In her latest book ‘The Crossing,’ PEN award winning Syrian journalist Samar Yazbek gives an account of what she witnessed in Syria
Turkey’s National Intelligence Agency (MİT) and Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet) will see dramatic rises in their shares of the upcoming year’s budget
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Turkey has never been as deeply divided as it is today.
Category: MEHMET Y. YILMAZ
When reporters asked whether or not the interior minister would resign, the justice minister, sitting right beside him, started smiling.
Category: GWYNNE DYER
It’s been a week since the Russians began their air-strikes in Syria and the countries that have already been bombing there for over a year - the United States and some other NATO countries - are working themselves up into a rage about it.
Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
After the massacre in Ankara, daily Posta printed the photos of some who took to the streets for a peace rally and lost their lives, titling it “Do not forget us.”
Category: NİLGÜN TEKFİDAN GÜMÜŞ
Apparently, we are experiencing one of the toughest periods in our history.
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
The headline might come as a surprise since the Ankara bombing was the deadliest terror attack in Turkey’s history
Sauli Niinistö, the Finnish President who will launch his Turkey visit Oct. 13, jokingly fears he will find it difficult to find his way in the Turkish presidential palace, which has been a source of debate for its size and cost
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu revealed on Oct. 12 that the government was considering the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) as the “first suspect” of the Ankara twin bombings on Oct. 10 which claimed at least 97 lives so far according to official figures with reports of a rising toll
A total of 102 autopsies have been conducted after the twin bombing in Ankara on Oct. 10, according to forensics reports, even though the state’s latest death toll remains at 97 victims
Iran's parliament approved a historic nuclear deal with world powers on Oct. 13, effectively ending debate among lawmakers over the agreement and paving the way for its formal implementation.
The European Union agreed on Oct. 12 to suspend sanctions against the regime of Belarussian strongman Alexander Lukashenko after he won a fifth term as president, even though observers said the poll was flawed.
Police in Kosovo fired tear gas on Oct. 12 on dozens of protesters who threw stones and smashed windows after a leading opposition MP was taken in for questioning.
US-led coalition forces parachuted in ammunition to rebels in Syria on Oct. 12, stepping up their support for groups battling jihadists as regime troops fought their fiercest clashes in weeks, aided by Russian air strikes.
A soldier has been killed while another soldier and two village guards have been injured in gunfire by outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in Turkey’s southeastern province of Şırnak, the Turkish General Staff has said
Ambassadors from European Union countries paid their respects to the 97 victims of the twin blasts at a peace rally in Ankara
Turkish government is complicit in the Ankara blast for turning a blind eye to ISIL and failing to put appropriate security in place, HDP co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş told CNN International
Turkey’s Republican People’s Party (CHP) plans to take a parliamentary move for recognition of the victims in the Oct. 10 double suicide bombings in Ankara that killed at least 97 people as “martyrs” in a bid to provide support for their families left behind.
Turkey has a list of suspects who may carry out suicide bombings but cannot take legal action unless suspects commit a suicide attack, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has said, in the wake of a deadly bombing attack in Ankara, believed by to be a suicide bombing
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