Posts Tagged: turkey

EU throws money at the migrant problem

On February 3, the EU’s 28 member states agreed upon how exactly to finance a three billion euro migrant facility in Turkey. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, whose country is currently holding the rotating Presidency of the Council of the

EU throws money at the migrant problem

On February 3, the EU’s 28 member states agreed upon how exactly to finance a three billion euro migrant facility in Turkey. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, whose country is currently holding the rotating Presidency of the Council of the

Five things to watch in Turkey’s election

Turkey will once again have a general election this year after the failure to reach a coalition agreement after the June 7 elections. The country has significantly changed (and not for the better) since then. The security situation has severely

Five things to watch in Turkey’s election

Turkey will once again have a general election this year after the failure to reach a coalition agreement after the June 7 elections. The country has significantly changed (and not for the better) since then. The security situation has severely

The EU stumbles again on Syria

Once again the EU has proved itself incapable of giving a unified and coherent policy when faced with an external issue. Syria is not only a humanitarian disaster, it is also a conflict that is having direct consequences in Europe

The EU stumbles again on Syria

Once again the EU has proved itself incapable of giving a unified and coherent policy when faced with an external issue. Syria is not only a humanitarian disaster, it is also a conflict that is having direct consequences in Europe

Not in the SOTEU: Turkey

The President of the European Commission, Jean Claude-Junker delivered his first “State of the European Union” (SOTEU) address today, mainly focusing on the serious and ongoing refugee crisis that Europe has struggled to cope with. With his calls for the

Not in the SOTEU: Turkey

The President of the European Commission, Jean Claude-Junker delivered his first “State of the European Union” (SOTEU) address today, mainly focusing on the serious and ongoing refugee crisis that Europe has struggled to cope with. With his calls for the

Where is Erdogan leading Turkey?

Turkish President Erdogan has announced that the country will again head to the polls, most likely on November 1, after coalition talks fell apart between the Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the other parties following the June 7 election.

Where is Erdogan leading Turkey?

Turkish President Erdogan has announced that the country will again head to the polls, most likely on November 1, after coalition talks fell apart between the Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the other parties following the June 7 election.