The Turkish Lira touched its lowest level since Dec. 25, 2013 by falling below 2.08 against the U.S. dollar
Ukraine's military operation against pro-Moscow rebels "will go on regardless" of Russian President Vladimir Putin urging them to postpone an independence vote
The United States accused Russia of plotting to annex more of Ukraine's territory via a "bogus" referendum as Moscow rejected a new peace initiative ahead of talks with the pan-European OSCE.
Pro-Russian militants stormed a Ukrainian police station in Odessa and freed nearly 70 fellow militants
A six-year-old Afghan kid recounts the massive landslide that killed as high as 2,700 people. ‘It sounded like a bomb and I screamed, called my father and mother for help,’ Maqsood says
Afghan officials gave up hope of finding any survivors from a landslide in the remote northeast, putting the death toll at more than 2,100, as the aid effort focused on the more than 4,000 people displaced
A senior US diplomat, Douglas Frantz, has issued a sharp criticism on restrictions in Turkey’s media
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
It is an open secret that German Chancellor Angela Merkel has never liked her Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, very much. Now, Erdoğan is also at odds with German President Joachim Gauck
Turkey has extended the deadline for its first long-range air and anti-missile system again as the talks with European and American bidders are continuing despite having a Chinese firm on hold
Ukraine's forces are on "full combat alert" against a possible Russian invasion, Kiev said, as pro-Kremlin insurgents tightened their grip on the increasingly chaotic east of the country
Category: DEFENSE UPDATE
The Turkish technology and industry minister’s suggestion that the country will attempt to produce its own ammunition
has caused concern among some NATO partners that the move could contravene an international treaty
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Some eyebrows were raised among Turkish government circles when German President Joachim Gauck had included a public speech at the Middle East Technical University (ODTÜ) in Ankara
Russia has assured the United States that it will not invade Ukraine, the Defense Department said
The European Union has released the names of 15 new targets of sanctions because of their roles in the Ukraine crisis.
Category: YUSUF KANLI
The difference between Turkey and most other countries of the Muslim world, a prominent Western diplomat said recently
Category: GWYNNE DYER
Poor old Tony Blair is condemned to spend the rest of his life trying to justify his decision to help George Bush invade Iraq.
Leading world powers agreed to slap fresh sanctions on Moscow over the Ukraine crisis amid fears of an imminent Russian invasion, as pro-Russian rebels detained a group of international OSCE observers in the east of the country
In the second incident over the Aegean Sea this month, the Turkish General Staff said one of its fighter jets was 'harassed' by Greek aircraft on April 26
Category: TAHA ÖZHAN
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, since his outburst at Davos, has been declared to be “totalitarian” in Western media organs, mostly by pro-Israel pundits.
Kiev accused Moscow of seeking to set off a 'third world war' by stoking border tensions, after a Russian military drill sparked stark warnings from the United States
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