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TAYYIP ERDOGAN’S AFRICAN ROMANCE

TAYYIP ERDOGAN’S AFRICAN ROMANCE

upa-admin Şubat 1, 2017 0

In recent years, there have been closer links between President Erdogan’s Turkey and Africa. We saw more of these ties in 2016 with his tour to four West African states (Guinea, Nigeria, Ivory Coast

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RUSSIAN AMBASSADOR TO TURKEY MR. ANDREY KARLOV WAS SHOT DEAD IN ANKARA

RUSSIAN AMBASSADOR TO TURKEY MR. ANDREY KARLOV WAS SHOT DEAD IN ANKARA

upa-admin Aralık 21, 2016 0

Russian ambassador to Turkey, Mr. Andrey (Andrei) Karlov (1954-2016) was shot dead in Ankara on December 19, 2016 while making a speech at an art exhibit in Çağdaş Sanatlar Galerisi in Ankara. Mr. Karlov

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DIFFERENT SECTS AND THEIR POLITICAL LEANINGS IN TURKEY

DIFFERENT SECTS AND THEIR POLITICAL LEANINGS IN TURKEY

upa-admin Aralık 10, 2016 0

Political Scientists try to understand and explain the voting behavior of citizens for a time being. Obviously, there are several dimensions on electoral voting and political affiliation but maybe the most important one is

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TURKEY: NO LONGER A DEMOCRACY

TURKEY: NO LONGER A DEMOCRACY

upa-admin Kasım 8, 2016 1

Pro-Kurdish parliamentarians being dragged into police cars[1], assassination attempts[2] and police raids[3] are taking place towards critical journalists, death-penalty is prepared to be introduced to the legal system[4] and a purge against moderate Islamist

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THE FAILED “TURKISH COUP ATTEMPT” AND TURKISH-AMERICAN RELATIONS AFTERMATH: THE CHINESE PERSPECTIVE

THE FAILED “TURKISH COUP ATTEMPT” AND TURKISH-AMERICAN RELATIONS AFTERMATH: THE CHINESE PERSPECTIVE

upa-admin Eylül 2, 2016 0

Turkey’s geographical location is unique and important. It serves as a bridge between Europe and Asia along the shores of the Black and Mediterranean Seas. It is also neighbouring the Central Asia and Caucasus

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EMERGENCY LAW AND EXTRAORDINARY TIMES IN TURKEY

EMERGENCY LAW AND EXTRAORDINARY TIMES IN TURKEY

upa-admin Temmuz 24, 2016 0

The failed coup attempt of July, 15 in Turkey started a chain reaction in the country. Turkish President of the Republic Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan declared emergency law for three months and this was

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Turkey’s wobbly democracy suffers yet another heavy blow

Turkey’s wobbly democracy suffers yet another heavy blow

upa-admin Temmuz 17, 2016 0

Had the attempt to overthrow the Turkish government succeeded the morning of July 16, it would have been the fourth coup in Turkey’s modern history. The last was that of General Kenan Evren, Chief

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A FAILED COUP ATTEMPT IN TURKEY

A FAILED COUP ATTEMPT IN TURKEY

upa-admin Temmuz 16, 2016 0

Yesterday, around 10 p.m., Turkish television channels and news agencies began to spread last minute news about few hundred Turkish soldiers trying to take the control of Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul. The first reaction

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RETHINKING TURKEY’S KURDISH QUESTION

RETHINKING TURKEY’S KURDISH QUESTION

upa-admin Mayıs 27, 2016 0

After the removal of immunity of parliamentarians, most of the deputies from pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP) are now faced with the risk of losing their seats in the parliament in Turkey. This decision

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BINALI YILDIRIM WILL BECOME TURKEY’S NEW PRIME MINISTER

BINALI YILDIRIM WILL BECOME TURKEY’S NEW PRIME MINISTER

upa-admin Mayıs 23, 2016 0

After the resignation of Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (JDP) organized its extraordinary congress on May 22, 2016. The congress was organized -similar to previous ones- with only one

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