU

Easing EU fears, a senior Turkish official on Saturday said his country would fully implement its part of a deal meant to keep migrants...

Turkey to Annul Migrant Deal if EU Fails to Allow Visa-Free Travel

Turkey's foreign minister Melvut Cavusoglu said that the agreement with the European Union on stemming the migrant flow is at risk if Europe fails...

German Recognition of Armenian Genocide Puts EU-Turkey Deal at Risk

The Turkish government is outraged after German lawmakers voted for the recognition of the Armenian genocide. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the...

New Visa Dispute Sours Turkey-EU Ties

Within a matter of hours of Turkey’s new government being announced, a major dispute over visas erupted Wednesday between Ankara and the European Union,...

Turkey on Edge as Migrants Return

When the first boatload of deported migrants arrived Monday at the Turkish port of Dikili, a small group of Turkish human rights activists turned...

Sultan Erdogan vs Noam Chomsky as Turkey Tramples on Free Speech and Arrests Academics

Turkey’s military has been recently escalating vicious attacks against the Kurdish population under the pretext of fighting ISIS. Last week, a petition was circulated...

Turkish President to Bargain Halki Theological School for Mosque in Thessaloniki

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stated that he would allow the re-opening of the Theological School of Halki if Greece allows at least one...

US VP Biden Visits Greek Orthodox Patriarch in Istanbul

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden paid a visit to Greek Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew I on November 23, as part of his official trip to...