Turkey said on Monday that it does not recognise the result of the referendum in Crimea in which voters chose to join Russia, amid fears for the future of Turkish-speaking Tatars in the region.
Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
NATO said several of its websites were targeted in a "significant" cyber attack on Saturday that was claimed by Ukrainian hackers
Crimeans voted overwhelmingly to break with Ukraine and join Russia. According to Russian state media, 93 percent backed annexation and turnout was over 80 percent
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
Some two million Crimeans will vote on Sunday (March 16) in a referendum that will decide whether this strategically very important peninsula will secede from Ukraine
Tucked away at the end of a road leading off one of Kosovo’s main highways, lies a relic of Ottoman heritage. Behind the walls surrounding the grounds is the tomb of Sultan Murad I
Category: MUSTAFA AYDIN
The latest crises in Ukraine and the Russian move into Crimea have rekindled the former East-West rivalry.
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu’s contacts in Ukraine continue with uncertainty, as it is not clear which side is Sunni and which is Shiite, or which side is in favor of the coup.
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Slavic nationalism is an explosive brew, as we know from the former Yugoslavia. The situation in the Crimean peninsula is providing premonitions of a second Bosnia.
Category: DEFENSE UPDATE
Objections of Western allies and reservations of local sub-contractors over harmony of the systems put off Turkey’s desire to work with a Chinese company for long-range air and anti-missile system
As NATO suspends military ties with the Russian Federation, France has no intention of following suit.
A gunman shot dead a Swedish-British journalist in central Kabul on Tuesday, officials told AFP, a rare daylight murder of an expatriate in a city often hit by Taliban suicide attacks.
Six F-16 jets were scrambled after a Russian surveillance plane flew parallel to the Black Sea coast
Category: MURAT YETKİN
It may be hard to believe for Hürriyet Daily News readers living in Western democracies: PM Erdoğan has admitted that he attempted to manipulate a court decision through his former justice minister
Category: GWYNNE DYER
The first mistake of the Ukrainian revolutionaries was to abandon the agreement of 23 February to create a national unity government that would administer the country until new elections in December
Both NATO and the EU are increasing pressure on Russia and Ukraine's former pro-Kremlin rulers
Five Afghan soldiers were killed in an air strike by the NATO-led force in Afghanistan's eastern province of Logar, sparking outrage from President Karzai
The USS Truxtun, a US Navy guided-missile destroyer, is heading to the Black Sea for what the US military described as a 'routine' deployment
Russia rebuffed Western demands to withdraw forces in Ukraine's Crimea region to their bases amid a day of high-stakes diplomacy in Paris
Hopefully, commentators arguing that the Crimean Peninsula’s case is different from those of Abkhazia and Ossetia will be proven right.
US President Barack Obama said Moscow was on the
'wrong side of history' in Europe's worst standoff since the Cold War
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