Category: MURAT YETKİN
His name did not appear in agency bulletins. He is also somebody’s son, like the 3-year old Syrian toddler Aylan al-Kurdi whose dead body was swept by the waves of the Aegean Sea to Turkey’s Bodrum shores as the boat carrying them to Greek island of Kos sunk early September 2.
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
Turkey’s human rights record has never been a bright one. Especially in the 1980’s and 1990’s when Turkey entered a spiral of violence due to the Kurdish issue, human rights violations became a major and shameful headache for Turks
Two Vice News journalists and their assistant who were arrested in Turkey have been transferred to a prison more than 500 kilometers away from their lawyers
European Union countries should sharply increase offers to share out asylum seekers across the bloc to relocate at least 100,000 and should set up refugee reception centres outside Europe, European Council President Donald Tusk said on Sept.3.
Two VICE News journalists arrested earlier this week in Turkey’s southeast have been released, a Turkish gov't source told the HDN
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
A comprehensive police raid on one of Turkey’s top conglomerates, Koza İpek Holding, which owns opposition media outlets, television channels Bugün TV and Kanaltürk and newspapers Bugün and Millet, came only two months before the early elections that will take place on Nov. 1.
Israel has highly commended Feridun Sinirlioğlu as a chance for Ankara to have a high-skill diplomat as foreign minister
At least 12 migrants believed to be Syrians drowned as two boats sank after leaving southwest Turkey for the Greek island of Kos, including three children, as the European Union keeps devising new plans to solve the worsening refugee crisis.
Turkey has slapped a ban on 20,000 suspected foreign fighters, preventing them from heading to Syria and Iraq, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Tanju Bilgiç said Sept. 2
EU Commission Juncker is set to lay out plans for migrants ahead of an emergency meeting on Sept 14
Photos showing the dead body of a child washing ashore infuriated the Turkish public and caused many to ask how come so many boats sink so frequently on a usually calm sea, the Aegean
Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan, who entered the 58th government in 2002 as the youngest cabinet member and sat at the seat of state minister responsible of economy at the age of 38, has been replaced by Cevdet Yılmaz, who was the minister for development.
Belgium on Aug. 31 unveiled plans for a controversial system to collect data on all airline passengers, as well as international train and ferry travellers, in the wake of a foiled attack on a train running between Belgium and Paris.
The US and the EU have both expressed their concern over the arrest of two British journalists in Diyarbakır, in line with int'l rights organizations
A total of 3,650 migrants reached Vienna by train on Aug.31, this year's biggest daily number, Austrian police said, after Hungarian authorities allowed people stuck in makeshift refugee camps to leave Budapest despite many not having EU visas.
Representatives of opposition political parties criticized police raids on media outlets of the Koza Media Group on Sept. 1, with a main opposition party forming a commission to examine pressure on media outlets in Turkey
The number of unregistered Syrian migrants that have arrived on the Greek island of Lesbos has exceeded the resident population, some 90,000, this year, said Mayor Spyros Galinos, who has suggested official boat or plane routes to save lives.
In the polyphony of voices insisting on an immediate peace process in Turkey ahead of ‘Peace Day,’ women’s voices can be heard everywhere more insistently and more adamantly, thanks to a number of robust initatives
Hungary on Aug. 30 lashed out at French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius over his criticism of the country's new anti-migrant border barrier, accusing him of "shocking and groundless" judgements.
European Union leaders on Aug. 30 called for action to defend the "dignity" of migrants ahead of fresh emergency talks, as tensions flared on the bloc's eastern borders over the escalating crisis.
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