EU welcomes new Turkish law on foreigners

EU welcomes new Turkish law on foreigners

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The European Union has welcomed a new Turkish law on foreigners and international protection, hailing the move by the Turkish Parliament as a “clear sign” of Turkey’s efforts to establish a sound legal and institutional framework for migration and asylum.…

UK lawmakers support strategic ties with Turkey, raise human rights issues

UK lawmakers support strategic ties with Turkey, raise human rights issues

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British Prime Minister David Cameron (R) and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan during a meeting in 10 Downing Street, in London, on March 31, 2011. The UK House of Commons’ Foreign Affairs Committee supported the government’s policy of seeking…

Foreign Affairs Committee publishes report on UK-Turkey relations

Foreign Affairs Committee publishes report on UK-Turkey relations

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The Foreign Affairs Committee’s report considers the Government’s efforts to cultivate Turkey as a “strategic partner” for the UK and to support Turkey’s accession to the European Union. The report concludes that the Government is right to continue to support…

Bourse İstanbul inaugurated in gong ceremony

Bourse İstanbul inaugurated in gong ceremony

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Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan banged the gong on Friday to open Borsa İstanbul (Bourse İstanbul), a combined entity comprising the İstanbul Stock Exchange (İMKB) and local gold and derivatives exchanges. Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan announced on Wednesday…