Afghanistan saw a 10 percent jump in opium cultivation this year, a sharp rise owing to favorable weather, growing insecurity and declining international support for counter-narcotics operations, the U.N. said on Oct. 23.
A change in the White House will provide enormous opportunity for the new U.S. administration to sit down with Turkish leaders and think about issues strategically, the head of the Atlantic Council has said
The Syrian military said on Oct. 20 that it would bring down any Turkish war planes entering Syrian air space, a response to air strikes carried out by Turkey overnight in northern Syria
Category: MUSTAFA AYDIN
The international system has been evolving ever since the bipolarity of the Cold War ended.
The U.S.-led coalition could not have achieved what it has achieved in Syria as of today without Turkey’s support, CENTCOM commander Joseph Votel was quoted as saying on Oct. 19 by state-run Anadolu Agency.
Montenegro’s pro-West ruling party has won the most votes in the small Balkan country’s parliamentary election on Oct. 16, according to unofficial results, but without enough support to govern alone and assure the country’s chartered course into NATO and other Western institutions.
Turkey is making preparations to enter the field as part of the Mosul operation while also pursuing diplomatic talks with coalition partners, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Oct. 18
Deep in the woods on the outskirts of Moscow, a sudden burst of gunfire sends a flock of birds screeching into the sky. A dozen people dressed in military fatigues scale a crumbling, abandoned high-rise with Kalashnikovs strapped to their backs
Category: SELİN NASİ
Since Russia’s invasion of Crimea in 2014 and the military operations in eastern Ukraine, the concept of a “Cold War” has become part of our daily lexicon again.
The United States strongly supports a proposal to transport Israeli gas to Europe via Turkey with the side aim of ensuring peace and stability in the Middle East, John Bass, the U.S. ambassador to Ankara, told Anadolu Agency on Oct. 13
Troops and aircraft from five countries are deployed in southern Turkey’s İncirlik Air Base, according to Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu
Category: MURAT YETKİN
In her second debate with the Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Oct. 10, Democrat candidate Hillary Clinton said she was considering “arming the Kurds” because they are the “best partners in Syria and Iraq” against the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL).
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s cabinet approved the deployment of additional German troops to Turkey on Oct. 12 to help operate NATO surveillance aircraft as part of the U.S.-led fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), Reuters cited government sources as saying.
Turkey has fired hundreds of senior military staff serving at NATO in Europe and the United States following the failed July 15 coup, documents seen by Reuters show.
Turkey’s warming relations with Russia will not hamper its alliance with other countries, Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş has vowed, saying Ankara will continue to pursue a “multidimensional” foreign policy
Following the Russian veto of the U.N. Security Council resolution draft on the aerial bombing of the Syrian city Aleppo, Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives in Turkey today, Oct. 10, to attend the 23rd World Energy Conference in Istanbul.
Turkey is in the process of probing and analyzing around half a million digital documents seized during the July 15 coup investigation, the justice minister has said
Russia is considering plans to resume its military presence in Vietnam and Cuba where Moscow earlier had military bases, Russian news agencies quoted Russian Deputy Defense Minister Nikolai Pankov as saying on Oct. 7.
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
In the 1990s, all the journalists and therefore the public in general knew the name of the General Chief of Staff and the secretary-general of the National Security Council (MGK).
German MPs will visit İncirlik Air Base ahead of an expected decision to allow the deployment of drones in the anti-ISIL fight
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