- 2009-2014 term Angela Merkel Anglo-Saxons Belgium Berlin Wall blogging Catherine Ashton China Communism communitarianism Daily Show Daniel Hannan democracy demographics Donald Tusk ECB EEAS elections enlargement EurActiv euro euro crisis EuroparlTV Europe European Commission European Parliament European Union euroscepticism Eurozone eurozone crisis Fashoda syndrome Former GDR Fortress Europe France franglais François Mitterrand French language Geert Wilders Germany Great Britain Greece history immigration Islamophobia Israel Italy Jean-Claude Trichet Jean Quatremer Jon Stewart Julian Priestley June 2009 elections kitsch language policy Libya Mario Draghi media Muamar Gaddafi Muslims Nativism Nicolas Sarkozy Poland recession Russia social democracy Spain Statism Strasbourg supply-side terrorism Tunisia Turkey unemployment United States of America USA Viviane Reding
Tag Archives: Turkey
When asked by French MP Muriel Marland-Militello about freedom of religion in Turkey, the Turkish Prime Minister responded that “I believe this friend is French? She is also ‘French’ to Turkey.” Being “French” about something is a colloquial Turkish expression … Continue reading
I can’t resist showing this video from Euronews (therefore available in 8 languages) opening with the European Parliament’s Green leader Daniel-Cohn Bendit attempting to engage Turkish Prime Minister Recep Erdogan. The one eager and seemingly trying to impress, the other, massive and unfazed. Most … Continue reading
Find out in my first article on long-term trends over at Future Challenges.