Category Archives: EU

Istanbul 2nd most dangerous city in Europe

Istanbul is ranked the second most dangerous city in Europe (out of 75 cities) according to a Eurobarometer study for the quality of life.

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Most Europeans do not want Turkey in the EU

A new report shows that 52% of Europeans are against Turkey joining the EU. The EU-15 supports Turkey’s membership the least with only 32% in favor of it.

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Turkey main supplier of fake food to the EU

Turkey was the main source of fake foods and beverages found in the EU in 2006 with 18% originating in Turkey. China was second providing 16% of the fake foods.

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French president will not change stance on Turkey

French President Nicolas Sarkozy says he will not change his stance on his opposition to Turkey joining the European Union.

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THY-Lufthansa shared flights start this week

THY and Lufthansa code-shared flights start this week. Frequent flyer members will be able to collect and use miles from both airlines as of this summer.

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Turkey to have all EU membership reforms done by 2013

Ankara: Turkey will complete all of the European Union’s required reforms for membership by 2013. FM Gul said the 8 suspended chapters would also be completed.

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Turkish diplomats might visit captured British soldiers

Following the British FM’s visit to Turkey, PM Erdogan said it may be possible for Turkish diplomats to visit the 15 British service members in Iranian custody.

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