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.
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.
Category: VERDA ÖZER
When watching the weather forecast, we all focus just on the place we live and pass over the rest of the world.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
There are currently eight Russian warships massed off of Syria confronting seven NATO ships, according to Turkish military sources.
Gazprom has declined to provide Turkey with an additional 3 billion cubic meters of gas via the existing Blue Stream pipeline, chief executive Alexei Miller said on Oct. 8, as reported by Reuters
Central banks have little room for error in a low-growth world in which over-leveraged and commodity-dependent emerging economies and a slowing China are major risks, top international financiers told the International Monetary Fund’s meeting
Category: MUSTAFA AYDIN
The civil war in Syria has entered a new phase with the active involvement of Russia.
NATO has said it was prepared to send troops to Turkey to defend its ally after violations of Turkish airspace by Russian jets bombing Syria and Britain scolded Moscow for escalating a civil war that has already killed 250,000 people
Political factors will not affect the agreement between Russia and Turkey over the proposed Turkish Stream natural gas pipeline, Gazprom CEO Alexey Miller vowed on Oct. 7.
Turkey appealed to its NATO allies on Oct. 8 to shore up missile defences in the country aimed at shooting down Syrian rockets, as Germany and the U.S. were set to withdraw their Patriot batteries.
Voting for the snap elections on Nov. 1 has started at Turkey’s representatives in foreign countries and at border gates across the country.
More than 70 percent of Russians support Moscow's bombing campaign against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Syria but the danger of getting sucked into a protracted war is not lost on the public, a new poll showed Oct. 8.
Russia and Syria carried out what appeared to be the first major coordinated assaults on Syrian insurgents on Oct. 7, targeting rebels in the west rather than Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants, a monitor said
Category: SELİN NASİ
The way that Russia has hijacked Syrian policy, concomitant with its willingness to offer help to the Iraqis, has naturally made the Barack Obama administration uncomfortable.
Russia is Turkey’s northern neighbor and a serious military confrontation between the two has recently broken out on Turkey’s southern border with Syria.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Oct. 6 that Russian violations of Turkish airspace were "not an accident" after Turkey complained of two incursions by Moscow's jets
Gazprom has almost halved the planned capacity of its Turkish Stream gas pipeline project to 32 billion cubic meters (bcm) per year from an original capacity of 63 bcm, Gazprom Chief Executive Officer Alexei Miller said on Oct. 6.
Russia is engaged in "classic asymmetric warfare" in Syria by using its military clout to prop up President Bashar al-Assad while saying it is attacking ISIL militants, Britain's foreign minister said on Oct.4.
US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter arrived in Madrid on Oct.4, beginning a European tour amid alarm over Russian bombardments in Syria and the refugee crisis sparked by the conflict.
Russia estimates its air strike campaign in Syria could last three to four months, the head of the foreign affairs committee at the State Duma, Russia's parliament, said on Oct.2.
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