The changing faces of Russia’s matryoshka nesting dolls reflects the country’s tumultuous history
Not even Barack Obama wants to see him go. But after informing and entertaining American viewers for 16 years, Jon Stewart will present his final episode of "The Daily Show" on August 6.
The Istanbul Chief Prosecutor’s Office has prepared an indictment against 18 journalists who are accused of “making propaganda for a terrorist organization,” asking the court to jail them for up to 7.5 years each.
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
“I like democracy when democracy likes me,” a veteran Turkish journalist used to say mockingly, criticizing Turkish political figures for twisting democratic concepts as it suits them.
Former US Navy intelligence analyst Jonathan Pollard will be released on November 21 after serving 30 years in prison for spying for Israel
Somalia's Shebab insurgents killed at least six people on July 26 in a huge car bomb attack on a hotel in the capital Mogadishu that is also home to several diplomatic missions, officials and witnesses said, with the death toll expected to rise.
Israeli police entered one of Islam's holiest places -- annexed east Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque --- on July 26 to tackle suspected Palestinian rioters, police said
A prominent Turkish journalist has been sacked over a social media post on the grounds that he anonymously criticized Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan over the July 20 Suruç bombing
Spanish intelligence agents were working urgently on July 22 to track down three journalists from Spain, the latest foreigners to go missing while reporting in war-torn Syria
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
The second round of coalition talks will be held this week. All the signs are that it will either be a partnership between the Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the Republican People’s Party (CHP) or early elections
Category: TAHA AKYOL
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu held the longest meeting at the HDP headquarters, lasting one hour and 58 minutes. Why?
German Chancellor Angela Merkel faced a social media storm on July 16 after the release of a video showing her awkward interaction with a crying Palestinian girl threatened with deportation.
Turkey has put a travel ban to Turkey on 15,000 suspected foreign fighters heading to Syria and Iraq, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Tanju Bilgiç said on July 15, as Ankara ramps up measures to counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) threat.
Turkey's Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli has told Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu the MHP was not willing to take part in any coalition government formula.
Iran's foreign minister said on July 13 he believed there should be no further extension to nuclear talks with major powers but he would negotiate "as long as necessary".
The mother of Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian, on trial in Iran for espionage, told reporters outside a Tehran court on July 13 that she hopes he will be freed on bail.
At least one person was killed July 11 in a powerful explosion that partly damaged the Italian consulate in central Cairo. 'Our thoughts are with the people affected and with our personnel. Italy will not let itself be intimidated,' Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni said
Category: KANAT ATKAYA
China is conducting systematic cruelty in East Turkistan with various methods, in complete violation of human rights. It does not respect freedom of belief (imposes a ban on fasting, etc.), forces abortion, and restricts the use of native tongues.
Category: MEHMET Y. YILMAZ
This is what Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu said about a coalition: “We will start negotiations; there will be no delays.” He then added, “We will not hesitate to opt for elections if a coalition is not formed.”
More than 200 Americans have traveled or attempted to travel to Syria to fight for Islamic militants, Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey said on July 8
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