World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkish Minister for EU Affairs and Chief Negotiator Egemen Bagis said on Sunday a new UN plan or maybe a so called Ban Ki-moon plan would be shaped in regards to Cyprus.
Turkey will receive the the Greek Cypriot negotiator for Cyprus dispute soon, and Athens will receive the negotiator of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) said Bagis in a televised program over the negotiations on the Cyprus issue.
Bagis stressed that solution in the Cyprus issue would provide Turkey the opportunity to open 12 chapters in its EU accession process.
"If Cyprus issue would be solved, Turkey is at the point to open 12 chapters for its EU talks, and also to fulfill the requirements for 10 of them shortly after opening." said Bagis.
The island has been divided into Greek and Turkish sides during the Greek Cypriot coup, which was followed by a Turkish peace mission to aid Turkish Cypriots in the north in 1974.
The Turkish official said the 2,000 Syrian rebel fighters would be among a total of 5,000 being trained in several countries as part of the U.S.-led campaign.
Turkey will privatize 54 power plants in the next two years, said Turkey’s privatization administration deputy chairman
Turkey receives oil from northern Iraq via pipeline and loads it onto tankers at its southern city of Ceyhan to be exported.
President Erdogan has said in a number of international meetings that Sisi had suggested reconciliation but he had rejected these offers, adding solution of all the problems in the world including racism, anti-semitism and Islamophobia is 'justice,' says Erdogan.
Foreign buyers want competitively priced property, as well as Turkish hospitality and a more economical lifestyle.
Turkey's Agriculture Minister says the country's white meat exports to Russia increased by 447 percent in the first nine months.
Turkish dailies on Monday cover Davutoglu’s announcement of a series of measures for the country's Alevi minority, as well as Teachers' Day.
Wave of deflation from Asia and Europe will not shake Turkish economy, analysts say.
Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz, Chinese energy development head, Mozambique and South Korean ministers will attend the event
Prime Minister Davutoglu says Tunceli University will be renamed Munzur University after Alevi religious leader Munzur Baba.
Turkish FM says Ankara and US can differ sometimes because they have own interests; but in general, overlapping polices.
After Dec. 1, companies will be fined up to 519 Turkish Lira ($235) if their vehicles do not comply with the law.
Biden and his wife also visited the principal Greek Orthodox cathedral and the historic Suleymaniye Mosque in Istanbul
Davutoglu says pro-Kurdish HDP party should express its sincerity to solution process with apology.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said he and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan he had discussed a transition of power in Syria away from President Bashar al-Assad during a four-hour meeting in Istanbul
A 25-year-old Serbian basketball fan was killed in Istanbul on Friday night before a Turkish Airlines Euroleague game.