CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has referred to a tragic seven-year-old event from Japan to criticize the government and a former Cabinet minister over alleged bribery and corruption
The German cabinet on Wednesday agreed to send around 100 German troops to northern Iraq to train Kurdish peshmerga forces fighting Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants.
A record 15,000 people marched Monday in eastern Germany against "asylum cheats" and the country's "Islamization" in the latest show of strength of a growing far-right populist movement.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel Dec. 15 condemned a wave of protests against immigrants, asylum seekers and the "Islamisation" of the country and warned Germans not to be "exploited" by extremists.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Monday angrily rejected a Palestinian bid to set a UN deadline for an end to Israel's occupation amid a flurry of talks led by US top diplomat John Kerry.
German opposition parties have accused Merkel’s Christian Democrat bloc of creating an anti-immigrant political climate that has resulted in a growing number of attacks on buildings housing refugees.
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
“These mist covered mountains are a home now for me” The Ahmet Davutoğlu government’s recent attempt to change the conscription system in Turkey may be the beginning of a change of military culture, but it is also the end of an era in terms of equality.
The Greek government condemned on Dec. 12 as a "terrorist assault on democracy" a night-time gun attack on the Isreali embassy in Athens that saw the building sprayed with gunfire but no one hurt.
Germany is witnessing the emergence of a far-right populist movement that has drawn support from hardcore neo-Nazis and also a small but growing anti-euro party, the AfD
Germany's top court said Dec. 12 it rejected a bid by leftist opposition parties to call former NSA contractor Edward Snowden as a witness in a parliamentary probe of US intelligence activities.
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
It is no secret that the low voter turnout in the August presidential elections among voters abroad caught the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) by surprise, and proved to be a disappointment.
Germany's justice system is struggling to cope with waves of suspected jihadists returning from Syria and the speed at which young Muslims are being radicalised
Nikolai Vasenin spent the last years of his life trying to find his lost French love. 'I must find her at any cost,' he told AFP in 2013. 'I am 93, there is no reason to wait any longer'
Italy and France have expressed irritation with a call from Chancellor Angela Merkel for them to do more to bring their budgets into line with EU rules, telling the German leader to focus on her own economic woes instead of lecturing others.
Germany’s Merkel has accused Russia of punishing some countries that are seeking closer ties with the EU
The Cemil Reşit Ray Concert Hall is set to present baroque and classical music concerts by world-famous names and one of the world’s oldest music ensembles
Many Greek protesters commemorated young Gezi victim Berkin Elvan by carrying a picture of Grigoropoulos as the two teens became symbols of police violence in both countries
A 20-year-old German man from Kosovan origin was sentenced to 3 years and 9 months in prison on Dec. 5 after he admitted joining ISIL
The German central bank on Dec. 5 downgraded its growth forecasts for the German economy, Europe’s biggest, for 2014, 2015 and 2016
Category: GWYNNE DYER
This is what former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, subsequently driven from office by mass protests in Kyiv, said to German Chancellor Angela Merkel just one year ago, at the start of the crisis
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