Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu’s contacts in Ukraine continue with uncertainty, as it is not clear which side is Sunni and which is Shiite, or which side is in favor of the coup.
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Slavic nationalism is an explosive brew, as we know from the former Yugoslavia. The situation in the Crimean peninsula is providing premonitions of a second Bosnia.
Category: DEFENSE UPDATE
Objections of Western allies and reservations of local sub-contractors over harmony of the systems put off Turkey’s desire to work with a Chinese company for long-range air and anti-missile system
As NATO suspends military ties with the Russian Federation, France has no intention of following suit.
A gunman shot dead a Swedish-British journalist in central Kabul on Tuesday, officials told AFP, a rare daylight murder of an expatriate in a city often hit by Taliban suicide attacks.
Six F-16 jets were scrambled after a Russian surveillance plane flew parallel to the Black Sea coast
Category: MURAT YETKİN
It may be hard to believe for Hürriyet Daily News readers living in Western democracies: PM Erdoğan has admitted that he attempted to manipulate a court decision through his former justice minister
Category: GWYNNE DYER
The first mistake of the Ukrainian revolutionaries was to abandon the agreement of 23 February to create a national unity government that would administer the country until new elections in December
Both NATO and the EU are increasing pressure on Russia and Ukraine's former pro-Kremlin rulers
Five Afghan soldiers were killed in an air strike by the NATO-led force in Afghanistan's eastern province of Logar, sparking outrage from President Karzai
The USS Truxtun, a US Navy guided-missile destroyer, is heading to the Black Sea for what the US military described as a 'routine' deployment
Russia rebuffed Western demands to withdraw forces in Ukraine's Crimea region to their bases amid a day of high-stakes diplomacy in Paris
Hopefully, commentators arguing that the Crimean Peninsula’s case is different from those of Abkhazia and Ossetia will be proven right.
US President Barack Obama said Moscow was on the
'wrong side of history' in Europe's worst standoff since the Cold War
The Turkish Air Force scrambled eight F-16 fighter jets after a Russian surveillance plane flew parallel along its Black Sea coast
The NATO alliance and Russia have agreed to discuss the latest developments in Ukraine at a special meeting on Wednesday.
President Hamid Karzai has expressed "extreme anger" towards the United States as it prepares to end its 13-year war in Afghanistan, intensifying his criticism in his final months in power.
Russia's Black Sea Fleet has told Ukrainian forces in Crimea to surrender by 5 a.m. on Tuesday or face a military assault
Obama told Putin that Russia's dispatch of troops to Ukraine flouted international law and warned he was courting political isolation if the incursion continues
Ukraine mobilised for war and called up its reserves, after Russian President Vladimir Putin threatened to invadethe country