Syrian troops and Islamist rebels battled close to the armistice line with Israel in the Golan Heights on Sept. 1, as the UN pressed efforts to free 44 peacekeepers held by the insurgents
Category: EMRE DELİVELİ
When I checked into my London hotel Monday night, on Aug. 25, I was soaking wet.
Category: GWYNNE DYER
The last time “Mare Nostrum”(Latin for “Our Sea”) was used as a political slogan in Italy, Mussolini’s fascists were claiming dominance over the entire Mediterranean.
The United Nations confirmed that an armed group captured 43 UN peacekeepers on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights on Thursday, saying it was doing everything to secure their release.
Scotland's pro-independence leader Alex Salmond easily won a final TV debate just over three weeks before a breakaway referendum, but it wasn't clear if this would help him catch up in the polls.
Former Irish prime minister Albert Reynolds, a central figure in the Northern Ireland peace process who helped broker the 1994 IRA ceasefire, has died aged 81, Irish broadcaster RTE reported
Rory McIlroy seized the most satisfying major victory of his career Sunday at the PGA Championship, battling from behind against top rivals to put himself on an unimagined golf level.
Qatar’s latest investment in Israeli-Palestinian football comes against a backdrop of a war of words between the two countries over the Gulf state’s close relationship with Hamas, the Islamist militia that controls the war-wracked Gaza Strip
Bursaspor will need a victory or at least a draw against Chikhura Sachkhere to advance to the third qualifying round of the Europa League tonight, a week after a goalless draw in Bursa.
Beşiktaş will face Feyenoord in the Champions League third qualifying round in a bid to become the second Turkish team in the competition.
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
With less than a month to go to the presidential polls, one has every right to evaluate the statements, policies and positions of any contender – on either internal or external issues – through the prism of the upcoming elections
Ankara is rolling up its sleeves to stanch the rush of militants transiting its soil on their way to join the jihad in the country’s southern neighbors. The efforts come on the back of an EU action plan on the issue
A group of intellectuals and deputies are preparing to visit the Philippines, as part of their recent tour of countries where conflict resolution has been used to diffuse political tension
Giants, dragons and vengeful queens have for generations populated Northern Ireland's folk tales. Now, such creatures are visiting the land in a different version - on the sets for the hit TV show "Game of Thrones."
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Commenting on the results of the European Parliament elections in the Guardian on May 26, British historian Timothy Garton Ash concluded by declaring
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy called for the end of Europe's visa-free Schengen area and the creation of a Franco-German economic bloc at the heart of the eurozone
Graffiti is beginning to be accepted as valid forms of socio-political expression and two Turkish artists help people find pieces to be
admired through their new mobile app
US First Lady Michelle Obama on Saturday denounced as an "unconscionable act" the kidnapping of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls by Islamic militants
Category: VERDA ÖZER
You must have heard of Sisyphus. According to Greek mythology, he was a king compelled to roll an immense boulder up a hill, only to watch it roll back down, and to repeat this action forever.
The European Commission tweaked its 2014 and 2015 economic forecasts Monday but left intact the overall outlook for gradual recovery from a record recession.
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