As a Soviet diplomat in the embassy in Algeria, Vafa Guluzade sought asylum at the Turkish Embassy in April 1989 after the Soviet army brutally massacred peaceful demonstrators in Tbilisi.
A U.S. State Department spokesperson who was called a “stupid blonde” by the mayor of Ankara has voiced surprise that journalists are still interested in the issue
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry began high stakes talks in the Russian resort of Sochi on May 12 aimed at pushing President Vladimir Putin to fully implement a shaky Ukraine ceasefire
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Late in the summer of 1977, General Kenan Evren was set to retire from the command of Turkey’s Aegean Army due to the age limit. But a series of unfortunate events changed both his fate and that of the nation in May and June that year.
Category: ARIANA FERENTINOU
Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias visits Turkey at a crucial moment regarding Cyprus; just after the election of Mustafa Akıncı as president of the Turkish Cypriots and while intercommunal talks seem to be to re-starting.
NATO and the EU called for a return to calm in Macedonia May 10 after clashes between police and an armed group left at least 22 people dead, raising concerns about presumed ethnic-Albanian unrest in the Balkan region
Reports that "'the Saudis and Turks working together in some way that is not supported by Washington' are confusing," German Marshall Fund President Karen Donfried has said in an interview with Hürriyet.
NATO’s policy towards Russia over the situation in Ukraine and the threat posed by extremists from the Alliance’s southern border will be main topics of discussion at the next NATO Foreign Ministers Meeting, which Turkey will host in the southern province of Antalya between May 13 and 14
Eight police officers and 14 members of an "armed group" were killed in a day-long gun battle in an ethnic Albanian suburb of northern Macedonia, the government said on Sunday, violence that added a dangerous twist to months of political crisis.
Zeynel Abidin Besleney talks to the Hürriyet Daily News about his new book exploring the past, present and future of Circassian political activism in Turkey
Airbus Defence and Space, the Airbus division responsible for military aircraft, said the plane was destined for Turkey, but did not immediately say how many people were aboard.
NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR) and Commander of U.S. European Command Gen. Phil Breedlove will on May 12 visit the Central Anatolian province of Kırşehir, where Turkey and the U.S. are due to start a train-equip program for the moderate Syrian opposition
May 7 is the date of parliamentary elections in the United Kingdom. A month later, on June 7, Turkey will go through the same test
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
It has been more than five months since Turkey and Russia announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding to build a new pipeline called the Turkish Stream
Many new, locally-produced defense products and technologies have been exhibited in the 12th International Defense Industries Fair (IDEF), which will run until May 8
NATO launched one of its biggest-ever anti-submarine exercises in the North Sea on May 4, inviting non-member Sweden for the first time, amid increasing tensions between Russia and its northern neighbours
A debut Chinese-Russian naval drill in the Mediterranean will begin soon, according to diplomatic sources, after NATO launched one of its biggest-ever anti-submarine exercises in the North Sea on May 4 amid rising tensions between Russia and its northern neighbors
President Barack Obama will nominate Marine General Joseph Dunford as the next chairman of the joint chiefs, choosing an officer with battlefield experience in Iraq and Afghanistan for the US military's top job
The United States does not want to see a return to violence in Turkey, Washington’s envoy to Ankara has said, urging both the government and the Kurdish movement to remain committed to the peace process
Mecca, the Hajj of 1954, September... Two pilgrims took a ride on the bus carrying 21 Soviet Muslims to the Kaaba
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