EU, Turkey Cautiously Eye Improved Ties After Tough 2020

Tyler Hromadka

BRUSSELS/ANKARA: The European Union and Turkey pressed each other on Thursday to take concrete steps to improve relations long strained by disagreements over energy, migration and Ankara’s human rights record.Turkey, which remains an official candidate for EU membership despite the tensions, is facing the threat of EU economic sanctions over a hydrocarbons dispute with Greece…

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Russia showed Turkey and China how to bully EU

Sallie Anderson

Covid-19 may have decreased the global economy, however not the world’s descent into ever brutish methods to conduct internationalpolitics The European Union appears figured out to ‘speak the language of power’ in concept, however it is still shy about doing it in practice. Nicu Popescu: ‘As long as concrete EU policies stay up until now […]

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France and Turkey fracture Nato on Libya

Sallie Anderson

Nato is to examine French claims that Turkish warships targeted a French one in a conflict over the Libya dispute, which has actually divided allies. ” The occurrence in the Mediterranean [Sea] was attended to in the conference by numerous allies”, Nato secretary basic Jens Stoltenberg stated after Nato defence ministers held video-talks on Thursday […]

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Twitter Axes 32,000 State-Linked Propaganda Accounts From Russia, China And Turkey

Adrian Ovalle

Twitter stated it has actually closed down 32,242 accounts peddling false details connected to the federal governments of Russia, China and Turkey. “Every account and piece of content associated” with “three distinct operations … attributed to the People’s Republic of China, Russia and Turkey” have actually been “permanently removed from the service,” the social media […]

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‘By Forcing my Father to Call me, They’ re Trying to Warn me to be Peaceful’

Sandra Loyd

Jewlan Shirmemet, a Uyghur who has actually resided in Turkey’s biggest city Istanbul considering that 2008, had actually remained quiet about politics till around 6 months earlier, when he started to speak up as part of a campaign to complimentary his mom, Suriye Tursun, from approximate detention back home in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Area […]

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Extradition Treaty That Could Deport Uyghurs From Turkey to China Faces Uncertainty in Ankara

Sandra Loyd

An extradition treaty that could be utilized to by force deport Uyghurs from Turkey to China where they are at threat of persecution faces an unsure fate in parliament, according to Turkish opposition legislators, while cases that highlight Beijing’s impact over Ankara have actually raised worries amongst Uyghur exiles. Numerous of the more than 50,000 […]

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Exile Groups Form Coronavirus Aid Center to Meet Needs of Uyghur Diaspora

Sandra Loyd

As millions of people are affected by the coronavirus pandemic, Uyghur exile groups have actually collectively released an aid effort to help members of the diaspora– numerous of whom are disqualified for federal government help and health care advantages in their adoptive countries. Thirty groups, under the management of the Munich-based World Uyghur Congress, settled […]

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Coronavirus: Plane carrying protective equipment for health workers finally arrives from Turkey

Derrick Santistevan

A flight carrying individual protective equipment has actually shown up in the UK from Turkey, following days of hold-ups. It has on board part of an 84- tonne load of equipment, that includes medical dress, urgently required by cutting edge health workers as they deal with COVID-19 clients in the UK. The Royal Air Force […]

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