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.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan accuses Fethullah Gulen's Hizmet Movement of attempting to run a 'parallel state' to undermine the government.
On Tuesday, Red Crescent delivered three shipments of medical supplies to Gaza.
From Thursday Turkish nationals living abroad will be able to use ballot boxes in the countries where they live.
Turkish dailies reported Thursday on the latest developments of the operation in Istanbul and other cities against police officers and officials in the wiretapping probe, along with the latest clashes in Israel and Palestine.
Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc said Israel is committing 'atrocities' in Gaza.
Gallup World Poll says while 60% of ethnic Turks are satisfied with Erdogan's leadership, this rate hits 67% among ethnic Kurds.
'No award is more important than the lives of our Palestinian brothers,' says Turkey's Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu
The arrested police officers include Yurt Atayun, former chief of Istanbul’s anti-terror police department
When they reached Gaza, the three shipments were received by the Palestinian Red Crescent
A letter released by Erdogan's office called on the U.S. group to condemn the Israeli government's policies
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the bombardment of Gaza was 'killing humanity'
Neither Israeli's nor Egypt under Al-Sisi are willing to get aid to help the Palestinians in Gaza, says Erdogan.
A week after Turkey and Egypt exhanged insults over the Israeli onslaught in Gaza, Ahmet Davutoglu says all main actors including Egypt had taken part in the cease-fire process
Scores of people also injured after public bus catches fire near Kavacik district
Shadow of slaughter of Palestinians looms over three-day Eid al-Fitr holiday
Painkillers, antibiotics and surgical supplies among 20 tons of aid