Aysel Tuğluk was photographed while throwing a stone at Turkish soldiers on the Syrian border
Two more schools have been burnt down in the southeastern Anatolian province of Hakkari, in protest at obstacles to education in the Kurdish language
The government has announced that it will expand the scope of motions authorizing the army to conduct cross-border operations into Iraq and Syria amid the threat posed by extremist jihadists that have begun to affect the country’s national security
Category: MEHMET Y. YILMAZ
The hostages have been saved; this is what is important. I am not saying that how this happened is unimportant – that would be unfair to those who worked hard in this process. We can only thank them.
Turkey is seeking to take measures to cope with the massive arrival of Syrian Kurds
As many as 70,000 Syrian Kurds have poured into Turkey since Friday fleeing an offensive by ISIL
Category: GWYNNE DYER
“If Hitler invaded Hell, I would make at least a favourable reference to the Devil in the House of Commons,” said Winston Churchill in 1941, defending his decision to regard Stalin as an ally after Germany invaded the Soviet Union.
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has said Turkey’s 'democracy and culture,' including its religious education in schools, prevent it from becoming a breeding ground for radicals such as ISIL
Sources have started providing answers regarding the hostage release situation
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
Every year September and October are the most stressful and exciting months of entertainment for TV executives.
Category: TAHA AKYOL
The resolution process maintains its utmost importance; however, the KCK does not stop its actions of protest.
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
The emergence of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has left Turkey facing a series of quandaries. One of these is related to the fact that when faced with ugly choices, the usual thing to do is to opt for the lesser evil.
Deputy PM Yalçın Akdoğan reiterates that Turkey is pursuing a cautious policy over ISIL because of the 49 Turkish hostages that the jihadists are still holding
ISIL fighters using heavy weapons have seized a string of villages around Kobane, also known as Ain al-Arab, as they close in on Syria's third largest Kurdish town
Two more schools were burnt down late on Sept. 17 in Turkey’s southeastern province of Hakkari, in protest at the closure of a nearby school that had planned to teach in the Kurdish language.
President Erdoğan has slammed the New York Times for a recent story claiming that Turkey is one of the biggest sources of recruits for ISIL militants. The Times later offered a correction related to the photo Erdoğan criticized
The padlocks on the primary schools that were to provide education in Kurdish in southeastern Turkey were removed, while some public schools were attacked with Molotov Cocktails in response to the initial locks.
Schools have come under attack in southeastern Turkey, where the Kurdish issue continues to be a burning subject despite the ongoing peace process
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Qatar, to which President Erdoğan is on an official visit, recently deported a number of Muslim Brotherhood leaders, who have named Turkey as being one of their possible next destinations
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Believe it or not Turkey and the US have agreed during Secretary of State John Kerry’s one-day trip to Ankara that they will cooperate in the fight against terrorism. What will the two countries do?
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