Ukrainian troops on Sept. 1 were battling a Russian tank contingent in the eastern city of Lugansk, Kiev said, accusing Moscow's army units of moving into large cities in the region
President Erdoğan to address spying claims with US, UK leaders
Up to 15,000 Russian soldiers have been sent to Ukraine over the past two months, and at least several hundred have apparently died in combat, the head of the Committee of Soldiers' Mothers said
A lively debate has broken out over academic Behlül Özkan's eyecatching recent work, which claims that new PM Ahmet Davutoğlu is a pan-Islamist ideologue with imperialist ambitions to reshape the Middle East
European Union leaders gave Russia a week to reverse course in Ukraine or face a new round of sanctions as Kiev warned it was on the brink of 'full-scale war' with Moscow
Russian President Vladimir Putin dramatically raised the stakes in the Ukraine conflict by calling for the first time for statehood to be considered for the restive east of the country
Iraqi forces broke through to the jihadist-besieged ethnic Turkmen town of Amerli where thousands of people have been trapped for more than two months with dwindling food and water supplies
Category: GWYNNE DYER
It is quite possible for soldiers to cross a frontier 'by accident on an unmarked section,' and that is how Moscow explains the capture of a group of Russian paratroopers on Ukrainian territory last weekend
A Turkish minister has criticized the country’s national intelligence agency over recent reports of German spying, urging them to fight back the espionage attempts.
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
Whatever happened in the handover of power inside the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) technically has nothing to do with neither true democracy, nor the Constitution. But that is not the issue any more
Freedom House describes Turkey as a 'battleground state' in Internet freedom in its report
Washington and Kyiv said that Russian troops were actively involved in the fighting tearing apart eastern Ukraine, raising fears of a direct military confrontation on Europe's eastern flank.
Although the Netherlands has decided to end its contribution to NATO’s deployment of Patriot anti-ballistic missile systems in Turkey at the end of January, the alliance’s deployments will continue, a Turkish diplomat has told HDN
Afghanistan's fraud-hit election teetered on the brink of collapse Wednesday as one of the two candidates boycotted the UN-supervised vote audit
The Netherlands will end its contribution to NATO's deployment of Patriot anti-ballistic missile systems in Turkey at the end of January, the government said
Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah threatened to withdraw from an audit of votes cast in the election
Turkey has again extended the deadline for bids for a multi-billion dollar anti-missile defense system tender, despite having provisionally awarded the deal to China last year
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Turkey is about to enter a new stage of politics with the presidency of Prime Minister Tayyip Erdoğan with Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu as the next PM he preferred to see.
A British politician has floated the idea of facilitating Turkey’s stalled EU membership bid in order to encourage the full membership candidate to put up a stronger fight against ISIL
Germany's foreign intelligence agency has been spying on Turkey for nearly four decades, Focus magazine said on in a report which could raise tensions further between the NATO allies
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