Category: MELİS ALPHAN
Where else did the RTÜK not mingle? The Supreme Board of Radio and Television (RTÜK) regarded music videos as porn
Saudi Arabia is once again using its 'oil weapon,' as it did during the 1973 oil embargo, to pressure its political rivals
A parliamentary commission will decide today whether to send four ministers involved in the massive graft operation last year to the Supreme Council
A free atmosphere for criticism and oversight of the functions of the government are very important in the fight against corruption, according to Iranian Vice President Masoumeh Ebetekar
Jordan executed 11 men convicted of murder by hanging on Dec. 21, the interior ministry said, as it ended an informal eight-year moratorium on the death penalty
The practice is one unexpected legacy of the U.S.-led NATO intervention in Afghanistan, which ends its fighting role against the Taliban on December 31
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is known as one of the toughest leaders on earth calls, him a “tough man.”
It was more than one and a half years ago. In the state television TRT, a serial called “Once Upon a Time, the Ottoman” was aired, but it was canceled shortly after.
The United States said on Dec. 18 a cyber attack on Sony Pictures was a serious national security matter
With the ruling party unwilling to probe Iranian links with alleged corruption in Turkey, opposition parties CHP and MHP plan a trip to Tehran to investigate
When President Vikto Yanukovych of Ukraine fled his capital Kiev on Feb. 21, 2014, after the Maidan protests, very few could have predicted that it would unfold into a second Cold War between Moscow and the West.
Reza Zarrab, the controversial businessman involved in the bribery claims in Turkey’s suppressed graft probe, has withdrawn his defamation case against Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli
Prime Minister Tony Abbott vowed Dec. 17 not to rest until he was assured Australians were safe, as he formally announced a review into the fatal Sydney cafe siege.
A visit to Iran by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu on Dec. 17 highlighted the two countries' opposing views on the Syrian conflict, though both said "dialogue" was needed to close gaps.
Iraqi Kurdistan plans to strengthen its relationship with Iran, the prime minister of the semi-autonomous region said yesterday in an acknowledgement of the deepening ties between Arbil and Tehran.
Turkey's landmark corruption probe into senior government figures was officially dropped on Dec. 16, after the Istanbul Chief Prosecutor’s Office rejected an objection to its earlier decision to not pursue the case.
When we look at Turkey’s neighborhood, the Justice and Development Party (AKP) started with the motto of “zero problems with neighbors” and ended up with “intractable problems with all neighbors.”
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
A surprising Russian proposal of constructing a new natural gas pipeline from Russia to Europe via Turkey in order to bypass both Ukraine and Bulgaria is still one of leading issues being discussed in the relevant capitals
Millions of Shiite Muslim pilgrims defied the threat of jihadist attacks and thronged the Iraqi shrine city of Karbala for the climax of annual Arbaeen mourning rituals
Turkey has moved to revive broken ties with several countries of the Middle East, including Syria, Egypt and the Gulf states, according to Deputy Prime Minister Bülent Arınç
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