An audio message purportedly from a Japanese journalist being held by ISIL militants said a Jordanian air force pilot would be killed unless an Iraqi female prisoner in Jordan was released on the Turkish border by sunset on Jan. 29.
An angry Japanese prime minister on Jan. 28 slammed as "utterly despicable" an Islamist militant threat to kill both a Japanese hostage and a Jordanian pilot unless Amman releases a jihadi bomber.
The Islamic State jihadist group threatened Jan. 27 to kill a Japanese journalist and a Jordanian pilot within 24 hours unless Amman frees a jailed female militant
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.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe branded the murder of a Japanese hostage by ISIL militants as 'outrageous and unforgivable'
Category: MURAT YETKİN
When considered in retrospect, it can be observed that the murder of Mumcu did not only aim at a journalist, and freedom of the press. I was part of a bigger picture - 1993 was a very bad year for Turkey.
Category: ERTUĞRUL ÖZKÖK
Participants in the annual Davos meetings, organized by the World Economic Forum (WEF), gather under several groups. One of these groups participates as “world media leaders.” Eight years ago, they selected 100 media leaders from around the world based on a survey they held, after which they invited them every year. I was one of them.
The deadline set by Islamist militants threatening to kill two Japanese men unless they were given $200 million passed Jan. 23, after one captive's mother made a desperate plea to save her son's life.
Officers arrested in the murder case of Armenian-Turkish journalist Hrant Dink have joined the civilian suspects in blaming one-time allies or colleagues for the killing after the inspection was widened.
Category: ÖZGÜR KORKMAZ
By the power vested in him by the AKP lawmakers, and hence the people, Davutoğlu should compensate for the suffering the ex-ministers went through
Cizre has witnessed a series of deadly clashes over the past month, threatening the ongoing Kurdish peace process and becoming a point of bitter dispute between President Erdoğan and HDP co-chair Demirtaş.
On Jan. 19, the lives and tragic deaths of two men – Martin Luther King Jr. and Hrant Dink – were commemorated and honored in the United States and Turkey
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has sought help from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, as well as Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, to free two hostages snatched by Islamist militants who are demanding $200 million for their lives.
Messages from President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan last year and Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu on Jan. 20 addressed to Armenians were not “tactical” steps taken for the 100th anniversary of the 1915 events, Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesperson Tanju Bilgiç has said.
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.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe demanded Jan. 20 that the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) immediately free two Japanese hostages unharmed after the jihadists posted a video threat to kill them.
The streets of the Sur, Cudi, Nur and Yafes neighborhoods, where clashes have been intense, are adorned with banners and slogans. I pass through an identity check on every street.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has called on all Armenians to jointly seek ways to resolve historical differences with Turkey
The same year Turkish-Armenian journalist and editor-in-chief Hrant Dink was assassinated, a foundation was established in his name to carry out his dreams of peace and dialogue. Here is a look at some of the Hrant Dink Foundation’s projects on the anniversary of his death
Daily News - Follow us on