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The history of relations between Turkey and Greece during most of the 20th century might tbe best characterised as one of hostility or perhaps even outright enmity.

All eyes will turn to Turkey this month as it votes in parliamentary elections. After nearly a decade in power, and despite setbacks in the 2009 local elections, the Justice and Development Party (AKP), led by Recep Tayyip Erdogan, is expected to win another landslide victory.

Turkey has enjoyed challenging and intricate relations with the European Union (EU) for over half a century. Official ties began in 1963 when Turkey and the then-European Economic Community concluded an Association Agreement that ushered in freer trade and closer political cooperation.

It is only a matter of time until European becomes an obsolete denomination of the intergovernmental organisation, while its Union component will prevail. Or at least, European would be the least significant part of the name as compared to Union, which would gather a greater substance.

The preparatory meeting of the annual conference which will be arranged in 2011 of “Balkan Communication Network” established by think tanks of Balkans led by Turkey was held in Skopje, the capital city of Macedonia on 4th April 2011. During the meeting to which representatives of Turkey, Macedonia and notably TASAM Committee attended, the organization Committee of Conference has been established besides assessing these concerned preparations.

1 - “4th Turkey - Europe Forum” was held in a very intimate and warm atmosphere in Istanbul on 21 - 22 November 2013.

The 4th Turkey - Europe Forum will be held on 21 - 22 November 2013 under the title ‘New Era of Turkey - EU Perspective, Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: Opportunities and Risks’.

This article is about raising awareness on the recent developments in the global economy and position of Europe, as being one of the foremost actors of the

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The Summary; Turkey and China have been developing an effective strategical cooperation according to the sustainability ...