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Manon Loisel Lots of Turkish newspapers rejoice at the fact that the Eiffel Tower was for five days, from 6 to 11 October, wearing the Turkish flag’s red and white colours. This was a wink at the “Saison de la Turquie”, which is currently taking place in France and will last for nine months. Whereas […]

Aslı TUNÇLast week Gordon Brown’s battered and bruised government made a bold move and appointed Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the world wide web, to help the British government to make its data more easily available online. The prime minister apparently jumped on the bandwagon alongside with Obama administration to make the State more […]

Prof. Ahmet Davutoglu, the chief foreign policy advisor of Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan was in Washington on the eve of US President Barack Obama’s visit to Turkey, seeing top White House officials. At a press conference in Washington Davutoglu said that there has been differences of opinion between Ankara and the previous US administration, but […]

aNiyazi Dalyanci “President Barack Obama’s visit to Turkey underlines the importance the new US administration attributes to Turkey as a ‘pivotal’ nation in the region that might undertake more crucial functions beyond and above simply acting as a mediator,” wrote Cengiz Candar, veteran foreign affairs commentator of mainstream daily Radikal. “Why is he coming? Surely, […]