World Bulletin / News Desk
United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced Mayor of Istanbul Kadir Topbas's name for among the members of a High-level Panel to advise on the global development agenda beyond 2015.
According to AA's received information from UN officials that UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon added new names to his Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
The deadline date for MDGs is 2015 and to advise on the global development agenda beyond 2015, Ban Ki-Moon named Kadir Topbas of Turkey as one of the remaining 26 names.
Ban also announced the names of the three co-chairs of the High-level Panel who are Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono; Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf; and British Prime Minister David Cameron.
The panel, will be holding its meeting at the end of September during the annual UN General Assembly. The panel is expected to prepare a report after the first six months of 2013.
The High-level Panel's point of view as concluding the poverty, they are expected to prepare new development challenges for the global development agenda beyond 2015.
Turkey's role as an energy hub has become a focal point after Ukraine hit a political crisis, the Global Resources Corporation chief said.
The Turkish President was listed in the leaders category alongside U.S. President Barack Obama, Chinese President Xi Jinping, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani among others by Time Magazine.
Turkish FM Ahmet Davutoglu and UN chief Ban Ki-Moon held a phone conversation about the Cyprus issue and developments in Ukraine and Syria.
Turkey's economy minister said a trade that 'gets beyond borders' is possible with Kazakhstan.
Two mortar shells dropped on Turkish land close to the Syrian border.
Mashaal called Erdogan and informed him about the deal with Fatah, according to the Turkish Prime Ministry.
A Hannover court threw out the case of a German couple seeking a refund for their holiday.
In 2014, Turkey’s electricity imports have risen due to lower than expected rains in winter and spring, and as a result hydropower plants did not meet their goal of providing a quarter of Turkey's electricity.
The number of publications in Kurdish has increased to 413 in the last year from 101 publications in 2008, statistics show.
The 1915 events took place during World War I, when a portion of the Armenian population living in the Ottoman Empire sided with the invading Russians and rose up against the Ottoman authority. The uprisings were followed by a decision by the Ottoman Empire to relocate the Armenians living in eastern Anatolia.
Turkish dailies on Thursday are covering Turkish PM's paying tribute to Armenians who died in 1915.
Turkey has called for the research of the 1915 events to be carried out by a commission of Turkish, Armenian and international historians, the Turkish Prime Ministry said in a statement earlier on Wednesday ahead of the anniversary of the events.
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan offered what the government said were unprecedented condolences to the grandchildren of Armenians killed in World War One
Convoy bound for Suleiman Shah Tomb in Turkish territory is planned activity, says military chief
AK Party Spokesman Celik still debating whether new election system will be a single member or narrowed district.
Turkish police say they plan to deport 135 illegal immigrants, including 120 Pakistanis.