Category: TOLGA TANIŞ
It is the first time I see them talking so honestly. I’ll share my impressions from the talks I had in Washington and explain how relations are deteriorating.
Security black holes around Turkey are getting bigger, yet the government is not vocalizing the threat is becoming more serious, warns an analyst. ‘Being Muslim will not protect Turkey from radicalism,’ says security expert Mete Yarar.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The global security environment is getting more complicated and dangerous every other day and the Somalia bombing before Erdoğan’s visit is a part of it.
Iranian and US diplomats resumed talks in Switzerland on Jan. 23, as the pace intensifies towards a complex deal on Tehran's nuclear programme
British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has praised Turkey’s efforts to stop the flow of foreign fighters traveling to join Islamist militants in Iraq and Syria, amid mounting pressure on the country to do more about the issue
Last-minute preparations are underway at the Swedish Embassy in Ankara to celebrate 50 years of migration from Turkey to the Nordic state with various cultural activities, which were kicked off with a classical music concert in Ankara.
Sweden’s ambassador to Ankara urges for a balanced approach in dealing with Islamist terror attacks, saying a distinction should be made between criticizing Islamist extremists and Islamophobia
Top officials from 21 countries kicked off talks in London on Jan. 22 on pushing back Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants in Iraq and Syria and tackling the growing threat of homegrown jihadists in Europe.
Leading cultural, historical and business figures came together on Jan. 21 at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris for a conference on Göbeklitepe, during which participants reiterated their commitment to improving the Neolithic site.
Washington stands side-by-side with victims of terror around the world, President Barack Obama vowed Jan. 20, asking lawmakers to give him updated war powers to defeat Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria.
France unveiled a raft of measures Jan. 21 to curb radicalisation and better monitor jihadists two weeks after an Islamist killing spree in Paris that sent shockwaves across Europe.
A group of pro-Syrian regime hackers briefly took over the Twitter account of France's Le Monde newspaper early Jan. 21, tweeting several messages including one reading "Je ne suis pas Charlie"
The city of Paris said Jan. 20 it plans to sue US chain Fox News for reports that there were "no-go zones" in the French capital that police and non-Muslims avoid.
A knife-wielding Palestinian attacked passengers on a bus in Tel Aviv on Jan. 21 wounding at least 12 people before being shot by a passing prison officer, Israeli police said.
Warning alarms in AirAsia flight QZ8501 were "screaming" as the pilots desperately tried to stabilise the plane just before it plunged into the Java Sea last month, a crash investigator said Jan. 21.
President Erdoğan called on Muslim countries to warn Western countries against a rise in Islamophobia
More than 100 artists will take part in a global "Live Earth" concert on June 18 to galvanise demands for climate action, former US vice president Al Gore said Jan. 21.
With skepticism I watched the solidarity march in Paris on Jan. 11, live on television. I’m far away, in Turkey, far enough to create a distance between what I see on the screen and what I know.
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
If I had not read Hayko Bağdat’s article last week in daily Taraf, I would not have realized that there are more similarities than meet the eye between the Charlie Hebdo killings and the murder of Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink.
Category: BASKIN ORAN
The massacre of cartoonists coming on the top of vicious terrorism by Islamists has generated two responses among Muslims: 1) “The West asked for it! They deserve it!” 2) “This is not Islam! Islam is a religion of peace.”
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