Turkish opposition party chief slams Greece over islets

28 February 2017 0

The leader of Turkey’s opposition Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) has called on the Greek people to teach “tactless” politicians — who he accused of ignoring neighborly values — “their place”. Devlet Bahceli, speaking at his party’s group meeting on Tuesday, harshly criticized recent remarks by Greece’s defense minister on the Kardak islets in the Aegean Sea. “The Greek people should warn their administration and teach the tactless, who ignore neighborly values and are waiting to Read More

Turkey to help Al-Bab residents return home: Army chief

25 February 2017 0

Turkey will support the residents of Syria’s Al-Bab to ensure their safe return and the normalization of daily life, the head of the Turkish General Staff said on Friday. Hulusi Akar made his remarks during his visit to the command base of operations of Turkey’s Operation Euphrates Shield in the southeastern Kilis province. “After we seized Al-Bab, we reached the goals we set at the beginning of the operation,” Akar said. “All kinds of support Read More

New Turkish tourism campaign to kick off in Germany

25 February 2017 0

A new campaign urging Turks living abroad to spend vacations and hold weddings in Turkey will kick off in Germany next month, the Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry said Saturday. The “Bring your neighbor and come” campaign will be introduced to Germany’s Turkish diaspora at Berlin’s International Tourism Bourse (ITB) on March 8-12. The new campaign was announced two weeks ago in a bid to boost the nation’s tourism earnings to $50 billion, and to Read More

Turkish Cypriot president remains positive about talks

17 February 2017 0

Even if Cyprus reunification talks went off track Thursday, the Turkish Cypriot president said they support a bi-zonal and bi-community federal state and have never given up on the reunification talks. “We have a week until [next] Thursday,” when talks are due to resume, said President Mustafa Akinci after receiving a delegation from the Bi-communal Peace Platform on Friday. “We will wait to see the next steps,” Akinci said. “We want a resolution and peace Read More

Turkish Airlines launches its new commercial starring Oscar-winner actor Morgan Freeman

6 February 2017 0

Turkish Airlines, the winner of the “Best Airline in Europe” award for the last six years in a row given by the most respected global airline passenger survey organization, Skytrax, debuted its new commercial starring Oscar winner Morgan Freeman.  The commercial was first aired during the most-watched show in U.S. TV history, Super Bowl, the final game of the National Football Team (NFL) on February 5th. After meeting the audience with a fantastic ad campaign Read More