Tag Archives: European Union

RIA Novosti: The West’s Turkey Problem

Originally posted on 2012: What's the 'real' truth?:
Since the news seems to be a bit slow today, I’ve taken the time to focus on the situation in Turkey, and this article seems to give us some perspective. Turkey’s role…

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Turkey witnessing a surge in xenophobia

NATO member and European Union applicant, Turkey is witnessing a surge in xenophobia, according to new research by Washington-based Pew Research Center. Findings of the new survey coincide with an increasing amount of conflict along the country’s southern border and … Continue reading

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Turkey anno 2002 #1 Aspendos

In the palindrome year, the first since 1991, a few moths after the 17th FIFA World Cup and months before Turkey’s 15th general election was held on 3 November 2002 following the collapse of the DSP-MHP-ANAP coalition led by Bülent … Continue reading

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Turkey inbetween two visits

Three years after our visit in 1992 Turkey hoped to find a connection with the European Union willing to have it become a member. Nikolas Sarkozy was not the only politician who dared to speak out loud that “Turkey has … Continue reading

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Turkey anno 1992

Looking at several pictures of bloggers their postings I enjoy so much of what they are willing to share. They can go places where I perhaps shall never be able to come, but can now have some taste of the … Continue reading

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Hasankeyf: A City On The Edge Of Disappearing

This gallery contains 19 photos.

Originally posted on rabirius:
Those of you who read my blog on a regular basis probably wondered why I didn’t post a lot in June. The reason was that I was traveling. Among other places, my journey took me to…

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Elections night is over: what follows for the Euro Parliament?

    Five of the Commission Presidency candidates, as well as a graphic showing the elections’ provisional results. The European elections are now behind us, but many questions have yet to be answered. The next few days should cast more … Continue reading

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Yellow wave over Belgium

After the dirtiest pre-election campaigns Belgians showed the politicians they could not be intimidated or been frightened so much that they would give those mud throwing politicians their vote. 150 members of the Chamber of Representatives head to be elected … Continue reading

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2014 European elections

From 22 to 25 May the European elections were held. In Belgium it were very important elections on Sunday the 25th of May because they would be a turning point for the country itself and for it stance in the … Continue reading

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A Plan spoken of in long past times

From the Ukraine political crisis in November 2013, after Yanukovych refrained from signing an Association Agreement with the European Union in favour of closer ties with Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin could chat up the Crimean population and making them … Continue reading

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