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Turkey and the European Union need to work together more than ever to save lives amid historic challenges, France’s top diplomat has said, admitting the bloc must help Turkey’s development, modernization and democratization even if the road will be long
Democracy will ultimately come to the Middle East in spite of the issues that the region is facing at present, Turkey’s former ministry undersecretary, Feridun Sinirlioğlu, has said after recently becoming Turkey’s permanent representative at the United Nations.
Turkish artillery units are shelling the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) jihadist group in Bashiqa near Mosul, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said Oct. 23
Turkey is looking to kill a number of birds with one stone amid its recent insistence on participating in the offensive on Mosul, according to a Turkish professor of international relations
Ankara rules out Turkish troops participation in a ground offensive to retake Mosul but float the idea of a safe zone for refugees and security
Sharpshooters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) jihadist group have become a threat in the Kurdish-controlled city of Kirkuk in Iraq on the third day of clashes, with security forces still tracking down the militants
Four militants with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Iraq’s Dohuk district were “neutralized” on Oct. 23 during an operation with an armed drone, according to the Turkish military, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
A little known Egyptian group has claimed responsibility for the killing of a senior Egyptian army officer outside his suburban Cairo home.
Most inmates of a northern Haitian prison escaped on Oct. 22 after killing a guard and stealing firearms, said authorities who launched a manhunt with support from U.N. peacekeepers for the 174 fugitives.
The European Union announced on Oct. 17 the dispersal of 467 million of 3 billion euros in aid that has been pledged for over 3 million refugees living in Turkey.
The immunities of Turkish lawmakers should be reinstated after they were lifted in a June decision, the Council of Europe’s Venice Commission has said in a report on the implications of Turkey’s decision to lift the immunities of 139 deputies.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled in favor of a 32-year-old sexual assault victim who alleged that she was raped in 2002 by her stepfather, who was later acquitted by a Turkish court.
Hong Kong rebel lawmakers swore, shouted, banged drums and railed against “tyranny” Oct. 12 when they took their oaths of office in the city’s parliament, as calls grow for a split from Beijing.
Visitors to a Hong Kong theme park mourned the world's oldest captive giant panda Jia Jia on Oct. 17, a day after she died there aged 38
Pakistan’s Punjab provincial government will send nurses to Turkey for training as part of a program being launched in collaboration with Turkey’s Health Ministry to upgrade the province’s healthcare system.
Suicide bombers killed at least 13 people at the gates of the African Union’s main peacekeeping base in the Somali capital Mogadishu on July 26, police said, in an attack claimed by the Islamist militants of al-Shabaab
African leaders on July 18 approved a proposal to deploy a regional protection force to South Sudan with a more robust mandate than the U.N. peacekeeping mission currently there
Africa’s elephant population has suffered its worst drop in 25 years, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) said yesterday, blaming the plummeting numbers on poaching.
The U.S. will continue to support democracy in Turkey, U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter said on Oct. 21 during his visit to sections of the Turkish Parliament damaged in attacks during the failed July 15 military coup attempt
A change in the White House will provide enormous opportunity for the new U.S. administration to sit down with Turkish leaders and think about issues strategically, the head of the Atlantic Council has said
Led by women dressed in white, several thousand Venezuelans marched through Caracas on Oct. in the first of what the opposition hopes will be growing protests against the quashing of a referendum to remove President Nicolas Maduro.
A contract for conservation works at the Archangelos Michael Church in the Geçitkale village of Famagusta in Turkish Cyprus has been signed.
The first Turkish school was set to open in the Gulf Arab country of Qatar on Oct. 16, according to the school director.
The leaders of Turkish and Greek Cyprus are on the same page for a solution this year on the eastern Mediterranean island of Cyprus, according to Turkish Cypriot President Mustafa Akıncı.