Currently engaged in wide-ranging military cooperation that expands from operations against ISIL to training soldiers together, Turkey and Qatar are now looking to further tighten defense-industry ties, as dozens of Turkish defense companies flocked to Doha on Oct. 6 to display their new products
Category: MUSTAFA AKYOL
One the most troubling pieces of news to come out of Turkey this past week was an attack on Ahmet Hakan Coşkun, one of the country’s top journalists.
Russia has informed Turkey that the violation of Turkish airspace near the Syrian border on Oct. 3 was due to a “navigation error,” according to Russian sources
A retired police told suspects to organize the attack targeting prominent columnist Ahmet Hakan saying, “There is a man that needs to be beaten,” according to Fuat Elmas, a suspect.
PM Davutoğlu lays down the law to Moscow, warning of repercussions if Russia again violates Turkey’s border with Syria
One suspect was arrested and six others were released by the court on Oct. 4, in the investigation into the attack on daily Hürriyet columnist Ahmet Hakan. Meanwhile, Turkish President Erdoğan publicly commented on the attack for the first time.
Five Hürriyet photojournalists – Fahir Arıkan, Sefa Özkaya, Levent Kulu, Selçuk Şamiloğlu and Murat Şaka – shared a total of 10 awards between them at the annual Press Photos 2015, which is organized by the Turkish Photojournalists Association (TFMD).
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
I have come across this famous quote “Where law ends, tyranny begins,” carved on a wall at Capitol Hill in Des Moines, Iowa a few weeks ago.
WAN-IFRA and the World Editors Forum have expressed grave concern over the violent assault on daily Hürriyet columnist Ahmet Hakan in a letter addressing Turkish President Erdoğan.
The Republican People's Party (CHP) chair Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has criticized Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the Justice and Development Party (AKP) over the violent assault targeting daily Hürriyet columnist Ahmet Hakan.
Aydın Doğan, the founder and honorary chairman of Doğan Holding, has said that Turkey’s largest media group “does not have to be pro-government,” amid rising pressure and violence targeting the company and its workers.
Journalists have rallied in Istanbul in solidarity with colleagues who have faced politically-motivated attacks and threats in recent weeks.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Ahmet Hakan Coşkun, one of Turkey’s most influential columnists and TV commentators, was severely beaten by four people in front of his house in Istanbul on Oct. 1, right after completing his debate show, “The Neutral Zone,” on CNNTürk
The Justice and Development Party (AKP) has spilt into two camps over the continuing debate on whether the Supreme Election Board (YSK) had the authority to decide on the relocation of ballot boxes
Sixteen Turkish workers who were held captive by Shiite militias earlier this month in the Iraqi capital Baghdad have arrived in the Turkish capital late Sept. 30 after their release earlier in the day.
Turkey's national press bodies have condemned the attack on veteran Hürriyet columnist Ahmet Hakan, who has long been targeted by politically-motivated threats and was injured after an assault in front of his home early on Oct. 1.
Sixteen Turkish workers who were being held captive by Shiite militias in Iraq have been released, Turkish Ambassador to Baghdad Faruk Kaymakçı has said
Russia has informed Turkey about the airstrike launched in Syria on Sept. 30, a Russian Embassy official has stated
Tomorrow is International Coffee Day, a day to celebrate sleepless nights, bulging eyes and brighter mornings
A Turkish official denied reports that said Turkish workers who were kidnapped by gunmen in Baghdad earlier in September were released
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