Nigeria's announcement of a ceasefire with Boko Haram has surprised many and convinced few, particularly when talks with the militants on the possible release of 219 kidnapped schoolgirls had been at a frustrating standstill.
Award-winning Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh told AFP Sunday that she has been barred from practising for three years and will hold a protest against the decision this week.
Category: BLIND SPOT
Imagine you are coming from Europe and you land at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport. (The other one, Sabiha Gökçen Airport, on the Asian side is a different story.) You step foot on Turkish soil; what would be your first impressions?
An Ankara information technology company has developed software that allows helicopters to fly in foggy weather conditions.
A journalist was detained in southern Turkey over his tweets criticizing the government, in the first police raid that a court has warranted using the controversial new “reasonable doubt” regulation, his lawyer has claimed.
Turkey’s national intelligence agency (MİT) has referred a court to the country’s top military body to learn whether intelligence documents related to the Hrant Dink murder were classified as a state secret.
Doğan News Agency reports that the Syrian Kurdish city attacked by ISIL militants for a month has become a ghost town, as Kurdish officials call for an international monitoring team to protect the remaining civilians
World-renowned photo journalist Ergun Çağatay is presenting a selection of his photos over the last 50 years at a new exhibition
Deaths of wounded fighters held up at the border have become another emotive charge in a litany of Kurdish grievances against Ankara
Two weeks ago, members of the same group attacked Istanbul University students who had erected a stand to denounce ISIL
Category: ERSU ABLAK
If you have been living in Turkey for some time you have probably witnessed many amazing things, such as the exact same headline appearing in six different newspapers
ISIL militants withdrew from some parts of the embattled Syrian town of Kobane overnight after air strikes by a US-led coalition
Britain should put troops on the ground in the Middle East to fight ISIL militants, the brother of a beheaded British aid worker has said.
President Erdoğan declares that Kobane is about to fall, offering token sympathy for the defenders while again demanding the overthrow of al-Assad
Slain Kurdish-Turkish writer and activist Musa Anter’s life is being adapted to screen in this week’s biopic, ‘Asasız Musa’ (Moses without the Rod).
Tehran has released an Iranian journalist who had been detained since July with her husband, the Tehran bureau chief for the Washington Post, the newspaper reported on Oct. 6.
A controversial film on South Korea's devastating ferry disaster premiered at the Busan film festival on Monday, after weeks of protest and heated debate over whether the highly-divisive documentary should be screened at all.
ISIL militants raised their flag on a building on the eastern outskirts of the Syrian border town of Kobane
How can you spend 400,000 Turkish Liras in a couple of hours buying clothes? I don’t think I have seen 400,000 liras in one place in my life. I don’t think I have spent more than 400 liras for clothes in one go at all either.
An American freelance cameraman working for NBC News in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola, the network said on Oct. 2
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