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Enlargement 22-07-2014

Dozens in Turkey detained over alleged wiretapping

Dozens of high-ranking police officers were detained in Turkey today (22 July) accused of involvement in spying and illegal wire-tapping during an investigation into corruption in Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdo?an's inner circle, CNN Turk said.
Global Europe 20-05-2014

Why Turkey and Ukraine need the EU

While in the case of Ukraine recent developments seem to have invigorated the EU's approach to a certain degree, in the case of Turkey it remains unclear how the EU is planning to move forward, write Amanda Paul and Demir Murat Seyrek.
Digital 21-03-2014

EU leaders tell Turkey: gagging Twitter is unacceptable

European leaders slammed the Turkish government for banning Twitter this morning (21 March). The ban is yet another incident hampering EU-Turkish accession talks, due to the ongoing crackdown on free speech by Ankara. EURACTIV Turkey contributed to this report.
Enlargement 12-03-2014

Protestors clash in Turkey ahead of local election

Protesters clashed with police in cities across Turkey yesterday (11 March) after the death of a 15-year-old boy who was hit in the head by a tear-gas canister during anti-government demonstrations last summer. Turks will vote in local elections on 30 March.
Climate change 09-10-2013

#OccupyGezi and #RosiaMontana: Turkish and Romanian lessons for Europe 2.0

Social media play a key role in the awakening of civil society over environmental issues in Romania and Turkey, write Radu Magdin and Demir Murat Seyrek.
Global Europe 18-09-2013

Europe and Turkey: In search of a new world

Some EU governments act in contradiction with a strategic vision for the common European values and interest when they block Turkey’s accession talks, writes Kader Sevinç.
Elections 14-06-2013

Turkish government rages at EU criticism

The Turkish government reacted furiously to a resolution adopted by the European Parliament, condemning Ankara for not being conciliatory in the face of protests that left several dead and thousands injured.  EURACTIV Turkey reports. 
Enlargement 10-06-2013

#OccupyGezi can bring Turkey closer to the EU

Accepting criticism from people and movements will do Turkey good, as protests give a sense of urgency for a reform of the constitution that should lower the 10% threshold for parliament and give people more rights via-a-vis the state, writes Ska Keller.
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Enlargement 10-06-2013

Füle and Erdo?an diverge over democracy

As the most largest anti-government protests in Turkey’s recent past look set to enter a third week, Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdo?an and EU Enlargement Commissioner Štefan Füle sparred over the issue at a conference held in Istanbul on Friday (7 June).
Elections 10-06-2013

Füle and Erdo?an diverge over democracy

As the most largest anti-government protests in Turkey’s recent past look set to enter a third week, Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdo?an and EU Enlargement Commissioner Štefan Füle sparred over the issue at a conference held in Istanbul on Friday (7 June).
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